Guess the Mystery Product - Part One

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That's right - it's that time again! Our Lomography scientists have been busy working hard to bring you an exciting new product and guess what? They're almost ready to unveil it. ALMOST... In the meantime, we're going to make that wait a whole lot easier by giving you some tantalizing clues. Here's our first; now start guessing! Watch this space - more are on their way!

Lomograph by anarchy

written by devoncaulfield on 2011-05-05 in #news #mystery-product-teaser-2011-guess-forthcoming-new

131 Comments

  1. zoezo
    zoezo ·

    im guessing a new lens.. some sort of zoom option?!
    or a CU micro camera

  2. stratski
    stratski ·

    Yeah, I'd say zoom lens.

  3. pulex
    pulex ·

    i know i know...its a ..........camera!!!!!!!

  4. tallgrrlrocks
    tallgrrlrocks ·

    zooooom! :D

  5. squamy
    squamy ·

    Zooom? Oh my!

  6. squamy
    squamy ·

    or...it could be a camera attached to a slingshot that you 'ping' about, haha.

  7. roland
  8. popcoleproductions
    popcoleproductions ·

    an odd fuzzy blue creature who talks to himself?

  9. simonh82
    simonh82 ·

    It's a panoramic, sprocket hole, multi lens, zoomable, plastic, black cornered, Russian dead stock camera!

  10. willyboy
    willyboy ·

    Something seems a bit FISHY about all this...

  11. blormore
    blormore ·

    Hahaha, Grover is ridiculous!!

  12. myvitaminx
    myvitaminx ·

    can i be one of the beta tester?just asking

  13. t0m7
    t0m7 ·

    however it is, i hope it has NOTHING to do with sesame street...
    and i'd also guess it's the first lomographic zoom lens.

  14. welland
    welland ·

    I want a flag to come out of the lens when i've shot that says "BANG" on it or "you've been lomo'ed" but that may need a really big flag and the camera would be weighty so maybe we'll just stick with BANG or you could have "LOMO" either way thats fine with me. Where can I buy this? What font will the writing be in? Will the flag be red?

  15. freakoftheweek
    freakoftheweek ·

    Roland, thats lame i want someone like this: ussrphoto.com/Wiki/Content/839.jpg

  16. t0m7
    t0m7 ·

    *whatever, goddamnit

  17. the_detourist
    the_detourist ·

    zoom....double exposures.... hmmmmm

  18. squamy
    squamy ·

    If you need someone to take on the very daunting, boring, miserable task of testing out this lovely new lomo secret then I guess, if I had too, I could help ;)

  19. icuresick
    icuresick ·

    My guess is it's a camera which can do a multiple exposure by itself. It has a self timer, and can self-shut three or more exposures even in daylight, good for self portraits without holding it hahahaah

  20. squamy
    squamy ·

    @freakoftheweek Amazing! That would also incorporate @welland 's flag quite well.

  21. paperplanepilot
    paperplanepilot ·

    a rangefinder?

  22. thebastardchild
    thebastardchild ·

    SLR. As it rhymes with Near and Far. Very clever lomo people. A cunning clue!

  23. raph1759
    raph1759 ·

    Both back and front lens??

  24. elvismartinezsmith
    elvismartinezsmith ·

    it's a new cam, for sure, and it's the first Lomo cam that can zoom! ok send me one, not for test, for real :))))))

  25. marant69
    marant69 ·

    A Lomography Muppets Guide? ;-)

  26. roland
    roland ·

    @freakoftheweek ;D;D yeah that one is better

  27. somapic
    somapic ·

    @freakoftheweek - microsites.lomography.com/zenit/fotosniper/ we had that already ;)

  28. freakoftheweek
    freakoftheweek ·

    Holy Shit Batman! My Dream came come true, as next i want a Lomo-Bazooka!

  29. angela_silva
    angela_silva ·

    is it a fluffy talking camera? i want one

  30. lakandula
    lakandula ·

    Whatever it is, if beta testing is still open, pls count me in.

  31. austcj
    austcj ·

    SLR with Depth Of Field preview?

  32. arabrab
    arabrab ·

    I would say, a camera that can zoom. I want one

  33. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    how much?

  34. takezzo
    takezzo ·

    grover, i love you!!

  35. roblarosa
    roblarosa ·

    A class to learn how to perform CPR on Muppets?

  36. santafire
    santafire ·

    sorry, grover, i don't understand XD
    my guess would be a camera that has the macro and wide angle lens adjustment and it can be loaded with both 35mm and 120 format!

  37. bemdaponte
    bemdaponte ·

    A Sesame Street Camera or Zoom Lens??? Maybe a Diana Sesame Street?

  38. bemdaponte
    bemdaponte ·

    oh... I know... A fisheye with zoom ant Sesame street theme!!!! *-* ... I would Like it!!!! ♥

  39. bemdaponte
    bemdaponte ·

    oh... I know... A fisheye with zoom and Sesame street theme!!!! *-* ... I would Like it!!!! ♥

  40. nicx
    nicx ·

    Ooooh what could it be...... But give Africa a tester like me!

