Mel joy is an upcoming YouTube personality. She owns a beauty channel where she posts about fashion tips, make up tutorials and beauty products such as jewelry especially necklaces. She also posts about comedy tags and challenges. She is also active in instagram and Snap chat where she has a lot of followers. She has over 11 million subscribers in her YouTube channel. She uses the Instax mini 8 camera to make her videos.
Instax mini 8
The Instax camera is manufactured by Fujifilm. It is a light weight camera that can easily fit into the pockets.
The design is basic with the front having a button that is used to extend the lens and that can be used to turn on the camera. Around the lens, there is a brightness adjustment dial which can be used to switch up the different exposure modes.
The camera also has a trigger with the viewfinder located above it. The flash is placed beside the trigger.
On the back of the camera is the battery compartment and a film compartment. The camera works with two AA batteries. In a way, it is an analog camera.
The camera has no autofocus and has a pretty good shooting range. The different exposure levels are; indoors, might, cloudy, shade, slightly cloudy and sunny and bright. There is also a high key mode which allows one to shoot photos in areas with extreme brightness.
The flash of the camera has a recycle time of 0.2 to 6 seconds and has a shutter speed of 1/60 seconds.
The Instax mini 8 has a depth of 2.7 inches and an instant camera type. The flash type is a built-in flash with a shooting range of between 2 feet to 9 feet. The film type is an instant film with 10 exposure elements.
The lens system comprises of a focal length of 60 mm, a lens aperture of f12.7, a minimum focal length of 60mm, a minimum focus distance of 23.6 inches and is of the integrated from factor.
It has a view finder with flash ready LED information. The view finder type is of real image. The optical view finder has a 0.37x magnification.
The camera has a minimum of 1/60 exposure, an electronic shutter, full auto shooting modes, an automatic film advance with the exposure modes being program or automatic. Also there is an auto power off feature.
The camera measures 4.6 by 4.7 by 2.7 inches and weighs 10.83 oz.
When to be used, one has to use a Fuji Instax film which comes min a pack of ten and measures 62 by 46 mm.
The pros of this camera include it is easy to use, is very comfortable to operate and it has slimmer design as compared to the previous Instax model.
The cons is that the film is slow to develop and the images produced do not always look good and of quality. The Fuji film is also expensive since it requires regular purchasing.