Polaroids Are No More

By Deane Barker on December 8, 2008

Fans bid farewell to Polaroid film: Whatever will Andre 3000 do?

Sixty years after Polaroid introduced its first instant camera, the company’s iconic film is disappearing from stores.

Although Polaroid says the film should be available into 2009, this is the final month of its last production year.

Eclipsed by digital photography, Polaroid’s white-bordered prints — and the anticipation they created as their ghostly images gradually came into view — will soon be things of the past.

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