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It’s that time of the year again…
Also Known As: A magical week when photographers around the world celebrate all things instant and make photos like crazy.
We’re already having a blast celebrating,
Grab your camera, feed it some film, and read on to learn how to use instant photos to decorate, stay organized, make hand-made photograms, and even see-through instant prints!
First & Foremost: Find Instant Film!
Is your instant camera hungry for film?
Worry not, we’ve got ya covered.
Have a Polaroid 600-series or SX-70 camera?
Have a Polaroid Spectra camera?
Have a Fuji Instax camera?
Looking for a a Polaroid camera to call your own? Yep, you guessed it.. Impossible Project‘s got those too.
It’ll double your wall’s self-esteem in 3 steps:
*Note: We also recommend using a level to keep your grid straight as you go along.
Instant Photo Noteboards
Leave messages, write to-do lists, …or just draw a sweet ‘stache on your best friend!
Read our perpetual photo wall calendar tutorial for more on how to construct it once you’ve picked out the prints you want to use.
Film Pack Frames
They can be used as frames to display the prints!
They look great standing freely on a desk or shelf, but can also be easily attached to your wall with thumb tacks!
Experiments & Special Films
Certain Impossible Project films can be used to do extra special things:
You can also make old-school photograms with your instant film:
Different film types and brands all react differently to experiments, so why not try some of your own as well? (Just remember: Always wear gloves if you’re going to touch instant film chemicals!)
Even more ways to celebrate the best week ever!
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Published on July 14, 2011 — See more Guides
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