Impossible I-1 Camera

Designed by Impossible Project

When Polaroid® announced the end of instant film in 2008, Impossible stepped in to buy the last remaining factory, days before it closed down. Eight years later, with the help of some incredible chemists, engineers and photographers, they’re the only company worldwide making original format instant film, and now introduce the I-1 Impossible Camera.

The I-1 is unlike any camera you’ve seen before. It’s also the first new camera system in over 20 years for the original instant format. It gives instant photographers new levels of manual control through its Bluetooth app, which also lets you try out creative techniques like light painting and double exposure. It has a ring flash that provides soft, diffused light, and an autofocus system that makes it perfect for portraits. This is an analog camera truly made for the digital age.

For beginners, the I-1 is as easy to use as the beloved Polaroid® 600-type, but you get more control over the end result. Portraits turn out even better thanks to autofocus and the ring flash.

Experienced photographers will enjoy the I-1’s full manual control, which no other instant camera can offer. Set shutter speed, aperture and more through the I-1 App, which also offers tips and tools for those who like to experiment with creative techniques for unique results.

The I-1 uses a new generation of instant film which doesn’t require a new battery with each film pack. The battery lives within the camera itself, so film is both better for the environment and less expensive than before. It also works with all Impossible film for 600-type cameras, giving photographers even more flexibility.

Works with: I-TYPE and 600 film (Sold separately)

Optical System:
6 lenses total, with 5 possible configurations
5 zone autofocus system, using reflective IR ranging
Focal length: 82 - 109mm
Field of view: 41 degrees vertical, 40 degrees horizontal

Flash System:
12 LED advanced ring flash, consisting of 8 focused LEDs for increased range and 4 diffuse
LEDs for softer light at closer distances (portraits).

5.7" x 4.33" x 4.25"
$299.00

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