How do I store my instax photos?
The best way to store unused, and unopened Instax film is inside it’s original sealed, foil package. The best location to store your unused film is in a temperature controlled environment like your home. The optimal temperatures to store Instax Film is between 41° F and 104° F.
Are instax photos archival?
Polaroids are not archival and were not meant to last forever. They were designed for instant gratification. Compared to other mediums, instant photographs are fragile, especially because the chemicals used in the development process are still in the print and can continue to affect its aging process.
Are instax photo albums PVC free?
This photo album is made of PVC plastic, which ruins photographs, especially polaroids. If you are planning to store your polaroids in an album so that they don’t fade or get damaged, do not store them in this album. Any photo album made of PVC plastic will damage them irreversibly over time.
Can you save pictures on Instax?
Some digital Instax cameras such as the Instax Square SQ20 and Instax Mini LiPlay have an internal memory and a slot for a Micro SD memory card where you can save the pictures you take and print them at a later date.
How long is Instax film good for?
Instant film is good for 2 – 3 years after expiration (or production date for Polaroid) but degrades the quickest of all film produced. Polaroid and Fujifilm Instax both suggest that their films should be used one year after the expiration or production date printed on the box.
Do Instax photos fade over time?
Yes, Instax photos can fade if they aren’t stored properly. I tend to keep mine inside an album or a box. Putting them on display or leaving them out in the sun can cause the colours to fade over time. It is also best to keep the prints away from heat and humidity.
How long can film stay inside Instax?
We recommend finishing a pack of film within 2 weeks for best results and no longer than 1 month. Some people ask if you have to put the camera (with the film inside) in a dehumidifier. The answer is no don’t do that, because it might dry up the chemicals.