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Instant: The Story of Polaroid

Tina “Swiss Miss” Eisenberg shared this short but delightful video on the story of Polaroid a few weeks back.

I’m fascinated by the idea of selling products not by advertising them, but by simply letting people see them in action because they’re so amazing. The clip of Edwin Land in 1970 describing with remarkable accuracy the current state of digital photography is simply astonishing.

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