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Instant Film Photography — It’s Better the Second Time Around

Fujifilm Instax mini Evo with a few prints from it.

I still have my 1995 Polaroid OneStep camera. It’s a bulbous green device that doesn’t fit anywhere, so clumsy it needs its own shoulder bag. The film costs $35 for only 16 exposures. And if that wasn’t bad enough, the snapshots look terrible.

It’s the picture of disappointment.




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