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Polaroid Portraits

Category

Portrait Photography

Date

December 3, 2008


Polaroid Portraits

There was a time where I was obsessed with using Polaroid film. The instant happenstance of shooting a photograph combined with the instant gratification of an immediate artifact made it into an addictive medium. There is a magical quality to a Polaroid photograph and at the time these were taken the film was transitioning from being an everyday object sold in corner drugstores to being a niche hard-to-find vehicle for artistic expression. They are snapshots of a period in time both literally and figuratively.


Year

2008