When Polaroid announced last year it would stop producing their instant
film, we started to weep, well, instantly. Documenting road trips would
no longer have that certain retro je ne sais quoi.
That was, until we stumbled upon a simple-to-use free software called Poladroid,
which makes our modern day digital memories look exactly like the cool,
classic snapsno film required.
Download and open the program (cleverly made to look and sound like a
Polaroid camera), drag and drop your photos into it and poof, a little
white-rimmed Polaroid appears on your desktop. Just like the real thing,
you wait and watch the photo faintly appear as it develops. The end
result even mimics the saturation and soft contrast of the old school
Go ahead, shake it like a Polaroid picture.