Posts tagged "polaroid"

Amazing Photographs, Instantly!

These days, everybody's got a digital camera on their dang Smartphone. Which is why I think it's about time we kicked it old school and returned to actual printed photos. The Fujifilm Instax MINI 7s White Instant Film Camera is one of the tiniest instant film cameras ever, and produces perfect, "Instagram"-ish photos that you ca…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 12, 2012

The Polaroid Project Shows Off Models Being Their Beautiful Selves

Though The Impossible Project has made a valiant effort to bring back the Polaroid camera by re-releasing Polaroid film, the days of the ever-flattering snap and shoot are behind us. And as much as this peeves us personally -- everyone looks good in Polaroids; who can say the same about pictures taken with digital cameras?

By: Lily Q / May 20, 2010

Polaroid Film Is Back!

Polaroid film, which disappeared from the market when the company stopped producing it a couple years ago, will be for sale once again on Thursday. After the sad news about Polaroid's disappearance surfaced, The Impossible Project bought an old Polaroid plant and vowed to make the film once again and better than ever. That they…

By: Lily Q / March 23, 2010

Genius: Philippe Roucou’s Polaroid Scarves

These Polaroid scarves by French designer Philippe Roucou feel more like art that deserves to be hung on a wall, rather than something you twist nonchalantly around your neck. The series is called objets trouvés (found objects), and yet the unusual images cause you to think twice about what that really means. [Reborn.ws]…

By: Leonora Epstein / February 15, 2010

Lady Gaga Shakes Up Things At Polaroid

Polaroid has joined forces with Lady Gaga to revamp its brand, which is popular with hipsters but not most people in the digital age. The entities will develop a line of "imaging products." We really have no idea what that means, and Gaga is remaining vague on the subject. Here's what she said in a…

By: Annika Harris / January 7, 2010

Decorate Your Fingers With Polaroids

Obsessed with Polaroids? Well, in case you're not sated by the original art form, then open your mind to the iconic white border in jewelry form as the Polaroid meets your ring finger. Fill in the slot with a teeny tiny picture of anything you wish, and all of the sudden, your ring is a…

By: Bianca Posterli / November 23, 2009

Polaroid Of The Month Club—You Want In?

Yes, it's another "whatever of the month club" subscription—but, hold up, this one is worth it, mostly because they aren't sending you cuts of beef or different cigars each month. Polaroid of the Month Club was started by Melanie from the darling You Are My Fave blog. She takes pretty pictures of pretty things with…

By: Nina Carbone / November 20, 2009

Success! Hipsters Save Polaroid!

It's been weighing heavily on many a hipster's soul that one of their favored methods of capturing narcissism—the Polaroid camera—would come to a bitter end when Kodak announced that they would be stopping production of the product. Peeps were so upset that Urban Outfitters even launched a campaign with The Impossible Project, a group lobbying…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 14, 2009

Can The Hipsters Save Polaroid?

When earlier this year Polaroid announced that it would stop producing its instant photo film and cameras, Girl Talk concerts came to a screeching halt and American Apparel model wannabes actually registered something else on their faces besides indifference. What would the world do without the artsy party snaps? "Culture, man, is going down the…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 18, 2009