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  • 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...

  • 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 scenarios where words can enhance a photo. We created a series of handwritten notes on photos that we think bring new meaning to the image. One of the best parts about instant digital cameras and printers is that you can print multiple copies of an...

  • 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 character of the film and inspired by its imperfections. Today, she uses Polaroid cameras to create a unique connection with her subject and her art. Tell us a little bit about what you do. BM: I'm a traveling wedding and lifestyle photographer based in...

  • 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 living space or give a one-of-a-kind gift. We can show you how to make this easy craft. Materials: - 3.5 x 4.25" Polaroid photos from the Polaroid Pop - 4 x 4" white tiles - Mod Podge sealer, glue, and finish - Brush - Felt - Hot glue gun - Scissors...

  • 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 collection of late night flashes that capture the energy of downtown Savannah, GA after dark. For the past six years I have been using a Polaroid ProPack camera to document the people that frequent the single strip of bars in this swampy city, where...


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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...

Cooking for Life with Common Threads

By Polaroid Jun 26, 2017
Chef Anita Lo, Chef Fabio Viviani, Chef Brad Kilgore, and Chef JJ Johnson with the #PolaroidxCommonThreads Polaroid frame at the opening event in...

Memories Are Meant For Sharing

By Justin Weiler Jun 13, 2017
When I picked up my first camera, my intention was to use it to meet new people, rather than just create beautiful images. Over the past 15 years, my...

Filling in the Blanks with the Polaroid Snap at the Wynwood Walls in Miami

By Jacklyn Shields Jun 11, 2017
I recently spent the day exploring Wynwood with my friend Taylor from Travel Colorfully and my Polaroid Snap instant digital camera. This area was...

Polaroid Unfaded: Of Potato Heads and Polaroids

By Mike McCready Jun 7, 2017
Why Polaroids? I have always liked the immediacy and tangibility of Polaroid pictures. In this world of moment-to-moment media distractions,...

We Just Click: Esprit x Polaroid

By Polaroid May 17, 2017
We partnered with Esprit to bring you eight new tees with a bright new look and all the classic Polaroid elements. Photographer and blogger,...

Polaroid Unfaded: A Little Newer, a Little Different, but Always Polaroid

By Piper Curda May 5, 2017
This photo of my brother and sister was taken this last December. My whole family was together (which is rare nowadays) for the holidays. We...

Polaroid Unfaded: Madonna 66

By Richard Corman Apr 12, 2017
I certainly have had advantages that many people have not. Over the years, my mother, Cis Corman, a well-known and respected casting director and...

Planting and Preserving with tentree

By Polaroid Mar 31, 2017
Our friends at tentree may have achieved the ultimate goal: looking incredible and saving the world. tentree, a lifestyle apparel company,...

Sharing Every Day Memories: Documented Workshop

By Hailey Andresen Mar 24, 2017
Amy Frances Hanen’s Documented Workshop was held in my home just a couple weeks ago. We gathered at my kitchen table as professional...

Polaroid Unfaded: Seeing Beyond Ourselves

By Jarrod Reno Mar 23, 2017
To me, photography is family. My journey with photography began before I was born. I would say it began with the lives of those I have never...