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This instant camera uses the Fuji Instax Wide film, which is twice as big as the Instax Mini format (the actual image size is 3.4” x 4.25" on a 2.1” × 3.4" card). A pack of Instax Wide film costs around $10 for 10 photographs, so one shot will cost $1. Considering that, when comparing to the Mini format, you get bigger photos for a very small price increase, this camera offers great value per shot. See More
This camera comes with an extensive array of accessories: a wide-angle conversion lens, a macro lens, a splitzer, as well as additional viewfinders and color filters. Other manufacturer and third-party accessories are also available for reasonable prices. It's worth nothing there's the option of buying the camera without any accessories, and then buy the accessory kit individually later, but this is less cost effective. See More
There's the option of purchasing the Lomo'Instant Wide in a package deal that includes an ultra-wide angle lens (21mm equivalent) and a macro lens (up to 0.1m focus). These two lenses complement the default, general purpose, lens (35mm equivalent). See More
While this camera does not give you full manual control, it still leaves plenty of room for creativity, with its shooting modes and the ability to take double exposures (i.e. expose the same sheet of film twice or more to blend the images). The bulb mode is great for long exposures and night photography. The fixed shutter speed mode is especially useful when used together with external flashes. See More
This camera's design is based on the classic Polaroid SX-70, with a metal and leather body construction. Mint has redesigned the motherboard of the SX-70 and replaced the outdated electronic eye of the camera with a modern one, capable of measuring the available light to adjust settings as needed. See More
Since the SLR670 uses basically the same classic Polaroid camera body, there is a wide choice of photo-related accessories like flashes and lens attachments. Though most of these are now pre-owned, there’s still plenty that can be found in good condition, for good prices. See More
Besides the manual mode, there are 3 others: auto, bulb (for long exposures - great for dark environments and night photography) and T mode (for extra-long exposures - pressing the shutter button once opens it and it only closes when the button is pressed again). See More
The SLR670 uses the SX70 film, which has a square image format of 3.1” x 3.1" on a 3.5” x 4.2" card. Mass production of this film has been discontinued and, as of Spring 2017, it is only offered by one small company (Impossible Project ) which has increased the price dramatically. Eight shots with this film cost $23, or nearly $3 per shot. See More
Mint had integrated a new electronic component called “Time Machine” into this camera. It enables advanced shutter speed control. When not in use, it can be disconnected from the camera, putting it in auto shooting mode, leaving only the focus and exposure compensation options available. See More
This camera's automatic mode can struggle when dealing with contrasty outdoor scenes, such as dark buildings against bright skies. For what it's worth, you can correct the exposure manually to choose between capturing either the darker or the brighter areas of the scene. See More
Lomography offers a bundle deal for this camera. It adds several lens add-ons, coloured flash gels and a Splitzer for multiple exposures. It does not add a lot to the cost, so it makes sense to buy the bundle, unless you have the accessories already. Alternatively, the accessories (without the camera itself) can be bought as a set, separately. See More
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