First LomoKino Rumble


It's here! Our first Rumble in which we ask for your LomoKino films! Living in the age we do, we become documentors of our time when we pick up a camera. History is important to us and film is valuable in telling its story! Read on to see what we ask of you fair documentors!

Credits: satomi

Have you visited our lovely Locations section lately? With your help we’d like to expand it as documenting locations, and at the same time history, through film is important to us as we are sure it is to you! And what better way than to shoot a movie of these sights and scenes and share it on a community platform that reaches all over the globe!


We want you to tell us a story featuring where you live. The film should present the environment of, and/or culture found in, your surroundings. It should be something you’d want to present to a Historian who’s compiling primary documents to include in a time capsule, set to be opened 100 years from now.

So plot or no plot, we want to see your ‘Locations’. And, please include a description and tags of the location and some information so that other Lomographers can learn about the places that appear in the films they are watching!

Important: To enter the competition, simply copy the URL, in your LomoHome, of the movie/s you are entering and paste as a comment in this article.


  • Prizes for each rumble: 3 winners of 10 piggies each.
  • Film/Camera Type: Any film using the LomoKino.
  • Upload Limit: 3 LomoKino Movies.
  • Meta data must be completed (camera, film, location & 3 tags)
  • Other: Sound may be included but make sure you have the right of use!
Credits: vicuna

written by soundfoodaround on 2011-12-05 in #competitions #story-telling #rumble #lomokino #locations #documentors #lomokino-rumble #history


  1. marjanbuning
    marjanbuning ·

    eeeuh the rumble ended 11 months ago??

  2. soundfoodaround
    soundfoodaround ·

    @marjanbuning. Thank you for catching that and am anticipating some wonderful submissions soon!

  3. hervinsyah
    hervinsyah ·


  4. reneg88
    reneg88 ·

    ok, i'm going to state something real quick: i was very excited as i was reading this competition... then I got to the prize sections and it's only 10 piggies. I'm sure you guys are aware of how many rolls of film it would take to do a proper job at documenting locations and showing people the cultures of where we live in... so I think that to compensate for all the film that would be going into this, a proper reward would be a few packs of film to make up for the film we would be using up. Also, I think that for any lomokino user there's no better reward than film. So yeah, sorry if this upsets anyone, but I just felt like I should express myself. Lomo on!

  5. soundfoodaround
    soundfoodaround ·

    @reneg88. Our rumbles aren't mandatory and are instead fun, participatory events that are designed for Lomographers to enjoy as well as see the works of, and be inspired by, fellow Lomographers! Lomo on, and we hope our rumbles are inspiring and alluring in their own right.

  6. lawypop
    lawypop ·

    @soundfoodaround hihi, actually agreed with @reneg88, i think its more than jus taking one still picture, perhaps u guys can "beef-up" the prize for this rumble abit? BTW i love all the inspiring and fun rumbles!

  7. reneg88
    reneg88 ·

    @soundfoodaround oh! i love all rumbles as well! and i know for sure they're not mandatory! But I, as a lomokino owner, would love (and am planning on it) to participate, but I was just saying that it would be a little more inspiring if we knew we actually had a chance at winning something that would help us continue to make lomokino movies by having the tools it takes (mainly lots and lots of film) hehe. But by no means did I mean to say that rumbles were uninspiring or anything like that. I love all of the rumbles that are constantly going on! :) <3

  8. babybath
    babybath ·

    totally agree with @reneg88

  9. nadinadu
    nadinadu · in on what @reneg88 said....

  10. rancliffhasenza
    rancliffhasenza ·

    this is a rumble about lomokino movies, right? so why can we submit 10 photos? ^^
    and BTW, everyone chill out :) and lomo on.

  11. bulletofmine
  12. norya
  13. magu
    magu ·

  14. lisamariesimpson
  15. mcrstar
  16. naomac
  17. naomac
  18. silence0804
  19. kevinkahomusic
  20. jprswim
  21. kylewis
    kylewis ·

    I also agree with @reneg88, it is a stingey amount and come on it's the New Year and everyone knows prices go up at this time ; ))
    @soundfoodaround that wasn't really an answer more of a political statement of deviation.
    I would think for such a lot of work irrespective of the participatory element of fun, a suitable piggy increase would be appreciated, maybe even if it was scaled and the winner got 30 and it decreased from there.
    All the best!

