You didn't think a worldwide competition would be a walk in the park, did you? Here's the first mission you need to accomplish for eternal Lomographic glory! Be sure to read through our Mission brief first though!
The gears are turning and the wheels are in motion for The Great Lomo LC-A Race! We are all waiting for the ten teams’ different Location entries to wow us on each turn but the buck doesn’t stop there. Each team has ten secret missions for each stage of the race and now, it’s time to unveil the first task!
Stage One Mission: Show your Local Flavor!
Parade the gustatory delights that’s undeniably local. Is it a hotdog stand that’s been at the corner street for 50 years? Or a hole-in-the-wall restaurant that serves more than exotic cuisine? Show us what makes your place tick! The winning photo will bag 50 Piggy Points to be split to all members of your team (5 Piggy Points each). So be sure to cheer on your team’s participant from afar, as it’s a win-win for all!
Meet our Race Jury and read up on further race clarifications!
Prize(s): 50 Piggy Points split to members of the team with the winning photo (or photo set)
Film/Camera Type: Only shots taken with the supplied race Lomo LC-A unit during the time period of July 7, 2009 – July 21, 2009 – Participants should turn over cameras to the next participant by July 21, 2009 but submissions for the first mission are allowed until July 28. Only participants of the Lomo LC-A Race are allowed to submit in this rumble.
Remember to turn on your GPS unit while shooting!
Please check out the GPS Software download link here And the accompanying help section on how to operate the GPS unit. Further details will follow soon as to how you could upload the GPS location data.
Upload Limit: 10 photos
Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height.
Tags must be completed with the following details for eligibility: Team name (ex. North America Team 1) and the mission stage tags: food , local flavor and lomo lc-a race mission
By submitting your photos to this rumble, you allow Lomography.com to use your submitted photos for promotional purposes.
Lomography's on a mission to conquer the world of instant photography, and we need your help to reach this goal. Find out how you can contribute (and be rewarded with a super cool close-up lens, too!) after the cut!
A new Lomowall showcasing the results of Lomography Portugal's two main competitions is currently on exhibit at the Embaixada in Lisbon, so make sure to swing by the gallery if you happen to be nearby!
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.
You are probably already familiar with our German Petzval LomoAmigo Steffen Böttcher, aka Stilpirat. He recently released his very first audio book about his adventures as photographer, "Abenteuer Fotografie," featuring the beautiful Petzval lens on the cover. Through this competition, our German-speaking community gets the chance to win three of his audio books as well as his photo book about Ghana. So what do you need to do? Show us your lomographic adventures!
Calling all Petzval Fans! We're inviting you to participate in a special photo competition that aims to highlight your Petzval prowess. The Petzval Apprentice Competition is the first photo contest that is dedicated to the esteemed New Petzval Lens; it's your chance to make a mark in analogue history! Start polishing those optics and get ready to begin shooting your winning masterpiece. The 5 winning photos will even be displayed in our Lomography Gallery Stores worldwide and you can get your winning photo as a print to keep!
Who do you think deserves the crown for the best 35mm SLR camera? Canon and Nikon will always be in a two-horse race to the top spot in the consumer to prosumer SLR/DSLR market, having developed reputations as two of the biggest go-to brands. Representing the Canon corner, I can safely say the Canon EOS-1N is by far the best SLR I have ever used.
Someday, getting rid of unwanted memories will be as easy as popping a pill and waiting a few hours for the desired effect to kick in. Literally a bitter pill to swallow (you'd think that with all the advancements in science then, they would've already made, say, fruit-flavored ones like the vitamins you loved as a kid), sure, but effective nonetheless.
You can tell that someone had a fun and memorable road trip just by looking at his or her travel photos, and today's awesome album is a testament to that! If you're not yet planning for a summer road trip, you sure will be after flipping through the photos you'll find after the jump!
Do you love being creative? How about instant photography? If the answer is yes, no or maybe, then we've got a jam happening with your name written all over it! Being the most creative instant camera around, it's difficult to imagine the Lomo'Instant becoming any more awesome. But what would happen if you and your pals put on your thinking caps for a Lomo'Instant accessory brainstorming session of the ages — limitless creative potential! Show us your skills by joining the Lomo'Instant Accessory Challenge!
Give anyone a blob of Play-Doh and you can be sure that he or she, whether a kid or an adult, would be able to transform it into something else - say, an animal figure or a type of food. In Eleanor Macnair's case, however, she makes one of the most excellent renderings of Play-Doh we've seen so far by using them to remake photographs!
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!