GrabCAD Lomography Camera Accessory Challenge Winners

7

Late last year, we partnered with GrabCAD for the Lomography Camera Accessory Challenge, a competition that encouraged creative minds to conceptualize accessories for the Konstruktor DIY camera. A do-it-yourself contest for making accessories dedicated to a do-it-yourself camera proved to be a fantastic idea.

There were over 50 entries, and we were able to narrow it down to 15 finalists for the three categories: lens, grip, and holder. The jury has made its final decision, and so without further ado, we present our winners for the GrabCAD Lomography Camera Accessory Challenge!

Lens Cap Category

5th Place

Lense cap by Dimitar

Interesting take for those that like a little lens cap surprise!

4th Place

Lens cap by Alexandria

We cannot put it in better words than Alexandria herself: “Looks easy, bright, unique. Sense of the idea: do not lose the lens cap, I mean, it remain on the lens”.

3rd Place

Lomography Konstruktor Pinhole Lens Cap by Alan

This pinhole design introduces overlapping tabs via a lever so that you can change the aperture as you please. Sure to be fun to use!

2nd Place

Lomography DIY filter kit by Ashleigh Adams

Filters are a mainstay in many a photographer’s arsenal and it is only right that the Konstruktor get some filter love as well.

1st Place

Lens Cap + Bokeh Filter + Pinhole by al dean

It’s almost heinous why this isn’t a thing yet. A lens cap that doubles as a pinhole and bokeh filter is a perfect accesory to suit your ever changing photographic moods.

Grip Category

5th Place

Grip for Konstruktor by Konrad Jakubiak

No more dropping your camera again with this comfortable grip accessory. That’s always a plus! And there is still a good sense of style, too.

4th Place

Simple single piece grip by Hari prasath

This design blew us away, as it’s something we’ve never seen before. Adding stability with the help of the wrist seems such a natural thing for a camera to have!

3rd Place

Konstruktor grip by Andy Nicholson

This is another impeccably designed accessory for the Konstruktor, offering 2 grips for 2 hands, making each shot stable as a rock.

2nd Place

The grip for the Konstruktor by Branko Stokuca

This design looks exquisite and extremely professional. Blurred photos will be a thing of the past with this accessory’s added stability.

1st Place

On-Hand Grip for Konstruktor by Chuma A

Having a camera to wear around like a watch, which would add support for long-ish exposures is a nice idea that’s worthy of exploring.

Holder Category

5th Place

LomoHolder by Imprenta3D

Shooting 3D images are usually 2 cameras side by side or one on top of the other. This particular accessory gives you the best of both worlds!

4th Place

Photo 3D - Lomography by Kevin

This design creates a different approach in shooting stereo images but you would need to manually trigger both cameras, though.

3rd Place

Lomography 3d holder by sam

Simple, but straight to the point. This no frills design is all about functionality and getting the job done.

2nd Place

3D photo rig concept1 by Jonathan

Shooting stereograms or 3D images with a Konstruktor will be a breeze with this rig, as it features a clever arm system that allows you to trigger both cameras simultaneously.

1st Place

Konstruktor attachment range by Brendan O'Connell

If you ever find yourself wanting to do a LomoMatrix style shoot by yourself, then this design is for you, as it combines clamps for secure side-by-side shooting and a remote that will trigger everything at the same time.

We also have a wild card winner: one that didn’t quite fit exactly into one category, but impressed us nonetheless with an such an innovative concept and impressive design.

First Place Wild Card Winner

Film Pack Rack by Tommy Mueller

No need to fumble around for film with this bad boy, as it will let you store up to 4 rolls of film at the base of your camera!

Thanks to everyone who joined the competition. You all did a great job!

