Instant Photography Lives On!
By James Grahame
Christian Polt from Lomography.com just bleemed us some intriguing news, "Polaroid die-hards can finally throw off their black suits, come out of mourning and rejoice! While it may be true that Polaroid is getting out of the instant photography game, Fuji has taken the baton. Fuji Instax cameras are a new generation of instant camera. Using Polaroid know-how as a base Fuji has made big leaps in instant photo technology - meaning faster development, more mod-cons, great colour reproduction and cheaper instant film. Lomography is pleased to present the most exciting new instant photo cameras and legendary Polaroid deadstock, plus all the instant film you could need!"
In all honesty, Fuji Instax cameras are truly hideous -- the unfortunate offspring of a forbidden liaison between a decrepit pastel-tinged iMac and an abandoned Fisher Price teething toy. If you buy one, I strongly suggest hiding it in depths of your messenger bag to avoid ritual shunning by your former friend(s) and significant other(s). Whisk it out for a quick snap when no one's looking or when they're too drunk to toss out coherent cheap shots.