Articles tagged "polaroid"

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PBS showcases MIT's 'The Polaroid Project' on the history of instant photography

PBS recently gave viewers a look at MIT Museum's new The Polaroid Project instant photography exhibition.

Polaroid Originals discontinues Spectra film due to the condition of aging cameras

Polaroid Originals has announced that it is discontinuing production of its wide-format Spectra film. The reason, CEO Oskar Smolokowski said in a statement on the company's blog today, is due to the degraded nature of existing wide-format cameras.

The Polaroid Lab turns your digital smartphone photos into analog instant prints

The Polaroid Originals is effectively a modernized version of its 'Impossible Lab' first released back in 2013.

This dead Polaroid SX-70 was rebuilt as a fully functional digital camera

Joshua Gross has meticulously rebuilt an old Polaroid SX-70 and turned it into a digital camera with the help of a Raspberry Pi computer, a fisheye lens, a little bit of wiring and a sizable chunk of programming.

Polaroid Originals launches 'Upside Down' Stranger Things OneStep 2 camera, I-Type film

The Polaroid OneStep 2 gets a limited-edition run inspired by the 'Upside Down' realm of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things.

Comparative review: The best pocket printer of 2019

We reviewed three of the more popular 'pocket printers,' the Canon Ivy, Fujifilm Instax Share and Polaroid ZIP. Here's the one we recommend...

Video: Shooting a portrait on a 20x24 instant(ish) camera in Vienna

YouTube channel Analog Things takes a look at and tries out a 20x24 Wisner Polaroid camera located in Vienna.

Polaroid launches Mint digital instant camera and mobile printer

The new Polaroid Mint digital instant camera and Mint mobile printer both use ZINK inkless printing technology.

Polaroid wants Fujifilm to pay millions in royalties for Instax Square format

Fujifilm has asked a US district court to clear it of any wrongdoing, after allegedly being threatened with trademark litigation by Polaroid.

Polaroid Insta-Share Moto Mod attaches a printer to your smartphone

The Polaroid Insta-Share Moto Mod straps an instant printer directly to your Moto Z smartphone, so you can print your photos as soon as you've captured them.

Polaroid Moto Mod leaked, straps an instant printer to your smartphone

If you own a Moto Z, you'll soon be able to attach a Polaroid instant printer to it. Check out the unreleased Moto Mod, which was leaked earlier today.

Polaroid unveils flexible LED panel you can bend into different shapes

The Polaroid brand continues to release interesting little lighting products. Their latest: a flexible LED lighting panel that outputs 4500 lumens and can be bent into different shapes.

Polaroid is back! Unveils OneStep 2 instant camera and i-Type film

Goodbye Impossible Project, hello Polaroid Originals! The new Polaroid Originals brand brings the Polaroid of old back from the dead with new i-Type instant film and the OneStep 2 analog instant camera.

Polaroid teasers suggest company has a big film announcement planned

Is Polaroid's classic instant film coming back from the dead? Teasers popping up on the Polaroid.com website hint at something big coming from the iconic instant photography brand very soon.

DIYer creates 'Polaroid' camera that 'prints' instant animated GIFs

The Instagif Camera is a custom creation that looks just like an old Polaroid One Step, except instead of instant photos it instantly 'prints' animated GIFs.

The Polaroid LED Macro Flexi is an affordable macro light

Polaroid's new LED Macro Flash Flexi light aims to make macro lighting easier without breaking the bank.

3 things that will bug photographers about the Polaroid movie trailer

An upcoming horror flick follows a group of teenagers terrorized by a Polaroid camera. The recently released trailer is bothersome on a few levels, especially if you're a photographer.

A comprehensive list of every Polaroid camera ever made

Every polaroid camera from the SX-70 to 1999's Barbie Instant Camera.

Impossible launches special edition Polaroid 600 and metallic frame color film

The special edition Polaroid 600 instant camera comes with a two-tone black and white design and is an online exclusive.