And to our community members, aren’t you excited? Which of these accessories would you like to first see in actual production? Share your insight in the comments section below.

written by jillytanrad on 2014-01-17 in #news #winners #konstruktor #grabcad

7 Comments

  1. trash-gordon-from-outer-space
    trash-gordon-from-outer-space ·

    Wow, great ideas and nice visualizations. I like all of the lens cap ideas and the Film Pack Rack.

  2. stouf
    stouf ·

    Very impressive!

  3. pearlgirl77
    pearlgirl77 ·

    wow great stuff!!

  4. gibri
    gibri ·

    Filter kit!

  5. samuelcabbuag
    samuelcabbuag ·

    COOOLL!!

  6. clownshoes
    clownshoes ·

    :D these are all great.

  7. neanderthalis
    neanderthalis ·

    Pinhole Lens cap and Film Pack Rack

More Interesting Articles

  • GrabCAD Lomo'Instant Accessory Challenge Winners Announcement!

    written by givesmehell on 2015-04-28 in #gear #competitions
    GrabCAD Lomo'Instant Accessory Challenge Winners Announcement!

    In February, we hosted a Lomo'Instant Accessory Challenge in collaboration with GrabCAD. The idea of this competition was to stoke the creative ones and encourage them to be bold in experimenting with the accessories that come with Lomography's new instant camera.

    1
  • Technology Will Save Us x Lomography DIY Rumble

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-02-12 in #world #news #competitions
    Technology Will Save Us x Lomography DIY Rumble

    When it’s cold outside and the rain is pouring, it can be the perfect time to sit down and build something. Lomography UK has teamed up with Technology Will Save Us, a company that makes build-it-yourself electronic kits, to bring you the perfect DIY Rumble. Get the chance to win a Konstruktor camera and a DIY Instrument Kit. Read on for details on how to enter this fab competition.

    7
  • A Collection Of Awesome Konstruktor Snapshots

    written by shhquiet on 2015-04-10 in #gear #lifestyle
    A Collection Of Awesome Konstruktor Snapshots

    There's nothing more satisfying than taking fantastic photos with a camera that you built yourself. If you've always wanted to impress your friends with your mad DIY skills, pick up a Konstruktor Camera Kit and show them what you've got! It's also a cool way to get them into Lomography, because as you build the camera you'll discover how analogue photography works. Oh, and the Konstruktor takes gorgeous photos, too - check out the gallery and see what we mean!

    6
  • Shop News

    Fisheye One Pearl Blue

    Fisheye One Pearl Blue

    Snap dazzling 35mm fisheye shots at the push of a button with this shimmery blue lightweight beauty.

  • Lomo'Instant Accessory Challenge

    written by antoniocastello on 2015-02-04 in #world #competitions
    Lomo'Instant Accessory Challenge

    Do you love being creative? How about instant photography? If the answer is yes, no or maybe, then we've got a jam happening with your name written all over it! Being the most creative instant camera around, it's difficult to imagine the Lomo'Instant becoming any more awesome. But what would happen if you and your pals put on your thinking caps for a Lomo'Instant accessory brainstorming session of the ages — limitless creative potential! Show us your skills by joining the Lomo'Instant Accessory Challenge!

  • Creative Vision, Personified:The Community's Most Creative Lomographers

    written by Eunice Abique on 2015-02-03 in #world #lifestyle
    Creative Vision, Personified:The Community's Most Creative Lomographers

    As Steve Jobs puts it, "creativity is just connecting things." It's all about tracing one's experiences and pushing the boundaries of what's already known to establish new things. The Lomography community is no stranger to these instances. In fact, the community is filled with brilliant minds who are always ready to refine existing techniques and look for innovative ways to express their visions and ideas. Here are just a few of the creative lomographers we've come to love over the years.

