The Importance Of Polaroid - Why I Still Love To Shoot With Instant Film

November 7, 2014 5:05 PM

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My fashion photography is grounded in art. I love the old, painterly feel that a Polaroid gives and the excitement of seeing how it will turn out, and never really knowing. Polaroid film is old, and often that makes it imperfect and each frame is unique - I love that. I also love the instantaneous nature of seeing something coming to life on print.

There is a difference with shooting Polaroid film compared to digital. Polaroids give such a raw, vintage feel that is impossible to achieve with digital, even with retouching. There is an organic rawness, and uniqueness with each image.

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