LomoGuru of the Week: Orangebird

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Not only she has been a three-time LomoHome of the day winner, she also got married just a year ago with a fellow Lomographer! And until this very day, she owes almost everything that is happening in her life to this one little magical camera called the Lomo LC-A! Better pour some tea as we talk with orangebird, our LomoGuru for this week!

Full Name: Asumi Mizuno
LomoHome: http://www.lomography.com/homes/orangebird
Location: Chiba, Japan
Number of years as a Lomographer: 11
Number of years in the Community: 5

Credits: orangebird

Share to us your most memorable experience in the Lomographic Community.

I made Lomo friends around the world and this will continue all the time. I like looking at their photographs because I seem to go on a world trip. Those photographs stimulate me! And I was also glad that I got three LomoHomes of the Day. (old Lomo site, beta Lomo site and current Lomo site!)

Have you actually met people in the Community that you now consider as close friends? If yes, name at least one of them.

wil6ka — I watched his Lomohome, and I became his fan. He is the first friend whom I met in Lomography. His portrait photograph is great.

takezzo — He is a friend I met in a Lomo event inJapan. He attendeded my wedding ceremony. His daily life photographs are very nice.

mandi and miriel — They are friends whom my husband akabee met in World Congress 2007. I was able to meet them in Japan. It was a splendid re-encounter.

They are wonderful Lomographers to respect. And I have a lot of Lomo friends who want to meet still — I look forward to it.

Do you think you’ll still be taking Lomographs in the next 5 years? Why

Yes, of course! As far as there is film, as far as there is an analog life, as far as there is Lomography! Forever!

What is your favorite Lomo camera and why? Do you have any memorable experiences while using this camera?

LOMO LC-A & LC-A+

LC-A was my first camera. It gave color for me in my life.The color that I photographed in LC-A is more attractive than other cameras. My LC-A is a part of my life. I can’t lose it as the most necessary item holding in a record of the daily life, the memory of a special day, a trip.

LC-A+ plays an active part in the trip in particular.I like photographing delicious food and self-portrait with wide angle lens.

Memorable experience is to have photographed my wedding ceremony last year.

Is there any advice you can give to new analogue shooters?

Take your camera everywhere you go and don’t miss a shutter chance.

Credits: orangebird

They are the ones whose passion transcends not only by what they do and say, but also with what they see and capture with their film cameras. And with such attributes aforementioned, they are what we call LomoGurus! Every week, we get to ask questions and reveal some insights with the most talented and productive of all Lomographers from the Community!

written by fookshit on 2012-09-09 in #lifestyle #lomoguru #community #feature #interview #q-a

19 Comments

  1. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    congraaaaaats! :D

  2. wil6ka
    wil6ka ·

    :D

  3. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    great lomoguru! :)

  4. takezzo
    takezzo ·

    congrats :)

  5. bloomchen
    bloomchen ·

    congrats! a LH i didn´t know. this will change ;)

  6. 134340
    134340 ·

    congrats!!! :)

  7. arurin
    arurin ·

    Congratz! Love your photos! @orangbird

  8. orangebird
    orangebird ·

    Dear my friends @adi_totp, @wil6ka, @vicuna, @takezzo, @bloomchen, @134340, @arurin,
    Thank you for message ;) I'm very glad. :P
    from orangebird

  9. akabee
    akabee ·

    We enjoy life. Along with the LC-A!!

  10. dakadev_pui
    dakadev_pui ·

    Wow! i always love your photos @orangebird

  11. disdis
    disdis ·

    Congrats!

  12. nicolasesc
    nicolasesc ·

    おめでとう!!! :)

  13. litumai
    litumai ·

    congratulations! :D

  14. orangebird
    orangebird ·

    I need you@akabee, i need lomo ♥♥♥
    Our happy life with lomo ;)

  15. orangebird
    orangebird ·

    Dear my friends @dakadev_pui, @disdis,
    Thank you for message ;) I'm very glad. :P
    from orangebird

  16. orangebird
    orangebird ·

    Dear friend @nicolasesc
    ありがとう!!! :)

  17. orangebird
    orangebird ·

    Hello @litumai
    Thank you for a message! :D

  18. stouf
    stouf ·

    @orangebird Suuuuper!

  19. orangebird
    orangebird ·

    Dear friend @stouf
    Thank you♪

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