Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [instant-camera]

The tag has no usage guidance.

0
votes
2answers
127 views

Instant film for a 4x5 large format camera?

I have a 4x5 camera and a Polaroid 545 film holder. Can someone tell me if any kind of instant film (Polaroid or any other brand) compatible with the 545 film holder is still produced today and where ...
7
votes
3answers
1k views

Will a pinhole camera work with instant film?

I am making a pinhole camera for a school science fair. Is it possible to use Instax Mini Film instead of the long process of developing photo paper? If so, would I use the same design, and just swap ...
5
votes
1answer
185 views

Why is the sun black when you shoot it with a Fujifilm Instax?

In this instant photo by Johnny Wilson, taken with an Instax Instant Film camera, the sun is black. What causes this?
2
votes
1answer
174 views

Is there any distinct difference between using a 35mm camera versus a 35mm instant camera?

My friends and I are really fond of using both disposables, and extremely cheap vintage 35mms for our trips we take when skating, biking and going to punk shows, however we aren't fond of the whole ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

What is the difference (apart from size) between i-Type, 600, SX-70 and Spectra Polaroid films?

I've borrowed a 600 camera and shot a couple of pictures with a Polaroid Originals 600 film with the intention of figuring out whether or not I should buy a Polaroid camera, and which type of camera ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

Lomo'instant films come out with a greenish rim

My Lomo'Instant films come out with a greenish rim around them (see attached picture for reference). I thought it could be due to some light coming in from somewhere, but I have no idea what could ...
0
votes
3answers
260 views

Why there aren't polarizer filter for instant camera?

I own a Polaroid 600 and I couldn't be able to find it. So I thought there may be a process that doesn't let it use it.
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Is a flash bar needed when working with a Polaroid SX-70 Land Camera?

I found some expired SX-70 film in my house, and I've been looking on ebay for a tested model of the folding Land Camera. I'm really eager to test the film out even though I know the quality probably ...
0
votes
2answers
27k views

How can I change film packs on a Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 without wasting film?

I have a Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 . I have three film packs and I changed packs depending on the photo I wanted to take, later I realised it was a very bad idea. I am wasting film because the camera ...
2
votes
2answers
223 views

What should I look at when choosing an instant camera?

I have no experience with instant cameras but am trying to choose one as a gift. What should I consider? I want it to print photos that are at least larger than a business card and of good quality.
0
votes
1answer
963 views

Does Fujifilm instant film work with Polaroid instant 10

I have Polaroid instant 10 camer, like this: http://en.polaroid-passion.com/polaroid-type-80-cameras.php?id=179 I have understood, that some of the Fujifilm instant films could be compatible, but is ...
2
votes
1answer
559 views

Can I create a homemade zoom lens for the Fujifilm Instax Mini 7?

I would like to take zoomed photos with the Fujifilm Instax Mini 7. What would I need to do in order to create an external lens to add in front of the one that's already there?
1
vote
3answers
8k views

What is the best (for my budget) instant camera? [closed]

This might sound a bit silly, but I'm looking to buy an instant camera to be used by guests at my wedding which is in 2 months from today. The idea is to have an instant camera that can be passed ...
3
votes
2answers
357 views

What kind of a Polaroid 600-camera is this?

Please help me with this! I know it's a Polaroid 600 'cause the model and the film it uses. It has a yellow "live for the moment" logo in front of the cam (see the pic) and behind the flashbar. Also ...
1
vote
1answer
551 views

Need brighter flash. Shooting with Polaroid 600SE.

I need advice on acquiring a brighter flash, or a flash with brightness that I can control. I have been used to 35mm for years, shooting on 400 - 800ASA with apertures as large as 1.8. This has ...
0
votes
0answers
11k views

What are the pros and cons between the Lomo'Instant and the Fuji instax mini 90 Neo Classic?

I had the Instax mini 50S before and have now sold it as I wanted to upgrade to the Neo Classic, due to multiple exposures, macro inbuilt and ability to turn off flash by using bulb mode (to eliminate ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

What are the differences between current films available for the Polaroid SX-70 Land camera?

I just purchased a OneStep Polaroid camera and am so excited about starting taking pictures out there, so I've searched for film and found only these alternatives: Fujifilm instant film The ...
1
vote
1answer
730 views

Why is there a big price difference between Instax mini and Instax wide?

I'm looking into buying an instant camera, and I'm thinking about an Instax camera of some kind. However, Instax mini seems to be much more popular than the Instax wide format. However, the price of ...
2
votes
2answers
11k views

What kind of camera can take pictures and immediately print out paper photos?

I saw that some camera can take pictures and immediately print out paper photos. I was wondering what kind of camera it is? For example, the one used in this hidden camera "prostitute" gag. What are ...
5
votes
1answer
537 views

How important is a film shade to protect Polaroid photos when they first eject?

My friend just got a Polaroid SX-70 Model 1 and has some old film stock. How important is a film shade to protect Polaroid photos when they first eject? What about with the new films from The ...