Have you ever wondered what's historically behind the LOMO LC-A+ and Lomography? How it came to be that daily snap-shots and photography are more popular than ever before and why cameras can be found in every pocket?
Have you ever wondered what’s historically behind the LOMO LC-A+ and Lomography? How it came to be that daily snap-shots and photography are more popular than ever before and why cameras can be found in every pocket? And finally why 100 years of compact camera photography and easy and democratic snap-shots are ultimately connected to our and your Lomographic passion?
Quite simply, the mission of our enquiry is to carefully examine the very beginnings and development of analogue compact cameras and to show you why the hell we, the Lomographers, love these little beasts called compact cameras so much and how they truly changed photography, art, everyday life and our beautiful world. Hop on the\ boat and join our journey!
"You put your camera around your neck in the morning along with putting on your shoes, and there it is, an appendage of the body that shares your life with you," said Dorothea Lange, the icon whose birthdate we celebrate today, May 26.
Ladies and gentlemen, fellow Lomographers, the time is ripe for us to present you with a new mystery product. But we're not giving anything much away this time, just a few hints and clues to keep you on your toes.
As the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster approaches, photographer Alina Rudya hopes to revisit the lives of people who, like her, were driven out of Prypyat, Ukraine following that fateful day in 1986.
Sprocket Love: The Sprocket Rocket is the world’s first wide-angle camera dedicated to sprockets. It shoots 18 panoramas on a standard 35mm roll and exposes the whole width of film including sprocket holes. Use its dual winding knobs for easy multiple exposures and generate perfect nighttime shots with the bulb setting.