LomoAmigo Gold Fields and the LC-A+

Lomography and FILTER Magazine teamed up to present a special collaboration! We provided several artists from the Culture Collide festival in Los Angeles some Lomography cameras and here is our fourth LomoAmigo from our Culture Collide LomoAmigo series!

The debut self-titled EP from Australian quintet Gold Fields bursts forth from the speakers with a freshness that cannot be denied. The band’s first single Treehouse opens the set with a glossy slice of pop etched with tribal drums. With a rush and a push of propulsive percussion and tribal textures, Moves provokes dance-inducing enthusiasm, even as its evolving lyrical hook lures the ear into a Trans-Pacific game of telephone. Percolating with pops and claps, the syncopated rhythms and shifting dynamics of “The Woods” evoke the otherworldly ambience of venturing deep into the wilderness, slivers of light contrasting with singer Mark Fuller’s shadowy incantations of “I wish we knew how to play safe.”

NAME: Gold Fields
COUNTRY: Australia
CAMERA: LC-A+

How long have you guys been Lomographers? How did you start?
Not long at all… I’ve always wanted a lomography camera but I’ve never owned one so we were rapt when you guys sent us the LC-A+, it’s really awesome.

How do you incorporate Lomography in your daily life?
I’ve just been taking it everywhere with me.. I keep it in the car. We’re home for a little bit now so I’m trying to get some memories to take back to America with me because we’re going to be there for a while.

What inspires you to make music and what inspires you to take photos?
It’s the same sort of things that make you want to take photos that also make you want to make music. It’s pretty much anything that makes you feel anything I guess.

Describe the LC-A+ in five words (one for each member).
nice, old, new, great, fun

If you were to shoot your next album cover with the LC-A, can you describe what the imagery would be like? (Subject, colors, themes, etc.)
It would be very dark. I’d imagine there being a lot of water and some sky.. So a lake or a an angry beach at night maybe…

If you could attach the LC-A+ to any of your instruments, which one would you glue it to?
I would probably say it’d be some sort of synth… We’re experimenting and trying to learn a lot about these instruments at the moment and the same goes for the LC-A. There’s an endless amount of sounds and waves that you can make and you never fully know how things are going to work, but they always do.

If you could photograph your musical influences, living or dead, who would those be?
I’d love to photograph a Flaming Lips show. They probably haven’t had a massive influence on our music so far but that would probably be fun. The Chemical Brothers show is pretty amazing.. It’s more of a ‘had to be there’ sort of thing, but getting some of that on film would be good. I’m going to take the LC-A+ to any festivals we play this year and get some photos for sure.

What’s the strangest, funniest, hands-down greatest, or most “unusual” photographic/Lomographic encounter that you have ever had?
Ummm, probably this interview, haha. People always steal the camera at parties and when you develop the film, there’s at least one pretty classic moment in there.

What’s coming up on the horizon? New projects? What’s in the works and what’s on your mind?
We’ve got our new single, Dark Again coming out in early October and then we’re touring the sates for the rest of the year before heading back home to Australia for some summer festivals. Hopefully American people like our new music and come see our shows.

Any advice for Lomographers?
No! I’m just starting out myself so if anyone has some tips, let me know.

Treehouse by Gold Fields

FILTER Magazine’s Culture Collide is a four-day international festival in Los Angeles California with musicians from over 25 countries to bringing their own unique take on music and culture to LA’s East Side for a musical melting pot of live performances, film screenings, and happy hours featuring food and drink from around the world. Follow FILTER on Twitter and like them on Facebook and check out their website

The Lomo LC-A+ RL has all the features we know and love, authentic Russian lens, and a back that’s now interchangeable with the Instant Back+. Explore analogue possibilities with the LC-A+ RL!

written by denisesanjose on 2012-09-27 in #people #lomoamigos #lc-a #lca #los-angeles #filter #gold-fields #lomoamigo #culture-collide

More Interesting Articles

  • Then and Now: Mashed Up Magazine Covers and Classical Paintings by Eisen Bernardo

    written by cheeo on 2014-09-04 in #lifestyle
    Then and Now: Mashed Up Magazine Covers and Classical Paintings by Eisen Bernardo

    Creative and quirky at the same time, multimedia artist Eisen Bernardo’s mash up of famous magazine covers and art masterpieces marries pop culture and art in one unique series.

    2
  • Lomography x One Must Dash Pop-Up Shop Party

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-09-11 in #events
    Lomography x One Must Dash Pop-Up Shop Party

    Lomography has teamed up with Swedish/English designers One Must Dash to bring a special pop-up shop to our Soho Store for one month. Join us for the launch party from 6 to 9 pm. Free drinks and a DJ too!

  • LomoAmigos Yougofirst Shoot With The LomoKino In Their New Snowboard Movie

    written by tomas_bates on 2014-10-09 in #people #lomoamigos
    LomoAmigos Yougofirst Shoot With The LomoKino In Their New Snowboard Movie

    Are you ready for an adrenaline rush? A little while ago, we teamed up with the snowboard and film-making collective Yougofirst and gave them a LomoKino and some film rolls to play with. After a season of crazy riding, jumps and tricks, they have finished their latest movie HETEROTOPIA which features footage shot with our 35mm movie-maker. We had the chance to catch up with Vid and Matic from the collective about the new movie and their experiences shooting analogue on the slopes. It's also our pleasure to showcase the movie here!

  • Shop News

    Try the LomoLAB Development Service!

    Try the LomoLAB Development Service!

    Whatever kind of film development you're after, you'll find it here! Now you can confidently shoot from the hip without having to worry where to develop those film rolls!

