Bruce Lee AKA Jeansman shoots with the Lomo LC-A+

9

We've all stood in awe of the photos he shares. Jeansman is truly a witness, a documentarian, and most of all, a true Lomographer. Read on as he reveals his exploits with the Lomo LC-A+

A Marketing Planner from a satellite town of Taipei, Taiwan, Bruce Lee (aka Jeansman) owns almost every Lomographic camera, but pledges deep and undying love for his LCA+. Never without an LC-A+ in hand, Jeansman shoots the small town where he lives, a town he says is full of love & life, and that he never grows tired of capturing on film. Jeansman is a witness, a documentarian, and most of all, a true Lomographer.

Come sail away on the stunning photos of the one, the only, the mighty… Jeansman!

REAL NAME Bruce Lee
CITY Taipei
COUNTRY Taiwan

How long have you been a Lomographer (or are you new to this whole thing?)
BL: Since 2002 in a website. But I have my own Lomo camera in 2004 spring. Its the Supersampler.

Describe the LC-A+ in five words.
BL: Small, friendly, functional, powerful, funny

The strangest, funniest, or hands-down greatest photographic/Lomographic encounter that you have ever had.
BL: I actually have three:

  1. Lomo helped me to meet my fiance – we are the Lomo Couple!!!
  2. I almost got killed taking pictures in Shanghai.
  3. I’m witnessing the changes of my living place in these years. In the future my children or some younger people can see the changes of this city through my pictures.

If your photos shown here could have a soundtrack of three songs, what would they be (song title & artist please).

  • I have a dream – ABBA
  • Release me – Oh Laura
  • Misery – Soul Asylum

You’ve got black & white, slide, and color shots in your Amigo gallery. Which format is your favorite and why?
BL: My favorite format are slides, because its my original intention with Lomo.

If you could be anywhere, doing anything, right now, where would it be and what would you do?
BL: Making a better life for my family. I love my family.

Taiwan looks like a fascinating place! Tell us a few secrets about Taiwan that NO one from outside your country knows.
BL: San-Hsia Old Street and Tamsui waterfront. If you are visiting Taiwan, you must not miss it. You’ll experience the most traditional cultures of Taiwan which includes architecture, humanities and authentic cuisine. In San-Hsia Old Street and Tamsui waterfront, you can completely feel the most original taste of Taiwan!

What future do you see for analog photography? What do you think sets it apart from digital?
BL: I’m very worried about the lifespan of films. Production of films keep getting reduced every year, which means we have to pay more. I believe analog photography cant completely be replaced by digital photography. I would only use a digital camera while I’m working. Most of the time, my LC-A+ follows me wherever I go, and this causes the jealousy of my digital camera.

The one person (living or deceased) who you would most like to photograph.
BL: Andy Warhol, Twiggy Lawson and my family.

Your advice to future LC-A+ shooters.
BL: There are too much of possibilities by playing with LCA+, be brave to try whatever films and the ways of taking pictures. Be creative, you would make your LCA+ (or LCA) becomes the most perfect camera in the World! Talk less; imagine more!

written by ouroborosx on 2009-08-10 in #people #lomoamigos #jeansman #bruce-lee #lc-a #lomo-amigos

9 Comments

  1. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    Beautiful gallery! :)

  2. maddyoulook
    maddyoulook ·

    i want an lca!!!
    amazing photos

  3. makeyuu
    makeyuu ·

    great great! i want to go to taipei, now!

  4. 7samurai
    7samurai ·

    Hey!! Cowboy

    Yeeee Haaaa

  5. jeepeng
    jeepeng ·

    i want Lomo Couple too!!!!!! XDXD

  6. zoe191
    zoe191 ·

    yay! cool photos Jeansman :o)

  7. goldie
    goldie ·

    Jeansman, you are lomotastic

  8. jeabzz
    jeabzz ·

    wooow, great gallery!

  9. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    jeep. hahaha, u are so funny! btw, great pictures, great interview! :)

More Interesting Articles

  • The LC-A+ Goes to New York Fashion Week with Christopher Logan

    written by antoniocastello on 2014-09-19 in #people #lomoamigos
    The LC-A+ Goes to New York Fashion Week with Christopher Logan

    "When I picked up the Lomo LC-A for the first time. I was truly inspired," says Christopher Logan, who accepted the challenge to shoot NY Fashion week with the LC-A+ Camera. Read more of his experience after the jump and get to know why the LC-A+ is the perfect camera for fashion shows.

  • My First Lomo Affair: Wesco and his La Sardina

    written by icequeenubia on 2014-07-17 in #lifestyle
    My First Lomo Affair: Wesco and his La Sardina

    It may take a while for some lomographers to figure out the perfect combination of camera, film, and accessory that suit their needs. But, Wessel de Haas, aka wesco, has been extremely lucky to find his early on his journey to Lomography. Find out what film and accessory he likes pairing his La Sardina 8Ball with in this edition of My First Lomo Affair!

    2
  • A Beautiful Wedding As Seen By The New Petzval 85 Art Lens

    written by shhquiet on 2015-06-30 in #gear #news
    A Beautiful Wedding As Seen By The New Petzval 85 Art Lens

    It's no secret that the New Petzval 85 Art Lens has been a witness to many special moments, including weddings. Recently, Juan Hoyos (aka antoniocastello in the community) used it to capture a colleague's lovely wedding, and he was gracious enough to share some of his gorgeous photos, which you can see below!

