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Do you have an instant camera? Here are the best Instax and Polaroid films and accessories to try for different looks

Thinking of getting a camera for the holidays as a fun and inexpensive Christmas gift idea? Smart move, because they are great. But did you know there's also a wide variety of instant films for them, as well as accessories like filters to give you a variety of looks? No? Well, allow us to explain.

Οι καλύτερες στιγμιαίες κάμερες κάνουν εξαιρετικά δώρα και δεν μπορείτε να επιλέξετε όταν πρόκειται για σώματα από τους κύριους παίκτες Polaroid και Fujifilm Instax (ανατρέξτε στο άρθρο μας Polaroid εναντίον Instax αν χρειάζεστε για την επιλογή). Ή ίσως έχετε ήδη αγοράσει μια στιγμιαία κάμερα όπως η Fujifilm Instax Mini 12 ή το Polaroid Now+ στη Μαύρη Παρασκευή οι εκπτώσεις μόλις τελείωσαν και τώρα θέλετε να επωφεληθείτε από αυτήν.

Most people who get an instant camera stick with standard color film with a white border, but one way to get more creative when shooting these precious keepsakes is to try out some of the different instant films and accessories. But with so many options ranging from Polaroid's 'Reclaimed Blue' to Instax Mini film types with colorful borders, where do you start?

We've reviewed all the best instant cameras from Polaroid, Fujifilm Instax and Canon, and we almost always test the different types of film available, as well as accessories like lens filters. And we've used that experience and expertise to round up our favorite types of Polaroid and Instax film. Enjoy breaking the norm!

Perhaps the most widely used instant camera film is Instax Mini – adopted by many Instax and Leica cameras, such as the Leica Sofort 2 and Instax Mini Evo, as well as the Fujifilm Instax Mini printer . Standard color film with a white border currently costs $13,98 for 20 sheets on Amazon in the US or £14,99 for 20 sheets at Amazon in the UK, and it can actually be cheaper to buy in these individual packs than . However, there are also two widely available alternatives. Solid or custom border styles (other than plain white).

The Instax Mini has the widest selection of border styles, but there are several of these options available for both Instax Square and Instax Wide film formats, and the same buying tips below apply. Remember, make sure you buy the right paper format for your camera or Link printer.

Instax Mini Film monochrome

Instax Mini Film Rainbow

Polaroid has a wide variety of instant cameras and film types, so make sure you buy the right one for your camera – the information is clearly marked on the Polaroid website. The i-Type covers the Now line of cameras, including the Now+ and the new and advanced Polaroid I-2. The Go series is a scaled down version with its own smaller film size, while the 600 and SX-70 film are for the vintage models. Here we focus on the new i-Type and Go series of cameras.

Polaroid i-Type and 600 film are the same film, but the main difference is the cameras they are compatible with. i-Type films do not have a built-in battery and only work with new Polaroid cameras such as the I-2 and Now+, while 600 film packs have a built-in battery and work with vintage Polaroid cameras without a battery also as i-Type cameras.

Polaroid i-Type

Polaroid GB

Polaroid 600

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