A statement that caught my eyes and changed my believed about photography. It means freedom.
It was more than a year ago when the word ‘lomo’ came to my life. Thanks to the brother who found out about it after reading it somewhere. I was skeptical at first but agree to go along with him. So we asked around, our parent, our aunts and uncles for an analogue camera. Later, we received our first baby from an aunt, Yashica FX-3 2000 and a bag of expired Superia 200 from an uncle who works as a photographer for the ministry.
Our first experiment was a failure with only 6 pictures out of 36. My skeptical level increased but not the brother. He signed up for LomokidS, a lomography forum and bought Smena 8M from a friend studying in Russia. We loaded Smena with EBX and the result was fabulous! So that was the moment when I fall in love with Lomo.
And today, our lomo-camera family is growing with LC-A, Fisheye 2, Superheadz UWS and the latest are Diana Mini and Holga 135 BC. Being adventurous, I just love experimenting with varieties of camera and film. And the 10th rules of Lomography will always be my favorite rule of all.
My journey with Lomo has provided me with lot of memorable experience. I had great time discovering new techniques, effect, and meeting new people with the same interest and converting people to the new belief; ‘analogue is the future’.
So, which baby should come to our family after this?