About Steve Hanson

Steve Hanson is a Polaroid enthusiast and artist. His fascination in the Polaroid format started as a child when his Grandfather would take Polaroid family portraits. This interest continued throughout adulthood where Steve would often photograph events with a Polaroid camera.

In 2010 as a response to the growing phenomenon of sharing on social media, Steve originated the ongoing "Polaroid of the Day" series on Facebook. These Polaroids Steve creates exist both in a physical and digital form. The physical Polaroid is scanned and then shared digitally via social media. The intention of this process is to emphasize that our physical connections are only enhanced by connecting digitally.

Steve also adopted a sharing philosophy when taking portraits where he would take two photographs ― one he would keep and the other he would give to the person. Since starting the series, Steve has traveled extensively shooting thousands of Polaroids and taking hundreds of portraits.     

Steve Hanson is an arts advocate, global health and wellness influencer, and entrepreneur. Steve lives in Arizona. For more information about Steve, visit www.stevehanson.com.

© 2016-2020 by Steve Hanson

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