  • Shop News

    Fuji Instax Wide 300 & 10x Fuji Instax Wide Film

    Fuji Instax Wide 300 & 10x Fuji Instax Wide Film

    With this bundle you are ready to shoot with the Fuji Instax Wide 300 and dig in to the instax world – on top you save 20% on Fuji Wide film!

  • LomoAmigo Reuben Wu Shoots with the Lomo LC-A+ RL

    written by Jill Tan Radovan on 2014-10-18 in #people #lomoamigos
    LomoAmigo Reuben Wu Shoots with the Lomo LC-A+ RL

    Reuben Wu fascinates, both with his splendid photographs and the music he churns out for electronic band Ladytron, or when he's doing a solo gig as a DJ. He's also one heck of a nice guy, who, despite being ultra-talented, has been gracious enough to grant another interview and share more of his amazing photos,which were taken with the Lomo LC-A+ with Russian lens.

    3
  • My First Lomo Affair: lupideeloop and the Lomography Xpro Sunset Strip 100

    written by icequeenubia on 2014-09-18 in #lifestyle
    My First Lomo Affair: lupideeloop and the Lomography Xpro Sunset Strip 100

    lupideeloop had a blast shooting with his first two rolls of the Lomography XPro Sunset Strip. He loved and enjoyed its unexpected colors so much that he chose to save his final Sunset Strip roll for a special occasion. Read on to know more about lupideeloop's First Lomo Affair with the Lomography Xpro Sunset Strip!

    2
  • Crowdizzle and his Weapon of Choice: LC-Wide

    written by Eunice Abique on 2015-06-06 in #gear #locations
    Crowdizzle and his Weapon of Choice: LC-Wide

    For Crow, his LC-Wide, which he fondly calls Elsie, is the perfect camera for his "Don't think, just shoot" attitude. He takes it wherever he goes and even uses the camera to teach his daughter about photography. In this interview, he shares more about his love for the LC-Wide plus some of the photographs taken by his young apprentice.

    5
  • Shop News

    LC-A Iblazr Bundle

    LC-A Iblazr Bundle

    Start capturing images even in low-light conditions with this bundle you can create your own combination of LC-A camera and Iblazr flash. And save 20% off!

  • Shooting the Petzval Lens with Ian Taylor

    written by givesmehell on 2015-04-29 in #people #lomoamigos
    Shooting the Petzval Lens with Ian Taylor

    Canadian-born Ian Taylor is a full-time photographer specializing in kids and development work. It all started when his five siblings started having children at the same time he was into photography. This passion then spiraled into something amazing, and now Ian works primarily with kids, shooting them when they are in their purest form. Based in Asia, Ian has agreed to share this amazing series of photos he shot with his Petzval Art Lens in Cambodia and Thailand. He also shared with us some of his insights and views on photography.

  • First Impressions of the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens: Ron Lau

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-05-13 in #gear #news #reviews
    First Impressions of the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens: Ron Lau

    Ron Lau from Lomography's Camera and Lens Development team recently tested the Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens. With Leica M2 and Voigtlander R2A cameras, he used the lens to capture scenes from his daily grind and beautiful seascapes from a recent trip. He shares the photos and talks of the Minitar and its capabilities in this brief yet informative interview.

    2
  • LomoAmigo: Russell Darling

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-03-18 in #people #lomoamigos
    LomoAmigo: Russell Darling

    Russell Darling is one of our Lomography UK regulars. He is a big part of our community of film fanatics and regularly joins our workshops and events. In this interview, we asked him about his experience shooting with the Lomo LC-A 120, as well as his work as visual effects practitioner for films such as "Star Wars," "Twilight," and "Godzilla."

  • 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!

  • To Russia with Love (Part 3)

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-03-03 in #world #lifestyle #locations
    To Russia with Love (Part 3)

    In the third and final installment of his Russian love story, Herr Willie recalls some of the most memorable experiences from his trips to post-Soviet Russia, including traveling aboard the Trans-Siberian Railway and shooting with the La Sardina for Lomography on assignment, and waxes nostalgic about all the amazing people he had met.

    6
  • Our Surprise LC-A 120 Photo Discovery – Dopic’s Fantastic Japan Snapshots

    written by tomas_bates on 2014-10-16 in #news
    Our Surprise LC-A 120 Photo Discovery – Dopic’s Fantastic Japan Snapshots

    Recently, we’ve been digging through all our LC-A 120 negatives from when we first started testing the new camera. During this search, we had our very own finding Vivian Maier moment when we unearthed a bunch of photos shot by the super-talented dopic whilst he was on vacation in Japan last year. We totally love these shots and couldn’t resist sharing them with you!

    3
  • Markus Andersen Talks 'At the Edge of the Earth'

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-04-08 in #people #lifestyle
    Markus Andersen Talks 'At the Edge of the Earth'

    "At the edge of the Earth" is an ongoing yearlong project by documentary photographer Markus Andersen in which he captures the coastline of Sydney, Australia on black and white film with the Diana and Lomo LC-A cameras. In this interview, the Sydney-based photographer opens up to Lomography about his latest endeavor as well as on shooting on the streets of his city and the importance of photographing in analog.

    3