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Instant Selfie Cameras

The Leica 'Sofort' Camera Merges Vintage and Modern Photo Styles

— September 15, 2016 — Tech
For photo-enthusiasts that enjoy vintage film and modern photography styles, the Leica 'Sofort' film camera might be worth the investment to obtain that instant selfie in hardcopy. The camera provides film Polaroid pictures paired with features that suit selfie and party style photography for millennial consumers that enjoy posting their pictures to social media. The camera blends both old and new photography in one camera.

The 'Sofort' is an ultra sleek and slender film camera that offers instant Polaroid-style photos that are produced momentarily after the photo is taken. The film is produced by Fujifilm and offered in both color and black and white formats. The camera has multiple settings to suit every occasion from selfie to party and sport modes.

The quirky camera opts for an old school design model complete with retro features, buttons and a technicolor casing.
Trend Themes
1. Instant Photography Revival - The trend of instant film cameras is on the rise, bringing back the nostalgic feel of analog photography.
2. Blending Retro and Modern Tech - The merging of vintage film and modern technology in instant camera options creates a unique photography experience for consumers.
3. Social Media-worthy Photography - Instant film cameras with selfie and party mode settings cater to consumers who enjoy posting their photos online.
Industry Implications
1. Photography Equipment Manufacturing - There is a disruption innovation opportunity for manufacturers to create more instant film cameras with modern features.
2. Social Media Platforms - Social media platforms can collaborate with camera manufacturers to create unique content creation opportunities for users.
3. Vintage-inspired Fashion - With the rise of instant photography, there is an opportunity for fashion companies to create vintage-inspired camera accessories and clothing.
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