The Lighten-Darken Control adjusts the intensity of colors to make the print finish brighter or darker.
The two shutter buttons on the body make vertical and horizontal shooting easier.
The camera detects the brightness of the background to control the shutter speed. Backgrounds can be captured clearly even in dark rooms.
When shooting flowers, small articles or sweets, you can use the close-up lens to create an enlarged image of the subject.
The small mirror beside the lens is useful to check the framing for taking perfect self-shots.
Yasumasa Yonehara (Yone-chan)
An editor, creative director and photographer, highly acclaimed both in Japan and other countries for launching Out of Photographers, a magazine containing photos taken by the public, in the 1990's. He started photographing girls with instax series, capturing their natural sexiness, and gained a favorable reputation for his girl-themed view of the world. He works as an artistic photographer in various areas such as the magazine, CD jacket and fashion catalog fields. In 2008, he held an exhibition at Barry Friedman Ltd. in New York and has now stepped into the world of contemporary art.