Tag: edwin land

  • Instant Photography: Then and Now

    written by shhquiet on 2011-07-13 #news
    Instant Photography: Then and Now

    Santa Fe, 1943. A 3-year-old little girl asked her Dad why she couldn't see the photograph that he had just taken of her. The Dad was challenged by this question - and within an hour he had cooked up an idea and scurried to a friend's house to discuss the possibility of a camera that would spit out the picture after exposure.

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  • Throwback Thursday: Edwin Land on BBC

    written by geegraphy on 2013-05-09 #videos
    Throwback Thursday: Edwin Land on BBC

    As tribute to his birth anniversary earlier this week, today’s Throwback Thursday features a video of the late, great Edwin Land, the inventor of the iconic Polaroid Land Camera.