Our Kickstarter Friends Visit Vienna!

Whilst we were running the Kickstarter campaign for the Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner, we gave people the option to pledge for a trip to visit Lomography HQ in Vienna. Last week, two of our backers, Michiel and Steve, made the journey and we had a great time with them! Read after the jump to hear what they go up to and see some photos from their stay.

On Tuesday last week, Steve arrived from the US and Michiel from the Netherlands (we gave them a little Lomography welcome pack to say thanks for making the trip to come and see us!). On Wednesday and Thursday, we spent time with them at Lomography HQ. The guys were shown how to build a LomoWall in the Archive and got to practice their photo development skills in the LomoLab. We went out for a few meals together and also gave them a photo tour of central Vienna. Whilst here, Michiel and Steve also got the chance to pick the leather on a custom-made LC-A camera and had a chat with the Lomography founders. Then, on Friday evening, we met up again for dinner and a party, Lomography style! Thanks again for taking the trip guys, was a pleasure spending time with you!

written by tomas_bates on 2013-06-14 in #news

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