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  • Kodachrome's Demise Makes New York Times Front Page

    Kodachrome's Demise Makes New York Times Front Page
    On December 30th, none other but the New York Times dedicated a spot in its front page to analogue photographers worldwide and their scramble to develop the last remaining Kodachrome rolls.
  • Re-Cap of Intro. to Lomography (New Year's Resolution: Learn Something New Everyday) at Lomography Gallery Store LA!

    Re-Cap of Intro. to Lomography (New Year's Resolution: Learn Something New Everyday) at Lomography Gallery Store LA!
    We all have tons of New Year's resolutions every year, and well, sometimes it's hard to stick to those resolutions. But this year, we at the Lomogarphy Gallery Store LA are doing our part to ensure you are off to a good start with at least one of your New Year's resolutions...learn something new everyday!! Day 1: Introduction to Lomography!
  • Re-cap of LC-A+ (New Year’s Resolution: Learn Something New Everyday) at the Lomography Gallery Store LA!

    Re-cap of LC-A+ (New Year’s Resolution: Learn Something New Everyday) at the Lomography Gallery Store LA!
    We here at the Lomography Gallery Store LA are doing our part in ensuring you’re off to a good start with at least one of your New Year’s resolutions. A week’s worth of FREE workshops where you can, as the title so aptly says... learn something new every day! Day 2, LC-A+...
  • Revenge of the Snowmen at the LGS Toronto ended over 3 years ago

    Revenge of the Snowmen at the LGS Toronto
    There’s certain things that go together well in this world: peanut butter and jelly, pen and paper, making snowmen and Lomography. Come down to the Lomography Gallery Store to build and document the most awesome Canadian snowmen ever (bring gloves, or forever hold your peace).Sunday 30 January 2011
  • Light Painting Workshop at the LGS Toronto ended over 3 years ago

    Light Painting Workshop at the LGS Toronto
    Light Painting is totally as much fun as it sounds! A brand new workshop to the Lomography Gallery Store Toronto that is truly a photographic miracle. We’ll show you the basics of light painting with a lomographic camera right before your eyes. You'll be doing your own light painting by the end of the workshop!
  • Multiple Exposures Workshop at the LGS Toronto ended over 3 years ago

    Multiple Exposures Workshop at the LGS Toronto
    Multiple Exposures are one of the most exciting and creative techniques in any Lomographer’s arsenal. They can be used to blend ideas, tell stories, or capture stream-of-consciousness images as fast as they pass before a photographer’s eyes. In this workshop we’ll cover all the bases of double and multiple exposure with tips to best shots with a wide range of Lomography cameras.
  • The Story of the LC-A Workshop at LGS Toronto ended over 3 years ago

    The Story of the LC-A Workshop at LGS Toronto
    The Story of the LC-A: Lomographers around the world have been using this snapshot wonder to communicate through their photographs for years. In this workshop, discover the LC-A’s history from its early days as the Russian everyman camera, to when it became the spark that ignited the fire in the hearts of a million Lomographers around the world! Learn tips, tricks, and techniques of Lomography’s core camera.
  • Diana Dialogues Workshop at the LGS Toronto ended over 3 years ago

    Diana Dialogues Workshop at the LGS Toronto
    Trace the Diana’s roots back to where it all began: learn how the camera has affected trends and become a classic artistic tool for several generations of photographers. In 2007 this camera was reborn as the Diana F+. Pick up tips, tricks, and dazzling techniques!
  • Magazine Requested Posts Update!

    Magazine Requested Posts Update!
    We've recently updated our Requested Posts so come on in and take a look! Maybe you have a story that we're looking for. You'll get 10 Piggies with one you give us that gets published!
  • Stay Tuned for the The Great Big Lomography Film Bible Part 2!

    Stay Tuned for the The Great Big Lomography Film Bible Part 2!
    Don't miss the second part of The Great Big Lomography Film Bible! This time, Pamela Klaffke dissects the slide film section and gives you the lowdown on the different kinds of slides - from Fuji to Kodak to Lomography and everything in between!
  • Expand your Tribe: The Pure Joy in Meeting Like-Minded Strangers

    Expand your Tribe:  The Pure Joy in Meeting Like-Minded Strangers
    The Seattle Lomo Adventure Club has been meeting for over the last several years, quietly hanging out sharing our experiences with our favorite cameras. Over this time we have had roughly the same group of six to eight people who show up sporadically to our scheduled meets. It has been fun... but quiet. Suddenly, for our November Meet we had a crazy influx of new people to our meet and the energy buzzing around was vibrant and electric. It felt as if our entire group had tripled in one night, and yet at the same time it felt like we were meeting dear old friends again.
  • Nobuyoshi Araki: Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down

    Nobuyoshi Araki: Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down
    “Kinbaku (knots with ropes) are different from bondage. I only tie up a woman's body because I know I cannot tie up her heart. Only her physical parts can be tied up. Tying up a woman becomes an embrace.” - Araki
  • Chapter 12: Pricing and Exports

