Impossible 1-1 Analog Instant Camera

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We have a longstanding relationship with Impossible, going back many years. They have a new(ish) camera out, their third generation that works directly with iOS and Android apps. Take a look…

It lets you do more with instant photography than was ever before possible. Take full manual control over shutter speed and aperture to make beautiful analog photos in all conditions, or experiment with fun creative tools like light paint and double exposure. The camera’s innovatively engineered ring flash, meanwhile, provides a diffused light that’s perfect for portraits.

Retails for £296.99 with three packs of film – buy here

  • Works with: Impossible I-type and 600 type film
  • Connects to the free I-1 App via Bluetooth. App features include remote trigger, self timer, noise trigger, double exposure, light paint, color paint, aperture & shutter speed adjustment and photo scanner.
  • Advanced ring flash, adapts to ambient light
  • The only new camera for the original Polaroid format.
  • Compatible with devices running latest versions of iOS and Android.

If you missed our previous ‘Impossible’ Interviews, please go here.

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Impossible Universal Lab for Mobile Photography at The Photography Show 2015 with TheAppWhisperer

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One of the many fabulous things I did within our seminars at The Photography Show this year was demonstrate the brand new Impossible Instant Lab Universal. In fact, as Impossible were at the show, I asked one of their wonderful staff members and friend Alex, to help me to demonstrate their new product – and it went down a storm!

Unlike the previous version of the Instant lab, this model now works with more varieties of smartphone device. Essentially, Impossible have created a new adaptor that you position your mobile device within, for processing. It is possible to purchase this adaptor separately and to adapt your existing lab, if you have one.

I am very excited about the Instant Lab and always talk with great excitement about it, whenever possible. So much so, that I was talking with Alex about a wonderful photographer that I had interviewed for Vogue, Paulina and her recent Gallery Show in London, using the lab as her main processor and printer for the event. Fortunately, Alex knew all about this, and produced a really fabulous large display of images of Paulina that they had on their stand at The Photography Show. Alex brought this up to our stage as well and I was able to show the audience the depth to what can be achieved – what an experience!

If you are interested in purchasing the Universal Lab, adaptor or new film, please go here.

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Welcome to the Dark Side – Print 20 x 20 cm Mobile Images From Your Smartphone – Traditionally

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The smell of chemicals, red lights in small darkrooms, rope lines full of drying, freshly developed prints… Now obsolete, this printing process is something romantic, beautiful and magical, remembered fondly by traditional photographers and indeed worth preserving for future generations. That moment of magical excitement when a photo appears on the pristine white photosensitive paper is indescribable with words.

The Enfojer has been developed to bridge almost 200 years of photographic history. It has been developed by a team of Croatian enthusiasts. It looks good but I have not tested this product yet. Please take a look at the video below to learn more and click here to contact the team or to place a preorder.

 

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‘Impossible’ Interview with Leanne Surfleet

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Today, we are delighted to publish our twenieth ‘Impossible’ article (to view the others, go here), this time we are featuring Leanne Surfleet, a a UK-based photographer who has been capturing self-portraits on analog film, Polaroid 600 and Peel Apart films since 2006. She now shoots Impossible film to create her intimate instant film imagery.

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‘Impossible’ Interview with Richard Spicer

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Today, we are delighted to publish our nineteenth ‘Impossible’ article (to view the others, go here), this time we are featuring Richard Spicer is a reclusive dreamer and portrait photographer from Sacramento, California. Alongside his work with Impossible film, he hosts a podcast entitled ‘Conversations with Creatives’, as well as writing articles, sharing photos, telling stories. His work is inspired by half-remembered dreams, alternate realities, fictionalised memories and unfinished narratives.

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‘Impossible’ Interview with Claude Peschel Dutombe

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Today, we are delighted to publish our eighteenth ‘Impossible’ article (to view the others, go here), this time we are featuring the son of a playwright and a film director, Claude Peschel Dutombe.  Born and raised in Berlin and Dutombe has made Asia his home for more than 15 years now. Growing up with strong creative influences, his artistic vision was shaped early on by exposure to filmmaking and extensive travel — and he has mostly made Asian and Middle Eastern themes the subject of his creative work ever since.

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‘Impossible’ Tutorial – Double Exposures With The Instant Lab

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We’re delighted to be working closer with The Impossible Project team as we continue to branch out and expand our reach with all things related to mobile photography. Analog post-processing of mobile images is becoming more and more popular and we’re going to make sure our readers are fully briefed on this very exciting development.

The Impossible Project is in many ways leading the way, but there is also a growing community of mobile artists and photographers experimenting with other analog post processing techniques in an attempt to make their mobile images stand out even more, in galleries, magazines and the like and we have viewed some outstanding images and techniques.

A good deal of my formal photographic training (many years ago) was spent in a huge college darkroom and it is an area that I’ve always enjoyed, I think you will too. I also had a very close working relationship with Polaroid built up through my years as Technical Editor for various UK photography print magazines/titles.

Today we are publishing a wonderfully creative tutuorial demonstrating how to create double exposures using your Instant Lab Camera and Impossible film. It’s quick to learn and this super cool effect can be reproduced across a myriad of different combinations.

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‘Impossible’ Interview with Chelsie Olivieri

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Today, we are delighted to publish our seventeenth ‘Impossible’ article (to view the others, go here), this time we are featuring Chelsie Olivieri’s inspiring images!

Chelsie Olivieri is 23 years old, lives in Philadelphia and has her own wedding photography business: Dependent on the winds

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‘Impossible’ Interview with Jacob Spriggs

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Today, we are delighed to publish our sixteenth ‘Impossible’ article (to view the others, go here), this time we are featuring Jacob Spriggs’ collages! “While I’m not quite sure how to articulate in totality the influence instant film has had … Read more

‘Impossible’ Tutorial – Collages with the Instant Lab using Mobile Images

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We’re delighted to be working closer with The Impossible Project team as we continue to branch out and expand our reach with all things related to mobile photography. Analog post-processing of mobile images is becoming more and more popular and we’re going to make sure our readers are fully briefed on this very exciting development.

The Impossible Project is in many ways leading the way, but there is also a growing community of mobile artists and photographers experimenting with other analog post processing techniques in an attempt to make their mobile images stand out even more, in galleries, magazines and the like and we have viewed some outstanding images and techniques.

A good deal of my formal photographic training (many years ago) was spent in a huge college darkroom and it is an area that I’ve always enjoyed, I think you will too. I also had a very close working relationship with Polaroid built up through my years as Technical Editor for various UK photography print magazines/titles.

Today we are publishing a wonderfully creative tutuorial demonstrating how to realize collages with the Instant Lab. It is the perfect tool to see beyond one image and to create large photomontages and collages.

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