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4 cameras to capture your summer snaps

In? Digital cams. Out? iPhones.

Old-school cameras have made a major comeback this year, and we're here for it! There's really no better way to snap your super aesthetic memories this vacay.

But finding the perfect cam can be majorly overwhelming. That's why we rounded up four perfect starter cameras. Get the summer scrapbook ready!

Kodak - Ultra F9


If you love the vintage look of film, the Kodak Ultra F9 is a must-have! This 35mm film camera is the perfect combo of classic design and portable carry. It's perfect for capturing the soft, dreamy look of film, and its lightweight, compact body makes it the best travel companion. Plus, you'll save a lot of money investing in a film camera rather than repeatedly spending on disposable film cameras.

Why you'll love it: Vintage vibes with easy-to-use settings

Pro tip: Try taking pics without flash during the daytime to get that extra film effect for landscape pics.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III


This summer is all the digital rage, with point-and-shoot cameras completely taking over Insta feeds. The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III is perfect if you're looking to get into the world of digital photography. With 4K video recording and high-quality images, this choice is ideal for vloggers and aspiring photographers alike. It has an easy-to-use touchscreen and built-in Wi-Fi that makes it even easier to share your summer adventures online.

Why you'll love it: High-quality images and videos in mini design

Pro tip: Experiment with video on night mode to capture the perfect vlog as it gets dark.

Fujifilm Instax Mini 11


Looking for a quick and easy way to capture summer moments and have them at your fingertips instantly? The Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 is your answer! This adorable instant camera prints wallet-sized pics, making it perfect for a summer scrapbook or to hand out to friends. It comes with automatic exposure and a ready-made flash so you can get the perfect shots without having to adjust your settings.

Why you'll love it: It's easy to use, cute and comes in fun colors!

Pro tip: Grab some colorful film packs for extra flair.

Polaroid Now


Bring back the nostalgia with Polaroid Now! This instant film camera combines the classic Polaroid aesthetic with modern tech to print your pics right away. This camera is all fun and vibrant prints, which are larger than the ones from the Instax. A bonus feature from this camera is autofocus, which will give your summer pics a sharper look.

Why you'll love it: Instant prints with a vintage vibe

Pro tip: Shake up your photo collection by trying the different types of Polaroid film.

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by Megha Gupra | 6/9/2024