The Almost Complete Review of a Mentalist LC-A Anniversary Party in the City of Paris

4

A dedicated review about the happenings in Paris on the day, the Lomo LC-A Photocamera turned 25 years old.

Last Friday the top spot concerning pretty parties was in the – let’s call it “authentic” – PMU/Tabac Le Lutetia – not to be confused with the rather posh Hotel Lutetia. This is a nice bookie in the 10th district, where people usually bet on horses and play foosball in a distinguished ambiance of faded plastic flora. The Lomographic Embassy’s venue of choice when it comes to celebrating the 25th Anniversary of our beloved Lomo LC-A Camera.

Fabien Fabre and his Coquette Choir, alongside with Dick Turner and his Terrible Trombone gave a very very pretty show. Not enough, “Stomp” choreographer Lucy Dixon made a tap-dancing suprise appearance. She tap-danced the living daylights out of the tiles that make the floor of the Lutetia. The floor, the poor floor, suffered a lot under all those dancing feet. DJ Boris Gargarine and Sir Benoit de Villeneuve were responsible for the sound that sounded very good! And the Ambassador hi-jacked the turntables a bit as well. Eyes were molested by a thunderstorm of flashbulbs. The birthday cake even got eaten! Poor chap.

Then there was vodka. Quite some vodka. But it disappeared pretty fast from the scene. But the extremely lovely crew of the Lutetia kept them beverages coming like the kegs had no bottom. All in all it was just the wonderfullest party to attach superlatives to. Watch out for some video footage (very dark!) and more info on the LC-A+ competition over the next days.

A big thank you goes out to the Lomographic Embassy Attachées Julie, Marc and Freddie, to Fabien and his Friends, to all the guests that have made Lomography Paris such a wonderful experience over the last years.

Be prepared for more action over the coming months!

written by ringo on 2009-06-24 in #events #lomography-gallery-store-paris #lc-a-anniversary #lc-a #paris #party

4 Comments

  1. lomosexual_manboy
    lomosexual_manboy ·

    Fun party shots and a good turnout.

  2. dfred
    dfred ·

    I pretty like when you call me freddie ahah :)

  3. buster_adams
    buster_adams ·

    aWESOME PARTY AWESOME CONCERT.

  4. skac
    skac ·

    So sad I couldn't come :(

More Interesting Articles

  • Top 5 Instant Ways to Make the Most of Your LC-A Cameras

    written by Kwyn Kenaz Aquino on 2015-06-10 in #gear #lifestyle
    Top 5 Instant Ways to Make the Most of Your LC-A Cameras

    Play to the strengths of your Lomo LC-A+ and LC-Wide. Warp colors and trick the eye in time for the LC-A family's anniversary.

    1
  • First Impressions of the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens: Tom Bates

    written by Kwyn Kenaz Aquino on 2015-05-05 in #gear #news
    First Impressions of the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens: Tom Bates

    The best thing about working for Lomography is having first access to new products. Imagine everyone's excitement when the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens 2.8/32M was delivered to the headquarters in Vienna, where members of the Lomography team took turns testing this tiny yet powerful optic on various cameras. Meanwhile, Tom Bates from Marketing teased out the idyllic and colorful possibilities of shooting with the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 lens on a trip to the UK countryside.

    3
  • Petzval Artist: The Marvelous Bokeh of Matthieu Soudet

    written by lomographyfrance on 2014-09-29 in #people #lomoamigos
    Petzval Artist: The Marvelous Bokeh of Matthieu Soudet

    Matthieu Soudet is a child of photography. He started shooting in his native Normandy when he was only nine years old. Since then, he has dedicated his life to capturing magical moments and puts his boundless creativity to good use through beautiful pictures and portraits. He tested the New Petzval Art Lens tells us about his experience in this exclusive interview.

  • Shop News

    LC-A Iblazr Bundle

    LC-A Iblazr Bundle

    Start capturing images even in low-light conditions with this bundle you can create your own combination of LC-A camera and Iblazr flash. And save 20% off!

  • The Lomo LC-A 31st Birthday Deal Extended! 30% Off Lomo LC-A+ and Lomo LC-Wide

    written by shhquiet on 2015-06-22 in #gear #news
    The Lomo LC-A 31st Birthday Deal Extended! 30% Off Lomo LC-A+ and Lomo LC-Wide

    We’ve got some fantastic news for you — you’re not too late to join the party! Celebrate the Lomo LC-A’s 31 iconic years in the analog world with a festive discount on the Lomo LC-A+ and Lomo LC-Wide cameras!