  41. nural
    nural ·

    Maybe a telephoto lens?? I'm not good at this guessing game :(

  42. jwhoa19
    jwhoa19 ·

    I really so hope it's a lomo rangefinder!

  43. istionojr
    istionojr ·

    rangefinder with a some captioning zoom, plus MX.

  44. travishood
    travishood ·

    zoom lense for diana f+ i wish for the lca zoom.. but don't know if that would work

  45. catherinejcruz
    catherinejcruz ·

    yah is it a rangefinder...ooooooooh!

  46. jero
    jero ·

    a quind of lc-a....W maybe lsi!!!?

  47. jero
    jero ·

    a quind of lc-a....W maybe lsi!!!?

  48. antibiotyx
    antibiotyx ·

    whatever it is, i just hope it's cheap. haha. :)

  49. jonolomo
    jonolomo ·

    a camera with telephoto lens!

  50. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    multi format camera that can zoom from 0.3 to infinity.. hahahaha :D just like @simonh82 said above

  51. gvelasco
    gvelasco ·

    Diana F+ Zoom Lens

  52. fivedayforecast
    fivedayforecast ·

    A camera that's as goofy and as floppy as Grover's arms that are blaitantly attached to his neck...

  53. yochan
    yochan ·

    Ho, a new camera, a zoom let be fun :)
    Anyway, this new product will be fun ;)

  54. bear1973
    bear1973 ·

    A mx camera that can zoom is my guess. what do I win? Oh the camera, Okay that will do for me. I guess....

  55. lightblue
    lightblue ·

    zoooooommm ! :)

  56. jacobcat
    jacobcat ·

    I guess it would be a zoom lens

  57. novakmisi
    novakmisi ·

    objective with extension ? : ))

  58. eskimofriend
    eskimofriend ·

    a tele lens for the lc-a+ would be AMAZING!!!

  59. explorette
    explorette ·

    a two lens camera, one that does a close up shot and one that does a far away shot in the same shot, therefor near and far doubles i reckon.

    or they are doing a stereo 3d cam

  60. bear_feet
    bear_feet ·

    It's a Grover camera. With a near and far lens.

  61. homer
    homer ·

    I'm with @bear_feet although if it's not too late could you add the flag feature suggested by @welland and the slingshot by @squamy

  62. 0live
    0live ·

    Its lomographys way of saying YOURE ALL MY PUPPETS muwahahahahahah... P.s. Whatever the new product is I want it...

  63. thewretched
    thewretched ·

    hmmm... 35mm film, multiple exposure, macro and telescopic lens...

    Whatever it is, i want it.

  64. nock
    nock ·

    i don't think its a Zoom lens... because of focusing! Slr's make it easy to use zoom lens... but other types of cameras... I don't know! So I would put my money on a rangefinder brand new camera for 35mm film!

  65. lighttomysoul
    lighttomysoul ·

    I'D LOVE TO BE A BETA TESTER LOMO :D

  66. frequency_one
    frequency_one ·

    A digital camera. It's gotta be that.

  67. floriansimon
    floriansimon ·

    I just hope it's not a camera that gets out of breath easily.

  68. sc-ting
    sc-ting ·

    a two-lens camera, that shoots 2 distances? im down for beta testing! :D

  69. erk
    erk ·

    its a super-/actionsampler with 4 different angle of views.

  70. rainbow_gumdrops
    rainbow_gumdrops ·

    Whatever it may be, it is going to have us all running rear and far to get it!

  71. desta1972
    desta1972 ·

    In my opinion, they have NO IDEA of what's going on next, and they're waiting for some inspiration from US :-D

  72. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    Haha I need more clues...

  73. sammy_a
    sammy_a ·

    anyone else reminded of father ted? small cow far away* www.youtube.com/watch?v=25N-4zrk390

  74. faisal_aziz
    faisal_aziz ·

    beta tester beta tester :)

  75. quaisoir
    quaisoir ·

    I've always loved that Grover Near Far skit...i tend to do that to crack up my friends sometimes...lol def zoom lens for sure...

  76. fash_on
    fash_on ·

    a telephoto/macro lens, like old manual lenses that can be attached backwards for macro effect.

  77. cutebun
    cutebun ·

    A adjustable lens for zoom in and zoom out!

  78. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    hehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehehe

  79. wuxiong
    wuxiong ·

    I wish a cam of being able to shoot between the focal length 100mm-600mm, like a mouse vision.....

  80. kylethefrench
    kylethefrench ·

    grover has been my man since way back

  81. street_smile
    street_smile ·

    facebook led me here, Lomography status said "A mystery product on the Horizon"

  82. wonderdude
    wonderdude ·

    pinkscale film

  83. rhemaangel
    rhemaangel ·

    I tend to agree with tele-zoom lens at this point. I do reserve the right to change my mind if further clues dictate (or on a whim). Us girls can do that ya know. LOL! ;)

  84. sthomas68
    sthomas68 ·

    Diana already has a telephoto lens so I'm guessing a new camera with a zoom feature built in or a detachable lens. Maybe an advanced point and shoot?

