12 Mistakes to Avoid With Instant Film Don't waste your money by making these mistakes!

Instant film photography is a ton of fun!! But it can also cost you a ton of money. With film coming in at approximately $1/sheet (or sometimes more!) the cost of this form of photography can add up really quick.

So today, I’m sharing 12 mistakes that you’ll want to avoid when shooting with instant film, so that you can get more keepers, and have more fun while shooting!

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Video: Instax Wide Camera Shoot-Out! Fujifilm Instax Wide 300 vs. Lomo'Instant Wide

UPDATE: We’ve created an ultimate guide to instant film which you can find here.

Click the video above to see me test out two popular Instax Wide cameras, and see how they compare!

Below you’ll find the results from our shoot-out between the Fujifilm Instax Wide 300 and the Lomo’Instant Wide. I tried to make the photos below look as close as possible to how the film looks in real life, to give you the best idea. Let me know if you have any questions in the comments!

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New Instax Mini 70 Review

UPDATE: We’ve created an ultimate guide to instant film which you can find here.

We’ve long been fans of the Fuji Instax line, even taking them all the way to the Peruvian Amazon. They are instant cameras, letting you quickly share a photo, and bring some of the magic of instant photography everywhere you go. (Fun fact: the Instax Mini film was the most popular item on Amazon this past holiday season! We’re not the only ones who love this stuff!)

So when the fine folks at Fuji asked if we wanted to try out the new Instax Mini 70 we said YEP! And then they said “Hey, we can give one to one of your readers!” and we said “YEP YEP!”.

We used the Instax to take some photos of our holidays, and it was, as usual, a blast. It was so much fun to see our little stack of shots piling up, and at the end of it all it made such a wonderful momento.

Here’s our quick review of the camera! Enjoy!

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Film Woes – A Shot From The Archives

Recently I mentioned that one of my goals for 2015 is organizing our archive of images.

I was browsing through some film shots, and found this photo of a woman with a hat. I loved the texture and contrast!

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Film Photography Crash Course

Shooting film is an incredible experience as a photographer. Lets face it, loading a roll of film into a camera is a lot more exciting than inserting a memory card! Film has an inherent romantic quality to it, from the variety of beautiful analog cameras, to the gorgeous aesthetic of different types of film, and even the process of shooting film itself.

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