What Got You Hooked Up With Lomography?


If we look up the definition of "hook up", among other things we could get this: "to become attached to someone of something...a connection between two or more things". All of them can easily define what I feel for Lomography.

I’ve not only become a photography fanatic, I’ve become totally connected to analogue photography, Lomography and everything that has to do with the wonderful cameras, the community, and so on. I have to admit I’ve always felt fascinated with the “vintage” things.

Anyway, in the first place, what got my hooked me up with Lomography? Without any doubt and hesitation: my black and turquoise Diana Mini! It was love at first sight, and from there “to the infinity and beyond”, like they say in Toy Story. I felt a rush of energy in my body when I held her in my hands, without even knowing what results I could achieve with her.

My Diana Mini in motion:

Now I would like to know more about you, everyone of you who “got hooked up” and fell in love with Lomography. What got you hooked up with Lomography? What made you go back to the analogue life?Would you like to share your experience in a few words? And also, tell us, as isabel_mebarak said in one of her articles: What made you feel this analogue love?

Leave your comments below!

The Diana Mini is the ultra-compact, petite version of the Diana F+. This camera takes soft-focused, lo-fi images in 35mm and allows you to change between half-format and square shots with a flick of a switch. Get your own Diana Mini now!

written by juansupergen on 2012-01-05 in #lifestyle #hook-up #story #lomography #analogue-lifestyle #analogue-love #lomography-love
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  1. erinwoodgatesphotography
    erinwoodgatesphotography ·

    Getting a colorsplash at Photokina in Germany. It just keeps growing.

  2. juansupergen
    juansupergen ·

    Thank you very much...saludos

  3. nulambda501
    nulambda501 ·

    Getting an Holga with a slightly melted lens. Love the blur it makes on prints.

  4. mafiosa
    mafiosa ·

    My first successful double got me hooked.

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