LomoMission 66: Double Trouble

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No this isn't another multiple exposure competition. Instead, you'll have to scour approximately 1.9% of the world population to get a chance to shoot twins! They aren't exactly endangered so you shouldn't have too much trouble finding them.

Twins are definitely trouble. Ask Hugh Hefner and he’s sure to tell you about how the Shannon Twins misbehaved so much that they had to be kicked out of the Playboy mansion. But amidst all these, twins still hold sway over us as they possess an unmistakable appeal. This could be the sheer eeriness of seeing double, or the mere wonder and awe of towards genetics and science.

So for this month, your Mission is to shoot some twins. They could be your childhood friends whose names you kept mixing up, or event he Olsen twins if you have access to them. Please note that we’re not looking for multiple exposure shots but photos of actual twins themselves. We know that this challenge is a bit difficult but the prize is definitely worth the trouble as we’re giving Piggies enough to twin prizes as well – Fisheye 1 Blue Pearl and Red! The winners will also receive a special award badge straight to their LomoHomes!

Competition Details:

  • Film/Camera Type: Any analogue photo not digitally enhanced or manipulated
  • Upload Limit: 5 photos
  • Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height.
  • Meta data must be completed (camera, film, location & 3 tags) for prize eligibility.
    *By submitting your photos to this rumble, you allow Lomography.com to use your submitted photos for promotional purposes.

written by cruzron on 2010-07-12 in #competitions #twin #duo #lomomission #competition #piggies

19 Comments

  1. lomosexual_manboy
    lomosexual_manboy ·

    Dang, this will be a fun one. Gonna have to be on the lookout with a camera at hand.

  2. iaki
    iaki ·

    It will be hard!

  3. shoujoai
    shoujoai ·

    wow, this will be interesting ^_^

  4. pulex
    pulex ·

    i have a twinsister, only problem with this competition is that were fraternal twins and im male! i can give her some fakebeard to glue on! and i have good friends also fraternal twins but both male and its impossible to recognize that they are twins!! so theres so many twins round me but no doubles! damn

  5. mochilis
    mochilis ·

    Everyone should be out in the streets looking for identical twins!

  6. kazarareta
    kazarareta ·

    I have a couple of gorgeous twin friends but can't join! :(

  7. himynameiskat
    himynameiskat ·

    yesss this should be a fun one!

  8. ritamiguel
    ritamiguel ·

    i have a very old photo os my mom and my aunt,they r twins. but i dont which camera was used because it was taken in the 60's... can i submit the picture despite i dont have that information?

  9. cyan-shine
    cyan-shine ·

    The rumble doesn't specify identical twins! ;P

  10. ritamiguel
    ritamiguel ·

    why is everyone submiting everything but real human twins?once again, i've submited a picture of two real human twins without camera and film information because it's a very old picture and i dont know what kind of camera/film were used. i hope it won't disqualify me

  11. nicolas_noir
    nicolas_noir ·

    I've got plenty of pictures of my identical twins, the difficulty will be choosing one!

  12. nicolas_noir
    nicolas_noir ·

    I've got plenty of pictures of my identical twins, the difficulty will be choosing one!

  13. takezzo
    takezzo ·

    this mission is for me. i have a full album dedicated to twins!!!

  14. cyan-shine
    cyan-shine ·

    @ritamiguel better fill in something, otherwise it will get you disqualified.
    I am a dizygotic twin myself, so non-identical, which is a bummer. It is very difficult to get identical twins, all 3 pairs I know live far away currently.

  15. cyan-shine
    cyan-shine ·

    Ahahahaha I am so dumb! Of course I have pics of identical twins! :D

  16. zufolare
    zufolare ·

    I know a few pairs of twins. I had a great time doing this photo shoot. The twins are photographers themselves and were more than interested in helping.

  17. nanuth
    nanuth ·

    i have a twin sister hhehehe....

  18. lomonica
    lomonica ·

    cool! that cover picture for Double Trouble is mine..hope i can still submit it though :) :) Those two are wonderful woooooooonderful twins btw!!!! :)

  19. ethermoon
    ethermoon ·

    Lovely entries!!!

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