  • LomoAmigo Alison Scarpulla Shoots With The LC-Wide

    written by tomas_bates on 2014-04-28 in #people #lomoamigos
    LomoAmigo Alison Scarpulla Shoots With The LC-Wide

    Alison Scarpulla is an enormously talented photographer from the USA who utilizes experimental techniques such as multiple exposures and film soaking to create surreal, evocative and emotional shots. After previously featuring some of her work in the Lomography magazine, we were ecstatic that she accepted our offer to shoot with the LC-Wide to create some brand new photos. Read on for our exclusive interview with the woman behind such amazing photos, which you will see after the jump!

    4
  • Complete the Puzzle of Treats With Festive Freebie Frenzy!

    written by shhquiet on 2014-11-17 in #news
    Complete the Puzzle of Treats With Festive Freebie Frenzy!

    Shopping for holiday presents? Drop by the Lomography Online Shop and we'll reward you with freebies! A minimum purchase of 50 EUR/USD/GBP gets you a special treat, and you get more treats as you climb up the spend levels. This festive offer ends on 23rd November, so act fast ... see more details after the cut!

  • Marcus DeSieno on Merging the Old and New, Manifesting the Unseen, and Exploring the Vastness of the Universe with Photography

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-03-04 in #people #lifestyle
    Marcus DeSieno on Merging the Old and New, Manifesting the Unseen, and Exploring the Vastness of the Universe with Photography

    Marcus DeSieno is a Tampa-based photographer who specializes in merging early and modern photographic processes for his body of work. In this exclusive follow-up feature, DeSieno opens up about his process and gives a detailed walk through on his odd yet undeniably fascinating series, "Cosmos," which was previously featured here on the Lomography Magazine, and "Parasites."

    5
  • 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.

  • Transient Living: Getting to Know the Neighborhood in Denver, Colorado

    written by maliha on 2014-11-12 in #world #locations
    Transient Living: Getting to Know the Neighborhood in Denver, Colorado

    <i>Editor's Note: The past several years saw <b><a href="http://www.lomography.com/homes/maliha">Maliha</a></b> frequently moving from one place to another, a sort of nomad who likes the thrill of starting anew and finding her place in every city she stays at. In the last decade she has spent in the USA, Maliha has stayed at six different cities in five different states. Currently, Maliha is based in Denver, Colorado, and "Transient Living," a new series in the Lomography magazine, documents her experiences and the ways that she has come to call this city her home.</i>

  • Playing Detective: An Interview with Derek Woods, the Man Behind the Controversial True Detective Photo (NSFW)

    written by Jill Tan Radovan on 2014-05-03 in #people #lifestyle
    Playing Detective: An Interview with Derek Woods, the Man Behind the Controversial True Detective Photo (NSFW)

    Derek Woods is an Los Angeles-based photographer who previously got involved in a controversy surrounding a photo that was used in the opening credits of the HBO TV series "True Detective." Coincidentally, Woods happens to be a member of the Lomo community, and it became vital to interview him regarding the issue. The interview was successful and was published in May last year. His current project, 365 of Lomography, will chronicle his day-to-day exploits with Lomography cameras. To jog your memory, and to re-acquaint you with Woods, we are republishing our interview with the controversial photographer. Please take note that some of the photos are NSFW.

    4
  • August 2014 Workshops and Events in Lomography Embassy Singapore

    written by lomographysg on 2014-07-30 in #events
    August 2014 Workshops and Events in Lomography Embassy Singapore

    This August, we bring you back to your roots and explore the wonders of nature! First, we cook up a storm with a film soup experiment. Followed by nature photowalks at beautiful scenic parks in Singapore to unearth the tips & tricks of trouble exposure, as well as the unique methods to perfect our macro shots. To cap off the learning month, we'll gather on a cozy Friday night for a new special sharing series by the Lomography Community -- with Sharing Session #1: Nature.

  • Shop News

    The Lomography Experimental Lens Kit opens up a new, creative photographic domain!

    The Lomography Experimental Lens Kit opens up a new, creative photographic domain!

    Satisfy your hunger for creative snap-shooting with this lens package made especially for Micro 4/3 digital cameras! Don't miss the 20% discount!

  • Meet the UK Team: Joanne Coates

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-10-20 in #news
    Meet the UK Team: Joanne Coates

    In this series we meet all the staff that make up Lomography UK. That's everyone from the Soho shop staff to the guys that hide away in the office! Today we talk to shop assistant Joanne Coates who has a penchant for the LC-A+ and loves running our workshops! Say hello to Jo!

    1
  • Watch: 'One Day In A Lomo'Instant' Video

    written by shhquiet on 2014-06-17 in #news
    Watch: 'One Day In A Lomo'Instant' Video

    A lot happens in a day, made up of those little moments that we usually take for granted. So we asked some of our friends from the Lomography team to capture some instant photos throughout one day, using the Lomo'Instant Camera. The result? A collection of memories that they could catch, hold, and cherish forever. We compiled their instant moments into a cool video, which you can check out after the cut!

  • Word On The Street: A New Mystery Product Will Be Unveiled Soon!

    written by shhquiet on 2015-04-27 in #gear #news
    Word On The Street: A New Mystery Product Will Be Unveiled Soon!

    Pssst, have you heard the latest? We're unveiling a brand new product very soon, and while we can't give you any strong clues right now, we hope that you can still try to guess what it is. In honor of this mystery product, we'd like to reiterate why Lomography's 10 Golden Rules is perfectly applicable to street photography.

    2