Nearly three decades after its release, the iconic Lomo LC-A never fails to inspire and impress countless lomographers and film photography enthusiasts around the world. In celebration of its legacy, allow us to take you to a walk down the memory lane featuring the LC-A and its enduring guises.
If you’ve long been an ardent lomographer, you must already be familiar with the little Russian beauty that sparked creativity and passion among analogue-loving people around the world. The Lomo LC-A was that one camera that started it all—the enduring analogue photography movement, the massive cult following, and the vibrant community that has become part of our daily lives.
The Lomo LC-A's colorful history tells us that the analogue wonder was born in 1984 in St. Petersburg, Russia. That makes it 28 glorious years of analogue goodness and quality craftsmanship. In its career that spans nearly three decades and counting, the LC-A has also been redesigned in several enduring guises. Let’s take a look at them once again!
Now, the growing LC-A family has a stunning new member. Meet the luxurious LOMO LC-A+ Silver Lake, which celebrates the craftsmanship and heritage behind the iconic LC-A+. Adorned in genuine brown leather and contained in a specially designed wooden box, the Silver Lake is one rare analog gem, limited to only 1000 pieces. Initially released in Japan and Korea, the Silver Lake has now been made available worldwide! We’re sure you want to know more, so why don’t you allow us to introduce you to this analogue beauty?
On the 30th and 31st May 2012 only, save up to 45% on the Lomo LC-A+ Russia Day. Clad in red leather and decorated with fertility symbols, this special edition camera is limited to 2,000 pieces only. It is equipped with the legendary Russian Minitar 1 32/2.8 lens and comes in an exquisite black wooden lined with precious silk. Get your own Lomo LC-A Russia Day now while it is still in stock and currently the most affordable LC-A+ around! The offer is available worldwide except for Brazil.
Believe it or not, the Lomo LC-A is turning 30 years old this June. That’s right, fellow Lomographers, it’s been three decades since the camera that started it all came into existence, and we think such a momentous occasion deserves a month-long celebration.
This month, our favorite iconic 35mm snapshot camera - the Lomo LC-A - is celebrating its 30th year! To honor this milestone, Professor Lomo van Graphy prepared a special video to illustrate, in alphabetical order, the many ways you can enjoy the Lomo LC-A. Watch the video after the jump!
Poepel's shots are so impressive that it's never a surprise to see at least a few of them every week in the best-of section. You simply cannot miss his photos. And so, without further ado, allow us to introduce Mario, better known as poepel, a new member of our community squad of LomoAmigos!
As the iconic LC-A celebrates its 30th birthday this month, we think it's only timely that we look back to Lomography's roots and shine the spotlight on the camera's birthplace, Saint Petersburg. If you haven't been there yourself, or if you have and simply wanted to be reminded of the beauty of the place, we've compiled a few select lomographs taken using no less than the LC-A by our community members!
As the world grieves the death of prolific actor and comedian Robin Williams, photographer Daniel Sorine reveals a number of photographs taken in 1974, showing a pair of mimes hamming it up for the camera. One of them was Williams - only, Sorine was only able to realize this fact more than three decades later.
Here at Lomography, we don’t only deliver the fantastic goodies, but we also try to provide you with the wisdom you’ll need on your lomo adventures. We gave you the 10 Golden Rules, didn’t we, and it has bestowed you with a cred and attitude hat lomographers are admired for. In celebration of the Lomo-LC-A’s 30th Anniversary, we are proud to present the Lomo LC-A-to-Z, brought to you by Professor Lomo van Graphy. Watch and learn!
If you're the happy owner of a Lomo LC-Wide, you are probably overwhelmed and frustrated at not being able to use your three different frames on one film. But this tipster will let you make magic happen!
The Lomo LC-A is a great camera to bring during festivals, on vacation, or even when you’re just walking around looking for some street photography opportunities. But do you know that it can also do waters for underwater photography?
It's always a delight to see parents setting aside time to take out their child even for a simple weekend walk, And a heartwarming Lomograph showing such a precious moment deserves to be our Photo of the Day. Congratulations poepel!
In December last year James Wright, editor and creative director of So It Goes Magazine, went on a two-week trip to Sri Lanka, "a place so long on our bucket list, but up until then, as yet unvisited," he writes on the first of his three-part photo diary. Herein is the second part of his series that chronicles his adventures, highlighted by a selection of breathtaking images of the Sri Lankan countryside and the locals, among many other images, captured with his trusty photographic companions: the Leica MP, Lomo LC-A+, and an assortment of films including the LomoChrome Purple.