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Leica Announce SOFORT Instant Camera in Black

Simon Skinner - 4 years ago

The Leica SOFORT Instant Camera has been unveiled as a super-cool black variant and we think it looks great  

Leica Sofort in Matt Black
The Leica Sofort in Matt Black

Other models in the range include white and mint colours, this new matt-black finish comes with the exact same features and functions of the existing cameras in the SOFORT range. 

To serve as a reminder, the Leica SOFORT camera shoots using Fujifilm Instax Mini film and in addition to the Automatic, Party & People, Sport & Action, Macro and creative modes, the camera also offers settings for self-portraits, which has a self-timer and two separate delay options.

The SOFORT automatically adjusts certain parameters, including the exposure and aperture to suit the chosen programme. Flash triggering can either be left entirely to the automatic flash function of the camera, or users can turn it on or off, depending on the kinds of pictures they want to shoot. There’s also a rectangular mirror on the front for even simpler selfies!

The new Leica SOFORT in Matt-Black is available from today. To see more, head to the Leica website.

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Having spent many years working in various pockets of the music industry, and always with a camera in hand, Simon has worked with organisations such as Warner/Chappell, Food Records and ultimately, co-founding the innovative independent record label, Izumi Records before moving fully into the world of publishing in 2007. Amongst numerous other projects in the last decade, he has been responsible for a number of specialist photo trade magazines and journals for the filmmaking and photography communities, along with a coffee table book entitled, "Great Britons of Photography' which he produced with Peter Dench and Leica. Now heading up PhotoBite, Simon and the team have set themselves a task of delivering informative and inspirational content for photographers of all levels, from the beginner, shooting with smartphones, to the seasoned photographer and filmmaker.