Polaroid launches Snoopy-themed film to celebrate 70 years of Peanuts

Polaroid launches Snoopy-themed film to celebrate 70 years of Peanuts
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Fans of Snoopy, Charlie Brown and friends can now share their love for the classic characters with the new Peanuts-themed Polaroid film. 

To celebrate 70 years of the Peanuts franchise, Polaroid has launched packs of the special edition Color i-Type Film ‑ Peanuts Edition. Each pack contains 8 shots and there are 16 unique frames in total, featuring favorites like Snoopy, Woodstock, Charlie Brown, Lucy and more. 

As with all i-Type film, the new Peanuts packs are compatible with the Polaroid OneStep 2 (opens in new tab), Polaroid OneStep+ and Polaroid Now (opens in new tab) instant cameras, as well as the Polaroid Lab (opens in new tab) – the innovative photo printer that uses authentic Polaroid chemistry to develop images transferred from your smartphone.

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The iconic Peanuts comic strip, written and illustrated by Charles M Schulz, launched on 02 October 1950 in seven newspapers: the Minneapolis Tribune (Schulz' hometown paper), The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, The Seattle Times, The Denver Post, Allentown's Evening Chronicle and Bethlehem's Globe-Times. The daily strip ran for almost 50 years, coming to an end on 13 February 2000,

It's been a busy time for Polaroid lately. Not only did the manufacturer release the Now earlier this year, it has also just launched the Star Wars-themed Polaroid Now Mandalorian Polaroid Now (opens in new tab) camera and Mandalorian i-Type Film, both of which seem perfectly timed as gifts for the holiday season. 

While the Peanuts film isn't getting a similarly Snoopy-themed camera to go along with it (though there are plenty of vintage Snoopy cameras on eBay, made by companies like Casio, Konica and Tomy), we nonetheless love these special edition film packs – which likewise make perfect stocking stuffers. 

Polaroid Color i-Type Film ‑ Peanuts Edition is available now for $17.99 / £16.99 per pack (Australian availability TBC).

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The best instant cameras (opens in new tab) – from best instax to best Polaroid cameras
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Polaroid Now review (opens in new tab)
Polaroid OneStep 2 review (opens in new tab)
Polaroid Lab review (opens in new tab)

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The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a magazine and web journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients as diverse as Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photographic and lighting tutorials, as well as industry analysis, news and rumors for publications such as Digital Camera Magazine (opens in new tab)PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine (opens in new tab)N-Photo: The Nikon Magazine (opens in new tab)Digital Photographer (opens in new tab) and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and demonstrations at The Photography Show (opens in new tab). An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.