Washington Post: This man collected 6,000 orphaned Polaroids. See what he’s doing to tell their stories.

Washington Post: This man collected 6,000 orphaned Polaroids. See what he’s doing to tell their stories.. “There is no mistaking the iconic white border and unique square shape of a Polaroid photograph. The gratification we enjoy today of seeing our photos instantly on our smartphones echoes the Polaroid experience of wildly shaking the image as chemicals slowly revealed the photograph before our eyes. Polaroids, most popular in the 1970s and 1980s, changed the way we thought about photography and made it easier than ever to take pictures. Over the last several years, Kyler Zeleny, a Canadian photographer-researcher and author, has collected lost Polaroid photographs. ”