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Taking the Leap: From Digital to Analogue

These days, people are spoiled by small gadgets that do anything and everything for you. Smartphones are everywhere now. Even grandmas and grandpas are now sliding pages using tablets. But I’m gonna be different. I’m going take the leap back to analogue.

That’s right. I’m a total newbie in the analogue world. I am a grad student in business informatics and I have been surrounded by funky sophisticated gadgets all my life. But thank God for Lomography! I am now ready to explore the other side of photography, where they have a rule about NOT WORRYING ABOUT ANY RULES!

I browsed through the site and found soooo many interesting things to read and see. I never knew analogue would be this colorful! All these “ooohs”, “aaaahs” and “wow, that’s really cool” comments pushed me to want to know more about Lomography. Here’s a highlight of what I believe has inspired me to take up this new found analogue addiction. Thanks for the wonderful photos!

Now that I got myself wet with analogue holy water, I took a chance and applied for an internship at Lomography! And Tadaaaaaa! Poof! I’m an intern! Lomography took me under its wings, and now I get to borrow a camera for the time being, because I don’t have one.. YET!

Be sure to check out my upcoming posts for and update of my life as an intern at Lomography and my life with an analogue camera! Rest assured, you will never get bored!

See ya later alligator!

written by ilkadj

7 comments

  1. mafiosa

    mafiosa

    Welcome newbie. Warning: this is a VERY addicting hobby, but you'll love every moment. Looking forward to seeing what you come up with.

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  2. reminator

    reminator

    Hah, welcome new friend! You will probably have the time of your life. I wish you good luck and lots of fun with your new hobby and internship!

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  3. jeabzz

    jeabzz

    welcome here and have fun :D

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  4. ilkadj

    ilkadj

    @jeabzz, @ccwu, @lawypop, @tiano, @kylethefrench, @elvismartinezsmith, and @lupo THANKS FOR THE INSPIRATIONAL PHOTOS!

    @mafiosa, @reminator, @jeabzz any tips for a newbie?

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  5. reminator

    reminator

    There are a few tips in my first article, more tips are ready to go online when I get back from my lovely vacation ;)

    This is the article :
    http://www.lomograph(…)photography

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  6. ilkadj

    ilkadj

    @reminator thanks!

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  7. lupo

    lupo

    Hi !! thanks to you !!!! i came to see this today since i have quit a lot of work :(
    Im glad that i can inspires you :)

    almost 2 years ago · report as spam

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