The best creative film and instant cameras

From just £8, we reveal the best single use, instant and creative film cameras available now

Young man taking a photo on a Polaroid camera in the woods

by Kirk Schwarz |

With the quality, precision, unlimited shots and accurate colours we’ve come to enjoy from digital cameras, we’re truly spoiled in the variety of ways we can document the world around us. But there has always been a romance to film photography that digital hasn’t yet managed to capture.

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Whether it’s their retro colours, intimate nature or honest representation, we’re taking a look at some affordable film cameras, which will create some truly unique moments. These alternative film cameras are packed with nuance and character.

Capture scenes with a hint of nostalgia and a touch of fun...

Best creative film and instant cameras 2021

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Kirk Schwarz is one of our resident tech experts. A tech-addicted photographer with more than a decade's experience, Kirk's used to putting new gear through extreme field-testing.

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