Mongolian Kids' First-Time Reaction to their Own Image on a Fuji Instax Mini

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I leave you with a video that shows some Mongolian nomad kids' cute reactions after seeing for the first time their image on a Fuji Instax Mini.

In the video you can see how the kids, and also the grown ups, literally freak out after seeing themselves in a picture taken with what I believe is a Fuji Instax Mini.

The pictures were taken during a 10-day motorcycle journey across the Mongolian Steppes. Modern technology is far from being common there so the only chance for Mongolians to have their own physical picture is to have it taken by tourists or to visit the city.

I really encourage you to reed the original text from the author, which you can find here, a tender story that teach us how relevant photography is in people’s life, and what an important part it is of human culture, no matter if it’s for Mongolian nomads, Westerns or Maori New Zealanders.

The Fuji Instax Mini 25 allows you to shoot sharp images from up to 35cm away with its close-up lens. This beauty has intelligent flash, a motorized 3-position collapsible lens, and uses wallet-sized Fuji Instax Mini film. Check it out with the rest of our Instant cameras here!

written by analemma on 2012-03-31 in #lifestyle #viaje #mongolia #wiissa #trip #kids #polaroid #fuji-instax-mini
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2 Comments

  1. sweetyyydreams
    sweetyyydreams ·

    Very cute!

  2. koduckgirl
    koduckgirl ·

    Wonderful project and reactions!

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