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  • DIY Polaroid Photo Heart Stand

    By Polaroid Feb 7, 2020
    We're all about sharing the love this Valentine's Day. Ditch the boring, typical gift for something thoughtful and unique for your special someone this year—a photo heart stand printed on the Polaroid PlaySmart 3D printer. It's the perfect present to make their heart flutter.

  • Parks for Lovers

    By Polaroid Feb 3, 2020
    To celebrate Valentine's Day, Retrospekt and Parks Project teamed up to release a limited edition, refurbished Polaroid 600 analog instant camera that's totally swoon-worthy. The Parks for Lovers Polaroid instant camera houses painstakingly refurbished parts in a retro, Valentine's-inspired body, with every purchase contributing to the National Park Foundation's efforts to help disadvantaged...

  • Love Is in the Air

    By Christian Seda Feb 12, 2019
    I love celebrating Valentine’s Day because it is a perfect little reminder to appreciate your loved ones. I am not big on fancy dinners, expensive jewelry, or boxes of chocolate. However, I absolutely love crafting and making cards! Apparently, I have also passed that trait on to Hudson. He loves sneaking into our craft room and making his very own personalized cards too. Like mama like...

  • Create a Polaroid Love Story

    By Sharese Sevhanna Mirzakhanyan Feb 13, 2019
    Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I got you covered with an awesome gift idea you can do right at home. Personalized gifts are a fun way to tell someone you love them. This project is quick and easy…so let those creative juices flow. We are going to create a storybook filled with your favorite memories of you and your special someone using the Polaroid Mint instant...

  • Polaroid Wood Photo Display

    By Polaroid Mar 13, 2019
    Looking for a creative way to decorate using your favorite photos? Check out our easy-to-do Polaroid wood photo display to add that extra touch of special to any room. Here's what you'll need to make your own Polaroid wood photo display. Materials: Polaroid Mint instant digital pocket printer 2x3" Zink Polaroid pictures 6x6" wood block (we got ours from a local craft store) Pieces of colored...


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Recovering the Places We Lost Along the Way

By Nicole Capo Aug 10, 2018
I hold up my camera to snap a photo and that simple act feels momentous. As the image prints from my Polaroid Snap Touch instant digital camera, I...

Finding Your Kitsch—and America—on 66

By Matthew Dickey Aug 3, 2018
Picture this. Several tour buses are gathered on the street. Their deep engines are grumbling. They are lined up not to see the Grand Canyon, but a...

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...

Get Your Chopsticks on Route 66

By Lina Tran Jul 23, 2018
In the back of Pho Lien Hoa, a family-style restaurant on Oklahoma City’s NW 23rd Street, hangs a large piece of art, the kind you...

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...

Resurrections on Route 66: Photographing Restored Roadside Landmarks

By Michael Ryan Jul 16, 2018
Route 66 slices through eight states and over 300 different communities as it winds its way west from Chicago, IL to Santa Monica, CA. Since 1926,...

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...

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...

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."...

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...

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...