Special Feature: LomoPeople Callout

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Think about it. What makes us pick up our camera on the way out the door? It´s because we may see something interesting out there isn’t it? The world is full of passing strangers doing weird and wonderful things as well as the friends and family we share our life with.

photo by yaybeagleia

In fact, if you pause on this thought a little longer, you might start to wonder, where would Lomogrpahers be without the people we shoot? For some, maybe it’s a boyfriend we force into shots, for others, a friend that simply has to get used to being caught off guard by the click of a shutter every time they turn around (sound familiar?)

Then join us in celebrating LomoPeople! A new series now open for community submissions! Submit to the Analogue Lifestyle Section one prorate shot of a person you know and find to be interesting or inspiring and then tell the community why! The floor is wide open and we all know the Lomography community loves to meet new people.

Meet some former LomoPeople: Kris, Travis Meadore and David Mushegain

Submission Guidelines:

  • Please use the title LomoPeople: NAME (of the person you are featuring)
  • One analogue prorate shot of single person
  • Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height.
  • Minimum 50 words 200 words max
  • Accepted Submission get 10 Piggy Points!

written by cruzron on 2010-10-08 in #news #lomopeople #portraits #callout #stories

12 Comments

  1. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    i do know some lomopeople!

  2. reneg88
    reneg88 ·

    so if i get this straight... this is about the people who inspire us? even if it's not about their photos and mostly about why they inspire us?

  3. plainjane
    plainjane ·

    @reneg88 you got it Exactly Right! Hit the nail on the head as they say =)

  4. copefan
    copefan ·

    flippin' cool idea!

  5. eskimofriend
    eskimofriend ·

    love the idea :)
    but only one single picture??

  6. plainjane
    plainjane ·

    @eskimofriend just one single prorate picture

  7. atreyuthechild
    atreyuthechild ·

    what is a prorate picture?

  8. plainjane
    plainjane ·

    @atreyuthechild - ha sorry, that's portrait shot - "representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person"

  9. atreyuthechild
    atreyuthechild ·

    Aaah ok, I know portrait, everything makes more sense now :D haha

  10. cruzron
    cruzron ·

    @atreyuthechild - try to send some!

  11. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    Does it have to be only one portrait or can it be more than 1?

  12. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    Is this still on with the 10m piggy points?

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