Analog anatomy

The other day I was talking to a very dear friend of mine and we were questioning some of our habits.

We buy vinyls even though we can download everything, we like analog photography when our Iphone cameras are pretty good… and why is that?

After thinking for a bit I came to a conclusion that goes beyond the classical answer (the one that says we’re just hipsters) and for that, I’m sorry, but I’m gonna have to quote The Little Prince when he learns from the fox what it is to tame.

“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.”

That may not be so clear for the ones who don’t actually know the story, but every little bit of attention and love you put into something makes it special forever.

A few days before leaving Germany (a place I learnt to love a lot and call home) I bought some of those disposable cameras (Funsaver from Kodak) that are really trashy but fun to use.

I took a billion pics of my farewell moments and only got them developed after some time being back in Brazil.

When I saw the pictures I cried like a baby again, again. It was like living everything once more. No matter how trashy the quality of the pictures was, I saved those moments forever and they’ll remain special for the rest of my life.

Here comes the sun – Mon in Braunschweig
FDP – Amy in Düsseldorf
A flew over the cuckoo’s nest – Braunschweig
Dancing with Che – Me and Amy in Bochum
Please – me in Branschweig
Dress code – Braunschweig
Kool and the gang – Cheeks, Stratton, Billie and Amy in Düsseldorf
Home sweet home – Bochum
Come on Barbie, let’s go partying – Caito and Cheeks in Düsseldorf
You say “stop” and I say “go, go, go!” – Bochum
Vinyl is forever – Resi in Bochum
It’s snowing man, Hallelujah – Mon and I in Salzgitter
The weird things my scanner does that end up looking kinda rad – Billie and Caito in Düsseldorf
Playhouse ninja – me in Braunschweig
Pastel – Braunschweig
Honeypie – Cheeks in Bochum
Happy ending – Bochum
Friend’s hand – Billie in Düsseldorf
Color on the walls – Resi in Bochum
Take me home – me in Bochum
Cool Kids – Bochum



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