  22. soundfoodaround
    soundfoodaround ·

    We have taken in your comments. Thank you for the feedback. We are maintaining the prizes for this rumble. We are sorry to hear that you think this is stingy @kylewis - in this case, please check out other competitions, as prizes vary from rumble to rumble.

  23. bagman66
  24. bagman66
  25. cool-daddy
    cool-daddy ·

    No offense to anyone, but I had a Lomo kino before I joined ( and yes, I've made super 8 films also).
    I don't understand the piggies thing yet, but even if you don't have a camera, you can get ' 10 Piggies "
    just for joining...
    I have to agree with the majority when I say film would be a better prize than piggies. If there is a lot of expired available, it would be a better prize.
    I was a mod on an online photo site, and to get good entries from all over the planet for contests , we gave out
    1st prize : An olympus trip 35 camera
    2nd prize : 5 rolls of film
    3rd prize : 3 rolls of film

    The contest was a huge success...when someone from a mods continent won, the prize was shipped from that continent to keep costs low. the size of the group when from hundreds, to thousands.
    That's thousands of potential Lomo customers mind you. New users.

    Keep up the good work!

  26. goonies
  27. bagman66
  28. bridgetj
  29. moustachelovers
  30. mythra
    mythra ·…

    Trying to show the spirit of German youth compared with the somewhat rigidness of the German Parliament, but how both actually fit together and can work together in the unique country that is Germany.

  31. wedreamalone
    wedreamalone ·…

    Capturing the serenity around my neighborhood--scenery, trees, lake ontario, pet pigeons, dead bird, the spirit of nature essentially...while incorporating Henry David Thoreau's quote that is definitely one of my mantras!

  32. gladys
  33. mephisto19
  34. kylewis

More Interesting Articles

  • Lomography x LIFE Rumble

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-09-25 in #world #competitions
    Lomography x LIFE Rumble

    ‘LIFE’ is a film that tells the story of photographer Dennis Stock who was assigned to photograph James Dean and inadvertently produced some of the most iconic photographs of the star. The film is released this week and we are offering some lucky people the chance to win a DVD, a book of photographs by Dennis Stock, signed posters and a LomoKino.

  • Winner of the German Lomography X LIFE Rumble

    written by chvo on 2015-10-06 in #world #news #competitions
    Winner of the German Lomography X LIFE Rumble

    LIFE is a film that tells the story Dennis Stock, who photographed James Dean and inadvertently produced some of the most iconic images of the star. In line the film's much anticipated release, we asked for your best "friendship" shots for a competition.Here are the winners.

  • Lomography X Carol Rumble

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-11-20 in #world #competitions #videos
    Lomography X Carol Rumble

    Starring Academy Award-winner Cate Blanchett and Academy Award-nominee Rooney Mara, CAROL is the beautiful new movie by acclaimed director Todd Haynes. To celebrate its release in cinemas on November 27 we have some great prizes to be won including our Lomo’instant Sanremo camera, 5 x copies of Vivian Maier’s Street Photography book, 10 x pairs of cinema tickets to see this fantastic film and x 10 Carol posters!

  • Shop News

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.

  • The Role of Film: Is It Still Relevant Today?

    written by hans-koepsell on 2015-07-08 in #world #lifestyle
    The Role of Film: Is It Still Relevant Today?

    We live in what many term the digital age. And yet, why has there been a recent growth in the popularity of film as a photographic medium? I asked three experts to weigh in on its relevance.

  • Lomography x Looper Rumble

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-05-11 in #world #competitions #videos
    Lomography x Looper Rumble

    Looper is a Scottish Indie/Electronic band fronted by former Belle and Sebastian bassist Stuart David. Lomography has teamed up with Looper and Mute, a UK-based record label, to bring you this special rumble where you can win a LomoKino, a Looper bundle which includes a 5-CD Box Set signed by the band, live cassette and badge. On top of this Looper will be selecting their favourite photos to be featured in their latest music video which is aptly called “I’m a Photograph”! You’d be mad not to enter! Read on for details.

