8 Polaroid Cameras To Capture That Nostalgic Feel

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Polaroid photography is classic and timeless. It gives us a feeling of nostalgic and remembrance of the past. In fact, Polaroid photography has experienced the test of time. From its early conception to now, we have witnessed the progression of this captivating medium. Luckily for us, instant polaroid photography is still relevant and popular today among all levels of photographers.

If you have ever shot instant film or looking to break into the world of Polaroid photography, there is a vast selection of cameras available today. Additionally, with refurbished original models or newer innovations in the photography field, these Polaroid cameras give us a true feeling of decades past.

So, to jumpstart your Polaroid photo journey, here are 8 Polaroid cameras for capturing the feeling of nostalgia in your creative images.

Polaroid Originals OneStep

The Polaroid Originals OneStep camera is a point and shoot, easy to use camera. It takes i-Type and 600 Film and has a built in flash system. According to Polaroid, “The OneStep 2 is a new polaroid camera that blends classic design with contemporary style. It’s inspired by Polaroid’s original OneStep, but updated to create a simple, easy-to-use instant camera that works straight out of the box.”

Fujifilm Instax Mini 90

The Instax Mini 90 is a new age Polaroid Camera with a classic look. It offers advanced features such as double exposure and has the classic look of analog cameras. It has a high quality flash, brightness control and macro mode.

Polaroid Originals OneStep+

The Polaroid Originals OneStep+ is easy to use. It is bluetooth connected, has full manual control, double exposure and more. It has a standard and portrait lens setting that you can switch between. It is compatible with I-type and 600 film.

Polaroid Originals 600 Camera

The Polaroid Originals 600 Camera takes 600 format film. It has a fixed focus lens, fitted with protective film shield and is the vintage Polaroid camera that has been refurbished by Polaroid Originals. It is a point and shoot that comes in classic color and black and white versions.

Fujifilm Instax Wide 300

The Fujifilm Instax Wide 300 camera has a picture size of 62 x 99 mm. It has an automatic 95mm lens with two focus zones. It has light and dark control to help add high and low key effects. It works with Fujifilm Instax Wide Film.

Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6

The Fujifilm Instax Square Camera has a 1:1 square format and uses square style film. It has auto exposure control and three color filters – orange, purple and green. These filters can be fitted over the flash to add color to your photo. This camera has selfie mode, double exposure mode, automatic exposure control, landscape mode and macro mode.

Polaroid Originals SX-70

The Polaroid Originals SX-70 is refurbished by Polaroid Originals. This camera was developed in 1972 by Edwin Land and was the first camera that made truly instant photography possible. It is remade good as new. As a refurbished camera, it is taken apart, serviced and made whole again by hand by dedicated specialists.

Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera

The Fujifilm Instax Mini camera shoots small format instant film. It has a brightness adjustment dial, a selfie mirror, close up lens attachment and high key mode to take pictures with a softer impression. The camera has an automatic exposure measurement which signals the recommended aperture setting to capture the perfect photo every time.