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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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Polaroid Unfaded: The Pursuit of Happiness

By Julia Beyer Dec 8, 2017
Photography has always been something that I have felt such an attraction to, but somehow instant photography didn’t really enter my focus...

DIY Thanksgiving Memories Display

By Polaroid Nov 21, 2017
In the days before Thanksgiving, there is just so much to think about — finishing work, travel arrangements, packing, FOOD, and more. The...

Polaroid Unfaded: Dark Progressivism

By Jim McHugh Nov 20, 2017
"The two-plate diptych portrait of Big Sleeps was the first in a series of artists I photographed using two frames. Foremost, it was to show their...

Polaroid x Jetsetter

By Jetsetter Nov 6, 2017
At Jetsetter, we’re always on the go — and we’re never without a camera handy to capture our adventures. Our site provides tons of...

Polaroid Unfaded: Everything was Different

By Patrick Gosling Oct 12, 2017
In 1994 everything was different. I was shooting almost 100% of my work on transparency film. With no chance to view what you’d shot prior to...

Pack Polaroid: An Exploration Through India

By Cole Kiburz Oct 10, 2017
India is a place that captivates and overwhelms the senses with its contradictory layers; vibrant colors meet stark landscapes. Peaceful temples...

Kevyn Aucoin: Larger Than Life

By Polaroid Oct 5, 2017
Kevyn Aucoin is widely known as the greatest makeup artist in the world. His makeup artistry was other-wordly, and he authored three best-selling...

Capturing Family Memories: Our Summer Abroad

By Hailey Andresen Sep 8, 2017
Traveling with kids isn’t always easy, but this May, my husband Zack and I left NYC to travel the world with our son, Owen, who turns two this...

Back to School Postcards

By Caitlin Houston Sep 5, 2017
A unique way to showcase your little one's big day is by using Polaroid photos to create a postcard to send to your loved ones. All you need is a...

Creating a Summer Memory Scrapbook

By Caitlin Houston Aug 29, 2017
Creating a summer vacation scrapbook is so easy with the Polaroid Snap Touch instant digital camera. With the first day of school quickly...

Polaroid Unfaded: A Moment as a Gift

By Kylor Melton Aug 3, 2017
Her name is Mann. At least that’s what she said when I asked her in my very broken Senegalese. But I think her real name was something else...

Polaroid Unfaded: Landscapes of LA

By Polaroid Jul 7, 2017
When I drive everyday and see the graffiti, all I see mostly is this relationship between the gangs in the city and these Rothko-kind images that...