  • Lomography x Looper Rumble Winners Announced

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-07-29 in #world #news #competitions #videos
    Lomography x Looper Rumble Winners Announced

    Lomography UK teamed up with Scottish Indie/Electronic band Looper and Mute Records to give lucky participants the chance to win a LomoKino and a Looper bundle which includes a 5-CD Box Set signed by the band, live cassette and badge. The band has picked the winners and put them all together in its latest music video for "I’m a Photograph!”

  • Shop News

    The Lomography Experimental Lens Kit opens up a new, creative photographic domain!

    The Lomography Experimental Lens Kit opens up a new, creative photographic domain!

    Satisfy your hunger for creative snap-shooting with this lens package made especially for Micro 4/3 digital cameras! Don't miss the 20% discount!

  • Lomography X FOTO HITS Medium Format Rumble

    written by Lomography on 2015-11-26 in #world #news #competitions
    Lomography X FOTO HITS Medium Format Rumble

    With an expanded field of view and its ability to produce high quality images and capture minute detail, medium format photography has become the top choice of many photographers. Lomography is working hard to make sure that it keeps going with the continued production of medium format film and cameras. The current issue of German magazine FOTO HITS focuses on medium format photography. And with this rumble, we want to prove why medium format photography is king. Take your Diana F+, Holga 120, Lubitel 166+ or the new Lomo LC-A 120 and show us your best square shots!

  • What We've Been Working on in the Last Few Weeks

    written by pan_dre on 2015-04-07 in #world #news
    What We've Been Working on in the Last Few Weeks

    Our new website is now about 2 months old. After rolling out the most important features in the beginning, we have now been fine tuning them and working on the overall performance of the website. Taking a step back, we now want to ask what you think about it!

  • Lomography x National Portrait Gallery Rumble WINNERS!

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-01-06 in #news
    Lomography x National Portrait Gallery Rumble WINNERS!

    We had a staggering 1110 entries to this rumble. We have picked our way through all of them and were very inspired by the quality of all your photos! It was a real challenge narrowing it down to just 3 winners. Find out who won this great competition.

  • Shop News

    the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

     the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

    Let your loved one pick the gift of their dreams. Lomography Online Shop Gift Certificates are the perfect present for every analogue devotee on your gift list

  • 10 Films We’d Like to See at Cannes 2015

    written by Jill Tan Radovan on 2015-05-13 in #world #news #lifestyle #videos
    10 Films We’d Like to See at Cannes 2015

    The Cannes Film Festival showcases some of the world's best cinematographic masterpieces. It is an annual event that is highly anticipated by fans and connoisseurs of both mainstream and independent cinema. This year's festival has officially opened and film buffs everywhere are excited, at the same time curious, about which film will win the Palme d'Or. We are in no position to predict the winner, but we do have our favorites, from the ones in competition and otherwise. In no definitive order, here is a list of 10 films that we'd like to see.

  • Where The Hell is Lomography In The Baltics?

    written by shhquiet on 2015-07-20 in #world #news
    Where The Hell is Lomography In The Baltics?

    Here at Lomography we believe that everyone should be able to live an experimental, interactive, vivid and sometimes even blurred and crazy way of life. And we also believe that it is important to make the analogue lifestyle more accessible to everyone! This is why we're calling out to Lomographers in the Baltic region to help spread the Lomography love in your area!

  • Painting Delights: Going Wild with the Pixelstick

    written by jennifer_pos on 2015-03-17 in #gear #news #lifestyle #tipster
    Painting Delights: Going Wild with the Pixelstick

    Ever since light painting was invented, it inspired artists from all around the globe to magical creations that capture hidden movements and reinvent the world we live in. "Life is a fairy tale, stay wild little child!" is what they want to tell us. Bringing light to life became the next challenge for anyone rigged with a film camera and a creative mind. Now, how can you take your analogue light paintings from the ordinary to the outstanding? After the carriage came the car, so we definitely need some spacy inventions to follow the old school light pen. So here it is, our new best friend: The Pixelstick!