Newcomer of the Week: Robot_pilot

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‘Film photography is for the creative slackers…’ she said this herself, and we just have no other choice but to agree! So what else she has in mind? Get to know more about Valeria as she is our Newcomer of the Week!

Name: Valeria
LomoHome: http://www.lomography.com/homes/robot_pilot
Location: Belarus
Camera Shelf: Agat 18

Credits: robot_pilot

How did you find out about the Community and who/what convinced you to join?

A few years ago my boyfriend gave me a Zenit E. I knew something about analogue shooting and started to make my own pictures. Then I bought a Lomo Compact Automat to shoot everywhere I go. I created my LomoHome to share the photos.

Is there anyone in the Lomographic Society you look up to? If yes, who is him/her and why?

There really isn’t just one person that I look up to. I look up to everyone especially the few people who have liked my pictures. There are always many people in the society who can teach you to shoot WOW photos :)

As you have read the 10 Golden Rules of Lomography, what rule do you apply in your everyday life?

There are two rules I follow in my everyday life. Rule #1 “Take your Camera Everywhere You Go” and Rule #2 “Use it Anytime – Day and Night.” I don`t want to miss something I can shoot.

In this digital age, why still film?

It`s difficult to answer. There is a certain element of unpredictability with film and I love it. And I think there is no matter what camera you shoot. The main thing is the result and self-expression. I`ve tried to work with digital camera but I didn`t like it. Digital photography requires a lot of post processing and time. I am just happy when I hold new film and my negatives. Film photography is for creative slackers :)

*Share your current favorite Lomograph (could be yours or a friend’s) and explain why it is your favorite. *

I’ve seen the album by hodachrome. Great colors! I really enjoy his doubles.
And it’s my favorite self-portrait.

Credits: robot_pilot

I took it with my LC-A loaded with Lomography X-Pro Chrome 100. I love it because of the colors they are really sour :)

written by fookshit on 2012-04-22 in #lifestyle #community #feature #newcomer-of-the-week #interview #q-a

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