Polaroid sold to new owner
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PLR IP Holdings, LLC and its Polaroid brand have been sold to a Polish investor who owns a majority stake in the Impossible Project. Read more

The Polaroid Pop instant digital camera produces 3 x 4" prints

Meet the Polaroid Pop, a new instant camera that produces classic Polaroid-sized prints.  It combines a digital sensor with an integrated ZINK Zero Ink printer to produce 3 x 4" prints. Read more

MINT SLR670-S Noir is a refurbished Polaroid SX-70 with added auto modes

MINT is launching a refurbished and upgraded Polaroid SX-70 camera with some sweet feature upgrades – and a price tag to match. Read more

Polaroid puts Snap Touch digital instant camera on display

The updated Polaroid Snap Touch camera merges instant printing with digital camera technology and a 3.5" touch screen. Read more

Polaroid LED photo studio color box light offers portable, low-heat lighting

Polaroid has introduced an LED photo studio color box light, a lightweight offering with an attachable handgrip, remote control and quiet operation easy-press buttons. Read more

20x24 Studio will stop producing Polaroid 20 x 24 film next year

The Polaroid 20 x 24 is facing extinction as the last company producing the large-format instant film, 20x24 Studio, has announced plans to stop production at the end of 2017. Read more

TIME names Kodak and Polaroid cameras two of the 'most influential gadgets' in history

TIME Magazine has named the Kodak Brownie Camera and the Polaroid Camera as two of the most influential gadgets in history. Learn more

Polaroid-branded BrightSaber Pro wand packs 298 LEDs

A Polaroid-branded handheld light wand 'BrightSaber' is now available, packing 289 LED lights into a frosted tubular diffuser. The BrightSaber offers a built-in, secondary tungsten filter. Read more

Polaroid launches Eyeball panoramic tripod head

A remote control spinning tripod head that is said to be ideal for shooting panoramas has been launched in the US and UK by Polaroid. The Panorama Eyeball Head fits on a tripod or stands freely on its own feet, and can accommodate DSLRs as well as compacts. The control unit connects with the head via an IR link and manages both the speed and direction of rotation. Read more

Polaroid Snap instant digital camera prints 2x3" photos

This year's IFA show in Berlin saw the introduction of the Polaroid Snap instant digital camera. It features a 10 megapixel sensor and integrated ZINK Zero Ink printer that produces 2 x 3 inch adhesive-backed color photos using heat-activated dye crystals and a polymer overcoat rather than ink. Read more

Polaroid Cube+ adds Wi-Fi and two bright new colors

The Polaroid Cube+ features Wi-Fi and is offered in two sporty new colors.

Polaroid iZone wants to compete with Sony QX and Kodak PixPro SL

The Polaroid iZone 'extension camera' connects to your smartphone much like Sony's QX modules or the Kodak PixPro SL.

Polaroid announces Socialmatic availability

Polaroid's Socialmatic goes from concept to reality as a January 1st 2015 availability is made official.

Polaroid's Socialmatic camera is close to production. Working prototypes could be played with at Photokina,

Sakar shows QX-style, Vivitar-branded modular smart camera

One of the stands we didn't get a chance to visit at CES 2014 was that of Sakar International. Its Vivicam IU680 (as seen by digitalcamera.jp) at first looks like a competitor to Sony's QX models and JK Imaging's Kodak Smart Lenses. However, a closer look reveals that the lens module is interchangeable. We say lens module, rather than lens because it appears to be the same 10-30mm lens/sensor combination shown by Sakar at last year's CES under the Polaroid brand.

There can be only 1: Polaroid licensee withdraws Nikon-like camera

Sakar International, which makes cameras under the Polaroid brand name, has agreed to stop selling the model at the center of a patent and trade dress dispute with Nikon. A New York court issued an injunction stopping Sakar from making, selling or advertising the Android-powered iM1836, based on an agreement reached by the two companies. Nikon claims the interchangeable lens iM1836 infringed design patents and 'trade dress' (appearance) of its 1 System.

