Leica Sofort Is A Stylish Instant Film Camera That Shoots To Fujifilm Instax

Leica Sofort Brings Instant Film Cameras Back to Pop Culture

Leica Sofort Instant Film Camera
The mint green Leica SofortLeica

Small instant film cameras are about as hot as they have ever been right now, and now Leica is getting in on the action with a rather dapper little camera called the Sofort. It comes in three colors and shoots to Fujifilm's increasingly-popular Instax Mini film. Honestly, it looks like a blast.

Leica Sofort Instant Film Camera
The Leica Sofort in whiteLeica

The camera has a decidedly art-deco feel to it, especially if you get it in the Mint green color (your other options are white and orange). Like many instant film cameras, the primary method of operation involves choosing the correct mode. There are settings made for specific shooting conditions like close-up (which is also typically used for selfies), full-auto, sports mode for faster shutter speeds, party mode for longer shutter speeds with flash, and double exposures. Beyond that, the Sofort also allows for more control, including flash output, exposure compensation, and focusing distance.

This isn’t the kind of camera that’s made for careful exposures and nailed focus.

Leica Sofort Instant Film Camera
The Leica Sofort in orangeLeica

In a lot of ways, it reminds me of the retro-styled Instax Mini 90, which opts for a different retro feel.

We'll update this post with official pricing information once it becomes available, but you should be ready for it to come with the usual Leica premium pricing.

In a lot of ways, it reminds me of the retro-styled Instax Mini 90, which opts for a different retro feel.

We'll update this post with official pricing information once it becomes available, but you should be ready for it to come with the usual Leica premium pricing.

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