If you’re analogue camera enthusiast and missed the Tamarkin Photographica auction which took place in April, you might be interested in the 19th WestLicht Photographica auction which will take place on May 28 in Vienna.
WestLicht Photographica have already posted some of the highlights of this much awaited auction. The most impressive is the 1923 Leica 0-Serie Nr.107 one of the only 25 cameras of its kind ever produced. This particular exhibit is considered to be the most important collectible Leica camera as it is the first Leica to be exported. So if you want this one of a kind piece, bear in mind that the bidding starts at 200.000 EUR and is estimated at 350.000 – 450.000 EUR.
Apart from the Leica rarities, other cameras that will be auctioned are a Hasselblad NASA 500 EL DATA -1969 (estimate EUR 25.000-35.000), a Nikon I No. 60924-1948 (estimate EUR 140.000-160.000) and a Haake & Albers Krügener\’s Taschenbuch-Camera, a book detective camera – c.1890 (estimate EUR 4.000-5.000).
There will also be a rare analogue photo auction. About 200 photographs from many famous artists featuring Heinrich Kühn, Trude Fleischmann, Franz Hubmann, Roberta Lima and Agnes Prammer will be exhibited. The most important highlights are considered the two Daguerrotypes by Auguste Rosalie Bisson from 1842 (estimate EUR 60.000 – 80.000) and the vintage portrait of Egon Schiele by Anton Josef Trčka from 1914 (estimate EUR 40.000 – 50.000).
The complete auction catalog will be be available online and in printed version as of May 2010 and can be ordered online.
Schedule & Contact Details:
The Camera Auction starts at 11 a.m. (CET / 3:00 PST).
The Photo Auction starts at 6 p.m (CET / 10:00 PST).
A Hasselblad Electronic Data Camera (EDC) claimed to have been used by the late astronaut Jim Irwin during the Apollo 15 Moon landing mission in 1971 was sold for €660,000 (about US $910,400) at the WestLicht Photographica Auction in Vienna, Austria on Friday, March 21.
There couldn’t be a better time for photography enthusiasts than October. In honor of the European Month of Photography, there are fascinating photography exhibitions taking place around the continent, and Vienna is one of those locations. Starting October 29, the series “The Nocturnes of Day” by Andreas J. Hirsch will adorn the walls of the Lomography Embassy Store in Vienna. You're invited!
Did you miss out on pledging for the Lomo'Instant Camera during our Kickstarter campaign? Good news - you can now pre-order the Lomo'Instant in the Lomography Online Shop. The pre-order package contains exclusive goodies which won't be included when the camera becomes available for regular retail purchase, so take advantage and pre-order now!
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Read on dear friend and I will weave a story for you. There may be more questions than answers raised by this peculiar tale. But if it’s clarity you seek, have no fear, things will become clear in time (they always do, don’t they?). So rub the Sandman’s dust from your sleepy eyes and take a journey with me. If you think you have an answer when we reach the end, please do share it in the comments!
Have you been eying up the beautiful Lomo’Instant Sanremo Edition? Well, now’s the time to place your order! We are starting to ship the current batch of pre-orders right now (the delivery date will depend on your location) and are now taking pre-orders for the next batch which we estimate will be ready to ship by December 12th. This next batch of pre-order cameras will be the last stock we have for delivery before the upcoming holidays and will be delivered on a first come, first served basis; so place your pre-order now to secure your place in the queue and avoid disappointment!
This film has fine grain, especially when cross-processed in C41. And if you use a Lomo camera, maybe the LC-A or the LC-Wide, the results will be more interesting with strong vignettes in your pictures!
This is the story of my first adventure on the beach this year. In the middle of June, I took my first sunbath along the seaside on a small public beach in Varazze - a rather small and unkempt place which I will never return to in the future. Read more to find out why!
Aside from being a haven for analogue lovers, this quaint corner in the heart of Penang, Malaysia's tourist district is the place to go to learn about the many interesting milestones throughout photography's colorful history. And of course, to be surrounded by many analogue cameras!
In celebration of World Pinhole Photography Day today, we've decided to make a compilation of all the amazing pinhole-related stuff we've seen, written, and read here in the Lomography website through the years. We're sure many of you will be out to take pinhole snaps throughout the day in celebration of the occasion, but in case you're itching for some more inspiring reads on pinhole photography, you might as well read on and check out our compilation!
Shooting with the Lubitel 166+ is an experience on it´s own. The waist level finder will help you to compose your frames perfectly.With the possibility to use 120 and 35mm Film It offers unlimited creative possibilities deemed to be an analogue masterpiece. Get your legendary Lubitel 166+ in our Online Shop!
The London Analogue Festival celebrates everything analogue, from music art, film and of course photography too! This year’s festival takes place at the OXO Tower in London from September 12 to 14. Lomography will be hosting a special Sprocket Rocket Workshop on Saturday, September 13. It’s completely free to attend but booking in advance is advised. Read on for details.
In more ways than one, Lomography is an art form as much as it is an effective tool to communicate. This is proven in the politically-driven exhibition “Selfies from Oranienplatz," of which the opening event will be taking place on the 16th of October as part of the European Month of Photography in Berlin. Read further to learn more about the project and event.
Lomographers, fans of electronic music and art, this is the competition for you!
We are very happy to launch this competition with Alfa MiTo Club To Club, one of the most important festivals of music, art and culture electronics in Europe, which will take place in Turin, Italy, from 5th to 9th November 2014. Find out how to win two tickets, lots of music and Lomography cameras!