Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Lomography


I am certain that every lomographer in this loving site has his or her own reasons for loving Lomography. Here are mine.

1. There are no experts or judges who tell you, “this is good, that is not good and can be improved like this” and so and so. Although there are truly some quite experienced lomographers in this site from whom I am so willing to learn. There are no rules here.

2. If you make mistakes, you get no laughing at or criticism; instead you are encouraged by people who will tell you this is a happy mistake or accident.

3. You make friends from all around the world, thus it is not only about taking photos, but about meeting new people, seeing new lifestyles, understanding new concepts and cultures, etc.

4. You not only focus on VIPs and celebrities, but rather, on ordinary people, plants, animals, earth, dust, even rubbish. You see the world from a different view point like never before. Thus, you provide all of them a chance to say: “Hey, I was here; this is my planet too.”

5. Lomography is so free that you don’t have a frame in your mind to make you a square-minded person, or to limit your thinking and action. You are kind of liberated.

6. Lomography makes you a very special person, when you’re in a crowd, holding a rare plastic thing, making strange sounds and pouring blinding color flash, etc.

7. Once in love with Lomography, you can hardly stop yourself from buying things. That helps the film and camera factories. You are actually contributing more and more to GDPs.

8. When you get too addicted, you can not tear yourself away from your beloved toy cameras. Thus, Lomography becomes naturally a part of your life. You don’t live on it, but you can’t live without it.

9. Lomography makes me happy, I feel I am younger and more energetic. I walk out more in the streets and talk more with strangers. I eat more but don’t put on extra weight. I sleep better and dream more.

10. You can build your own home as your wish in this site, and invite friends to call you whenever they feel like doing so. And if you publish anything, you get piggies. That is money too!

written by wuxiong on 2011-10-12 in #lifestyle #reasons #lomo-love #film-photography #love #analogue-lifestyle #lomography #top-10


  1. cutebun
    cutebun ·

    I liked! ^_^ <3 lomography

  2. ali55
    ali55 ·

    What you said is totally why I love lomography :) nice article and photos!

  3. rinchy
    rinchy ·

    Good article and inspired! And dear @wuxiong, could you write us the Simplified Chinese version for China online magazine ;)

  4. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    great article my friend :D

  5. theorangekid93
    theorangekid93 ·


  6. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    I really love this article oh I'm in love.. in love with Lomography :D

  7. 12_12
    12_12 ·

    Great article, wuxiong!! :D

  8. sarazhannes
    sarazhannes ·

    well said! :)

  9. wuxiong
    wuxiong ·

    @sarazhannes, 12_12, adi_totp, theorangekid93,rinchy,ali55, cutebun, Thank you guys for your like my article and nice words. Happy lomo on...<:)

  10. dakadev_pui
    dakadev_pui ·

    Great article! i agree with you @wuxiong

  11. warning
    warning ·

    I am totally agree :))

  12. cindly
    cindly ·

    true story! ;)

  13. arifrodriguez
    arifrodriguez ·

    all of the above are true.nice article

  14. oitentaesete
    oitentaesete ·

    that is some passionate article! ;)

  15. joicetaveira
    joicetaveira ·


  16. nicolasesc
    nicolasesc ·

    i love it because i feel like i can be best friends with any lomographer :)

  17. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·


  18. moon_moon
    moon_moon ·


  19. has
    has ·


  20. francesco1
    francesco1 ·

    this is an awesome article!

  21. clownshoes
    clownshoes ·

    Sweet article

  22. sophia_lo
    sophia_lo ·


  23. dheril
    dheril ·

    that's so amazing article, thanks! you so my reason that I can't tell... for me there are a lot of reason i can't mention all... :D

  24. pangmark
    pangmark ·

    i agree 100%

  25. lawger
    lawger ·

    support !!!

  26. grazie
    grazie ·

    this is a great article my friend. I totally agree with your 10 reasons. Also, it's a pleasure and I;m happy that through this I met good friends like you.

  27. trw
    trw ·

    You're so right. It brings great joy to people and brings people together. What could be better than that?

  28. blablabla-anab
    blablabla-anab ·

    I like everything you like :) It makes me happier, and healthier because it gives me the will to go out and enjoy the sun, and the people and just ...LIVE :) Thanks for the article. It's lovely.

  29. 134340
    134340 ·

    Absolutely true!! Awesome article wuxiong!! :)

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