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  • Lomography Loves San Francisco

    written by lomographysf on 2013-05-16 in #news
    Lomography Loves San Francisco

    After all the awesome parties and libations, analog lovin’ workshops and thousands of rolls of film, we’re prepping to say goodbye to our Lomography Gallery Store San Francisco on Sunday, June 9, 2013.

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  • Spring is Here! April Events, Workshops and Parties at the Lomography Gallery Store San Francisco!

    written by lomographysf on 2013-04-05 in #events
    Spring is Here! April Events, Workshops and Parties at the Lomography Gallery Store San Francisco!

    Spring has finally hit the city, which means we're planning to celebrate pinhole photography day at Dolores Park! If you have a Diana F+, be sure to bring that along for your pinhole photos. We'll also be putting together a studio portrait workshop with the graceful Diana. And in case you didn't know, Lomography is celebrating the first annual film photography day! Our store will be having a party that evening for our gallery featuring various local photographers. Check out the events and come by!

  • Cross Process Film Workshop

    written by lomographysf on 2013-03-01 in #events

    Learn how to cross process your film!

  • The Lomo-Caterpillar

    written by lomographysf on 2013-03-01 in #events

    Be a part of the Lomo-Caterpillar, a human chain of snapshots!

  • Embarcadero Walk

    written by lomographysf on 2013-02-27 in #events

    Bring along your Lomography cameras for this awesome photowalk!

  • LC-Wide Europe Trip

    written by lomographysf on 2013-02-12 in #world #locations

    Winter break is sadly long gone, but some of us are finally coming out of hibernation and remembering to develop rolls of film that have been just as neglected as our New Years Day resolutions. Ned from the Lomography Gallery Store in San Francisco had the advantage of spending nearly one month over winter break in Europe with the LC-Wide camera. He officially had his film developed from the Lomolab and this was his experience:

  • Diana F+ Workshop

    written by lomographysf on 2013-01-29 in #news

    Join the San Francisco Lomography Gallery Store for a workshop dedicated to the Diana F+ camera, On Sunday February 24th @1pm! Our Lomography staff member, Sherese will be walking you through all the features this camera has to offer.

  • Photowalk with Ned

    written by lomographysf on 2013-01-29 in #news

    Join Ned from the Lomography staff on Sunday, February 17th @1pm for an amazing photo walk through Chinatown. If you didn’t get the chance to join us for the multiple exposures workshop in Chinatown then take advantage of this photo walk! Hidden alley ways and colorful lanterns are awaiting you and your Lomography camera!

  • Winter Clear Out Sale!

    written by lomographysf on 2013-01-22 in #events

    Come in for our winter clear out sale to take advantage of some sweet discounts! We have a wide range of products on sale from 10%-50% off the original price!

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  • San Francisco's BelAir Review

    written by lomographysf on 2013-01-17 in #gear #tipster
    San Francisco's BelAir Review

    It's officially in stores! The Belair has finally landed at the Lomography store in San Francisco. One of our Lomo staff members, Joe was rewarded the right to be the first of the staff to test the camera and write about his experience using it. If you missed out on pre-ordering your Belair, now's your chance to see the camera in person and pick it up in stores. Please welcome the new addition to the Lomography camera family...

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  • Lomography San Francisco's 20th Anniversary Party RECAP

    written by lomographysf on 2012-12-12 in #news

    Our birthday party was an affair to remember! We got back our shots from the shindig and wanted to post them up for everyone to see - especially if you couldn't make it out. Cheers to the next 20 years!

  • Get Crafty!

    written by lomographysf on 2012-12-11 in #events

    Don't waste your film canisters or unused negatives! Get your straps and cases blinged out! Come join us for an afternoon of hot glue and hot toddies!

  • "On The Road" Exhibition Opening & Holiday Blue Hour

    written by lomographysf on 2012-12-11 in #events #videos
    "On The Road" Exhibition Opening & Holiday Blue Hour

    Come warm up with Lomography in San Francisco. We will be celebrating the release of "On The Road" and the winner of the Get On The Road With Lomography Competition with a holiday gallery show to warm your heart and spark your creativity!

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  • San Francisco Bay Bridge Tour

    written by lomographysf on 2012-12-11 in #world #locations

    Take advantage of history in the making by photographing San Francisco’s bay bridge with your Lomography camera! Our staff member, Sherese had an internship with Bay Area photographer, Joshua Ets-Hokin, who inspired her to write this while assisting on a shoot for a bridge tour. Before jumping on board with the Cal Trans guide and crew, they were garbed in life vests and crowned with an official Cal Trans helmet.

