I don’t know about you, but I grew up in a time when Polaroids seemed to be the camera of the future. For a kid who couldn’t wait the hours it took to drop film off to be developed, Polaroids were perfect. But then they went missing. Polaroids are gone. But wait! Not so fast! […]
Yes, even the irrepressible Andy Warhol once snapped his fair share of Polaroids. They might not have been meant to be actual artwork — apparently they were meant to be aids for prints and portraits — but they still offer a pretty fascinating glimpse into Warhol’s art process.
Terrific twins from Manila, Tracianne and Trasienne, also known as Your Evil Twin (An and En), are a tag team that’s made of gorgeous looks and gorgeous (film) photographs. Seeing their Polaroids sets me up into a twilight zone of melancholy, nostalgia, and all the lovely feelings in between. It’s like each photograph they take is an appreciation of memories that are bound to be immortalized and remembered – the analogue way.
Brooklyn-based Polaroid artist Matt Schwartz, from She Hit Pause Studios, has been photographing his whimsical images of girls, surf culture and vintage finds for the past eight years. Schwartz takes large format Polaroids, pulls apart the film, and then rubs the negative onto watercolor paper.
I am not one to have a calendar hanging on any wall anywhere in my house but these Poladariums are a must-have for 2012. Only 88mm x 108mm, they feature 366 Polaroids taken by various artists and there is a little inscription on the back of each page with more information. These tear-off calenders are […]
I love this photo blog by 15 year-old American, Olivia Bolles. She captures raw and intriguing photos with Polaroids and point-and-shoots, proving that a creatively discerning eye can far outweigh the technical effects that professional SLR’s offer.