In today’s generation photography is something everyone is crazy about from digital phone cameras to professional DSLRs, cameras have been branched out in many different forms. One such kind of camera is the instant film camera that was popular back then and still is a unique way of capturing photos.
The Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 is a camera that provides instant film photography and is a cute bundle of joy for people who want to do some old school photography in a cool way.
So lets discuss some key elements of this camera.
Essentially this is a camera with very basic principles; to help you shoot pictures with the right level of brightness. There’s five different exposure levels to choose from; Indoors, Night (F12.7), Cloudy, Shade (F16), Sunny, Slightly cloudy (F22), Sunny and bright (F32). Additionally, there’s a new High Key mode to shoot photos with extreme levels of brightness and a softer atmosphere.
There’s no autofocus and there’s a shooting range of 0.6m to 2.7m, so you need to get up close. The flash has a recycle time of 0.2-6 seconds and there is a fixed shutter speed of 1/60 seconds.
The Instax mini 8 only uses Fuji Instax film that comes in packs of 10 and measure 62 x 46mm. That’s about the size of a credit card, so these pictures are on the small size.
|Model||Instax Mini 8 – Pink|
|Item Weight||308 g|
|Product Dimensions||7.6 x 12.7 x 14 cm|
|Batteries:||2 AA batteries required. (included)|
|Item model number||Instax Mini 8 – Pink|
|Memory Storage Capacity||32 GB|
|Floppy Disk Drive||1.44 MB, 3.5-inch floppy disk drive|
|Removable Memory||1/4-inch Audio|
|Number Of Items||1|
|Screen Size||3 Inches|
|Has Image Stabilization||No|
|Max Resolution||0.6 Megapixels|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/60 sec. Seconds|
|Min Shutter Speed||1/60 sec.|
|Min Focal Length||6 Millimeters|
|Modem Type||analog modem combo|
|Contains Liquid Contents||No|
|Includes Rechargable Battery||No|
|Has Self Timer||No|
|Has Tripod Mount||No|
|Includes AC Adapter||Yes|
|Includes External Memory||No|
- Comfortable to operate.
- Easy to use.
- Slimmer than previous Instax models.
- Instax film is expensive.
- Mixed image results.
- Slow to develop film.
Our overall take on this camera is that The Fujifilm Instax mini 8 is an instant camera that’s easy to use and is a reminder of the days before digital cameras. The film is expensive, but if you want to turn the clock back, this is a great retro snapper to do it with.
It comes in various different colours:
MRP: Rs. 5,999/-
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