New Toy!

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I got a new toy! We went to a wedding recently and they had an instant camera for their photo booth option, and I was pleasantly surprised by how great it was. After the wedding I did some research, and settled on the Instax Mini 50S by Fujifilm.

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I chose the 50S because it has a self timer, and I wanted to be able to use it to take family portraits.

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It’s been pretty fabulous so far. The self timer is pretty standard, you press the self timer button and a little light blinks and then takes the picture.

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The camera was $86, and two packs of film (20 prints) are between $9 and $12. Not super cheap, but it’s really nice to be able to have pictures instantly to put in albums or hang up or send to family.

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The pictures are small, but perfect size to slip into the back of my phone case. I put the one of my guys (above) in mine.

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I love the high contrast, dreamy quality of the prints. I’m very excited to bring it to Maine this summer!

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