Digital what? Instant photos are making a comeback


  • TECH
  • Sunday, 20 Oct 2019

The Rollei Rolleiflex is a modern instant photo camera, even though it looks much older. — Rollei GmbH & Co. KG/dpa

It wasn't so long ago that digital cameras were incredibly cutting edge. But now that everybody's got a high-definition camera on their smartphone, having a separate camera is kind of passe.

But in the age of iPhones, Photoshop and deepfakes, instant film photos are making a comeback. The cost and permanence makes each image precious, the pictures can't be manipulated, and to younger generations, the technology is mind-blowing.

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