Russians in Russia:The LC-A+ and the Petzval Lens in Kamchatka

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Here's the third episode of Lomography's adventure in Kamchatka with the Nixon Surf Challenge team. This time, we present you with the homecoming of Lomography's Russians, a camera, and a lens, on Russian soil.

On June 19th, the Lomo LC-A celebrated its 30th birthday. Many things have happenned since the camera’s discovery 30 years ago by a group of austrian students. The LC-A and its little brother the LC-A+ have already been all around the world. In June 2014, the russian pionneer of Lomography, tried out something new … Ah, Surfing ! Along with team Nixon and Lomography’s latest novelty, the Petzval Lomography x Zenit Art Lens , the LC-A celebrates its third decade at home, in Russia.

The Petzval lens in the hands of Alex Laurel

Hand in hand, the Lomo LC-A and the Petzval Art Lens traveled with Nixon’s surfers and photographers for the 6th edition of the Nixon Surf Challenge by the snow-capped volcanoes of Kamchatka.

Moscow – Kamchatka, a 9-hour flight. Moments captured by Bastien Bonnarme

The LC-A takes you behind the scenes of the most original and most unique surfing challenge in the world to discover the extremely cold ocean and some frozen but happy riders ! Wax your boards, the mission is gonna be tough!

The LC-A+ and LomoChrome Purple take on the Pacific Ocean

But the LC-A + did not only capture the cold beaches of Kamchatka, it also did not let go of the Nixon team and followed the riders all around even during their well earned moments of rest. You can tell it was a little chilly up there, can’t you?

A rider’s life, captured by the LC-A+

If you missed on the first episodes of our “Nixon Surf Challenge” series, you can catch-up with these features :

Petzval Artist: The Red Square with Alex Laurel
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Lomography x Nixon Surf Challenge : Panoramic Pictures of Kamchatka with the Belair Camera

== Lomography x Nixon Surf Challenge : When the Lomochrome Purple Film Goes Surfing==

And don’t forget to watch the recap video of the 2014 Nixon Surf Challenge :

written by lomographyfrance on 2014-07-10 in #lifestyle #art-lens #kamchatka #nixon-surf-challenge #nixon #surf #petzval #lomo #russia #lc-a

2 Comments

  1. rbruce63
    rbruce63 ·

    An epic adventure made reality, the beauty of the place makes contrast with the surfers playing with the powerful waves. The video footage is superb! I have shared with a friend whose parent is Russian in origin, perhaps he will make one day pilgrimage to Kamchatka!

  2. hervinsyah
    hervinsyah ·

    Where is the breaking the wave photo? =) Amazing lomo purple shot anyway

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