Summer is ending, but you know we here at Lomography Chicago won't let it go out without a bang! We have a bunch of fabulous events planned out to make the last days of warm weather count. We're also excited to announce that we will be doing an in-store film swap! Be sure to read on, and stop in the store for full details!
Friday August 2nd – Sunday August 4th – Borrow a plastic camera for Lollapalooza!*
Did you come all the way to Chicago and are you in need of a rad camera for Lollapalooza? Or are you a local and you’ve been dying to try a Lomographic invention? Have no fear for Lomography Chicago is here! This is your chance to try out any of our plastic cameras during one of the most photogenic festivals Chicago has to offer. Just pay $10 to rent a camera for the whole weekend. Please note that we will keep on hand a valid credit card so be sure to plan ahead!
Sunday August 4th @ 2pm: Dynamic Diana F+*
The Diana F+ is one of our most versatile and most popular cameras! The Diana has a few different apertures, a plethora of accessories to add onto it, and a built-in pinhole mode! Come see all the magic that this camera has! We’ll teach you the basics of the Diana F+, as well as a few tips and tricks. If you have your own Diana F+ bring it along and the workshop will be FREE and we’ll give you a roll to shoot. If you don’t have a Diana F+, no worries- RSVP and we’ll have a loaner for you!
Saturday August 10th @ 6pm – 9pm – Sardina Dress Party and Exhibition! (FREE)
Join us for this free night of fun, photography, mystery and DRESSES! If you wear a dress to this event you will be in the running to win the new product. Yes, all you have to do is rock a dress and you could win! There will also be a featured exhibition showing off the versatility of our new product, with a local surprise designer! Bring your fashion fanatic friends to this fabulous event!
Sunday August 18th @ 2pm – World Photography Day Film Swap + Multiple Exposure Workshop! (FREE)
HAPPY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY DAY! To celebrate we are offering a FREE easy intro to one of the coolest photographic experiments that only analogue can offer. Take a class on multiple exposures and pick up or drop off a roll that’s already been shot on! Be sure to remember if you’re shooting your first film swap roll use 35mm film, and hook that very first sprocket hole onto your camera. Visit our website or stop in for the best film swap tips and tricks around. See you there!
Saturday August 24th @6pm – Golden Hour Bar Crawl with the LCA+! 21+**
Summer is a pretty magical time here in Chicago, and we want to get the most out of it with the camera that started it all. Join us for this never-been-done-before LC-A+ workshop. We will start at the store at 6pm with an educational workshop on the camera that started it all. Then it’s time to head out into Wicker Park for a beer guzzling sunset loving photo walk! Sorry kids, this is a 21+ workshop. There are also limited cameras to hand out so be sure to RSVP by pre-paying to save your spot!
Friday August 30th – Sunday September 1st – Borrow a plastic camera for North Coast Fest!
Just like Lollapalooza weekend, we are offering a plastic camera rental for North Coast Fest as well! This is your chance to try out any of our plastic cameras during one of the most photogenic weekends Chicago has to offer. Just pay $10 to rent a camera for the whole weekend. Please note that we will keep on hand a valid credit card so be sure to plan ahead!
1422 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60642
Open Everyday 11am – 7pm