Fuji Instax Mini 7s: Because the Instant Backs are Overrated

2

This camera was made for the Instax Mini film. Surprisingly uncommon; this little gem is a favorite of mine.

As a very young photographer, a fun camera like this seemed like the perfect choice for a first film camera. The Instax Mini seems to be very marketed toward young people, for fun occasions, and for taking pictures of friends having a good time. However the camera seems to yield fantastic results when thinking outside of the box.

My first few shots taken where of vast landscapes. I was really blown away, the blues popped off the small piece of film, and it just looked lovely! However the quirk with this camera was actually the film; the small dark marks that would pop up constantly. What seemed like a shame, I soon learned to love. It gave the pictures character.

Since then I’ve taken many more out of the box pictures with it. Even trying a few tipsters with it, which made very cool results.

Over all I highly recommend this camera for anyone. If you want a fun instant camera, without going Polaroid or buying a Diana or LC-A+ and going instant back for quite a lot of dough.

written by z on 2011-06-16 #gear #review #7s #mini #instant-camera #instax-mini #instant-film #lomography #fujifilm #film-camera #user-review

Kickstarter

Bringing an iconic aesthetic to square format instant photography, the Diana Instant Square fills frames with strong, saturated colors and rich, moody vignetting. Built to let your inspiration run wild, our latest innovation features a Multiple Exposure Mode, a Bulb Mode for long exposures, a hot shoe adapter and so much more! It’s even compatible with all of the lenses created for the Diana F+ so that you can shake up your perspective anytime, anywhere. No two shots will ever be the same. Back us on Kickstarter now!

2 Comments

  1. wuxiong
    wuxiong ·

    Nice fotos..<:)

  2. mim123shot
    mim123shot ·

    Good article!

More Interesting Articles