  85. jojo8785
    jojo8785 ·

    inverted lens.

  86. prairiegrrrl
    prairiegrrrl ·

    a camera that takes a close up shot double-exposed over an infinity shot? that would be fun :)

  87. pushkar
    pushkar ·

    a new zoom lens camera or closeup lens... a SLR that can zoom... that would be great

  88. iantheman
    iantheman ·

    i know! a camera that runS!

  89. mizzfonky
    mizzfonky ·

    Is it an autozoom ?? So you don't have to play with your settings manually and avoid out of focus...

  90. flyboy
    flyboy ·

    it will be a new camera with the back moving back and forth possibility, kregs flyboy

  91. pikc
    pikc ·

    Absolutely the camera with micro function.

  92. kamalfaiz91
    kamalfaiz91 ·

    just wait and see. yeah!

  93. emilios
    emilios ·

    zoom lens?

  94. desta1972
    desta1972 ·

    M A C R O

  95. desta1972
    desta1972 ·

    E N L A R G E R ! ! ! !

  96. stonerfairy
    stonerfairy ·

    mmmmmmmmm... it can be a macro lens or zoom lens? wow! really can't wait!!!

  97. labchick
    labchick ·

    a camera with zooms lens tat allow double exposure...

  98. bluemie5
    bluemie5 ·

    zzooooooooom it away! and i agree with @antibiotyx i hope its affordable. =)

  99. itsdebraanne
    itsdebraanne ·

    telephoto lens and a close-up lens for the LC-A+.....?

  100. optimus_fabrica
    optimus_fabrica ·

    A new camera that incorporates some form of zoom-in technology I suppose, can't really think what else :S

  101. jarvislomo
    jarvislomo ·

    two cameras. one that can zoom and another one is telephoto

  102. veato
    veato ·

    I'm going for something with macro capability.

  103. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    Ahh okay now I see. The video didn't show up the first time I clicked this post. I'm sure it has to do with zoom though!
    Poor Grover :(

  104. aleqsii
    aleqsii ·

    MACRO lens lomo ??

  105. rav_bunneh
    rav_bunneh ·

    I'm hoping it is a true rangefinder.

  106. kcdennison
    kcdennison ·

    a lomography rangefinder would be fantastic! :D

  107. wonderdude
    wonderdude ·

    Horizon Zoom!

  108. clickiemcpete
    clickiemcpete ·

    You guys are hopeless. :p It's obviously a PuppetCam so you can charm pretty girls into thinking how cute it is and then SNAP, you get their picture. Some sneaky stuff there... :D

  109. pangmark
    pangmark ·

    I remember that episode!

  110. jodimeetdiana76
    jodimeetdiana76 ·

    One of my favorite Grover segments!!! Near...Far... Near....Far (kinda like a zoom!) or maybe an a zoom-sampler - starts near and goes far.

  111. 3xposur3
    3xposur3 ·

    Hmm....Near and Far...Something to do with getting up close and personal and wide angled? Maybe its a "photo sniper" camera...LOL

  112. orangeuke
    orangeuke ·

    This rumble should give it away :) read the first line or two: www.lomography.cn/magazine/competitions/2011/05/06/get-clos…

  113. sixty
    sixty ·

    stereo camera?

  114. adash
    adash ·

    Is it gonna be an SLR?

  115. thedude
    thedude ·

    what ever it, i hope it's cheap

  116. francois
    francois ·

    Somehow, I was thinking about a camera with a tilting lens so it would be possible to focus near and far at the same time...

  117. naxoman77
    naxoman77 ·

    ANALOGUE TILT-SHIFT :O

  118. motionpicture
    motionpicture ·

    A plastic zoom lens.
    And / or a blue furry Diana with a pink lens cap.

  119. jojo8785
    jojo8785 ·

    bokeh lens

  120. istionojr
    istionojr ·

    @clickiemcpete hha if it is the way I will have it soon, seriously ;DDD

  121. sthomas68
    sthomas68 ·

    A Diana TLR with a NEAR lens and FAR lens. The Grover special edition. It will come in purple and take 120 or 35mm film.

  122. jb420
    jb420 ·

    its a wide-angle rangefinder camera

  123. thedude
    thedude ·

    a folding camera

  124. mikailus
    mikailus ·

    I'll tell you what it's NOT . . . a bloody Lubitel 166+2 that has longer shutter speeds, a timer, and an improved back lock.

  125. mojo_lomo
    mojo_lomo ·

    cool zoom

  126. nadinadu
    nadinadu ·

    some new zoom lens.....?
    man i really want to know!

  127. ryuhei
    ryuhei ·

    i hope its a new lens for my plastic princess diana :)

  128. slumbrnghok
    slumbrnghok ·

    Split diopter.

  129. slumbrnghok
    slumbrnghok ·

    Split diopter.

  130. ocit
    ocit ·

    pink flash

  131. isoterica
    isoterica ·

    Macro/Tele for LCA+/LCWide, Diana & Holga already have lens sets.. Or a new camera which I would gladly test drive--- A newbie's plea :)

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