Make Your Prophecy Finalist: nicolasesc

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Congratulations to nicolasesc, one of the Make Your Prophecy Competition finalists! Read on to see his winning artwork and find out why he chose to represent the prophecy he did...

Name: Nicolas Escalada
Country: Japan/America
LomoHome: nicolasesc

Why did you choose the prophecy you chose? What does this prophecy mean to you?

It was hard to choose! Before I even read the guidelines, I knew how I wanted to shoot and edit this video. I couldn’t simply choose one. Although I was a bit hesitant at first, I just decided to follow my vision and do all of the prophecies! I think they’re all important for a Lomographer to take with them everywhere they go.

Why did you choose to represent it as you did?

Living in Japan has definitely made an impression on how I view things creatively. To be honest, moving there was one of the reasons I fell in love with Lomography in the first place. I would always find an interesting story wherever I went. My town there has this amazing, upbeat feel to it and I knew that’s how I wanted to portray the prophecies. And yeah, shots of Japanese girls dancing in the street never hurt.

What do you think would be a good 11th Prophecy?

Honestly, I wouldn’t include an 11th Prophecy! If there was, there would be an uneven number of prophecies and it would seriously bug me! Ten just sounds so much better than 11 in my opinion. But if I had to choose, I would say, “MAKE LOMOGRAPHY YOUR BEST FRIEND!”

written by basterda on 2011-09-22 in #lifestyle #make-your-prophecy-finalists #nicolasesc

33 Comments

  1. susielomovitz
    susielomovitz ·

    congrats! great video, nice work!

  2. bboysherman
    bboysherman ·

    congrats, it's really nice video :D

  3. reneg88
    reneg88 ·

    WOW! amazing editing! congrats! :D

  4. exquisitenat
    exquisitenat ·

    Awesome video!

  5. iidiko
    iidiko ·

    wow great video!

  6. nicolasesc
    nicolasesc ·

    YAY ^____________^

  7. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    Nice video! :)

  8. lisi
    lisi ·

    veeery very great video! and great work how the music fits to everything! :) wow! wheres the song from?

  9. antibiotyx
    antibiotyx ·

    congrats and good luck! :)

  10. artvandelay
    artvandelay ·

    I really enjoyed watching this!

  11. La Sara
    La Sara ·

    I enjoyed this so much!

  12. mloo
    mloo ·

    Awesome! I Like!

  13. sami-san
    sami-san ·

    I'm sooooo proud of you Nico-san!!! Omedetou gozaimasu !!!!!!!!!

  14. vici
    vici ·

    the video is perfect.

  15. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    Awesome video!!!

  16. pattyequalsawesome
    pattyequalsawesome ·

    the winner right here.

  17. nicolasesc
    nicolasesc ·

    honestly, thank you everyone :)
    @lisi the song is called "black jacket" by the portugal japan!
    @sami-san あちがとうサミちゃん <3

  18. nicolasesc
    nicolasesc ·

    *ありがとう hahaha

  19. golfpunkgirl
    golfpunkgirl ·

    well done! hope you win it then you can come to London and bring your sister with you! :)

  20. feelux
    feelux ·

    wow. great job! :) It's entertaining :)

  21. lilou-la-chouette
    lilou-la-chouette ·

    very nice :)

  22. cutebun
    cutebun ·

    Awesome! I love it!

  23. wonderdude
    wonderdude ·

    I think this is my favorite entry!

  24. vtayeh
    vtayeh ·

    Awesome! Congrats!

  25. dabai
    dabai ·

    this is damn cool!

  26. nicolasesc
    nicolasesc ·

    @golfpunkgirl that's one of the plans, ate! haha :)
    @feelux thank you! it was one of my most fun projects!
    @lilou-la-chouette @cutebun thank you thank you!
    @wonderdude OH WOW that means a lot >____

  27. ali55
    ali55 ·

    This is awesome!!! One of my favourite entries - congrats :)

  28. soleado
    soleado ·

    Amazing video!! Good luck!!

  29. carolin
    carolin ·

    woooooooo, gorgeous!!! congratz :)

  30. palkina
    palkina ·

    yeaaah! it's so tasty :)

  31. nicolasesc
    nicolasesc ·

    @ali55 @soleado @carolin @palkina I LOVE YOU GUYS!

  32. carolin
    carolin ·

    @nicolasesc We love your work :) THANKS YOU!

  33. amedejulie
    amedejulie ·

    good inspiration for me ! congrats !

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