Spectrum | 24.09.2008 | 00:30
Homage to Polaroid
A year ago the camera maker Polaroid decided to stop making its instant cameras. Subsequently -- earlier this year – the company announced it would no longer make its magical instant film.
With the advent of digital photography, much of the instant camera's consumer appeal has been transferred to digital cameras. Even most passport photo cameras have gone to digital, leaving instant cameras to a niche market. Susan Stone has this appreciation of a technology that embraced pictures instead of pixels.