A Biography

Graphic Novel - 2014
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For almost a century chemical photobooths have occupied public spaces; giving people the opportunity to quickly take inexpensive, quality photos. In the last decade these machines have started to rapidly disappear, causing an eclectic group of individuals from around the world to come together and respond. Illustrator, writer and long-time photobooth lover,Meags Fitzgerald has chronicled this movement and the photobooth's fortuitous history in a graphic novel. This is a biography of the booth through the eyes of artists and fanatics from around the world.
Publisher: Wolfville, NS : Conundrum Press, [2014]
Edition: First English edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781894994828
Branch Call Number: 779.2 F5766P 2014
Characteristics: 277 pages : black and white illustrations ; 22 cm


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mallc Feb 25, 2016

This is a charming and surprisingly personal history of the photo booth from Alberta born illustrator Meags Fitzgerald. Meags manages to add a lot of sparkle to the history of the photo booth by weaving it with a personal tale of travel and self discovery.

Nov 12, 2015

All you wanted to know (and more) about photo booths.

Laura_X Oct 16, 2015

Alberta born, Meags Fitzgerald creates an historical and autobiographical account of her personal obsession with photo booths. It's more history than graphic novel, in an unusual topic that will make you care about something you probably never thought to care about before.

Sep 02, 2014

I was not sure what to expect. The cover looked interesting on line. When I got it and flipped through the pages I thought to my self this may not be for me.

Glad I didn't listen to my self. I found this to be a bit of a page turner. Entertaining and incredibly informative.
I now have a huge new respect for Photobooths.


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Laura_X Jul 15, 2015

This is just par for the course, old technology is always replaced by new technology. What did you expect to happen?


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