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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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Jarrod Reno | Polaroid Photographer

By Polaroid Apr 12, 2016
"Life truly is a journey, the good is of course good, but the bad is also good in the end. If that makes sense." – Jarrod Reno After...

Oh Baby!

By Polaroid Apr 1, 2016
The first year of your baby's life will go by in a flash. In an instant, that little bundle of joy that you were so nervous to bring home will turn...

petitePARADE in an Instant Flash

By Laura Fontaine Mar 31, 2016
petitePARADE Kids Fashion Week was created to legitimize children’s fashion. Hundreds of photographers, writers, stylists, designers and other...

Tasty Tips

By Polaroid Mar 16, 2016
Been inundated with food photography lately?  You are not alone.  Sharing pics of your perfectly plated tuna tartare before you even take a...

Countdown to Festival Season

By Polaroid Mar 14, 2016
Element Eden is celebrating music in a big way this year and they're kicking it off with a giveaway for their fans. We’re all about creativity,...

See What They See

By Polaroid Mar 8, 2016
This year, about 500,000 kids around the globe will go blind from Vitamin A deficiency.  Walgreens partnered with Vitamin Angels, a non-profit...

ART SHOW at The Container Yard

By Polaroid Mar 2, 2016
Located in the heart of the Arts District in downtown Los Angeles, The Container Yard works with artists which play an integral role in the beautiful...

“Andy Warhol: Portraits” Coming to the Crocker Art Museum

By Polaroid Mar 1, 2016
Opening on March 13, 2016 at the Crocker Art Museum, “Andy Warhol: Portraits” features Polaroid pictures, paintings, drawings, photo...

Mapping a Journey in Pictures

By Polaroid Feb 9, 2016
Maps and photographs are great mediums for exploring the world, so why not combine the two? Take a road trip or holiday, simply head out on foot, by...

Tags with a Twist

By Polaroid Feb 1, 2016
Everyone loves getting presents, but an extra thoughtful touch can make the present even more special. Instant photographs can make for perfect...

Marc Serota on Staying Calm and Standing Out

By Polaroid Jan 25, 2016
We recently caught up with award winning photographer, Marc Serota, on the dock at his home in the Florida Keys.  World renown for his 15+ years...

Frame Within a Frame

By Polaroid Jan 19, 2016
A photo within a photo is a quick and easy visual trick that can be used to create quirky pictures. You can snap a person, place or thing, though the...