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.
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.
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.
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!"
If those who haven't seen a 3D movie wait a few months their view promises to be greatly improved. That is because a new age of 3D glasses is about to dawn. Long gone are the red and green cellophane lenses in cardboard frames.
It was with the invention of the Polaroid that we entered the world of instant gratification. And now, our Polaroid society can't understand why not everything is fixed yet. But challenges building for decades cannot be fixed in a year or two.