When Fujifilm announced they were discontinuing FP-100C peel-apart instant film, a lot of people were understandably a little saddened by the news. It ended with a claim of reduced sales, forcing the termination of production. But while it may not be Fujifilm that’s doing it, peel-apart instant film is coming back, thanks to ONE INSTANT.
“Everybody now has a selfie with a phone,” photographer Louis Mendes says. This is why he chooses to be different. He has been photographing people and streets of New York for over forty years using a Speed Graphic camera from 1940s. His camera is followed by his classy ‘40s style, and The New York Post has made a short video about this legendary New York photographer.
Fujifilm might have killed off the last of its peel-apart film. But not all hope is lost.
Yesterday, New55, a company that currently specializes in creating 4×5 positive-negative instant film, posted a video to Facebook that shows it has the capability to make peel-apart color film similar to Fujifilm’s FP–100c.[Read More…]