The Camera Bag: New Polaroid Camera, Film and Artwork


posted Monday, April 2, 2012 at 2:46 PM EDT

Last week we told you about the Polaroid Sunglass Camera designed by Lady Gaga that was unveiled over a year ago but has still not gone on sale. Now, we'd like to share some better Polaroid news including a new Polaroid camera and film you can purchase today.

First, there's the Polaroid Z340, a 14-megapixel digital camera that delivers instant prints, just like in the good old days. The Polaroid Z340 Instant Camera uses Zink paper, which has dye crystals embedded in the paper that turn into color prints when heated. Though they emerge from Z340 in a few seconds just like traditional Polaroid photos, the 3x4-inch print paper is less expensive than instant film and smudge-proof, water and tear-resistant and doesn't require drying time.

Along with making instant prints, the Polaroid Z340 camera captures 14MP digital images you can save, edit and share. The instant camera, which is designed similarly to classic Polaroid cameras, also shoots video.

You can purchase the Polaroid Z340 from Photojojo for $299 with 10 prints; or $349 with 100 prints.

Speaking of Polaroid prints, The Impossible Project is selling a stylish version of its PX 70 Color Shade Film with colored frames around the images  -- instead of white -- including yellow, orange, red, pink, lilac, dark blue, light blue and others.

This Nigo Edition -- Nigo is a a Japanese music producer, DJ, and designer -- PX70 Color Shade Polaroid film is selling for $25 for a pack of eight. Unfortunately, the film is currently out of stock but you can get on a waiting list at the Impossible Project Shop. (Via PetaPixel)

And finally, if you just can't get enough of all things Polaroid, you can buy this sweet "Make Magic Happen" Polaroid poster -- shown below -- to hang on your wall from Etsy for $22. (Via Retro to Go)