instant camera

Polaroid Z2300

The Polaroid Z2300 is a new instant digital cameras that spits out 2″ x 3″ prints directly from the camera using Polaroid’s ZINK paper.  The Z2300 features a 10MP sensor and a 3-inch LCD.

Frankly, I find these Polaroid cameras and printers a lot of fun – even if they do get a little pricey on the printing side of things.  I’ve used the Polaroid GL10 printer quite a bit and really like it for fun projects.  As a casual camera, the Z2300 looks like it could strike the right chords.

Even the paper has come down in price with 50 packs at $24.99 and 30 packs at $14.99.  The camera itself retails for $159.99 and is expected to ship August 15, 2012.  Check availability in the Polaroid store and B&H Photo.

More details in the press release below. [click to continue…]

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Polaroid Z340

Polaroid’s Z340 instant digital camera is a bit of a throwback to the old-school Polaroid film cameras.  The new Z340 uses Zink zero in technology for printing digitally-capture images instantly from the camera.  I had a chance to take a closer look at the Z340 on the show floor at CES 2012. [click to continue…]

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Fuji Instax Mini 50S

by on December 3, 2011

in Fuji

Fuji Instax Mini 50S

With the continual decline of film’s popularity, it’s great to see Fuji keeping the instant film train rolling.  The Fuji Instax cameras certainly have their niche (they’re one of the most searched for products on Photography Bay), and the new Instax Mini 50S should be a hot item this holiday shopping season. [click to continue…]

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Polaroid PIC 1000

by on January 12, 2010

in Film

Polaroid PIC 1000

Polaroid film died a while back, but then was reborn with plans to re-release the old instant film cameras and the famous Color 600 instant film.  We got our first sneak peek at what the new Polaroid film cameras will look like when they hit the storefronts later this year.  It looks like Polaroid will be offering some unique finishes for the new instant shooter, including a wood-grain finish as shown in the mockup above.  The new camera will be called the PIC 1000 and should cost less than $100. [click to continue…]

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