The Polaroid camera was a stalwart of the family holiday for many years, but with the advent of digital photography, the instant gratification of the Polaroid was no longer needed in an era of cameras with LCD screens.

Now of course we all have our own cameras in our smartphones, and the iPhone in particular has an excellent camera. If only there was a way to get hard-copy photos out of it quickly. You know, like a Polaroid.

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This is where designer Mac Funamizu comes in.

This iPhone case offers a built-in printer that works, you guessed it, just like a Polaroid. Photos can also be geo-tagged and have QR codes added to them for easy scanning. Genius.

Unfortunately this is only a concept, but we know we’d buy one if it ever got put into production.

(via Gizmodo)

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