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In a city crammed with neon-lit tech stores, smartphone vendors and high-end camera shops, a digital backlash is mounting as young Hong Kongers seek out an old-fashioned analogue experience.Interest in the pre-digital era is growing as the city's younger generations seek out everything from film cameras to vinyl records in response to the hi-tech deluge.A growing number of younger photographers in Hong Kong are experimenting with old film cameras – some painstakingly scanning their film photos onto a computer to share on social media feed Instagram.Browsing the vinyl section at the HMV music store, which also sells vintage records and reprints, 15-year-old high school student Alvin Fan says analogue albums have given him an alternative way to listen to music.Zachary Chan, 21, who works at a music store, says it is becoming increasingly fashionable for young Hong Kongers to turn to records over digital.Decades-old store signs, antique radios and old cinema chairs are just some of the items crammed into 34-year-old Lai Chun-fai's small store in Prince Edward, a vintage aesthetic which is not yet mainstream in Hong Kong.
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