'What My Lomo Compact Automat Means to Me' Rumble


To celebrate another addition to the ever growing family of Lomography cameras, particularly the LC-A family, we would like to invite you to this rumble where we ask what your LC-A means to you.

Credits: ripsta

You can’t go wrong with the LC-A. Oozing with awesomeness, this quality camera is a testament to how fun shooting photographs (or lomographs) can be. And over the course of almost three decades, we have seen quite a number of delicious designs. Our latest addition, the LC-A+ Silver Lake, is a stylish one and will definitely knock your socks off!

In celebration of the LC-A+ Silver Lake and LC-A’s heritage of 28 gloriously analogue years (and counting), we ask: what does your LC-A mean to you? We want you to submit one photo showing your love for the camera that started the Lomo revolution. You can use any camera from the LC-A family (LC-A, LC-A+, LC-A+ RL, and even the LC-Wide). Also, write a short description as to why you love the LC-A and what it means to you. We will choose one grand winner and three runner-ups.


  • Prizes: 1 grand winner of 20 Piggies and 3 winners of 10 Piggies each
  • Film/Camera Type: Analogue photo not digitally enhanced or manipulated.
  • Photo must be in shot using the LC-A, LC-A+, LC-A+ RL, or the LC-Wide
  • Upload limit: 1 photo only
  • Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height
  • Meta data must be complete: Camera, film, location, 3 tags
  • Keep in mind the theme “What does your LC-A mean to you?”
  • Do not forget to write a description answering the theme question.
  • Deadline of submission is on March 20, 2012.

written by nyebe on 2012-03-01 in #competitions #lc-a #lc-a #competitions #rumbles #silver-lake


  1. sirio174
    sirio174 ·

    Lomo LC-A is great for me to capture the decisive moment in a colorful way, as in my photo taken during my bicycle touring in Swizerland!

  2. hanibale
    hanibale ·

    :( I do not yet have LC-A :(((

  3. marjanbuning
    marjanbuning ·

    What about the praktica cx-1 it is the grandfather of all lomo-lca camera's

  4. grad
    grad ·

    LC-A it's a basis, it's life. LC-A is your best friend who is with you in joy and in sorrow.

  5. szzs
    szzs ·

    LC-A is part of my life...

  6. gionnired
    gionnired ·

    Lomo LC-Wide is perfect for capture every moment in an epic and super wide way!

  7. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    Lightweight, pocket-sized, always ready at any time, day and night. LC-A for me is Freedom! And can turns the ordinary into the extraordinary.

  8. volker-jp
    volker-jp ·

    ...a relationship for life. sometimes a love hate relationship,... my addiction ...but I can't live without this lady and I don't want to...In 3 1/2 hours (03:30 in the morning) we'll go out for an early early morning walk to catch some good stuff!

  9. jorgesato
    jorgesato ·

    I love LC-A because it gives us the power of create realities. It's pure creativity in our hand.

  10. cassidy
    cassidy ·

    The LC-A+ means spontaneous laughter,

  11. 134340
    134340 ·

    LC-A+ is my happiness and love! :)

  12. myvitaminx
    myvitaminx ·

    i love lc-a coz i just want to shoot something that interesting to me.I dont bother what other people think,speak or see..I DO NOT SEEK PERFECTION!

  13. blurry
    blurry ·

    LCA means identity, represents an important part of me. :)

  14. jojo8785
    jojo8785 ·

    My LC-Wide means that I can take perfectly exposed wide-angled, overlapped, panoramic shots of my furry feline children!

  15. johann_affendy
    johann_affendy ·

    As a Lomographer I'm not looking for perfection, but it is the perfect camera for all occasions! Compact, subtle and fast; the LC-A is the epitome of Lomography.

  16. achocolatemoose
    achocolatemoose ·

    The only travel partner you absolutely need to have! Lightweight, small and versatile he will NEVER, ever, every let you down!

  17. carlogreco
    carlogreco ·

    Per me significa fotografia vera, la creatività, l'attesa del risultato, l'amore per l'arte del creare immagine, si decisamente creatività pura!

  18. heart2heart
    heart2heart ·

    LC-A+ Is My Best Friend!

  19. wuanjia
    wuanjia ·

    LC-A+ is like my family member who spend our time together no matter how bad situation is :)

  20. darwin1974
    darwin1974 ·

    LCA+ is for me just freedom, happyness, fun, love, is my best friend, my partner in travels, is part of me and I don´t know life without her, because my LCA is a girl, a very pretty and lovely girl.

  21. 400-asa
    400-asa ·

    I love the LCA+ because he's so small.shooting with is like a game.
    I can take it everywhere and shoot like i want.it's automatic exposure guaranty always good exposition.

  22. tb
    tb ·

    ЛК-А helps me to find love along with the city's crazy rhytm

  23. luba
    luba ·

    My LC-A shares with me its own view of the world.

