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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: 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...

Trading Winter Blues for Tropical Hues

By Jacklyn Shields Mar 22, 2017
Living in New York can become mildly depressing in winter, between the cold, the snow, and the darkness (the sun sets at 4PM!). It’s safe to...