    9
  • Painting Delights: Going Wild with the Pixelstick

    written by jennifer_pos on 2015-03-17 in #gear #news #lifestyle #tipster
    Painting Delights: Going Wild with the Pixelstick

    Ever since light painting was invented, it inspired artists from all around the globe to magical creations that capture hidden movements and reinvent the world we live in. "Life is a fairy tale, stay wild little child!" is what they want to tell us. Bringing light to life became the next challenge for anyone rigged with a film camera and a creative mind. Now, how can you take your analogue light paintings from the ordinary to the outstanding? After the carriage came the car, so we definitely need some spacy inventions to follow the old school light pen. So here it is, our new best friend: The Pixelstick!

    8
  • Shop News

    Standard Photo Development Services

    Standard Photo Development Services

    Done shooting and want your films to be processed? We can process your colour and black & white 35mm, 120 or 110 films! Development, prints and scans are also included. (Service availability depends on your markets)

  • My Lomo’Instant Quick Tips

    written by tomas_bates on 2014-11-12 in #gear #tipster
    My Lomo’Instant Quick Tips

    I backed the Kickstarter project for the Lomo’Instant earlier this year and was thrilled to receive it last week. I love how the camera naturally encourages you to experiment with its different features, whether it’s through flashing your multiple exposures with different colors or trying different creative techniques after your shots has been ejected. Here are a few tips from what I’ve discovered from playing with the camera so far (and a couple of tips I want to try out in future)!

  • December 4th Advent Offer: Looking for a terrific camera for the holidays? (Online Code: BRIGHTDELIGHT15)

    written by jacobs on 2014-12-04 in #news
    December 4th Advent Offer: Looking for a terrific camera for the holidays?  (Online Code: BRIGHTDELIGHT15)

    It's that time again — the Lomography Advent deal of the day! If you're in search of a beautiful gift for creative folks or looking to get into the game yourself, we've got your back. Today's super deal is on our Diana F+ and Diana Mini, as well as a continued discount on our plastic bodied cameras.

  • Thinking Out of the Box with the Holga Out of the Box Competition

    written by givesmehell on 2015-05-18 in #world #competitions
    Thinking Out of the Box with the Holga Out of the Box Competition

    One of the best things about film photography, especially with cameras like the Holga and Lomography cameras, is getting creative with it! TCC Photo is hosting a competition to stoke the creativity out of film photographers everywhere and urge participants to think out of the box!

  • 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!

  • Subscribe to Our Newsletter for a Chance to Win a Lomo'Instant Camera!

    written by jacobs on 2015-08-24 in #gear #news #competitions
    Subscribe to Our Newsletter for a Chance to Win a Lomo'Instant Camera!

    Do you love creative and analog photography? Do you love being in the know when it comes to new and exciting Lomography news? Do you love win-win situations? If you answered yes, then click through and find out how you can have it all plus a chance to win a brand new Lomo'Instant camera!

    2
  • December 6th Advent Offer: Pick up a premium treat for less today! (Online Code: PREMIUMTREAT20)

    written by jacobs on 2014-12-06 in #news
    December 6th Advent Offer: Pick up a premium treat for less today!  (Online Code: PREMIUMTREAT20)

    Want to go above and beyond with your gift-giving this year? We've got just the thing for you — 20% off our Lomo LC-A, Lomo LC-Wide and all Lomography Premium Cameras! What better way to show someone you care than with a rad analogue camera? So do yourself a favor and head on over to the Online Shop or your nearest Lomography Gallery Store and get 20% savings on these choice cameras.

  • Celebrate Black Friday with 30 Beautiful Black & White Photos from the LC-A+

    written by jacobs on 2014-11-27 in #lifestyle
    Celebrate Black Friday with 30 Beautiful Black & White Photos from the LC-A+

    Do you know the best way to celebrate the biggest shopping day of the year? Stay at home and marvel at these gorgeous black and white photos from the legendary LC-A+! There's no reason to stand in line for hours either, when you can get incredible deals here at Lomography without ever leaving the comfort and warmth of your own home. Check out these radiant shots from the LC-A+ and then head over to the Online Shop to save a fantastic 30% on this incredible camera and more!