Extended Rumble: The Rebirth of Polaroid-Style Photography


You’ve asked for it and we’re giving it to you – our first instant film rumble! It’s been here with us for decades and ain’t stopping anytime soon – submit now!

Who said the instant film format was long dead? Instant film is very much alive here at Lomography and we’re asking you to celebrate its constant rebirth and reincarnation! This is thanks to our friends at Fuji who came to the rescue and reincarnated our fast-developing printed beauties.

For this rumble, we are asking you to submit your best shots that celebrate the beauty of those classic polaroid-style, instant prints. The best shots will be heftily rewarded!


Deadline: Monday, November 10, 2008 8:00 a.m. Vienna Time

Allowed Cameras: Fuji instax mini, 7,25, 55, 50, Fuji instax wide 200 ONLY.


  • First Place: 15 Piggy Points
  • Second Place: 10 Piggy Points
  • Third Place: 5 Piggy Points

Upload Limit: Unlimited

Minimum Dimensions: At least 768px either width or height

Please note that sample photos are theme suggestions only. Feel free to be creative with your interpretation of the theme!

By submitting your photos to this rumble, you allow Lomography.com to use your submitted photos for promotional purposes.

For the winners, please head on to our Rumble FAQ and our Piggy Matters FAQ for queries. Congratulations and thank you for continuously supporting our rumbles!

written by kazarareta on 2008-11-06 #news #competition #rumble #challenge #instant #instax #instax-mini #instax-wide


  1. hhjm
    hhjm ·

    Can upload images from polaroid camera?

  2. lucasjakobsson
    lucasjakobsson ·

    @ hhjm

    sorry only from the mentioned cameras & films

  3. hhjm
    hhjm ·

    @lucasjakobsson: Thanks.

  4. xbalboax
    xbalboax ·

    upload limit?

  5. lucasjakobsson
    lucasjakobsson ·

    @ xbalboax

    no limit

  6. xbalboax
    xbalboax ·

    you asked for it :) here goes

  7. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    i do not have one of those cameras, so i cannot join i think... what a pitty

  8. graefin
    graefin ·

    puhh! I need to scan them at a higher res! (and I definitely need to buy some new instax mini film with the next order)

  9. xbalboax
    xbalboax ·

    @chaweemek how did you get the light leaks

  10. teresa-canelas
    teresa-canelas ·

    it is a pity no other cameras are alowed see ..my beautiful images

  11. oldskool_rider
    oldskool_rider ·

    :( i want an instax camera

  12. disdis
    disdis ·

    I hope you don't get bored with my submissions...

  13. tom_ashor_bhaan
    tom_ashor_bhaan ·

    go grenoouille go go go go go go!

  14. disdis
    disdis ·

    I love my Chuki!

  15. agaltier
    agaltier ·

    god there is a bug : each pic is uploaded 2 or 3 times ....

  16. agaltier
    agaltier ·

    god there is a bug ... each pic is uploaded 2 or 3 times ....

  17. butter
    butter ·

    In true lomography style... make us feel inadequate for not owning your product. Viva Polaroid films!

  18. eastmoe
    eastmoe ·

    go instant..

  19. maddyoulook
    maddyoulook ·

    #308 is gorgeous!

  20. agaltier
    agaltier ·

    oh 308 is mine, so thks a lot maddyoulook

  21. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    i love instax!!!

  22. xbalboax
    xbalboax ·

    theres some really great shots in here, i didnt know there were some many instax owners out there. good luck every one

  23. agaltier
    agaltier ·

    wow big bug : my pics were uploaded at hte infinite ... boh, sorry ....
    to grenouille : nice set of pics ....

  24. userno6
    userno6 ·

    Oh no! Only Instax?!
    I totally have to go out buy one now!?! hmmm...
    I guess this means I have no use for my Spectra... bummer.

  25. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    instax??? YEAAAAAAHHH.. a photo from my parents and a lot odf self potraits.. hahaha..

  26. mgnuman
    mgnuman ·

    oh... 1 hours.

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