Manchester Lomography Meet

3

The Lomography meet-up at Manchester!

So, this was my first ever meet with other people who are into analogue photography…

I nervously arrived at the meeting spot a bit too early so I popped out for a cig and got talking to the big issue man for a bit (you will probably see me talking to him on @littlemisslove's group picture! haha).

So got to the top floor meeting room, and sat down all quiet. I’m quite shy at first meeting new people so sorry if I didnt get around to talking to everyone, I’ll be better next time. Anyway, after some minor technical problems it all got underway and before long we were all given some yummy cameras to borrow (I got the LC-A yaaaaaaay) and we were off out on a Lomography mission.

First stop was the China Town district

Credits: explorette

Second stop was Market Street area

Credits: explorette

I ended up using 3 rolls of film, 1 xpro 100, 1 homemade redscale 800 (in my Olympus trip) and a 2006 Kodak Max 400.

I had a great time and loved meeting people, although I am a bit crap on first dates! And thanks to the Lomo team for coming and playing out with us. Hope you have a good trip home!

written by explorette on 2011-06-21 in #lifestyle #lomography-meet #camera #manchester

3 Comments

  1. vici
    vici ·

    great pics!

  2. explorette
    explorette ·

    thanks :)

  3. panchoballard
    panchoballard ·

    We had a great time! It was also the first time I'd met anybody else into film photography. I think the future is bright...

More Interesting Articles

  • LomoAmigo Tom Ambrose Tests the LC-A 120

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-12-03 in #people #lomoamigos
    LomoAmigo Tom Ambrose Tests the LC-A 120

    After working at both the the Manchester and the Soho Store, Tom Ambrose knows pretty much everything there is to know about Lomography We put his skills to the test and lent him an LC-A 120 for the weekend.

    2
  • Old Town Scottsdale Photo Club Photowalk

    written by gothcupcake on 2014-07-02 in #world #locations
    Old Town Scottsdale Photo Club Photowalk

    Mary Ciesynski and her film photography club travel all over Arizona to host workshops, photo walks, and meet-ups. The latest photo walk was held at the historic Old Town Scottsdale Arizona in June. Mary will be traveling the US to host workshops and meet-ups throughout 2014.

  • Manchester-based Band Money's NYC Performance as Seen Through Through the Petzval Lens

    written by antoniocastello on 2014-12-05 in #lifestyle

    Manchester is giving birth to a new generation of up-and-coming artists and musicians. Among them is indie band Money, which performed at the recently held CMJ Music Marathon in New York City. Check out a video of the band's recent performance.

  • Shop News

    LC-A Instant Back+ at Lesser Price!

    LC-A Instant Back+ at Lesser Price!

    Grab this lovely accessory at discounted price! LC-A instant Back is iideal for your summer getaways to capture memories instantly with your LC-A cameras in hand!

  • Meet The UK Team: General Manager Liana Joyce

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-09-19 in #news
    Meet The UK Team: General Manager Liana Joyce

    In this series, we meet all the staff that make up Lomography UK. That's everyone from the Soho shop staff to the guys that hide away in the office! Today we talk to the General Manager Liana Joyce, who is possibly the most prolific film shooter in the world EVER! Say hello the Liana.

  • Meet the UK Team: Adam Powell

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-11-26 in #lifestyle
    Meet the UK Team: Adam Powell

    In this series we meet all the staff that make up Lomography UK. That's everyone from the Soho shop staff to the guys that hide away in the office! Today we talk to Shop Supervisor Adam Powell about his love for film photography and his journeys to some seriously strange locations.

  • Meet the UK Team: Joanne Coates

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-10-20 in #news
    Meet the UK Team: Joanne Coates

    In this series we meet all the staff that make up Lomography UK. That's everyone from the Soho shop staff to the guys that hide away in the office! Today we talk to shop assistant Joanne Coates who has a penchant for the LC-A+ and loves running our workshops! Say hello to Jo!

    1
  • Shop News

    Shoot sharply with Oktomat Bullseye

    Shoot sharply with Oktomat Bullseye

    Shoot sharply without hurting your budget. At 30% off you can now experiment with 8 sequential shots in one 35mm print! Tell stories in 2.5 seconds with 8 scenes in one shot!

  • Petzval Lens Launch Party Soho

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-08-12 in #events
    Petzval Lens Launch Party Soho

    The time has come to launch our amazing new Lomography Art Lens - the Petzval lens. What better way to celebrate than by throwing a party on August 21 at the Lomography Gallery Store Soho? There will be live music from London-based folk singer Denai Moore, lots of bubbly and the chance to meet the lens face-to-face! Read on for full details.

  • LomoAmigos: Lily and Madeleine

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-10-27 in #people #lomoamigos
    LomoAmigos: Lily and Madeleine

    Lily & Madeleine are sisters from Indianapolis who have charmed audiences on both sides of the Atlantic with their heavenly harmonies. They are just about to release their new album titled "Fumes." Lomography caught up with them on a recent trip to the United Kingdom and gave them each a La Sardina camera to shoot with. Meet them after the jump.

  • People and Places As Seen Through the New Russar+ Lens

    written by Jill Tan Radovan on 2014-04-11 in #people #lifestyle
    People and Places As Seen Through the New Russar+ Lens

    The people we meet and the places we go to are essential ingredients to creating our most treasured memories. To preserve those memories, however, we need a little help from our trusty cameras, and if you want sharper, more vibrant memories with a blanket of vignette and oozing with unique character, hook up your camera with Lomography’s latest innovation, the New Russar+ Lens.

    1
  • Shop News

    LCA-120 Film Bundle

    LCA-120 Film Bundle

    Shoot more with LC-A 120 without breaking your budget! The Phoblographer Editor’s Choice Award Winner now comes with a 120 format film at 15% off!

  • Chasing The Sun: Oasis 1993 - 1997 Exhibition

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-05-02 in #news
    Chasing The Sun: Oasis 1993 - 1997 Exhibition

    Manchester based band Oasis rose to fame in late 1994 with their debut album "Definitely Maybe" which went straight to number one in the UK charts. They went on to have eight UK number one singles, eight number one albums and whole host of awards, dramas, fights, fall outs and new members in between. Chasing The Sun: Oasis 1993 - 1997 was the first Oasis exhibition of rare and iconic photographs, artifacts and memorabilia from the early years of the band. Some of these photos were take by Tom Sheehan who had his own exhibition at our Lomography Store East.

    5
  • Captivating Belair Landscapes From the Nixon Surf Team

    written by shhquiet on 2014-07-02 in #news
    Captivating Belair Landscapes From the Nixon Surf Team

    What happens when the Lomography Belair X 6-12 camera lands in the hands of the Nixon surf team? A series of gorgeous panoramic photos is born! Have a look at what these adventurers came up with after the cut.

  • Lomography x Mr Scruff Rumble!

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-04-28 in #competitions
    Lomography x Mr Scruff Rumble!

    YES YOU READ THE TITLE RIGHT! We at Lomography UK are dancing in our chairs right now because we have a super exciting rumble courtesy of this musician/DJ and chronic doodler Mr Scruff. Manchester born Mr Scruff has been releasing albums and DJ'ing since 1997, and his new album "Friendly Bacteria" is due for release on May 19th. You can win this new album along with some super goodies AND a La Sardina DIY customized by the man himself! May we join the contest too, please?

    4