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The Photobooth Phenomenon… an interview with Alex Kokott of Photoautomat

We have a chat with Alex Kokott - London's representative of the Photoautomat analogue photobooth project - about his mission to bring the glory of analogue to the UK. We also managed to take some silly photographs, too…

Written by Matt Bramford


Illustration by Abigail Wright

I have always been fascinated with analogue photo booths. I have vivid memories as a child - the excitement and anticipation, pulling ridiculous faces, never really knowing what you'll get until the old machines clunk and churn out your photographs. So, on a recent trip to Berlin, I was desperate to get back involved, like so many others, with the analogue phenomenon.

A short while after my return, I discovered that the Photoautomat project that exists in Berlin had transferred to London - one of those brightly coloured, glorious booths had been on my own doorstep and I didn't even realise. A bit of internet research, a blog and a Twitter account later, I met Alex - Photoautomat's London representative. He's on a mission to bring back the beauty and art of the old-fashioned photo booth. Me, Amelia and fashion writers read more

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