Fisheye Rumble in the Pond Chapter 67: References

Read up on important Lomography-related events through this timeline.

Timeline of the Lomographic Society International:

1983 The Lomo Kompakt Automat (LC-A) is introduced in St. Petersburg, Russia.

1991 A handful of Viennese students cruise through the newly liberated Czech Republic and discover the LC-A: a quirky little compact camera that’s perfect for shooting from the hip.

1992 The LC-A’s incredible photographs are an instant hit among friends and family, and the Lomographic Society International is founded. Their mission: to present the Lomo and their hip-shot philosophy to cheerful individuals around the world!

1992 The 10 Golden Rules of Lomography are codified.

1994 The first Lomographic exhibitions are held simultaneously in Moscow and New York.

1997 is launched as the formal Internet home for all Lomographers around the world.

1997 The very first LomoWorldCongress is held in Madrid, Spain.

1998 The Actionsampler (a multi-lens plastic camera that puts 4 pictures on one single frame) is introduced to hungry Lomographers worldwide.

2000 The Lomographic Society presents the first camera to have been developed, designed and patented exclusively by Lomographers: the Supersampler, a.k.a. the queen of all multi-lensed cameras – yielding 4 panoramic serial shots on a single frame.

2002 The golden Pop 9 camera (your image split into a riot of Pop Art patterns) is released.

2002 The grand Lomographic photo compendium “Don’t Think, Just Shoot,” hits the market. Inside are 378 pages overflowing with more than 2000 shining images – all taken by the vibrant Lomograhic Community.

2003 Release of the Colorsplash camera and the Colorsplash Flash. Everyone’s world is quickly and forever tinted with a burst of colored flash light.

2004 Release of the Oktomat, Frogeye and Lomolitos cameras. Huzzah!

2005 The Lomographic Society recognizes the extraordinary view of goldfish and slams their keen visions into the production of an all-new Lomographic camera: the Fisheye camera!

2005 Release of the Horizon Kompakt and Horizon Perfekt – two true panoramic cameras which yield 120-degrees of vision on regular 35mm film.

2006 The intense goldfish-studies have reached a new height: the Fisheye 2 camera is released, complete with a whole smattering of new features.

2006 The first meeting between goldfish and Lomographers is held. It results in a prosperous cooperation that allows the Lomographers to gain valuable insights from their little friends. It is then collected, organized, and written into the very book that you’re reading. Hooray!

written by ungrumpy on 2012-02-27 in #library

More Interesting Articles

  • Going Wild with the Petzval lens

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-08-18 in #news
    Going Wild with the Petzval lens

    This year Lomography UK headed to the Oxfordshire countryside to run two workshops at the Wilderness festival. We set up camp and battled the unpredictable weather with a trusty Petzval lens in hand. We battled through the rain, sun, mud and smelly toilets to capture the event in full. Read on for more.

  • Workshop: A Lesson the LC-A+

    written by lomographynyc on 2014-03-09 in #events
    Workshop: A Lesson the LC-A+

    Pop on over to the Lomography Gallery Store NYC to get a tutorial on all things related to the LC-A+. This camera is great for everyday use and for capturing your most important moments on film.

  • Inspiring Pinhole Photography Reads for World Pinhole Photography Day!

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2014-04-27 in #lifestyle
    Inspiring Pinhole Photography Reads for World Pinhole Photography Day!

    In celebration of World Pinhole Photography Day today, we've decided to make a compilation of all the amazing pinhole-related stuff we've seen, written, and read here in the Lomography website through the years. We're sure many of you will be out to take pinhole snaps throughout the day in celebration of the occasion, but in case you're itching for some more inspiring reads on pinhole photography, you might as well read on and check out our compilation!

  • Shop News

    Wear lomo-love on your skin

    Wear lomo-love on your skin

    You’ve shouted your analogue love from the rooftops and worn your heart on your sleeve – Now it’s time to take it to the next level and wear it on your skin! Our new Lomography Tattoos are fun, easy to apply and come in five designs.

