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KIds, this is the story of "how I met my Lomo LC-A", and a new and unique lifestyle and world of LOMOGRAPHY

It was the winter of 2007. My older sister came to Budapest to visit, as she’s been living in Vienna for 7 years now. She went to WU (wirtschaftsuniversität) and met with a boy and blabla, you know how it goes. She stayed there.

Photo by juliagulia

My older sister, whom without, this story couldn’t come true:)

So, when she came to visit, she showed me a very nice note book, that she bought in her university, when “some people advertised some strange little cameras”. She told me the whole story of a bunch of students from the early 90s, how they started their business with an old soviet camera.
I loved the notebook. Until my sister went back, I looked the pictures over and over again, and I decided, I will have my very own Lomo LC-A camera.
Spring came, and I still didn’t do anything about getting a camera. I checked out the website, I found shops in Hungary who sold them, but I never had the money to buy one.
Some say, when you wish really hard, your wish would come true. Well, this is what happened to me.
In March 2008, we found each other.
My aunt moved from her flat, and I helped her to pack. She had a lot of old stuff in the basement, and she told me that I can check them out, and if I like something, I’m free to take it.
And, yes, you guessed it right! There was a camera, an LC-A in the basement! I couldn’t believe my eyes, and I was so happy that day, I can’t even tell.


Some of my favorite pictures
From that on, we can’t be separated. I’m taking it everywhere I go, even if its not loaded:) I found lomolove, and it will last forever!

I hope you enjoyed the story of how I met with LC-A. :)

written by juliagulia

10 comments

  1. kerpella

    kerpella

    How lucky, you found her in your aunt's basement!

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  2. juliagulia

    juliagulia

    yes indeed! it was faith! :)

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  3. azzzy

    azzzy

    your aunty was cool. great gallery!

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  4. juliagulia

    juliagulia

    thanks azzzy:)

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  5. lucianamorin

    lucianamorin

    nice story!

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  6. herbert-4

    herbert-4

    Wonderful story!!

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  7. rav_bunneh

    rav_bunneh

    Granny camera power!!! :3 I <3 my lc-a too.

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  8. juliagulia

    juliagulia

    thanks you guys!:)

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  9. erinwoodgatesphotography

    erinwoodgatesphotography

    Great find!

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  10. atreyuthechild

    atreyuthechild

    Woah you're damn lucky! It seems from your pictures that the camera is much better off in your hands than thedusty basement. My story show's similar luck... but rather than taking a camera... I was given one. Only I didn't know I wanted one until I held it.

    Check out the whole story : http://www.lomograph(…)e-addiction

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