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Black Friday 1948: The first Polaroid instant camera sells out

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Instant: A Cultural History of Polaroid by Christopher Bonanos

The instant camera is a type of camera which uses self-developing film to create a chemically developed print shortly after taking the picture. The invention of commercially viable instant cameras is generally credited to American scientist Edwin Land, who unveiled the first commercial instant camera, the model 95 Land Camera,
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    • Essentials 

    • Other American inventions 

    • Cameras and film 

    • Polaroid instant movie cameras 

    • Types of non-Polaroid instant cameras 

    • Applications 

    • Taking an instant photograph 

    • Creative techniques