The Polaroid Book


The unique tones and spontaneity of Polaroids have made them a beloved photographic format for decades. Brimming with all the warmth and nostalgia of a family album, this ode to the instant camera presents hundreds of images from thePolaroid Corporation’s own collection. A chronicle of the experimental and innovative ways Polaroids have defied the digital age.



  • more than 250 works from the Polaroid Collections
  • an essay by Polaroid’s Barbara Hitchcock on the beginnings of instant photography and the collection’s history
  • a chapter featuring the various types of Polaroid cameras
  • Hardcover
  • 6.1 x 8.5 in.
  • 456 pages
  • Published by Taschen
  • ISB:  978-3-8365-9199-7


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