We're almost there! The Great Lomo LC-A Race is just a couple of weeks away from a close. That is of course, after you complete this mission!
What a year it’s been! Who would have thought after a few months, a playful idea would turn into one of the best and most ambitious projects we ever had: The Great Lomo LC-A Race! This race has seen 10 teams around the world frantically shooting and documenting in painstaking detail, the beauty of their respective locales. Aside from being able to share with the rest of the community their findings, they are also able to build great relationships with their team mates! And this will be as cheap a segue as any, the next mission then, is all about buildings and infrastructure! Whether it be the Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower, or the run-down beer plant down the road, we want to see how buildings in your corner of the globe looks like. The winning photo will be rewarded with 50 Piggy Points to be distributed evenly to all your team members (5 Piggy Points each).
Meet our Race Jury and read up on further race clarifications!
Prize(s): 50 Piggy Points split to members of the team with the winning photo (or photo set)
Film/Camera Type: Only shots taken with the supplied race Lomo LC-A unit during the time period of January 5, 2010 to January 19, 2010. Participants should turn over cameras to the next participant by January 19, 2010 but submissions for the ninth mission are allowed until January 26, 2010. Only stage 9 participants of the Lomo LC-A Race are allowed to submit in this rumble.
Remember to turn on your GPS unit while shooting!
Please check out the GPS Software download link here And the accompanying help section on how to operate the GPS unit. Further details will follow soon as to how you could upload the GPS location data.
Upload Limit: 10 photos
Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height.
Tags must be completed with the following details for eligibility: Team name (ex. North America Team 1) and the mission stage tags: transport lomo lc-a race mission
By submitting your photos to this rumble, you allow Lomography.com to use your submitted photos for promotional purposes.
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The founder of The Pop-Up Pinhole Co., Kelly Angood, has been handcrafting pinhole cameras from scratch since 2010. After developing a huge online following from one of her early pinhole designs, she embarked on a mission to design an affordable, functional pinhole camera that could be constructed all in the comfort of your own home — and it had to look great too! Following an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign, her mission was realized. Read on to see how it happened and what's next for Kelly and The Pop-Up Pinhole Company!
Happy New Year Everyone. We're confident that our January 2015 workshops will help you dust off those January blues and get you smiling again. You'll be able to learn how to expose an image onto fabric or canvas with our LUMI paint workshop, learn the basics of our super Diana F+ camera and take to the streets with the Lomo'instant. There is also a great exhibition of analogue prints from photographer Arat “Huge” Komsawadichai. Find out more and book your spot by clicking here.
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Leonard Knight passed away last year but he left an incredible legacy, an embodiment of love, that is Salvation Mountain. From 1984, he painted and remodeled a little hill in the California desert that's colorful as a cupcake and truly meaningful. And if anything ever would have been meant to be shot with Lomo cameras, it would be this psychedelic, holy hill.
It is clear from the wild variety of photos in the website that Lomographers will do just about anything to get a good shot. Some swap rolls with friends overseas while others concoct unheard-of film soups. And then there are the masters of operations, the ones who spy and crouch their way to a share-worthy picture. This is one such story.