Can You Freeze Instant Film? – Fujifilm Instax & Polaroid

Updated 2:53 PM EDT, Wednesday, August 23, 2023

How Cold Is Your Film?

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Can You Freeze Instant Film? - Fujifilm Instax & Polaroid


If you wanted to extend the life of your instant film, maybe you thought about freezing it.

Let's talk about if that's a good idea.

Where do you store your film? Click To Tweet

If you have more film than food in your refrigerator, that might be a problem.

can you freeze instant film

Do you think film is better when it's cold?

Where was your last photo taken?

What People Are Asking…

What happens if Instax film gets cold?

Nothing, if it was just in the fridge--just make sure the film hits room temperature for about an hour before using it. If the film ever freezes, that's a problem.

Can I freeze Polaroid film?

just don't…

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Should I store Instax film in the fridge?

You can--it can extend the life of the film.

Can film be left in the cold?

Like how cold…? Refrigerator cold should be fine, but freezer cold--NOPE!

Does cold weather affect film?

It can--it depends on how cold it is.

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