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LC-A Big Book Chapter 63: A Very Short History of Analogue Compact Cameras

Have you ever wondered what's historically behind the LOMO LC-A+ and Lomography? How it came to be that daily snap-shots and photography are more popular than ever before and why cameras can be found in every pocket?

Have you ever wondered what’s historically behind the LOMO LC-A+ and Lomography? How it came to be that daily snap-shots and photography are more popular than ever before and why cameras can be found in every pocket? And finally why 100 years of compact camera photography and easy and democratic snap-shots are ultimately connected to our and your Lomographic passion?

Quite simply, the mission of our enquiry is to carefully examine the very beginnings and development of analogue compact cameras and to show you why the hell we, the Lomographers, love these little beasts called compact cameras so much and how they truly changed photography, art, everyday life and our beautiful world. Hop on the\ boat and join our journey!

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