Nominate Your Best LC-A Shots Of 2008

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The new year may be here, but we are just not ready to forget all about 2008 yet! For many the "LC-A":http://www.lomography.com/lca+/ is the Lomography camera of choice so we though it fitting that we create a small homage to our loyal servant. You may have shot 1 roll of film through the Minitar lens, or maybe even 50, no matter how many we are sure that there is one picture that just stood out from the rest. Nominate this picture to the soon to come LCA Album of the year (you can find my submission in above :) )

The new year may be here, but we are just not ready to forget all about 2008 yet! For many the LC-A is the Lomography camera of choice so we though it fitting that we create a small homage to our loyal servant. You may have shot 1 roll of film through the Minitar lens, or maybe even 50, no matter how many we are sure that there is one picture that just stood out from the rest. Nominate this picture to the soon to come LCA Album of the year (you can find my submission in above :) )

Rules:

  • Only shots taken with the LC-A or the LC-A+
  • Only 1 shot
  • Everyone that gets their shoot in the resulting gallery gets 5 piggies

Good luck!

written by lucasjakobsson on 2009-01-16 in #competitions #rumble #lc-a #album-of-the-year #lca #anniversary

41 Comments

  1. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    Great! But will be a difficult choice....

  2. coca
    coca ·

    i love this shot, is a "Moai" from Easter Island
    great rumble!!

  3. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    i haven#t seen this befor.... strange
    but cool rumble
    maybe it should be extended?!?!?!?

  4. lomodirk
    lomodirk ·

    Hmm, haven`t seen this before as well...

  5. kylethefrench
    kylethefrench ·

    you all are haters... i saw this rumble way back but didn't enter because i figured everyone would have better pictures than me--- but here you have it, an LCA junkie who needs a fix

  6. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    just one?? please 10! :))))))

  7. ethermoon
    ethermoon ·

    Can the deadline be extended?

  8. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    so difficult! I'm the wrost judge of myself!

  9. paper_doll
    paper_doll ·

    i can't judge my own pictures either... =/ oh well, here goes nothing! :)

  10. violet_rayy
    violet_rayy ·

    me too so I've picked one that my mate (who's a photography student) said had great composition but is very typically lomo - from the hip and a light leak for good measure. Good luck everyone!

  11. paper_doll
    paper_doll ·

    so now we can't see the names? thumbnails is a great idea by the way, i love it!

  12. mattcharnock
    mattcharnock ·

    My favorite Shoot was the Hiding From Monsters pictures that i did with Lukas, and My favorite shot is one that he took of me because he has cought the moment perfestly and he is only 3 years old! (Its not because I am vain - honest!)

  13. sirsirsir
    sirsirsir ·

    I made a difficult choice!

  14. adzfar
    adzfar ·

    done ~

  15. disdis
    disdis ·

    This is the one I liked most until I seated on my poor LCA

  16. superfine
    superfine ·

    2008..what a memoryable

  17. lucasjakobsson
    lucasjakobsson ·

    @ max

    i picture, sorry

  18. sonjabean
    sonjabean ·

    I think you mean "your best LC-A shots of 2008." A "shoot" is an activity, "I'm going on a shoot," i.e. "I'm going to take pictures." A "shoot" also has a more professional connotation or at least refers to a specific event - it's not usually used if you're just carrying your camera around and taking snapshots on the fly. A "shot" is a picture, one picture, "Nice shot!"

  19. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    these little English lessons are very welcomed!

  20. katya-leontyeva
    katya-leontyeva ·

    Lucas, please give back authors' names below photos

  21. graefin
    graefin ·

    is it just my browser or can others also not view the gallery?

  22. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-
    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    done! but it was so diffcult...

  23. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    So many beautiful stunning shots.... an the rumble isn't finish yet! That will be a great great gallery! :))

  24. lomodirk
    lomodirk ·

    Yeah, a lot of amazing shots, couldn`t choose a favourite...

  25. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-
    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    it's difficult to make a ranking...but 2, 6, 20, 25, 27, 29, 44, 46, 50, 54, 73, 78, 81 and of course mine, but what is my picture?
    Anyway it's just my aesthetic taste.

  26. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    Thanks a-l-b-e-r-t-o, n°2 is mine ;))
    Well, my favs are 1, 3, 4, 5, 29, 33, 35, 44, 48, 60, 70, 73, 77, 84, 85... :))

  27. ethermoon
    ethermoon ·

    Hoping my processed films will arrive tomorrow!!! So i can submit.. btw, who's shot is number 86??? I pretty so much love it! I want to frame it too here in my room! I will give credits to you, whoever you are :)

    @lucas: i hope the names will appear under the photo :)

  28. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    some shots look like serial shots made by one person.... so names would be helpful.... and i, too, would love to know who made 86....! WOW
    and i really like 84, too, because i like cows so much...
    73 is amazing... the light... spectcular...!
    60 is a beautiful double...
    53...!
    48
    47 is funny
    46 is another WOW-shot
    44 well deserved trip wolf winner and aamazing lomograph
    40... the lights...
    29
    26
    24
    4
    3
    2
    1
    WOWOWOWOWOWOW
    you should make a book out of them all...!

  29. sonjabean
    sonjabean ·

    oops, uploaded the wrong thing. delete mine from the list, if possible.

  30. alvik
    alvik ·

    46 is soooo great! :)

  31. gemma81de
    gemma81de ·

    Somehow 2008 wasn't much of a LCA year for me but I got my submission.

  32. kylewis
    kylewis ·

    This is too hard, you got to fix the name thing.

    Heres an idea...for those that find it difficult to pick their own, get someone else to do it!.

    Maybe we could have a submission rumble where we choose other peoples pics, like best of a certain camera?!

  33. rabbitevil
    rabbitevil ·

    86 ><
    fantastic shot!

  34. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    ha ha ha, shot 99 is perfect! :)))))

  35. coca
    coca ·

    wow, so many amazing shots! my favorites are 2, 5, 33, 41, 43, 44, 72, 73, 84, 85, 99

  36. altprocess
    altprocess ·

    Refurb LCA, looks like a real fixer-upper!

  37. maddyoulook
    maddyoulook ·

    i love 39!

  38. grad
    grad ·

    Oh......
    i'm too late(((((

  39. weechonghooi
    weechonghooi ·

    how come i cant submit any pictureS?

  40. xbalboax
    xbalboax ·

    man how did i miss this!

  41. comezone
    comezone ·

    i really want to submit one of my pics here, is it possible? i was on vacations... please...

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