Professional wedding and lifestyle photographer Antony Hands is an avid instax user. In this article he talks about capturing big family memories with our instax WIDE 300.
The instax WIDE 300 delivers larger prints that kids and families love!
If you’ve ever thought “I wish my instant print was bigger” then the instax WIDE 300 is the camera for you! The WIDE 300 takes instax WIDE film, which while the same height as instax mini and square, is much wider! In fact instax WIDE film offers 1.6x the image space of SQUARE film and 2x the image space of instax mini – perfect for BIG family memories.
Capture your memories in prints that are big and great to display on instax WIDE film!
The instax WIDE 300 is designed for ease of use, making taking great instant photos something anyone in the family can do! With a fully automated exposure system, the camera ensures your shots are well exposed. When the camera recognises that flash is required to light the scene it automatically fires, ensuring great flash shots in low light. Additionally, the camera allows you to manually activate the flash even in bright circumstances to provide fill flash for your subject.
Here flash was activated to provide fill light for the subject.
With the on/off switch and shutter release conveniently positioned on the integrated handgrip it is easy to turn the camera on and shoot, even in low light. Additionally, the ergonomic design of the handgrip makes using the camera one-handed a breeze.
The camera features a two zone focusing system (0.9M-3M and 3m-infinity), providing sharper focus for your bigger prints. Switching between the zones requires no fiddling with buttons, as a simple turn of the lens barrel activates the focus switching motor. The camera also comes with a close-up focus lens with integrated selfie mirror, for those WIDE selfies or macro shots!
The bright viewfinder makes for easy framing of your shot, even with a moving subject, such as your kids playing, and the accurate auto exposure helps get great action images. The larger print size really makes these images shine!
It’s easy to frame your action images in the WIDE 300’s bright viewfinder
The camera’s metering system also includes a lighten/darken function, for when you want to have control over exposure or do something creative.
Control over your exposure if desired can help when shooting creatively
The best thing about the instax WIDE 300 is that you don’t need to worry about your settings, you can rely on the camera to get it right, even in bright conditions, like at the beach. This means you can just relax, knowing that your big prints are going to find pride of place on your fridge or in your album. If you are looking for a camera to instantly capture your family adventures, then the instax WIDE 300 might be just the thing for you!
The instax WIDE 300 – capturing big family memories!