Sunday, December 07, 2014

Fujifilm Instax mini 8

I've wanted one of these for sooo long, and luckily enough for me; a few weeks a go I got one for my birthday! I absolutely love the whole concept of these cameras, and the fact that within a few minutes you have fully developed photograph in your hand rather than a digital one on your phone. I love the little retro look of this camera, and it comes in some lovely colours (pink, yellow, white, black; you name it!).

Despite the film working out at around £1 per photograph, which as pricey as it sounds, luckily for us they come in packs of ten and you can easily scout around on amazon for bulk film which works out slightly cheaper. Each photo is the size of a credit card, and has a slight effect on them making them even more appealing! The camera itself even tells you automatically what setting you should have on, although my photos don't give it justice, it actually has little lights above the lens which turn on to indicate which setting is the best to use!

I absolutely love this nostalgic form of photography and love the whole concept of the photo printing out straight away so you can keep it forever! Have you got one of these?


  1. I would love one of these.
    They sound so nice.
    Hope you had a nice birthday!

    Xx Anne

  2. These are so awesome! I love them! Enjoy it!

  3. What a great gift, you must be having so much fun using it! x

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  4. I'm hopefully getting one of these for Christmas, I'm so excited!

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  5. No I haven't got one of these yet but it's on my Christmas list, so fingers crossed. I love the idea of having something tangible a few minutes after taking the photo. The look of these cameras is so cute also. x

  6. I love the pastel colour of this camera love these type of cameras! your blog is really nice by the way

  7. Absolutely in LOVE with the fujifilm cameras, they're so cute (love the colour of yours by the way :P), sooo hoping to get one for christmas!
    Your blog is really nice, feel free to check out our newest post if you have time x

  8. Oh thanks for reminding me to use mine! I have a black one that I got last year as a gift and for some reason I have it hidden away really well.. ahah

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  9. This sounds like a great camera! It's definitely going on my wish list! x

  10. Omg it's so lovely color. Want it :)

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  11. I keep seeing these cameras everywhere and just love the cute compact design <3 I need to get one and love how photos are instant and the small prints are so cute x | £100 Christmas Giveaway

  12. I reaally want this camera too! It's so pretty! x Laura

  13. ohh I need one myself too this \have to be the perfect Christmas gift lucky you and congrats for your birthday well belated one

  14. nice camera, I have to get one myself. I always wanted one of those :)

  15. I have one and it's pink! Our family owns it now, we got it for free from this good deal with a company our dad was working with, so I felt like that's really lucky for us! I love the camera, I love just the whole idea of taking polaroids (the shaking too haha) Xoxo

    1. aw that sounds great! I know what you mean with the shaking too hahaha x

  16. I want one of these so bad!! :)

  17. can't beat a bit of analog photography! Love the pastel blue colour too! :)

  18. It is also really pricey for old polaroid :(
    but the instal mini in pale blue is absolutely adorable! i'm obsessed with this kind of photos..(:

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    Cate // kateidoscope


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