2009 marks the first year in over 50 that Polaroid instant film isn't around. Here's a video celebrating the SX-70, which came out in 1972. Anyone who's remotely nerdy will find the tech specs explained in here fascinating! FASCINATING!!!
Instant photography was unveiled in 1947, with a presentation made to the Optical Society in New York City. You know what this means? TEH POLAROID WAS COOL BEFORE TEH HIPSTERS.