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  • Chapter 9: Test and Construction Phase

    Chapter 9: Test and Construction Phase
    The LOMO LC-A vvas in truth a real (and rather cheeky) copy of the Cosina CX 2. Aside from the different lens-cover mechanism (the Cos|na had a rotating cover vvhilst the LOMO LC-A vvas characterized by it's mechanical sliding door, which the Vice Defense Minister really liked) the whole construction of the LOMO LC-A was very much like the Japanese camera: the same dimpled cover extension the inscription on the front and top, the hot shoe flash, the vievvfinder, the exposure counter, the shutter release almost everything down to the smallest detail looked similar. The functions that were available with the Cosina, namely, the automatic exposure and four range settings were also included in the LOMO LC-A.
  • LC-A Big Book Chapter 8: The Whole Truth About Prof. Radionov

    LC-A Big Book Chapter 8: The Whole Truth About Prof. Radionov
    Speaking to the Lomographers, the jolly professor told them he had invented the Minitar 1 lens. At the same time, he spread the word among his Russian colleagues that he had discovered Lomography and had recommended the LOMO LC-A to the Viennese as an instrument to practice Lomography. In the widest sense of the truth, Radionov, the cunning scoundrel, had just programmed the computer software, which ran on the Minsk-32 Computers of LOMO PLC.
  • Chapter 7: The Heart: Minitar 1 Lens

    Chapter 7: The Heart: Minitar 1 Lens
    Thereupon Mr. Sveriv, Design Manager of the LOMO PLC design office, began to take action. He gave orders to two renowned men in the Russian optical industry to improve the calculations for the Minitar 1 Lens: to Professor Radionov from the LITMO Institute, a respected emeritus with a goatee, and to Lev Sakin, the in-house optical specialist. It was Lev Sakin who was responsible for the recalculations and in 1984 presented the final calculations for the Minitar 1. This lens had a modified radius and a different glass type.
  • Re-Cap of Diana Dialgues (New Year's Resolution: Learn Something New Everyday) at Lomography Gallery Store LA!

    Re-Cap of  Diana Dialgues (New Year's Resolution: Learn Something New Everyday) at Lomography Gallery Store LA!
    It's the New Year and the Lomography Gallery Store LA made sure you started it off on the right foot. Offering a string of free workshops that not only allowed you to learn something new but also let you capture some great images while doing so. On Day 3 we introduced the first Diana Dialogues workshop of the year letting friends old and new get acquainted with this plastic wonder!