J'Adore L'Polaroid!!!!

November 17, 2009

If you saw my last post you might have noticed that cute little Polaroid at the bottom. Polaroids have definitely made a comeback in art scene. I think, they have a sort of retro quality that remind the 20 and 30 year-olds of their childhood.

With digital cameras, Polaroids were thought to be extinct but a new movement has sparked everyone's interest.

This photo, to left, is a 'fakie photo'. See the original at the bottom. If you like Polaroids but also like the clean, crisp photos you can have your cake and eat it too!

Here's how I made mine! Go to: The Poladroid Project. Download their polaroid software maker. Then drag and drop any image you want to 'polarize'. It blurs, changes color and vingettes your photo. Pretty cool! They also have a flickr group. So check out the rest of these very cool 'fakies'.



5 {comments}:

Emma said... Best Blogger Tips

Have you visited The Impossible Project? It's at http://www.the-impossible-project.com/index.php and details the campaign and drive to relaunch Polaroid film cameras bringing it up to 21st Century standards by using the latest technology. Looks fantastic... I never really got into it as a child, but I think I will now, and introduce the children to it... there's nothing like a real instant photo without the need to go home and print it out! Polaroid were just too far ahead of their time!! Camera and printer in one ;)

Ashley said... Best Blogger Tips

I just love that photo of your daughter! It needs to be framed! I love polaroids too. I have a holgaroid that I love to bring out and play with and my daughter LOVES it....with the old peel apart polaroid film....I need to order more!

Chatty Cricket said... Best Blogger Tips

I am ADDICTED!!! Oh thank you for this!

Kelly said... Best Blogger Tips

Oh dear - I think I might like this. We had so much fun with those polaroid cameras! ~Kelly

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Lindsay C said... Best Blogger Tips

This program is awesome. The little Polaroid camera is too much fun.. I have made so many polaroids already. Now I want a real one :)

Thank you for sharing this !

 
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