Masterful Mustache Rumble

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For our weekly tribute, we turn the spotlight back on the great comic actor, Charlie Chaplin. And the inspiration for this rumble is one of his iconic trademarks: His masterful mustache! So read on for more information on this rumble.

Photo via fantasticmustache

Sir Charles Spencer “Charlie” Chaplin was one of the most creative and influential artists of the silent-film era. And for our weekly tribute to the great screen legend, we prepared a series of articles all related to him.

So for this rumble, our theme is soup-strainers! That’s right! We want you to submit photos showcasing your (or someone else’s) mustaches. Doesn’t have to match Sir Charlie’s. Doesn’t matter if you’re a Pai Mei, or a Tuan Ahn, a Mario, a Hogan, a Yosemite Sam, a Pringles guy, or even a Ron Jeremy… any style of any honorable ’stache level are welcome to join. The best manly mustachios will win Piggies.

Lomography Manila team’s favorite, Tuan Ahn.

Details:

  • Prize(s): 5 winners of 10 Piggies each.
  • Each winner will receive a badge for their LomoHomes.
  • Film/Camera Type: Any analogue photo not digitally enhanced or manipulated.
  • Upload Limit: 3 photos
  • Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px.
  • Meta data must be completed (camera, film, location & 3 tags).
  • Deadline of submission is on May 10, 2012.

written by nyebe on 2012-04-19 in #competitions #weekly-tributes #charlie-chaplin-week #charlie-chaplin

15 Comments

  1. hervinsyah
    hervinsyah ·

    YEEEESSSSS, I'M IN. I LOVE CHAZ SINCE I WATCH HIS DOCUMENTARY MOVIE WHEN HE VISITED MY HOMETOWN 60 YEARS AGO AND HE STAY AT SAVOY HOMANN HOTEL. WELL, NUFF SAID =D

  2. pinkpix
    pinkpix ·

    <3 moustaches!!!!

  3. plasticpopsicle
    plasticpopsicle ·

    Oceans apaaaaarrrt...day after day...

  4. mayeemayee
    mayeemayee ·

    Wherever you goooooo, whatever you doooooo~

  5. sgtpeppy
    sgtpeppy ·

    wahahha @ ron jeremy

  6. tallgrrlrocks
    tallgrrlrocks ·

    That sample photo is just too amazing for words!!!

  7. badjuju
    badjuju ·

    It only let me upload 2, but it says 3 :{(

  8. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    I submitted a picture of my father and his cat because they both have mustache!! ;)

  9. nurng2000
    nurng2000 ·

    Why i could submit only two pics ?? Haha

  10. sparklytramp
    sparklytramp ·

    Finally, a chance to show off my boyfriend AND his adorable little cat - they both have moustaches!

  11. hanibale
    hanibale ·

    :) funny

  12. emperornorton
    emperornorton ·

    But what about beards?

  13. hervinsyah
    hervinsyah ·

    Oh My Allah Subhanahuwata'ala, yesterday I've reached limit upload (2 photo) and now I can upload 1 photo again. Thank you very much, I will snap soon =D

  14. paytenpurdy
    paytenpurdy ·

    My stache perked up when I was reading this

  15. pearlgirl77
    pearlgirl77 ·

    and the winners are?? ;)

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