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Impossible I-1 Instant Film Camera

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Samy's Part #: S-045146
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The Impossible Project Impossible I-1 Instant Film Camera is the first new camera system in over twenty years for the original Polaroid® photo format. The first new camera in years to accept Polaroid 600-type instant film, the I-1 is a fresh take on a classic, offering the legendary format with advanced features and capabilities. The I-1 makes real photos, that you can pin to the wall or give to a friend. Photos with a life after the shutter clicks. The I-1's advanced ring flash adapts to your environment, capturing your subject in the right light no matter where you shoot. The optional I-1 App for iOS lets you do even more with your camera. Access useful additional features, add creative effects to your images and experiment with manual controls. Take full control of every aspect of your exposures: use Manual Mode to adjust aperture, shutter speed, flash and focus distance. Use the remote trigger to stay in the frame when shooting from a distance. Or use the self timer to take a selfie without the awkward angles. Superimpose images on top of each other. Paint with light and color. Trigger a shot with a loud noise. The I-1 App lets you have fun with digital effects in an analog environment. For imaging, the camera relies on an 82-109mm lens with a 5-zone autofocus system. The changes are slight and composition is made easy with a removable pop-up optical viewfinder on the top of the camera.

I-type film is optimized for I-type cameras. It's cheaper and more energy efficient than our standard film, because it doesn't contain batteries - unlike classic Polaroid® cameras, the I-1 doesn't need them. You can also use the I-1 with any 600 type film. Every instant photo is the result of a complex chemical chain reaction. It begins when light enters the camera and is reflected onto the film to expose an image. The exposed photo is then coated in developer paste as it leaves the camera, so you can watch it come to life in the palm of your hand. One of the signatures of classic Polaroid images is the flash, and the I-1 brings it to modern times with an advanced ring flash that offers twelve LEDs to illuminate your subject. Using and iOS or WatchOS device, photographers can take full control over the camera, including full manual operation, remote triggering, and even a variety of creative modes. Additionally, the camera has a built-in USB-rechargeable lithium-ion battery that allows it to work with I-type film that doesn't not have a battery pack.

  • Use your phone as a wireless remote for the I-1, triggering it from a distance or for selfies and group pictures.
  • Take full control over aperture, shutter speed, flash strength, and focus distance.
  • Set the I-1 to capture a photo after a 5, 10, or 20 second delay.
  • Superimpose two images on a single piece of instant film by exposing the single sheet twice.
  • Trigger a photo by making a loud noise like a click or a clap.
  • Use your phone's flashlight to draw lines and shapes with light on your photos or selectively illuminate areas of a darkened scene.
  • Draw waves of colored light onto your images before they develop by picking a color from your phone's screen and moving it in front of the lens as the camera prepares the photo.
  • Allows you to take a digital photo of your instant photo, crop the frame, and then share it online.

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Film Cameras Information
Film Format Impossible I-type and Polaroid 600-type instant film 3.5 x 4.2" / 8.8 x 10.7 cm film size 3.1 x 3.1" / 7.9 x 7.9 cm image area
Focus 5-zone system with IR LED emitters to determine distance
Battery Type Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack
Flash Range Ring flash with 8 focused LEDs and 4 diffused LEDs
Lens Type 82-109 mm
Lens Aperture f/10-67
Shutter Speed 1/250 to 30 seconds
Dimensions 5.7 x 4.3 x 4.3 In. / 145 x 110 x 108 mm with viewfinder
Weight 15.5 oz / 440 g without film pack
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  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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