Following the Photobooth Faithful
Long before the days of cell phone cameras, teenagers hanging out at the mall on a Saturday afternoon had another way to document their escapades: the photobooth.
You may have memories of pulling back the curtain and cramming yourself into a photobooth with a couple of friends, making goofy faces as the camera flashed four times.
Photobooths are gradually disappearing from our malls and bus stations.
But they still have a passionate following.
Quebec AM's Julia Caron counts herself among the photobooth faithful, and sought out some of the people who are keeping the medium alive.
Three hundred of Jeff Grostern's photobooth strips are featured in a major photobooth exhibition in Europe this spring.
Also, an interesting twist: because of Julia contacting them for interviews, Meags contacted Jeff, and will be shooting a photobooth animation project in the Auto Photo warehouse this May.
Check out some photobooth strips on our Quebec AM facebook page.