See Sharks Pose for Underwater Polaroids
What they weren’t known for was underwater photography.
But in 2007 (ironically just a year before Polaroid stopped manufacturing instant film) Mauritian twins Ian and Erick Regnard began taking Polaroid possibilities to a deeper level.
The Regnards, who started out as surf photographers before branching into portraiture and lifestyle work, wanted to use large-format film to shoot nudes swimming with stingrays. (You can check those out on their site.) They were comfortable working with PN55 Polaroid film, so they tried doing something that hadn’t been done before—waterproofing a large-format Polaroid camera.
“The research and development was difficult,” says Ian. The process was a balancing act. The film had to be changed after each shot, so the