Mephisto's June Rumble - Burn, Baby, burn Winners Announcement


Our man in the community mephisto19 has picked out the winners for his June Rumble Burn, Baby, Burn. Think your blazing hot light leaks made the cut? Check it out after the jump!

Credits: mephisto19

Wow, almost 3000 submissions full of burned film and light leaks. It was hard to decide who won the competition and I asked myself: Where does the light leak or the burned part add something to the photo and where is it just taking information away? I tried to find the photos that gained something from the light leak.

Here are now my winners:

Credits: usestangerines

A perfect composition of a sea gull and the light leaks. The highlights on top of the feathers repeat the structure and color of the light leaks.

Credits: zakguy

“Lucky 13” – zakguy is right. The light leak frames the kissing couple.

Credits: eskimofriend

Meditating on fire. She is a burning baby and I love the way the light leaks with the sprocket hole structure grow into the photo.

Credits: blueskyandhardrock

Here the paperback numbers add a lot to the depth of the photo. The 11 looks like a second person.

Five piggies each for the top four winners. But there is one winner of ten piggy points. His photo shows a combination of burned beginning of a 35mm film plus light leak plus the subject itself: someone lighting a cigarette. Though smoking is dangerous and I stopped it a while ago, this photo shows the “burn, baby, burn” theme best.


Credits: elvismartinezsmith

Congratulations to all winners! Please also join the July Double rumble and ask someone for a Lomographic date…

written by cruzron on 2011-07-14 in #competitions


  1. deprofundis
    deprofundis ·

    congrats!! thy are fantastic pics :D

  2. sami-san
    sami-san ·

    interestheme :D can't wait for more concepts :D

  3. life_on_mars
    life_on_mars ·

    Fire Walk With Me

  4. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    @eskimofriend is my fave, I was pretty sure was one of the winners! congrats to all the winners, good choice!

  5. santorinihippie
    santorinihippie ·

    YAYYYYY @zakguy!

  6. zakguy
    zakguy ·

    So excited to have been chosen as a winner, thank you very much to @mephisto19 for the recognition and @santorinihippie for surprising me with that kiss!

  7. eskimofriend
    eskimofriend ·

    yay :)))))))))))))
    thanks Mr Mephisto!! and your rumbles are awesome they always inspire!!
    looooove all the shots and elvismartinezsmith really burned it up - so cool :)
    and thank you Mr Superlighter!!

  8. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    @eskimofriend oh you're welcome! :) it's true mephisto's rumbles are always so cool!

  9. analogmonolog
    analogmonolog ·

    congratz everyone

  10. b0rn2b1ush
    b0rn2b1ush ·

    congratulations, winners!

  11. grazie
    grazie ·

    congratulations!!! great photos!

  12. deedeet
    deedeet ·

    congrats y"all

  13. nleppa
    nleppa ·

    Very Cool!

  14. photohuggers
    photohuggers ·

    Amazing photos! Congratz!

  15. pzjo
    pzjo ·

    Awesome winners & great judging, really agree with everything that was said, well done Mephisto19! And well done winners!

  16. larahacefotos
    larahacefotos ·


  17. morty
    morty ·

    Congrats to all winners! hats off to @elvismartinezsmith :)

  18. matej_mjaw
    matej_mjaw ·

    Congrats to all of you! Great rumble!

  19. oxgn
    oxgn ·

    Congrats to all winners, and yeah @elvismartinezsmith, awesome "burn" you got there :D

  20. wendyraeann
    wendyraeann ·

    wow. great photos ! Congrats to the winners.

  21. itsdebraanne
    itsdebraanne ·

    congrats!! (:

  22. monkeyalien
    monkeyalien ·

    fun rumble!! congrats to the winners :) the last one's my favorite

  23. fad
    fad ·


  24. notalux
    notalux ·

    congrats! love @eskimofriend 's photo

  25. belletts
    belletts ·

    Are alla awesome shots! Bravo to all the winners!!!

  26. trash-gordon-from-outer-space
    trash-gordon-from-outer-space ·

    fantastic pictures, and a good choice of criteria!

  27. mikahsupageek
    mikahsupageek ·

    congratz to all and esp to Martin who's been on a roll with the rumbles !!! =)

  28. djnada
    djnada ·

    Amazing pictures. Nice job to you all!!! But seriously, 5 and 10 piggy points?

  29. mafiosa
    mafiosa ·

    Congrats to all the winners.

  30. gelibee
    gelibee ·

    Congrats everyone! :)

  31. warning
    warning ·

    congrats guys!

  32. elvismartinezsmith
    elvismartinezsmith ·

    yeeeehaaa thanks a lot!!! :D

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