The BEST Way To Shoot Instant Film – Polaroid & Instax

Updated 2:54 PM EDT, Wednesday, August 23, 2023

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The BEST Way To Shoot Instant Film - Polaroid & Instax


You can get your photos to be super instant with a phone app like FIMO, but it won't be the real thing.

There are a few things you can do to get better instant images.

What's the last instant photo you took? Click To Tweet

I wish instant film wasn't so expensive…I guess like everyone else…

how to compose instant film

Do you like Polaroid or Instax more?

How do you store your instant photos?

What People Are Asking…

How much does instant camera film cost?

The prices vary--but it's more on the expensive side for what it is.

How long does instant film last?

You really want to use instant film within a year--you can refrigerate the film to extend the life, but using expired instant film can yield less than desirable results.

Does instant film make sense in 2021? Click To Tweet

Does Polaroid still make instant film?

Yes! The Polaroid name has changed quite a few times--it's not the company it was decades ago, but new film is still being made and available to buy.

Should you shake Polaroids?

You shouldn't, but it's fun to…so…

Is Polaroid film expensive?

Yeah…the prices have gone down some, but film in general is going to be more expensive than digital.

Products & Equipment

Polaroid SX-70 Camera -

Polaroid SX-70 Instant Film -

Polaroid Film Back -

Fujifilm Instax Square Printer SP-3 -

Fujifilm Instax Square Instant Film -

Fujifilm Instax Mini Printer SP-2 -

Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film -

Kodak Tri-X 400 -

Kodak Portra 400 -

Hasselblad 500C/M -

Hasselblad Film Backs -

Hasselblad Digital Backs -


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