Enter the Dragon Rumble!


Rawr! Chinese New Year is coming, and 2012 is the year of the Dragon. Let's enter this epic year with a legendary rumble for all things dragon!

Photo by mune316

This is the stuff great stories are made of. We invite all Lomographers to whip up some mythical magic with your camera and shoot anything and everything to do with dragons!

Photo by k_melancholy

Go wild with your imagination – not only can you peel your eyes for dragon symbols all around you, but what do dragons represent? Dragon lady? Girl with the Dragon Tattoo? Dragonball?! Let’s see how creative we can get!

Photo by reverte

For this rumble, we will pick 8 lucky winners, as 8 is the luckiest number in Chinese culture!

Photo Upload Rules:

  • Film/Camera Type: Any analogue photo not digitally enhanced or manipulated.
  • Prize: 1st prize 10 Piggies, 7 runner ups of 5 Piggies each
  • Upload Limit: 10 Photos
  • Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height.
  • Meta data must be completed (camera, film, location & 3 tags)

Get set, ready, rumble! Happy Chinese New Year everyone!

written by saysaysay on 2012-01-06 in #competitions #mythical #chinese-new-year #competition #festivals #competitions #chinese #singapore #rumble #contest #dragon #creatures #cny #dragons #myth #contests #rumbles #creature #asian


  1. bboysherman
    bboysherman ·

    I love this Rumble
    Happy Chinese New Year to you all

  2. hxloon
    hxloon ·


  3. saysaysay
    saysaysay ·

    Roar! Gong Xi Fa Cai!

  4. johann_affendy
    johann_affendy ·

    fus ro dah! sorry i can't resist a skyrim reference =p

  5. antibiotyx
    antibiotyx ·


  6. cmgawthorp93
    cmgawthorp93 ·

    This is going to be harder in America. Dragons are not really part of the culture here. Maybe I can find someone with a cool tattoo.

  7. smalldeadlysloth
    smalldeadlysloth ·

    Someone born in the year of the dragon perhaps?

  8. hervinsyah
    hervinsyah ·


  9. saysaysay
    saysaysay ·

    really excited to see what you guys come up with!

  10. mylatehope
    mylatehope ·

    I got lots of photos of dragons! Mostly from my trip to China last year. What a great rumble! Happy Chinese New Year!!!

  11. ripsta
    ripsta ·

    Happy Chinese New Year

  12. chappelow
    chappelow ·

    8 means fortune. I live in Taiwan and have a Taiwanese wife, she told me. Think 7 is the universal lucky number.

  13. saysaysay
    saysaysay ·

    @chappelow yeah, because the number 8 in Chinese dialect sounds like the word 'prosper'! :)

  14. jezzyjung
    jezzyjung ·

    Happy Chinese new year to you guys all

  15. stonerfairy
    stonerfairy ·

    hahaha I can see that some people just got mixed up lion dance and dragon dance :D
    All the Best!! Nice photos submitted! Tough Challenge!

  16. tattso
    tattso ·

    wow i particularly love this one www.lomography.com/magazine/competitions/2012/01/06/enter-t…

  17. adrienne-is
    adrienne-is ·

    The closest thing I have to dragons is dinosaurs... So here come some dinosaur shots. If we use our imaginations they are a lot like dragons.. :)

  18. cosmicpnay80
    cosmicpnay80 ·

    How do I remove my submitted photo? I accidentally submitted the wrong photo.

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