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The Importance Of Polaroid - Why I Still Love To Shoot With Instant Film

Emily Soto | Posted 11.24.2014 | Arts
Emily Soto

My fashion photography is grounded in art. I love the old, painterly feel that a Polaroid gives and the excitement of seeing how it will turn out, and never really knowing. Polaroid film is old, and often that makes it imperfect and each frame is unique - I love that. I also love the instantaneous nature of seeing something coming to life on print.

Polaroid Enters the Action Camera Business with XS100i

Michael L. Berman | Posted 09.30.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Usually when we think of sports action cameras, GoPro is the first brand that comes to mind. Well, the folks at Polaroid are determined to change that...

Gorgeous Nude Portraits Reveal The Vulnerability Of The Human Body (NSFW)

Posted 11.04.2013 | Arts

"Remember that time before iPhones and digital cameras, when Polaroid was this magical thing?" asks photographer Jeff Enlow in a video for his ongoing...

True Hip-Hop in Paris!

Mike Schreiber | Posted 10.26.2013 | Arts
Mike Schreiber

I recently had a show of my True Hip-Hop photos in Paris at Cite De La Mode Et Du Design. The show was part of the Paris Hip Hop Festival, and I thought it would be fun to take Polaroids of some of the beautiful people who came out for the opening.

WATCH: Why Polaroid Was The First Social Network

Huffington Post | Posted 08.07.2013 | Technology

What was the first social network to let you take and share artsy, square photographs with all your friends? If you think the answer is obviously Inst...

Say Cheese! #Selfies as the New Marketing Campaign

Rana Florida | Posted 08.17.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

With smartphones, people can snap a #Selfie and share it with their network of friends or followers in an instant; even the Clintons are engaging in the trend.

The Most Famous Polaroids

The Huffington Post | Leigh Silver | Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts

Edwin Land, the inventor of the Polaroid camera, spoke in front of one of his factories in 1970 and dreamt up the camera of the future: "A camera whic...

Shake Your Instagram Like a Polaroid Picture

Tom Falco | Posted 03.11.2013 | Miami
Tom Falco

The Polaroid company, back from its second bankruptcy, has an interesting concept store in the works. It's called, Fotobar and it's a sleek type store...

Can This Gorgeous New Store Save Polaroid?

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.03.2013 | Technology

Retro, meet retro. Polaroid is planning to open at least ten "experimental" retail Fotobar stores, where customers can edit and print photos taken...

Diego Uchitel: Polaroids

Sophie de Rakoff | Posted 01.26.2013 | Books
Sophie de Rakoff

In our current aesthetic era of vintage redux and everything old is new again, Diego Uchitel: Polaroids is a lovely reminder of how the influence of the Polaroid is felt long after its official demise.

In The Spotlight: Five Indie Films Worthy of Our Attention

Greg Archer | Posted 11.07.2012 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Like some off-Broadway gems that so wonderfully showcase rare talent before they land on the big stage, there are a handful of lesser-known films circulating around in the periphery worthy of a closer look.

PHOTOS: Polaroids From Kathmandu

Mike Schreiber | Posted 12.30.2012 | Travel
Mike Schreiber

For this trip, I decided it would be a great idea to bring my big old Polaroid Land Camera with 6 or 7 packs of film (along with a few other cameras). I'd planned to do a daily journal, taking a Polaroid every day.

Robert Mapplethorpe's Is NSFW At The Getty

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

An upcoming exhibit at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles is bringing together the controversial oeuvre of photography provocateur, Robert Mapple...

This Father's Day -- Looking Back on What Matters Most

Karen Dillon | Posted 06.15.2012 | Parents
Karen Dillon

As I think about all the reasons to celebrate my wonderful father on Father's Day, I'll remember those family dinners and how hard he worked to make sure he was there -- and engaged.

Boy Buys Old Polaroid Camera, Finds Picture Of Uncle

Posted 05.30.2012 | Good News

Addison Logan never expected to make a new discovery inside an old Polaroid camera. The 13-year-old picked up the device for $1 at a garage sale i...

Andy Warhol Takes Pictures Of The Cool Crowd

Posted 04.04.2012 | Arts

Andy Warhol was a social animal. Ravenous to get in with the cool crowd, Warhol's life's work surrounded around social interaction. (Although his cool...

Dash Snow: A Life Untamed

Posted 02.14.2012 | Arts

The Polaroid craze has perhaps come and gone, but there is one artist whose work transcends trends, and that artist is Dash Snow, who passed away in 2...

Join The (Polaroid) Revolution

Posted 02.06.2012 | Arts

The polaroid camera, master of the instant image, is both a perfect art form for our age of instant-gratification as well as a retro relic of a lost a...

Cy Twombly's Luscious Photography

Posted 02.02.2012 | Arts

Cy Twombly was one of the greatest artists of our generation. His paintings, cryptic fields of "calligraffiti," derailed the course of art history...

Polaroid's Latest Creation

Engadget | Posted 01.15.2012 | Technology

The camera modules in smartphones continually improve, and these days there are phones like the iPhone 4S and the Nokia N9 who can take snapshots as g...

Gift Guide: Fashion Addict

Catherine Moellering | Posted 01.09.2012 | Style
Catherine Moellering

On the whole, working in fashion is a great gig. However, when the holidays roll around, one major drawback raises its ugly head. At this time of year, we start to hear the dreaded refrain: "You are impossible to buy for!"

WATCH: Video From Rural Mongolia Will Bring A Smile To Your Face

Posted 11.30.2011 | World

Do you remember the first time you held a picture of yourself? Vanessa Hollander and Wilson Philippe, two teenage photographers, spent 10 days this...

On Exhibit: "Made in Polaroid" at Milk Studios (Exclusive Photos/Video)

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

You may have been wondering what exactly Lady Gaga’s role as “Creative Director” of Polaroid may entail, other than sporting those sunglasses...

PHOTOS: A Love-Hate Relationship With Reality: Philip-Lorca diCorcia's 'Roid'

Posted 08.10.2011 | Arts

American artist Philip-Lorca diCorcia's 'Roid' is an opportunity to see him both develop and set aside the style of his trademark compositions. His fi...

Sustainable Leadership: The Problem With Iconic Leaders

Ed Lawler | Posted 06.18.2011 | Business
Ed Lawler

There are many examples in the history of American business that demonstrate how hard it is to replace an iconic leader.