This is not an ad – I just really, really love my little polaroid camera! I bought my little camera a couple years back on a whim and I have used it here and there. This past year though, I have been making a conscious effort to take more photos with it. I still adore it and I wanted to give you 3 reason why you need an Instax Mini polaroid camera. Like right now
I am not sure of your age or if you remember the older polaroid cameras that produced the square instant photos but I do and the nostalgia is strong with this product. I remember for years I wanted a polaroid camera. My best friend when
we were growing up got one of those instant sticker photo cameras and I think we wasted a ton of film just taking selfies (before they were cool ✌?). With the Instax Mini, you get the retro nostalgic feel with all the modern amenities – not to mention it is pretty easy to find cute accessories and film for these new kids on the block.
Yea, the polaroids are a bit blurry sometimes, the camera is pretty basic in features as compared with a new digital camera, and they definitely take some time learning to get the exposure correct, but can you see that grainy-goodness?! These puppies do not even need an instagram filter because they have the built in filter-look all by themselves! They somehow manage to produce rich tones right in the camera and add that grain in and it’s the perfect little keepsake for your bulletin board.
So I was watching Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory the other day at a friends house and one of the characters, Veruca Salt, who you may or may not know is a complete wack-a-doodle that is spoiled rotten to the very core, probably would have loved a polaroid camera. She wants everything “now” and that kinda speaks to all of us, right? Well the little instax mini feeds to that mentality and it definitely makes you feel spoiled when you get a physical picture (in my mind – it’s an instant present/souvenir!) in your hands within seconds after pressing that button.
The little polaroids make the perfect little souvenir AND they also accessorize and add dynamic to your Instagram posts like below!
If you want a free download of this PS CC document lay flat to be able to insert your own pictures into the 3 Instax mini polaroids, be sure to sign up for my mailing list at this link! You must have a knowledge of clipping masks (which can be easily youtube’d) for this template!
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Click to see some of my Instax Mini polaroid scans from my recent #ATLMuralMarch adventure![pp_gallery id=”354″]
Do you have an instax mini camera? No? Check out my camera and accessory recommendations!
- Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera (White)
- Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film (3 Twin Packs, 60 Total Pictures)
- My case used above is this one ==> SAIKA PU Leather Instant Film Camera Case Bag for Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 with Shoulder Strap and Pocket – Flowers (White)
- Sunmns Rainbow Camera Neck Shoulder Strap for Fujifilm Instax Mini 25/ 50/ 7S/ 70/ 8/ 8+/ 90 Instant Film Camera (36 Inches)
What is your favorite thing to do with your polaroids? Use them as gift tags? Hang them on a string on your wall?
Leave a comment below and let me know!
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