The 10 Golden Rules Rumble


Do you live by the Golden Rules? Then show us!

Rule Number 1- Take your camera everywhere you go.
Rule Number 2 – Use it any time – day and night.
Rule Number 3 – Lomography is not an interference in your life, but part of it.
Rule Number 4 – Try the shot from the hip.
Rule Number 5 – Approach the objects of your Lomographic desire as close as possible.
Rule Number 6 – Don’t think. (William Firebrace)
Rule Number 7 - Be fast.
Rule Number 8 - You don’t have to know beforehand what you captured on film.
Rule Number 9 - Afterwards either.
Rule Number 10 – Don’t worry about any rules.

Rule number 11? Upload all your shots that represent either of the 10 Golden Rules to this rumble!

Details -

  • Maximum 10 pictures can be uploaded, one for each rule!
  • At least 768 px either side or width
  • Any analogue picture is allowed for this rumble
  • 10 winners (one for each rule) will get 10 Piggies each
  • Let us know which rule your picture represents by writing so in the tags
  • By submitting to this rumble you allow the rights to use your pictures for promotional purposes

written by lucasjakobsson on 2009-04-10 in #competitions


  1. disdis
    disdis ·

    I made a mistake for rule 3. Jo*#

  2. disdis
    disdis ·

    Anyway... nice rule number 11.

  3. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    on the rule no.4 I submit the same lomographs ;p
    error on upload I guess.

  4. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    this will be interesting...

  5. oldskool_rider
    oldskool_rider ·

    yeah, i like rule no 11

  6. deff1
    deff1 ·

    Great Rumble! The Essence of Lomography. I like it.

  7. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    #11: shoot carolyn from top ;)

  8. cinzinc
    cinzinc ·

    this is gna be a tough one, yet awesome!

  9. larslau
    larslau ·

    Can I apply rule #10 on "Maximum 10 pictures can be uploaded, one for each rule!"? I have something like 40 pics I would like to enter...

  10. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    thanks for panelomo for helping me how to tag ;p
    now its all been tag! :)))

  11. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    Uploaded 9 of 10 :) I think I always think :)

  12. la0da
    la0da ·

    Rule Number 4 – Try the shot from the hip.

  13. abcdefuck
    abcdefuck ·


  14. stouf
    stouf ·

    This is gonna produce some awesome galleries...

  15. stinketier
    stinketier ·

    nice nice nice rumble

  16. wendalls
    wendalls ·

    sorry i forgot to tag my images!

  17. northwardnimbus
    northwardnimbus ·

    sooo time consuming putting on the tags! ahhhh the piggies!

  18. dfunkdamager
    dfunkdamager ·

    I forgot to tag my images but i left the rule # in each comment box =)

  19. dangitaudra
    dangitaudra ·

    I can't see all of my Lab images in the Submit options, so I can't select the one I wanted for Number 3. Weird. Also, I cant see all of the ones I've already uploaded, nor can I remember which ones I already have. Lomo website = infinite frustrations, always, I've noticed.

  20. johann_affendy
    johann_affendy ·

    how do i tag? oh well. submission #570 is rule number 4.

  21. jaminsemirang
    jaminsemirang ·

    i already post some, hahah, last timers, perhaps they don't count. well, goodluck everybody!

  22. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    i added the numbers as comments and not as tags!
    will change it tomorrow morning

  23. graefin
    graefin ·

    puhhh, almost missed this one!

  24. lomosexual_manboy
    lomosexual_manboy ·

    Lots of non tagged images. It's not too late........

  25. dfunkdamager
    dfunkdamager ·

    When will the winners be announced? =)

  26. comezone
    comezone ·

    Oh shit... How did I miss this rumble...?

  27. oldskool_rider
    oldskool_rider ·

    oh crap, i thought i had longer to submit...and i forgot to do it!!


  28. oldskool_rider
    oldskool_rider ·

    oh crap, i thought i had longer to submit...and i forgot to do it!!


  29. dangitaudra
    dangitaudra ·

    Ok - another instance of Lomo site frustration. I spent two hours and made myself LATE to the family Easter brunch just so that I could make sure I got all of the tags added to my photos, but I just checked on them in the pool - NO tags appear!

    I added the tags in the lab. Was I supposed to do something differently? The camera info is there, but the tags seem to have poofed!

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