Photokina Wonderland


Photokina – The world’s leading fair for photography and imaging. Anybody with a passion for photography has been attending this exhibition since 1950.

Credits: gemma81de

Photokina is where you can get the newest and trendiest gadget that photographic and imaging industries has to offer. This is the hot spot for both consumers and professionals. Ask whatever questions you have about photography, and someone there will have the answer.

And guess what, Lomography will be back in this year’s Photokina fair! Get yourself ready for our workshops and events. And also keep an eye out for our Rumbles and Competitions. So mark your calendar guys. Photokina will take place on the 18th-23rd of September 2012!

The Photokina 2012 itself has a lot to offer! Events, shows, photo exhibitions, contests, you name it! Name any brand you know in the photography industry, and Photokina will lead you to its stand. Here’s a couple of pictures lomographers have taken from past Photokina fairs.

Credits: panism, lomode, yoscolmi & 007-0815-styler

Touch all the trendiest tools, maybe even test drive them! From 3D glasses to giant touchscreens, Photokina will blow your imagination to a higher level. No matter how old you are, if you’re wild for photography, Photokina is perfect for you!

Credits: lomodirk

written by Lomography on 2012-07-12 in #lifestyle #photokina #exhibition #fair #cologne #photography #photokina-2012


  1. breakingmyself
    breakingmyself ·

    'Wild for photography' with a photo of a sleeping guy lol :) Where is Photokina held?

  2. ilkadj
    ilkadj ·

    @breakingmyself in Cologne, Germany

  3. mariehelene
    mariehelene ·

    He might have wild dreams!

  4. ilkadj
    ilkadj ·

    or he went too wild and needed a nap before getting even wilder.. lol

  5. stienfranssens
    stienfranssens ·

    Will you guys put the adress here? or is there going to be another article?

  6. ilkadj
    ilkadj ·

    @stienfranssens Hello! There will be more articles about photokina for sure! But you can check out their homepage: The fair will take place here:Messeplatz 1, 50679 Cologne, Germany. Will you be going there?

  7. stienfranssens
    stienfranssens ·

    @ilkadj thanks! i already looked it up and realised it was a stupid question. It's actually pretty close to home, only 1 and a half hour driving, so i'm definitely going! Are you?

  8. ilkadj
    ilkadj ·

    @stienfranssens still thinking about it. if i can get free entry, i"ll definitely find a way to go to Cologne!

  9. stienfranssens
    stienfranssens ·

    @ilkadj well, in the weekend it's only 16 euro, so i guess that's ok!

More Interesting Articles

  • Catching up with Keith Vaz from Tropics

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-07-25 in #people #lomoamigos
    Catching up with Keith Vaz from Tropics

    Earlier this year we crowned Keith Vaz of Tropics a Lomoamigo. We gave him a La Sardina to document his travels. Since then he has become a film photography fanatic and has been snapping his adventures around the world. We caught up with him to see what he has been up to.

  • Photo of the Day by grazie

    written by cheeo on 2014-05-30 in #news
    Photo of the Day by grazie

    Slippery mountains and rocky terrains can never stop a lLomographer from bringing home breathtaking snapshots. This winning Photo of the Day by grazie definitely shows where dedication and passion for photography can lead you!

  • Storytelling with Petzvals: Alex Timmermans and the Art of Collodion

    written by jacobs on 2015-04-03 in #people #lifestyle
    Storytelling with Petzvals: Alex Timmermans and the Art of Collodion

    Not long after Alex Timmermans purchased his first digital camera at the turn of the century, he quickly realized the trappings of digital photography couldn't fulfill his personal photographic desires. He then began searching for a more challenging process — one that wasn't so predictable. His journey eventually landed him back at the roots of analogue photography, specifically employing the wet plate collodion process using original Petzval lenses. This antique photographic process found in him a renewed inspiration and has since become his passion, which is evident in both his words and his images.

  • Shop News

    Colorsplash your World!

    Colorsplash your World!

    At 30% off you can now color your analog images with 12 different color gels. Experiment with 35mm slide film and play with the built-in color flash for the most intense colors!

  • Lomography at the Photokina 2014

    written by zonderbar on 2014-09-25 in #news
    Lomography at the Photokina 2014

    As the week came to an end, we bid farewell to Photokina 2014. Lomography participated with patchwork photo flooring and an endless array of products that impressed spectators. Take a look at our one-of-a-kind booth and its last day of glory at the this year's trade show spectacle in Cologne, Germany.

  • Petzval LomoAmigo Chris Pollard

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-12-08 in #people #lomoamigos
    Petzval LomoAmigo Chris Pollard

    Chris Pollard is a fashion photographer who, despite his exposure to the fast-paced world of runways and fashion, still has a passion for film photography. He expressed a keen interest in testing the New Petzval Lens, and we were more than glad to let him try it for himself. He shares photos ad answers a few questions in this exclusive feature.

  • A Workshop with Fine Art Photographer Graciela Iturbide in New York

    written by Kwyn Kenaz Aquino on 2015-04-22 in #world #lifestyle
    A Workshop with Fine Art Photographer Graciela Iturbide in New York

    Graciela Iturbide's photography is part poetry, part documentary. She is a living legend in her home country Mexico, and her work has been exhibited all over the world. On May 1st, photographers will have the chance to learn from this master of composition.

  • Shop News

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.

  • Photo of the Day by buckshot

    written by chooolss on 2014-07-05 in #news
    Photo of the Day by buckshot

    Despite his size, this camera-toting hero has a big heart for traveling and photography. Watch out for he is ready to take over the analogue world with his fantastic snapshots!

  • What Photography and Tech Websites are Saying About the New LC-A 120

    written by chooolss on 2014-09-25 in #news
    What Photography and Tech Websites are Saying About the New LC-A 120

    It's only been a few weeks since we launched the newest member of the LC-A family, yet the Internet has already been abuzz with much talk about it. We're thrilled to see all the coverage that photography and tech websites and blogs have given the LC-A 120, so we've rounded up some of them to share with you right here!

  • Cyanotype Photography with Petzval Amigo Chris Pollard

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-04-09 in #people #news
    Cyanotype Photography with Petzval Amigo Chris Pollard

    A few months ago we lent photographer Chris Pollard a Petzval lens to test out. Since then he has been experimenting with different cameras and in different settings. He tried out some cyanotype prints with this lens and chatted to us about the results. Read on for the full interview.

  • Shop News

    Shoot recognizable images with the Petzval

    Shoot recognizable images with the Petzval

    You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!

  • William Mortensen's Works to be Showcased in Upcoming Exhibit

    written by chooolss on 2014-10-08 in #news

    For a month and a half beginning October 15, images taken by the late photography master William Mortensen will be put on exhibit in Brooklyn, New York.

  • LomoAmigo: Tom Skyrme from Swim Mountain

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-07-14 in #people #lomoamigos
    LomoAmigo: Tom Skyrme from Swim Mountain

    Tom Skyrme is a musician from East London who has been shooting on film since he was a kid. His psych-pop band Swim Mountain will be playing live at the Lomography x Nixon Exhibition in Soho on July 24th. We caught up with Tom ahead of this gig to find out what makes him tick.

  • Newcomer of the Week: apneet

    written by icequeenubia on 2014-11-02 in #lifestyle
    Newcomer of the Week: apneet

    Our Newcomer of the Week is a music student from New York with a passion for fashion and film photography. Meet the talented and stylish Apneet Kaur!