Instax Mini 70 modification

It is a new adaption of my modification of Instax mini camera. It uses a prime lens 75mm F3.5 that I extracted from a Ross London 1620 camera. The excellent optics and 75mm view made it an ideal lens for this camera. This vintage is perfectly fit to the classy outlook of the Instax Mini 70 camera. I particularly like the metallic tone of the camera which resembles our mental image of the faded era.





This legendary lens is a manual lens. It means that you would don’t need to fire the flash light during low light environment. There are a wide range of aperture from F3.5 to F22 available for use and shutter speed from B to 1/300s.

How many times we are worrying about the overexposure of the (white) face with a very dark background? It happens frequently in the native Instax Mini. And how could you get the narrow depth of field? This camera is an answer.

The ejection system is well preserved in this modified Instax camera. It is not a half-modified camera that you may encounter in the market, where the ejection system is ill-constructed. Those system usually features an ejection that you will press until the film ejected out, and manually stop the film ejection by releasing the shutter button. It can result in inaccurate film ejection, eg, half or 1/3 of an unused film has been ejected accidentally. These issues won’t be happened in this camera as it is already in a mature state.

Feel free to leave me a message if you are interested to order one !

Sample pictures

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Easter holiday trip

As a tribute to my trip, I shoot this in the nice restaurant with my family and friends still having dinner.

The sunset is too short. Hope we can do more instant pictures shooting next time.

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Now or Never Award from Lomography

My great honour to win the 2016 Now or Never photography award.

This is essentially an instant photo award. My picture depicts two trams passing quickly along the busy street in the metropolitan. Seems no one paying much attention to them and so I decide to give it a new dimension. I like the surreal feeling of the picture that it looks like the two trams are entering another world.

“The Now or Never Award asks you to share your instant snaps — those moments so precious that you couldn’t let them slip by without turning them into a frame to put on your wall, keep in your wallet, or post to a friend.” – Lomography

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Interview with Lomography on Lego Instant Camera

Recent interview with Lomography. Discussing the insider stories behind the Lego Instant Camera.

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Lego Instant Camera – A live demonstration !

The magic of Lego Instant Camera

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Family of modified instant cameras

Recently many photographers inquired about how to get a modified instant camera. This post shows part of our collection of the modified instant camera.

We do sell these cameras to passionate people, to share the magic of instant pictures! Feel free to leave me a message through this blog or instagram (cupcakeg2).

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Lego Instant Camera Photo Collection

Recently I have taken the Lego Instant Camera to many places to test. And I felt in love with this interesting camera. It never fail to get attention from the curious people. The camera is a magic trick itself, and it is self-working.

Up to now, the camera’s design has evolved a bit from the first version. The light leak is completely resolved. I didn’t stick the Lego by glue. Hence, sometimes it may slightly cracked when I took out in my filled bag. It needs only a small squeeze to close the gap and it’s good to go again. It appears that even these cracks would not create any light leak, because of the light sealing treatment done inside.

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