Julian Jacobi’s Polaroid Collection Will Make You Drool With Envy


All images by Julian Jacobi. Used with permission.

Photographer Julian Jacobi has quite the collection of Polaroid cameras. He’s been collecting them for years upon discovering his sister’s camera and after hearing about the Impossible Project many years ago. Like many Polaroid shooters, he’s smitten for the SX-70 but he also really loves a lot of Land Cameras. In the time that he’s spent researching and hunting for these cameras, he’s become a bit of an expert on Polaroids.

We talked to Julian about his Polaroid collection, how to find new (used) cameras, and where to start in the world of Instant film.

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