  • Happy Birthday To Us!

    written by lomographysf on 2012-12-01 in #news
    Happy Birthday To Us!

    We're all ready to party!

  • 20th Anniversary Party in San Francisco

    written by lomographysf on 2012-11-28 in #events
    20th Anniversary Party in San Francisco

    Come celebrate two decades of analog love with your San Francisco Lomography Store! We are having a truly radical 90s-themed birthday party...

  • November Workshops and Events for Lomography SF

    written by lomographysf on 2012-11-05 in #news
    November Workshops and Events for Lomography SF

    New month of exciting workshops and events in the San Francisco Store. Come join us for Lomographic Adventures of all shapes and sizes!

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  • Times They Are A-Changin'

    written by lomographysf on 2012-11-05 in #news
    Times They Are A-Changin'

    Attention San Francisco: our new weekday store hours are changing!

  • Reviewing The DL-9000 aka The ‘Scamera’

    written by lomographysf on 2012-10-30 in #reviews
    Reviewing The DL-9000 aka The ‘Scamera’

    With a camera expert like Joe on the Lomography Gallery Store San Francisco team, you always know he'll be in the store with some cool new camera. Recently, we found out he was rocking this very odd "scamera" and couldn't help but find out more. Below is Joe's review of this very interesting, and sneaky, lil camera.

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  • October Workshops & Events for Lomography SF

    written by lomographysf on 2012-10-04 in #news
    October Workshops & Events for Lomography SF

    We're getting our autumnal on at the Union Square Gallery Store! This season has a special array of perfect Ocotober-y events: from a topical film-swap to a huge Halloween party! Be sure to contact the Store to reserve a spot in a workshop and feel free to come by and say hello anytime.

  • Happy Accident: Mulitple Exposures with the LC-Wide

    written by lomographysf on 2012-09-27 in #gear #tipster
    Happy Accident: Mulitple Exposures with the LC-Wide

    One of our Gallery Store regulars and Lomographer extraordinaire, Koduckgirl, shares her accidental awesomeness with the LC-Wide and multiple exposure wonder. You can see some of her work upstairs in our "Hella Locals" Gallery Show until the end of September.

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  • Lomography San Francisco's Big Ol' Sample Sale

    written by lomographysf on 2012-09-25 in #events
    Lomography San Francisco's Big Ol' Sample Sale

    THIS WEEKEND ONLY: Friday, September 28th through Sunday, September 30th - San Francisco is having its largest day(s) of discounts to date and it won't last long!

  • September Workshops & Events for Lomography SF

    written by lomographysf on 2012-09-14 in #events
    September Workshops & Events for Lomography SF

    We haven't forgot about you, September! The Lomography Gallery Store has lined up some fantastic workshops and events here in Union Square for the rest of this month.

  • Film Destruction with Christine Zona

    written by lomographysf on 2012-07-31 in #events
    Film Destruction with Christine Zona

    Hey Lomo lovers! We're excited to at last have an event hosted by the one and only Christine Zona. As the illustrious founder of the San Francisco Toy Camera meetup group and Lo-Fi fanatic, she'll be leading us through a very special workshop.

  • Forever Young, Forever Fun: August Workshops at Lomography SF

    written by lomographysf on 2012-07-30 in #events
    Forever Young, Forever Fun: August Workshops at Lomography SF

    We can't believe that it's already August... Time sure flies when you're having fun! July was a blast, and we at the Lomography Gallery Store San Francisco are following it up with a handful of pretty cool new workshops for you and yours.

  • Look Twice! Art Around You in San Francisco

    written by lomographysf on 2012-07-30 in #lifestyle
    Look Twice! Art Around You in San Francisco

    The City of San Francisco is obviously visually interesting. We've got incredible architecture, as apparent in iconic TransAmerica Pyramid, the San Francisco Ferry building, or the red arches of the Golden Gate Bridge. We're often so busy taking in landmarks that we hardly notice another aspect of the the city...The graffiti that penetrates every district and neighborhood.

  • Bite Sized Beauties: A 110 Workshop

    written by lomographysf on 2012-07-13 in #events
    Bite Sized Beauties: A 110 Workshop

    We're leaving the big guns at home this weekend and shooting with the little guys! Join Lomography San Francisco for Bite Sized Beauties: a 110 Workshop and Photo Walk.

  • LomoMuni: Gettin' Around Workshop

    written by lomographysf on 2012-07-12 in #events
    LomoMuni: Gettin' Around Workshop

    Join Muni Diaries and Lomography San Francisco for a high-speed Muni-themed photo workshop. We'll be riding through the streets and tunnels of the city with film cameras in hand; Be fast and shoot from the hip for best results!

