To prevent possible fogging of unexposed INSTAX instant film during X-ray inspection of luggage at airports, it is recommended that all INSTAX instant film and instax® instant cameras loaded with INSTAX instant film be carried as carry-on baggage (not checked baggage).
For optimal results, use your INSTAX instant film prior to the expiration date listed on the box.
INSTAX instant film is available at many major retailers.
INSTAX instant film develops automatically in approximately 90 seconds, no need to shake the print or drop-off the film.
One INSTAX MINI instant print is about the size of a credit card – 54 x 86 mm.
This is usually caused when the film door on the instax® instant camera has been opened after INSTAX instant film has been loaded into the camera. INSTAX instant film is light sensitive, so should only be exposed to light when a picture is taken, not before.
Once a picture has been taken it takes around 90 seconds to develop, during this time it is important you don’t crease, squeeze or shake the film. These types of actions can affect the distribution of film chemicals while the film is developing. This of course, some users do this…
This is usually due to choosing the incorrect setting on the dial found on the front of the camera. Be-fore you take your picture, always take a look at the front of the lens to check the dot on the lens aligns with the light that is lit (in orange).…
If you take images of a scene that has a very bright element such as the sun, it will overexpose that part of the film. This will result in a little black mark shown on the film. This is normal, but to avoid, do not shoot directly into the sun…
We suggest keep the prints away from direct sunlight and humid conditions. Keep the prints in an album within a ventilated cool dry area for maximum longevity.