  24. superkulisap
    superkulisap ·

    @lsi should we put our 'short description' in this comment box or should we edit the description of the photo being submitted?

  25. sara81
    sara81 ·

    It`s an addiction to take pictures with my LC-A

  26. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    the camera for ALL seasons.

  27. ihave2pillows
    ihave2pillows ·

    The LC-A+ is so easy to use, it frees my mind to go experimenting and trying new compositions, rather than having to figure out how to operate the camera "properly"

  28. lung6
    lung6 ·

    Hi guys, Ive submitted a photo for this competition but i didn't put "what the LC-A means to you" in the description. So, i've left it in the comment section for that photo. Is it alright?

  29. rav_bunneh
    rav_bunneh ·

    I <3 my LC-A RL!! To me the LC-A is simply fast and fun. It allows me to capture life on film and enjoy the art of film photography.

  30. johann_affendy
    johann_affendy ·

    @superkulisap @lung6 i'm also quite confused. where should we put the description?

  31. lung6
    lung6 ·

    @johann_affendy I've no idea.

  32. superkulisap
    superkulisap ·

    @johann_affendy @lung6 since everybody is putting their description here, I guess that should answer our question.

  33. gia_dada
    gia_dada ·

    My LC-A never let me feel alone. I need her, she needs me.

  34. elvismartinezsmith
    elvismartinezsmith ·

    I love the LC-A as it turns common life scenes into dreamy, surreal, fantastic stories

  35. scrabbyknees
    scrabbyknees ·

    the LC-Wide to me is the camera that lets me capture the most unforgettable moments in my life- those most precious, most dear to me. The people, things, places; the moments.

  36. litleandi
    litleandi ·

    my LC-W is an extention of me. it fits perectly in my hand and it know how to capture those extra special moments through photo more beautifully than my own mind is able to.

  37. nyebe
    nyebe ·

    Hi guys, just a reminder, we want you to write the description in the photo that you are submitting. It would be hard (and weird) if we have to check your photo description in the comments section. Thanks! :)

  38. johann_affendy
    johann_affendy ·

    done! thanks for the heads up @nyebe

  39. qrro
    qrro ·

    my LC-A+ is my plastic girlfriend!

  40. ridwanfals
    ridwanfals ·

    LC-A+ is a beautiful cameras... and i'm lovin it

  41. aceradendesenasuria
    aceradendesenasuria ·

    LC-A+ is like a human. every single human named it (he or she). its more than girlfriend you know ^^

  42. myvitaminx
    myvitaminx ·

    @nyebe dude why dont u edit the post back.easier for others instead put it on the comment!:D

  43. bloomchen
    bloomchen ·

    the LC-A was the first camera i bought ever! end of the 90s i wanted to document everything that happened to me and this camera was just perfect. it changed my life and i´m not kidding. even in times when digital was something anyyone and his mother did i pulled out my LC-A at a wedding or the birth of my son. and: it never let me down. even my girlfriend was infected by my lomo-virus. but later on she went on to digital and let me do the analogue part. and i´m happy with my role.

  44. therip
    therip ·

    i have the camera since three weeks and i'm absolutly in love with it....:)

  45. kiri-girl
    kiri-girl ·

    is life.

  46. fish300
    fish300 ·


  47. jwlb
    jwlb ·

    LC-A+ makes every 'normal' picture look like a professional one :)

  48. jwlb
    jwlb ·

    LC-A+ makes every 'normal' picture look like a professional one :)

  49. jwlb
    jwlb ·

    LC-A+ makes every 'normal' picture look like a professional one :)

  50. jwlb
    jwlb ·

    LC-A+ makes every 'normal' picture look like a professional one :)

  51. lakandula
    lakandula ·

    LCA+ is like a magical camera that transforms what could be an ordinary photograph into a very special memory.

  52. coolsigg
    coolsigg ·

    My LCW helps me reach for greater heights and explore new angles in Lomography! :)

  53. mafiosa
    mafiosa ·

    The LC-A+ is the BFF of lomographic cameras. It's reliable. It's always there for me when I need it.

  54. superkulisap
    superkulisap ·

    The LC-A+ means a lot of endless possibilities. It's capable of shooting anything your brain can think of.

  55. xmaryx
    xmaryx ·

    LC-W - to me is an inspiration. It takes away my breath in every picture. A long lomowalk alone with my LC-W is one of the way that can cheer me up when im feeling down. so yeah, basically, LC-W has become a part of my life and i love it!

  56. supervision
    supervision ·

    You do not have to explain what the LC-A means to you. The LC-A explains it all by itself by showing the world through their eyes.


  57. elletra
    elletra ·

    my lc-a rl is my side-kick! it's with me always, ready to capture whatever the day has to offer. i love my little buddy :D

  58. binolatte
    binolatte ·

    LC-A, my inside and outside world.

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