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  • Go Outside! Places to Play in San Francisco

    written by lomographysf on 2012-06-30 in #world #locations
    Go Outside!  Places to Play in San Francisco

    We've been seeing some great weather here in San Francisco! When the sun is shining and the temperature rises, SF locals take some time to enjoy the weather. With our friends, our pets, our picnics and our cameras in tow, there's no better way to spend a day than outside! Thus, here's a list of some or favorite places to lay out and soak up the sun.

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  • Fireworks All Day, Every Day

    written by lomographysf on 2012-06-30 in #gear #tipster
    Fireworks All Day, Every Day

    4th of July is coming up, and it's going to be an explosive day of color and sparkles! We all love fireworks shows, but here's something new and exciting to try: Create your very own fireworks show in bright daylight. Every day can have a fireworks display with this Tipster from Elena Kulikova!

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  • Endless Summer: Analogue Workshops in San Francisco

    written by lomographysf on 2012-06-28 in #news
    Endless Summer: Analogue Workshops in San Francisco

    Things are heating up here in San Francisco! We're ready to play in the sunshine; Tag along with the Lomography Gallery Store SF for some analogue adventures and learn a bit about some of our favorite cameras and techniques!

  • In the Shop: Q&A with Photobooth SF

    written by lomographysf on 2012-06-27 in #lifestyle
    In the Shop: Q&A with Photobooth SF

    Photobooth SF is a go-to photographic boutique in San Francisco's Mission District. Specializing in tintype and Polaroid portraits, owners Vince Donovan and Michael Shindler spread the gospel of analog with their sleek space and array of photographic knowledge with all who enter.

  • Workshop Highlights: San Francisco Nightscape

    written by lomographysf on 2012-06-15 in #news
    Workshop Highlights: San Francisco Nightscape

    Our latest photo walk was a special one, indeed; Aside from being Cinco de Mayo and Children's day, we got to shoot nightscapes under the Super Moon, one of the brightest full moons of the year! Check out our pictures of the photo walk after the jump.

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  • Welcome, Baby! The Baby Fisheye 110 Has Arrived

    written by lomographysf on 2012-06-15 in #news
    Welcome, Baby! The Baby Fisheye 110 Has Arrived

    Yesterday, Lomography shared some good news with the world; We had a Baby! A Baby Fisheye 110, that is. We invited the city of San Francisco to come celebrate the newest addition to our film-loving family. Check out some photos of our party at the San Francisco Gallery Store after the jump!

  • The Little Big Party in San Francisco: Live at the Mystery Product Launch

    written by lomographysf on 2012-06-15 in #news
    The Little Big Party in San Francisco: Live at the Mystery Product Launch

    This morning, Lomography unleashed not one, but TWO new analogue cameras! These lovely additions to our product range might be bite-sized, but they're making a big splash at the launch event at the San Francisco Gallery Store!

  • Happy Birthday, LC-A!

    written by lomographysf on 2012-06-07 in #events
    Happy Birthday, LC-A!

    Happy birthday to the Lomo LC-A! The LC-A has a long history of making beautiful and unique images, and it’s easily one of our favorite photographic tools. Let’s take it out and show our love for this Russian beauty on a street photography walk! Bring your LC-A, LC-A+ or LC-Wide and we’ll give your LC-A a birthday roll of 35mm film to shoot with. It's going down on Tuesday a the Lomography Gallery Store San Francisco!

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  • Wild and Wide! A Fisheye Workshop

    written by lomographysf on 2012-06-07 in #events
    Wild and Wide! A Fisheye Workshop

    We’ve just launched fresh new collections of all our cameras, and the new colors pack quite a punch. It’s a perfect time to get you reacquainted with one of our old favorites, the Lomography Fisheye camera series! We’re shooting the wide world with 170-degree vision; Join us at the Lomography Gallery Store San Francisco as we take a trip around town with our fishy pals.

  • Summer Fun! Light Leaks Workshop

    written by lomographysf on 2012-06-03 in #events
    Summer Fun!  Light Leaks Workshop

    A little bit of extra light never hurt anybody; In fact, it usually adds interest and unpredictability to your photos! Join Lomo celebrity Elena Kulikova at the Lomography Gallery Store San Francisco, whose images have been featured on product packages as well as the Diana F+ book, as she teaches you about light leaks and how to make the most out of the sunshine.

