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  • Route 66 Communities: Documenting Tight-Knit Connections in Disparate Places

    By Morgan Vickers Jul 25, 2018
    Driving along Route 66 feels simple. It’s a mindless act: rubber tires against hot asphalt, gravel, and dirt roads; roadside rest stops filled with milkshakes and french fries; photo stops at historic and aging places. As a woman in Albuquerque told me, “Route 66 really reminds you to slow down and enjoy life." Photo by David Kafer But The Mother Road—as John Steinbeck dubbed...

  • Polaroid In-Depth: "I Am" with Idelie Perez

    By Idelie Perez Jul 20, 2018
    We sat down with Idelie Perez, the filmmaker behind "I Am" the recent short film. The film is narrated by six women recounting their experiences with ageism and describing how they choose to live their lives outside of the confines of their age bracket. Whitney Perez, dancer | 25 years old  Tell us a little bit about who you are and what you do. As you know, we generally feature...

  • DIY Polaroid Photo Frames

    By Polaroid Jul 5, 2018
    We absolutely love the way Polaroid pictures look together; the more the merrier. This DIY Polaroid photo frame is the perfect way to display multiple Polaroid Zink prints, while still giving each its place. If you have just moved into a new home, this is also an inexpensive way to add a unique decoration to your walls or shelves.  Here is what you will need to make your own Polaroid Photo...

  • Discover Historic Route 66

    By The National Trust for Historic Preservation Jul 2, 2018
    Route 66. The Mother Road. The inspiration for those oft-quoted “kicks.” And now, the backdrop for an epic road trip that will showcase why this historic route deserves our support. The National Trust for Historic Preservation—the cause for people saving places—is taking to the streets (literally) to capture the stories and advocate for the preservation of the most...

  • Polaroid In-Depth: Luca Franchini

    By Luca Franchini Jun 25, 2018
    Luca Franchini, a Polaroid photographer and founder of the sustainable clothing brand, SALT Clothing, uses his Polaroid photography to express his personal vision of beauty and femininity. He shoots people he meets in natural settings and in natural light to create stunning photographs.

  • Polaroid In-Depth: Travis Matthews

    By Travis Matthews May 20, 2018
    Travis Matthews, a portrait and fashion photographer from Guyana, who currently resides and works in NYC, lives by the motto "create to inspire." Everything from his personal work to what he has created for an incredible roster of clients, including Puma, Urban Outfitters, VP Records, and more, all beautifully represent his unique vision and goal to inspire others.  Khadika Omar Tell us a...

  • The Beauty Behind the Met Gala

    By James Tinnelly May 10, 2018
    Eight years ago, top model Fei Fei Sun and I started working together. Our collaboration has been the highlight of my career as a model manager this far. She is not only beautiful on the outside, she has tremendous inner beauty. So many times over the years, clients have said "No, we don't use Asians," or "Asian models have never done that before, it's not possible." Fei Fei and I refuse to...


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Handwritten Photos

By Polaroid Apr 25, 2018
We've all heard the (rather tired) phrase of "a photo is worth a thousand words." We think that while in some cases this is true, there are also...

Polaroid In-Depth: Briana Morrison

By Briana Morrison Apr 13, 2018
Wedding photographer and Polaroid enthusiast, Briana Morrison, found Polaroid when she hit a creative wall. She was immediately drawn to the...

DIY Polaroid Photo Coasters

By Polaroid Mar 28, 2018
There are small personal things that make a house feel like a home. DIY Polaroid photo coasters are a great way to add a personal touch to your...

Late Night Polaroids

By Emily Earl Mar 19, 2018
Influenced by Weegee's gritty street photography, Brassai's Paris images and the work of Walker Evans, these black and white portraits are a...

Polaroid In-Depth: Allison Harvard

By Allison Harvard Feb 28, 2018
Model and photographer, Allison Harvard, has an incredible amount of experience on either side of a camera. She brought her new Polaroid OneStep 2...

Polaroid In-Depth: James Tinnelly

By James Tinnelly Feb 18, 2018
We sat down with James Tinnelly, a talent mananger at Women Management. James takes Polaroid portraits of each of the models that he represents. The...

DIY Photo Memory Jars

By Polaroid Feb 5, 2018
We absolutely love a giant cardboard heart filled with chocolates or a bouquet of red roses as much as the next person... but it really does feel...

Polaroid Unfaded: Dreamland

By Malwina Adaszek Jan 26, 2018
This is my personal journey through my childhood. During the trips I would take, I wanted to capture the atmosphere of my youngest years of life....

Polaroid In-Depth: Alex Berger

By Alex Berger Jan 20, 2018
When did you first start using a Polaroid camera?  I first started using Polaroid cameras in 2001. At my birthday that year I received the...

Framing Resolution in 2018

By Polaroid Jan 2, 2018
What were your New Years resolutions for 2017? We couldn't tell you ours. Rather than telling ourselves we will go to the gym every day of the week...

The Instant Art of Organization

By Gudrun Wronski Dec 22, 2017
Gudrun Wronski, the artist behind the @Polarista, embodies what it means to create incredible everyday art. Gudrun creates beautiful Polaroid...

5 Tips for Capturing Great Holiday Photos

By Marc Serota Dec 13, 2017
This year, make sure you take pictures you’ll want to look back on with these 5 tips for capturing amazing holiday photos.