In 2008, Polaroid announced it would no longer produce instant film. Then, the Impossible Project took the opportunity to buy up what little was left of this division of the company and has spent the last eight years reformulating and reviving the once-popular original format instant film. The I-1 ($300) is…
Most of the new/old retro toy film cameras that come out nowadays bore me to death, but this one is actually pretty neat. It's a hand-made pinhole camera that takes pictures on Polaroid instant film, creating distorted but magical views of the world.
You've got a Flip cam and plenty of Hipstamatic filters to get you through your photographic day-to-day. But there's nothing like the experience of a Polaroid. And it's coming back, thanks to the skillful refurbishing of Impossible Project and Photojojo.
The first fruits of the Impossible Project has gone on sale, and I've got to say I'm really tempted to splurge the $180/£135 they're asking for the limited edition Polaroid 600 One.
The Impossible Project, a cadre of fussy men who've managed to manufacture new film for Polaroid instant cameras, are open for business. Forget the film—check out these vintage factory jackets!