  • The Lomo LC-A Turns 31 - Enjoy 30% Off Lomo LC-A+ and Lomo LC-Wide

    written by shhquiet on 2015-06-19 in #gear #news
    The Lomo LC-A Turns 31 - Enjoy 30% Off Lomo LC-A+ and Lomo LC-Wide

    It’s time to party once again! Our beloved Lomo LC-A celebrates 31 vivid and vignetted years in the analogue world. We’re kicking things off with a smashing discount on the Lomo LC-A+ and Lomo LC-Wide, so don’t miss this!

    1
  • What Makes Agnès Varda a Triple Threat

    written by Kwyn Kenaz Aquino on 2015-03-13 in #world #lifestyle
    What Makes Agnès Varda a Triple Threat

    In this video, Varda talks about her three lives and the 60-year-old photos she did not think would see the light of day.

  • Shop News

    Diana Mini and Flash Petite Noire at 25% off

    Diana Mini and Flash Petite Noire at 25% off

    At 25% off you can take dreamy 35mm images with this little black beauty. Beam coloured light into your shots with its accompanying Diana Flash Back accessory and be the analogue king of the night.

  • Take a Look at the Five Stylish Years of the Diana Mini

    written by shhquiet on 2014-08-18 in #news
    Take a Look at the Five Stylish Years of the Diana Mini

    The Diana Mini is turning five years old this month! Through the years we have seen this sweet and petite 35mm camera transform from a classic analogue beauty to a blinged-out snapshooter and everything else in between. Remember the Love Letters edition? How about the Premier Cru? To refresh your memory here's a gallery of all the Diana Mini styles we've released in the past five years. Which among these limited edition Clones is your favorite?

    1
  • Unlock Your Creativity with Skillshare and Lomography Rumble

    written by givesmehell on 2015-04-02 in #people #competitions
    Unlock Your Creativity with Skillshare and Lomography Rumble

    Film Photography Day 2015 is an exciting event happening on Sunday, April 12. To celebrate this day, Lomography has teamed up with Skillshare to launch a series of FREE classes to help you make the most of your Lomo cameras. To throw in a little more fun, we're also hosting a competition to win a Diana Deluxe Kit and a full year of premium membership to Skillshare to take tons of awesome photography classes. Read on to find out more!

    2
  • Markus Andersen Talks 'At the Edge of the Earth'

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-04-08 in #people #lifestyle
    Markus Andersen Talks 'At the Edge of the Earth'

    "At the edge of the Earth" is an ongoing yearlong project by documentary photographer Markus Andersen in which he captures the coastline of Sydney, Australia on black and white film with the Diana and Lomo LC-A cameras. In this interview, the Sydney-based photographer opens up to Lomography about his latest endeavor as well as on shooting on the streets of his city and the importance of photographing in analog.

    3
  • Shop News

    Sprocket Rocket Flash Bundle

    Sprocket Rocket Flash Bundle

    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.

  • Review on the LOMO LC-A 120: A Real Lomography Camera? Yes!

    written by brettlaw on 2015-04-22 in #gear #reviews
    Review on the LOMO LC-A 120: A Real Lomography Camera? Yes!

    When I held the Lomo LC-A 120 in my hands for the first time, I immediately noticed its good feel and beautiful design. The LC-A 120 obviously, is truly, related to the queen of all Lomo cameras, the LC-A.

    1
  • This Is What An LC-A Instant Looks Like

    written by shhquiet on 2015-04-01 in #gear #news
    This Is What An LC-A Instant Looks Like

    Anything can happen in an instant, right? This is also true with instant snapshots taken with the Lomo LC-A+ camera and LC-A Instant Back+ accessory. Here's a quick look at the bizarre, unpredictable world of LC-A+ Instants!

    1
  • A Salute to the Masters: R.I.P. (A Tribute to George Krause)

    written by sirio174 on 2015-06-20 in #world #lifestyle
    A Salute to the Masters: R.I.P. (A Tribute to George Krause)

    This article is dedicated to the multifaceted American photographer George Krause and to his series depicting funeral monuments realized between 1962 and 1963. I was able to know about this series thanks to an important essay on photography written by former Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Director of Photography, John Szarkowski. For this tribute, I loaded my trusty Praktica camera with a roll of Ilford film and took a series of photos in the Monumental Cemetery in my city, Como. Take a look!

    2