The Magic of the Moment

The Magic of the Moment

Rescuing the Polaroid

Downloadable Video - 2011
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Almost everyone had contact with it at least once. It is a symbol of technical progress, hip, stylish, happening, zeitgeisty, a cult object, a must for people who had their finger on the pulse, and also a fetish like the iPhone today: Polaroid photography, the instant picture. Polaroid was neither a cheap pleasure, nor were the pictures technically brilliant. Nevertheless, the desire for the instant picture was widespread - industry experts like Austrian, Florian Kaps, estimate that over half a century a total of a billion instant cameras were sold. Polaroid was a cultural icon and a piece of the zeitgeist. And the story of Polaroid isn't over yet! Vienna's Florian Kaps and his team are continuing to write it.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , Österreichischer Rundfunk , , [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (32 min. 57 sec.)) : sound, color
Alternative Title: Rescuing the Polaroid


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