Introducing Analogue Alberta

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Two active lomographers from Alberta have joined forces to share the joy of analogue photography with their communities.

Introducing Analogue Alberta

Credits: weedos

Analogue Alberta was started by two active members of the Lomographic Society: mafiosa from Calgary and weedos from Edmonton who want to share Alberta’s analogue uniqueness with the world.  

Credits: weedos

They will be organizing events throughout Alberta showcasing their mutual love of analogue photography and who knows, possibly branching out into other areas of analogue renaissance. If you live in or are originally from Alberta, Please join them at AnalogueAlberta. They are hoping to have their inaugural event in the central location of Sylvan Lake, Alberta near the end of April this year. There will be a film swap, a Lomowalk around the town and beach area, possibly a BBQ on the beach and perhaps some keynote speakers as well.

Credits: mafiosa

They are also hoping to be submitting Alberta themed articles right here in the Lomography online magazine on a regular basis.

written by weedos on 2012-02-26 in #news #alberta #film #meetup #filmswap #analogue #canada

10 Comments

  1. adam_g2000
    adam_g2000 ·

    Thats really cool guys! Here in Auckland we have no real Lomography presence at all that I'm aware of, it may be that the few of us there are should take some inspiration from you.

  2. mafiosa
    mafiosa ·

    Hey @peewpeewbangwatcha @yyyhorn @z @louzislouz @tristanshoots @mattmacq @together @jeffotography , check out this article about Analogue Alberta. Sign up and stay tuned for more details regarding the first Alberta Lomo-Meet.

  3. yyyhorn
    yyyhorn ·

    I'm in!

  4. kaimcn
    kaimcn ·

    Yay!! I'm in Calgary without a car, but I'd love to try to join meetups with other lomo users

  5. peewpeewbangwatcha
    peewpeewbangwatcha ·

    Totaly forgot to reply to this lol
    If i can get to it im down.

  6. weedos
    weedos ·

    @yyyhorn, Awesome :-) @kaimcn & @peeweewbangwatcha, We'd love it if you could make it. Perhaps we can look at car pools from Calgary and Edmonton. Any Volunteers?? :-)

  7. weedos
    weedos ·

    @adam_g2000. That's for the comment :-) I think it would be great if you got something going in Aukland. I'd be more that happy to help on the techie side of things if you need.

  8. trw
    trw ·

    Great idea! When I'm next in Toronto maybe I can make a run over... ;-)

  9. weedos
    weedos ·

    @trw, Skip Toronto, we're only 3 1/2 hours North of you :-)

  10. dirklancer
    dirklancer ·

    this is intriguing.

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