Expired polaroids from Iceland by Paul Hoi

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By Paul Hoi in New Photography on Tuesday 31 March 2015

Over the course of two weeks in 2014, I explored Iceland through the Ring Road, which connects, from one settlement to the next-the entirety of the Nordic country. I traveled alone on a four-wheel drive, and would often wake up in the morning to surroundings that, due to the immensely diverse microclimates, looked and felt unrecognizable from the day before.

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Turn your iPhone into a Polaroid camera

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By Annie Churdar in New Products on Tuesday 5 November 2013

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! […]

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Polaroids shot by Andy Warhol

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Tuesday 9 July 2013

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.

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Polaroid portrait photography by Manila’s An and En

Erin Emocling Contributor

By Erin Emocling in New Photography on Thursday 23 August 2012

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.

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From the LAEM Store: Large Format Polaroid Transfers

Alison Shepard Contributor

By Alison Shepard in New Products on Wednesday 21 March 2012

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.

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Poladarium: tear-off calendars featuring 366 Polaroids

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By Kathalijne Van Zutphen in New Products on Thursday 9 February 2012

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 […]

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Olivia Bee’s photo blog

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By Michelle Wilding in Cool Websites on Thursday 28 January 2010

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.

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