    Chapter 12: Pricing and Exports
    Due to its first-ever automatic exposure function - the Lubitel and Smena were still completely manually controlled - the Lomo Kompakt Automat was somewhat more expensive than its predecessor. 75 Rubies was the fixed price set by Moscow for the Item, which was a large amount when compared with the average monthly wages of the time: 150-200 Rubies. A 24 day voucher for a holiday in the Neva Sanatorium only cost 80 Rubies. Nevertheless the LOMO LC-A quickly found its way into the hearts and pockets of the photograph-enthused Russians and after a short time was exported to then Communist countries such as the Ukraine, Poland, Czechoslovakia and even Cuba.
  • Chapter 11: 1984: The LOMO LC-A Goes Public

    Chapter 11: 1984: The LOMO LC-A Goes Public
    Originally conceived as a Soviet version of the Cosina CX-2 from Japan, the LOMO LC-A (Lomo Kompakt Automat) was aimed for the Soviet masses and was first released in 1984. Initially, 1,100 units were slated to be manufactured each month - solely for the Russian market and after overcoming a few bumps in the road, everything seems to be coming up roses for the production of LOMO LC-As.
  • It's Game On at Lomography Canada! ended over 3 years ago

    It's Game On at Lomography Canada!
    Kickoff Facebook romp Lomography Canada! For all you canuck based Lomographers we're starting the New Year by giving you guys a really super easy way to win a Piggy Point bounty big enough to get a Diana Mini Camera!
  • LC-A Big Book Chapter 10: Problems with Production

    LC-A Big Book Chapter 10: Problems with Production
    A trivial defect during the production of the supposed first batch of LOMO LC-As in 1984 caused problems during production. After extensive work, the various kinks that were found in the first few LOMO LC-As were eventually ironed out and everyone's beloved LOMO camera is finally able to produce the lomographs that it has become known for.
  • Lomography – Dosis: One more dosis of Lomography this summer! ended over 3 years ago

    Lomography – Dosis: One more dosis of Lomography this summer!
    Photographic tour in the world’s largest fountain complex park in Lima!
  • Jon Spencer Blues Explosion's Magical Colors video directed by Terry Richardson

    Jon Spencer Blues Explosion's Magical Colors video directed by Terry Richardson
    I vaguely remembered this video by the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion to their song "Magical Colors" consisting of photographs only – little did I know back then that it was directed by Terry Richardson.
  • Diana F+ on the Cover of Computer Arts Issue 183

    Diana F+ on the Cover of Computer Arts Issue 183
    If you're reading Computer Arts magazine, you might recognize a 60's classic smack dab int he middle of the cover - Lomography's queen of cameras, the Diana F+!
  • The Genius of Vivian Maier

    The Genius of Vivian Maier
    The photography community over the past few weeks have been abuzz about a newly discovered stash of breathtaking street photographs from the '50s. If you haven't heard of her already, its my pleasure to introduce you to Vivian Maier.
  • Re-Cap of Plastic Fantastic (New Year’s Resolution: Learn Something New Everyday) at the Lomography Gallery Store LA!

    Re-Cap of Plastic Fantastic  (New Year’s Resolution: Learn Something New Everyday) at the Lomography Gallery Store LA!
    The Lomography Gallery Store LA brought in the New Year by bringing back an old favorite. On Day 4 of our New Year's Resolution, Learn Something New we let you indulge in a plastic Nirvana with our Plastic Fantastic workshop. If that wasn't enough we set you loose in our own backyard to let you try your hand at capturing some Lomographic goodies.
  • 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!
  • LC-A Big Book Chapter 6: Production in Full Swing

    LC-A Big Book Chapter 6: Production in Full Swing
    Bustling activity was under way In the depths of the LOMO PLC factory. The LOMO LC-A main construction team, consisting of Mr. Kholomyansky, Mr. Belushkln, Mr. Agrest and Mr. Denlsov, checked and rechecked all the functions of the LOMO LC-A while the design team worked on the cover plate of the camera and Olga Tsvetkova prepared the production and assembling halls.
  • Chapter 5: Birth of the Lomo Kompakt Automat

    Chapter 5: Birth of the Lomo Kompakt Automat
    The clammy hands of the Director General trembled as the Vice Minister left the room with the full aura of his position, "And you, Mikhail, have done a great job. Despite everything, I must say that the camera's closing mechanism isn't half bad, and also the click that sounds when I take a photo is notably melodious to my sensitive ears. Keep up the good work that way the honour of your factory with its three Orders of Lenin can be assured". The first prototype of the Lomo Kompakt Automat, shortened to LOMO LC-A, was officially accepted and mass production was able to begin.
  • LC-A Big Book Chapter 4: The Amazing History of the LOMO Kompakt Automat

    LC-A Big Book Chapter 4: The Amazing History of the LOMO Kompakt Automat
    This excerpt was taken from the "Lomo LC-A Big Book". More chapters are coming...
  • Tres vidas en lomo (Three lives in lomo) ended over 3 years ago

    Tres vidas en lomo (Three lives in lomo)
    "Tres vidas en lomo" (Three lives in lomo) is a collective exhibit showing spontaneity and colorful images of three creative guy's surroundings and daily activities with their lomo cameras. This is the first lomography exhibit in Puebla, Mexico
  • View the Photos of an Album as a Slideshow

    View the Photos of an Album as a Slideshow
    Some weeks ago we tested a feature showing the photos of an album as a slideshow (like the ones you know from the Magazine) – now we're rolling this convenient way of browsing photos out to you.