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The Lomo LC-A: 28 Years of Lomographic Wonder

Nearly three decades after its release, the iconic Lomo LC-A never fails to inspire and impress countless lomographers and film photography enthusiasts around the world. In celebration of its legacy, allow us to take you to a walk down the memory lane featuring the LC-A and its enduring guises.

If you’ve long been an ardent lomographer, you must already be familiar with the little Russian beauty that sparked creativity and passion among analogue-loving people around the world. The Lomo LC-A was that one camera that started it all—the enduring analogue photography movement, the massive cult following, and the vibrant community that has become part of our daily lives.

The Lomo LC-A’s colorful history tells us that the analogue wonder was born in 1984 in St. Petersburg, Russia. That makes it 28 glorious years of analogue goodness and quality craftsmanship. In its career that spans nearly three decades and counting, the LC-A has also been redesigned in several enduring guises. Let’s take a look at them once again!

LOMO LC-A+ 25th Anniversary Edition
LOMO LC-A+ “No Nukes” Edition
LOMO LC-A+ White Edition
LOMO LC-A+ Russia Day Limited Edition

Now, the growing LC-A family has a stunning new member. Meet the luxurious LOMO LC-A+ Silver Lake, which celebrates the craftsmanship and heritage behind the iconic LC-A+. Adorned in genuine brown leather and contained in a specially designed wooden box, the Silver Lake is one rare analog gem, limited to only 1000 pieces. Initially released in Japan and Korea, the Silver Lake has now been made available worldwide! We’re sure you want to know more, so why don’t you allow us to introduce you to this analogue beauty?

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On the 30th and 31st May 2012 only, save up to 45% on the Lomo LC-A+ Russia Day. Clad in red leather and decorated with fertility symbols, this special edition camera is limited to 2,000 pieces only. It is equipped with the legendary Russian Minitar 1 32/2.8 lens and comes in an exquisite black wooden lined with precious silk. Get your own Lomo LC-A Russia Day now while it is still in stock and currently the most affordable LC-A+ around! The offer is available worldwide except for Brazil.

written by plasticpopsicle


  1. brommi


    I really do like the third photo! who is this cute guy with the lc-a ? :P

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  2. plasticpopsicle


    @brommi Yeah, I've been wondering too! :))

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  3. lomonesia


    I wish I have LC-A+ and LC-W!

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  4. tsingtao


    LC-W <3

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  5. colagold


    I need a LC-A right now!

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  6. adi_totp


    love them so muuuuuuuuuuuuuuchhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh :D

    over 2 years ago · report as spam
  7. -walsh-


    what about the LC-M?

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  8. camerabrain


    Gold lomos rock

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  9. guanatos


    silver lake is soooooo pretty

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  10. robotmonkey1996


    With it's top-of-the-line specs, insanely accurate auto exposure, super wide lens, and that singature lomo smell, who can resist it?

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