  • Lomography x Convergence Festival presents a Tricky Rumble!

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-03-05 in #world #news #competitions
    Lomography x Convergence Festival presents a Tricky Rumble!

    Lomography have teamed up with the Convergence Festival to give one lucky person the chance to win tickets to see Tricky on March 14th in Hackney, London plus Tricky’s latest album and a 35mm Sprocket Rocket Pop camera! Read on for full details.

  • Technology Will Save Us x Lomography DIY Rumble

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-02-12 in #world #news #competitions
    Technology Will Save Us x Lomography DIY Rumble

    When it’s cold outside and the rain is pouring, it can be the perfect time to sit down and build something. Lomography UK has teamed up with Technology Will Save Us, a company that makes build-it-yourself electronic kits, to bring you the perfect DIY Rumble. Get the chance to win a Konstruktor camera and a DIY Instrument Kit. Read on for details on how to enter this fab competition.

  • Lomography x Mr Scruff Rumble!

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-04-28 in #competitions
    Lomography x Mr Scruff Rumble!

    YES YOU READ THE TITLE RIGHT! We at Lomography UK are dancing in our chairs right now because we have a super exciting rumble courtesy of this musician/DJ and chronic doodler Mr Scruff. Manchester born Mr Scruff has been releasing albums and DJ'ing since 1997, and his new album "Friendly Bacteria" is due for release on May 19th. You can win this new album along with some super goodies AND a La Sardina DIY customized by the man himself! May we join the contest too, please?

  • Shop News

    Give your space a facelift with your own analogue print

    Give your space a facelift with your own analogue print

    Really want to bring your film photos to life? We’re now offering totally analogue fine art prints in a host of large sizes and formats! Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.

  • Music on Film Rumble Winners Announcement

    written by icequeenubia on 2014-07-09 in #competitions
    Music on Film Rumble Winners Announcement

    Hop on! We got some VIP passes to the most extravagant events in the international music scene!

  • October Walks and Workshops

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-09-22 in #events
    October Walks and Workshops

    Lomography Gallery Store Soho has all the workshops you could ever want this October. Learn the basics of the Diana F+, shoot autumn colours with the Lubitel 166+, make your own redscale film, shoot creepy portraits with the Petzval lens and visit our One Must Dash Pop up store. Read on for a full line- up of events and details.

  • Happenings on Film: Trofeo Villa D'Este 2014

    written by sirio174 on 2014-11-10 in #lifestyle
    Happenings on Film: Trofeo Villa D'Este 2014

    This autumn, Como hosted a very important sporting event: a 6,000-meter rowing race on the lake. The race was first held in 1893. After 123 years, the Trofeo Villa D'Este has been revived. I documented this event with my trusty Praktica camera and two lenses, a 50mm and 135mm.

  • Shop News

    Belair Camera

    Belair Camera

    Love medium format? This Belair baby will never fail you to satisfy your cravings for taking photographs in 120 format! Choose among the different variants of Belair cameras that will suit your tastes!

  • Up in the Air Rumble

    written by icequeenubia on 2014-06-02 in #competitions
    Up in the Air Rumble

    Do you want to be one with birds and touch the clouds above? Hurry up and get on board this rumble!

  • Lomography x Cosplay After Dark: Mirror Universe Rumble Winner Announcement

    written by mindofmyra on 2014-10-17 in #competitions
    Lomography x Cosplay After Dark: Mirror Universe Rumble Winner Announcement

    Lomography teamed up with Cosplay After Dark in celebration of New York Comic Con 2014! We are excited to show you the winner of this rumble!

  • Lomography x Nixon Exhibition Party in Paris

    written by lomographyfrance on 2014-09-16 in #events
    Lomography x Nixon Exhibition Party in Paris

    On September 11, Lomography France launched the Lomography x Nixon exhibition as part of the Nixon Surf Challenge. The event was held at the Lomography Gallery Store in Paris, with more than 250 people in attendance. Relive this great evening by reading the rest of the article!