Instant fun: Old school camera Polaroids still winning fans today

It is an old-school medium, but Polaroids are still winning fans today

People of a certain vintage will recall the magic of using a Polaroid camera for the first time: snapping a photo and watching it develop within seconds.

"It was special," recalls retiree Betty Tang, 67, who took Polaroid photos of her children in the 1980s and has held on to a couple of these discoloured photos.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 11, 2018, with the headline 'Instant fun'. Print Edition | Subscribe