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Have a Hankering for a Polaroid Comeback?

by Eric Von Lehmden | December 4, 2012

Well, not so fast. Polaroid is still defunct...mostly, but this little news tidbit is to tell you about a new look-a-like Polaroid camera called the One Mini. The One Mini is from a Hong Kong based company called Carbon. No, this camera does not use the very hard to get Polaroid film. It is a 5 megapixel digital camera that has some pretty fun little features. It produces the same type of funky colors you are used to with the film Polaroid and this thing will fit in the palm of your hand. Combine it with a Pictbridge printer and presto, you have Polaroid style prints in your hands. You can choose to have the iconic Polaroid border on the photo or not. It is very easy to use, with only a power switch and the border choice...after that it is pure point and click. Great gift idea for any photo enthusiast. You can find it at Peek for $125.

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Tips-n-Tricks #433

Practice your ninja / sniper skills by trying to capture your child in a quiet alone moment. Maybe reading a book or just a resting before their 3rd wind kicks in. Not letting them know you are there helps make the candid photo that much better. Move slowly and have your camera ready to shoot. There is a great moment in the movie "Hope Floats" where Sandra Bullocks character does this perfectly.


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