  • Lomoventure to “The Biggest Little City in the World”

    written by lomographysf on 2012-06-01 in #world #locations #videos
    Lomoventure to “The Biggest Little City in the World”

    Getting out of town doesn’t mean leaving your Lomo behind, especially when the destination is Reno, the so-called “Biggest Little City in the World”! Two San Francisco Lomographers and their friends recently headed to Reno, Nevada, for big wins, big eats, and big fun. We took our Lomo loves along with us, not thinking twice about capturing our highlights on film. Join us on our Lomoventure!

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  • Jump into June with New Workshops at Lomography SF

    written by lomographysf on 2012-05-30 in #news
    Jump into June with New Workshops at Lomography SF

    It's been 6 months since Lomography opened our doors here in San Francisco! If you haven't been to the shop yet, now's the time to join us for a workshop, photo walk, Blue Hour party or to see the exhibitions in our store! We have a fresh variety of events lined up for June, so check them out then join in the fun.

  • San Francisco Vignettes: Snapshots of the City

    written by lomographysf on 2012-05-30 in #news
    San Francisco Vignettes: Snapshots of the City

    We've talked about the custom Diana F+ cameras made by local San Francisco artists... Now let's have a glimpse at the photographs submitted for the Vignettes for Charity exhibition at our San Francisco Gallery Store. Some talented photographers of all backgrounds are giving viewers a glimpse into life in the city... Check them out below!

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  • MUBI Movie Night with Lomography San Francisco

    written by lomographysf on 2012-05-25 in #news
    MUBI Movie Night with Lomography San Francisco

    It's movie night at the Lomography Gallery Store San Francisco! We're launching the MUBI Edition LomoKino in our retail space this evening, and showing acclaimed director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's LomoKino film "Ashes". More details after the jump!

  • About the Art: Custom Diana World Tour Clones Pt. 1

    written by lomographysf on 2012-05-24 in #news #videos
    About the Art: Custom Diana World Tour Clones Pt. 1

    The Diana World Tour has come to America at last! As it travels from San Francisco to New York, each Gallery Store will show a unique assortment of Diana F+ cameras customized by local artists and designers; You may not get a chance to see the San Francisco Gallery Store's 2012 artist clones in person, but we want you to see them from home! Here's the first installment of this series, in which we show you a few pieces and let the artists talk about them.

  • From Start to Fin with the LomoKino

    written by lomographysf on 2012-05-22 in #events
    From Start to Fin with the LomoKino

    We're utterly inspired by film director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's 20-minute LomoKino movie. We want you to go forth and make a masterpiece, too! Join us at the Lomography Gallery Store San Francisco this Saturday as we teach you all about our 35mm movie camera, and how to make great movies with it.

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  • LomoKino x MUBI Independent Film Screening

    written by lomographysf on 2012-05-21 in #events
    LomoKino x MUBI Independent Film Screening

    Lomography and MUBI have teamed up for something special: We proudly present a 20-minute independent film shot entirely on our LomoKino! Filmed by world-renowned director Apichatpong Weerasethakul, this film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on May 19th, and we're happy to screen it for you in-store as well!

  • Diana Pinholes in Sunny San Francisco

    written by lomographysf on 2012-05-17 in #events
    Diana Pinholes in Sunny San Francisco

    An often overlooked feature of the Diana F+ is the pinhole option. We’re going on a lensless adventure, and you should tag along, too. Special guest appearance from the Diana Multiple Pinhole Operator!

  • Diana Mini Square Style

    written by lomographysf on 2012-05-15 in #events
    Diana Mini Square Style

    Little sister to our classic Diana F+ 120 camera, the Mini packs all the punch of the original in a more compact package. Meet us at the Lomography Gallery Store San Franciscio as we shoot street style downtown in square format!

  • Live Updates from the SF Diana World Tour Launch Party: Part 3

    written by lomographysf on 2012-05-11 in #news
    Live Updates from the SF Diana World Tour Launch Party: Part 3

    The party doesn't stop at Lomography SF! Dranks, disco jams, draq queens and Diana cameras are making this one heck of a celebration!

  • Live Updates from the SF Diana World Tour Launch Party: Part 2

    written by lomographysf on 2012-05-11 in #news
    Live Updates from the SF Diana World Tour Launch Party: Part 2

    The party's going strong! With delicious food and drinks in hands, the staff and customers alike are having a blast!

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  • Live Updates from the SF Diana World Tour Launch Party: Part 1

    written by lomographysf on 2012-05-11 in #news
    Live Updates from the SF Diana World Tour Launch Party: Part 1

    Welcome to the Diana World Tour! The red carpet is out at our San Francisco Gallery Store and local Lomographers have come from all around the Bay to help us celebrate.