It has been a long and arduous journey but here we are, 2000 locations strong - and counting! Let's take a trip down memory lane first before we unveil the big 2000!
As Lomographers, we like to travel. We like to walk, shoot and see where our feet takes us. From the corner market, a nearby beach, all the way to the Arctic, we’ve chronicled each step taken and each smile given with our precious Lomo cameras. The Locations are our way of identifying and showcasing the merry mix of unique places and locales that you have visited and at the same time, would like to visit in the future! It’s the Lomo communities’ very own travel guide that caters to all things Lomographic.
Believe it or not, we’re actually at our 2000th location! Time sure flies when you’re having fun. Before unveiling it however, we’ll whet your appetite first as we take a trip down memory lane and check out 20 of the best, weirdest, intriguing and most interesting locations to date, spanning all four corners of the globe!
So are you itching to travel yet? Do you already have your hiking boots on and your trusty walking stick by your side? Wait up! Here’s the 2000th location – the Radio Trail located in Santena, Italy – it’s a must for that much-needed adrenaline rush extreme sports bring, so be sure to drop by the next time you stop by in lovely Italia!
Do you have your own location in mind?Would you like to share a quaint hole in the wall or massive skyscrapers that reach the heavens? We want to hear it, feel it and see it! Immerse us in your world and submit your locations here but please don’t forget to check out the guidelines first!
Have you been eying up the beautiful Lomo’Instant Sanremo Edition? Well, now’s the time to place your order! We are starting to ship the current batch of pre-orders right now (the delivery date will depend on your location) and are now taking pre-orders for the next batch which we estimate will be ready to ship by December 12th. This next batch of pre-order cameras will be the last stock we have for delivery before the upcoming holidays and will be delivered on a first come, first served basis; so place your pre-order now to secure your place in the queue and avoid disappointment!
It may take a while for some lomographers to figure out the perfect combination of camera, film, and accessory that suit their needs. But, Wessel de Haas, aka wesco, has been extremely lucky to find his early on his journey to Lomography. Find out what film and accessory he likes pairing his La Sardina 8Ball with in this edition of My First Lomo Affair!
It’s been a long and cold winter but we’re finally getting back into the swing of things here in Chicago. We’ve got a great month of events and workshops coming up, so dust off those cameras that have been sitting around all winter and let’s take some pictures together!
When I was a child, I regularly went to Blaavand, located at the Danish west coast, with my brothers and parents. I stopped going there as I grew up. In 2012 however, we hit the road again. It was my first return visit in about 20 years. I took the chance and packed as many cameras as possible into my luggage. In part two of my journey log, I'm going to show you the pictures I took with my Lomography cameras.
For the last year we've been working on the next version of Lomography. We based our work on the feedback you’ve given us over the years and we wanted to share it as early as possible with you and can’t wait to hear what you think. Just one warning first: it is still in development and things can break. All the photos, comments, likes, homes and everything else were transferred as of October 16th, 2014. So anything you do on next.lomography.com won't be reflected on www.lomography.com and vice versa. Once we are done with testing, everything you did here will be deleted again. So this is a big playground for you to explore.
Sprocket Love: The Sprocket Rocket is the world’s first wide-angle camera dedicated to sprockets. It shoots 18 panoramas on a standard 35mm roll and exposes the whole width of film including sprocket holes. Use its dual winding knobs for easy multiple exposures and generate perfect nighttime shots with the bulb setting.
Lomography is proud to announce that we are teaming up with acclaimed rock band R.E.M. to host an exclusive one-of-a-kind photo competition! The prizes include a Lomography Diana F+ Special Edition Camera, the acclaimed new ‘R.E.M. By MTV’ DVD, R.E.M. vinyl and more! Read on to see how you can participate in this rumble.
Jack Lowe has set himself a challenge to document every RNLI post around the UK coastline using a Victorian method of photography called Wet Plate Collodion Photography. He has been driving around in an old ambulance converted into a mobile darkroom. Jack talked to us about this fascinating project and the challenges he faces along the way.