These pics are from the USA and are undated but look to be from around the mid 1970s. They are standard size photobooth photos.
27 December 1999, Dublin Airport, Dublin
This large format photobooth photo was an option that was quite rare for chemical booths when they were more prevalent than the now ubiquitous digital booths. I was on my way to Berlin for the Year 2000 celebrations and found this booth near the check-in at Dublin Airport. The photo measures 90 x 135 mm.
These come from my series Photobooth 41 Year…
And who would have thought that emminent British artist Tracey Emin would take after me?
… it’s striking that there are so many photos of Tracey alone in photo booths, when most people are always crowded out with friends.
‘I was trying to see what I looked like. It was almost like the mirror didn’t work and I had to have this other proof of who I was.
‘I don’t like looking in a mirror. I look…
In this third instalment of Lori and Me, we have blondie Donna in the photobooth with two unidentified people, one of whom could be her mother, or the mother of the other young woman. Donna is looking more mature in this set, as is her friend who was pictured with Donna in the previous post in this series.
I think it is a great group of fun photos. Shame about the older woman who seems to…
23 December 1999, Pearse Station, Dublin
My sister, baby Cal and me in a booth in Dublin.
In this second instalment of Donna’s photobooth story we see her above, with two unidentified friends in a strip that was over-exposed due to the over-close proximity of the two faces at the front, to the flash.
While the quality of the strip isn’t great, it is part of Donna’s story and charming for the joy these girls exhibit in each other’s company. I love the typical 1970s haircuts on all…
I bought this as a German drivers license but it is actually a monthly rail pass. As it was very cheap and collected solely for the photobooth (more…)
22 December 1999, Kilkenny, Ireland
I celebrated my birthday that year with a night in Kilkenny and a visit to its famous castle. It was a surprise to find a working photobooth located at McDonagh Station, as Kilkenny is a small town and Ireland has never been awash with them.