Nikon sues Sakar for infringement with Polaroid iM1836 Android camera

Nikon Inc. has announced a lawsuit against Sakar International Inc. over the design of the Polaroid iM1836, a planned Android camera that bears a resemblance to one of the Nikon 1 series of mirrorless cameras. Announced this morning in a Japanese language press release on Nikon's Japanese website, the lawsuit was filed in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. The lawsuit seeks an injunction against both manufacture and sale of the Polaroid iM1836 digital camera.

The Impossible Project soldiers on, with help from Apple

The Impossible Project shows off its Instant Lab at promo event held at an Apple Store in London.

Instant prints soon available to iPhoneographers, app out now.

App news for photographers: Polaroid for Android app, Vine update, and more

We round up the best photo-centric app news of the week.

Polaroid releases waterproof 16MP action camera

Rugged camera from Polaroid shoots 1080p video and is waterproof up to 10 meters.

Instagram concept camera gets closer to materializing in the marketplace.

What's new @ CES 2013
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This year's Consumer Electronic Show is packed with exhibitors, industry analyists and press, all eager to see, touch and talk about this years' hottest electronics. Here's a quick rundown of some of the most interesting new cameras on show at this year's CES.
Sakar launches Android-based, modular, Polaroid-branded camera system

CES 2013: Sakar International has formally announced the distinctly Nikon-esque iM1836 - a modular camera system wearing Polaroid branding. Details are scarce - with the company able to give little information (and some of that being improbable), but the first model is said to be an Android-based, Wi-Fi-connected camera with Ricoh GXR-style interchangeable modules with the sensor built into the lens. Further adapter modules are promised to allow use of Pentax K, Nikon F and Micro Four Thirds lenses.

Polaroid offers first Android camera with interchangeable lenses

CES 2013: Polaraid iM1836 is the first Android camera with interchangeable lenses.

Polaroid launching retail stores to print smartphone photos

The photo company wants to introduce a new generation to printed photography.

Polaroid to offer its own Android-based camera

Android OS-based interchangeable lens camera to debut at CES 2013.

Polaroid to announce an Android interchangeable lens camera at CES 2013

Polaroid appears to be set to announce an Android OS-based interchangeable lens camera at the CES 2013 trade show. Imaging Resource has written an article in which Scott Hardy, President and CEO of Polaroid, has confirmed the upcoming announcement. While Scott has commented that "Additional information and specs will be released during the show", a product image on a Russian social media site shows a Nikon 1 series-like camera body and kit lens, while leaked specs suggest the camera runs Android 4, and features an 18.1-megapixel sensor and 3.5" touchscreen display. (From Imaging Resource)

Exhibition Review: 8x10 By Impossible
This engaging and charming show at the Impossible Project’s gallery space in NYC showcases the talents of 13 photographers. The exhibition displays work exclusively done using a newly engineered monochrome film that is designed to approximate the old 8x10 Polaroid films. Definitely worth a visit!
Polaroid launches Z2300 'instant' digital camera with built-in printer

A licensee of the Polaroid brand name has created the Z2300 Instant Digital Camera - a compact camera with built-in Zink printer. The Z2300 produces 2x3" prints using the Zink 'zero ink' system that uses heat to control the development of full-colored images from layers of dye encapsulated in specially prepared paper. No details of sensor size or lens are available for the Z2300 but it appears not to offer a zoom, so it might be best thought of as a Zink printer with 10MP phone camera built in.

Polaroid shows remarkably phone-like Android-based 3x zoom camera

CES 2012: Lifestyle photo brand Polaroid has been showing an Android-based camera with a 3x zoom on its stand. The company insists the device is a camera or, when pushed, says it can be thought of as a small tablet computer with a camera. This is despite its apparent similarity to a smartphone shown by Taiwanese contract manufacturer Altek late last year. The 16MP Wi-Fi compatible Polaroid camera features a 3x, 6.5-19.5mm lens and 1/2.33" CCD sensor to give a 36-108mm equivalent lens range.

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