BeAnalogic.com promotes and spreads the idea of analog photography, that is why we want to learn more about our users! “Outside Fridge” is a section of our website, where we interview our users. Why “Outside Fridge”? Often, analog photographers save their films in the fridge, to maintain the quality of celluloid. Once put, you can “relax and chat” with us. Today we interview Amr Mohsenn.
Sebastiano: Who is Amr?
Amr: Amr is a 25 years old boy traveller who grew up in a chaotic city in the middle eastern side of the world. Now he lives in France.
Sebastiano: When did your passion for photography?
Amr: My passion for photography started not a long time ago, when I made my first solo trip to Asia to realise a Camera is a great travel companion.
Sebastiano: Do you remember when you took your first film roll pack?
Amr: When I was kid whenever my father used to take us travelling, we always passed by the same Kodak shop to buy our film roll and I guess thats how I got introduced to film rolls.
Sebastiano: What do you like about film photography or photography in general?
Amr: Film or digital photography are both of a great value to me. However, there is a certain feeling behind film photography that I can just connect with instantly. Even if the colours comes out to be messy or grainy, I would still flirt with it. It brings good memories ? Maybe. but I guess it feels more sincere and original.
Sebastiano: What kind of photography usually you shot and what kind of film cameras did you use?
Amr: I find it hard to state a certain kind of photography that I shoot frequently. I guess the main reason I enjoy doing this is to preserve not the moment itself but the emotion within that moment and capture it forever. I use Canon A-1
Sebastiano: What are the characteristics that distinguish you as a photographer?
Amr: There are many photographer out there. One must find it hard to distinguish himself from the rest. However, each one has a different motive which encouraged their decision to shoot a certain image and that motive is what distinguish photographers I guess. I have several motives.
Sebastiano: I see on Instagram that you shoot people and places. Can you talk about your works?
Amr: I like to shoot everything.I don`t usually go with e specific topic but I like to categorise my photography at the end.
Sebastiano: Who are the photographers that influenced your work?
Amr: I get influenced everyday by movies, books, conversations, social media and sometimes animals but if I would choose an artist who has a significant influence on my photography then it would be Jennifer Medina.
Sebastiano: What is the future of film photography?
Amr: Film photography will always belong to the past but always with a better value to the future.
Sebastiano: Your plans for future?
Amr: I will strive to explore more.
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