CASSANDRA CACHEIRO X ANALOG/MTL

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Tell us a little bit more about you.

I’m a 26 year old woman from Montreal. I started analog photography almost 3 years ago and fell in love with it. I just needed a distraction and hobby from my daily routine and ended up falling head over heels for it. It rapidly became an escape and an easy way to meet like-minded people. I started The Womanhood Project with my friend Sara Hini last summer. I usually shoot women’s bodies but love trying new things out since I’m still discovering the analog photography world.

Why analog?

The results are almost always a surprise and I love surprises. You can’t see your shot right away and you need to be creative and can’t see on a screen what you liked or didn’t as you’re taking the pictures of your subject. It forces you to think twice before taking a shot, especially since you also have a limited amount of shots on a roll. The imperfections that sometimes come with analog photography is what I like the most.

Your favourite photo that you’ll present at ANALOG/MTL ?

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Cassandra est l’une des onze photographes invités à la deuxième édition de ANALOG/MTL. Organisée par AYE MAG, cette exposition éphémère de photographie argentique aura lieu au Matahari Loft, le 29 avril prochain.