A concretization of frustration.
The Instax 90 Mini is definitely not a “professional” camera, but it sure is fun! It seems funny to scan an image on a flat bed scanner, enlarge and edit it for a digital presence, but the fact that it is film and immediate in a different way is a kick. I like the soft, slightly muddy images it produces – an effect that is not really possible with digital in quite the same way. I will need to learn the quirks of this little camera, but already I am composing better images and getting a grip on the better distances for good focus. More to come!
I bought a Fuji Film 90 Mini Neo Classic instant camera for a July 4th birthday. No firework pictures, just pictures of the birthday party attendees. It was a success, and lots of fun.
So now I have to drag out the old scanner to put them up on line! In the process, I’ve had to look at how filthy my scanner is, at the dust and hair probably embedded inside the scanner, and then clean things up. By hand it is awful, but the >filter>noise>dust in PS6 works very well!
More results will come . . .