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Meet Our Holiday LomoAmigo Stouf!

For our special Holiday LomoAmigo edition, we re-introduce you to one of the community's most popular Lomographers - Stouf! Let's find out what his plans are for the Holidays, and his favorite year-end memory ...

Could you begin by telling us a little about yourself – Maybe an interesting fact people might not know about you?
You can find a few answers to this question in my interview by eggzakly. Something that people might not know about me? I drink too much coffee. Ho sorry you said interesting.

How long have you been into Lomography and how did you discover it?
I opened my account on the old Lomography website, sometime around 2006 I think, after reading The world through a plastic lens. I’ve been shooting film since the age of 15, so around 1995. Damn’ that just reminded me that I’m not 15 anymore.

What are your plans for the winter holidays?
I recently moved to Hobart (Tasmania), and it will be summer down here. It’s so weird to see Santa Klaus in the street, sweating under the blazing sun… Anyway, yes I have plans for December-January. Something incredible. I’ll be gone for 6 weeks. And those who know me might have an idea of what’s coming, but as a superstitious seaman I’d rather not talk about it before it happened :) I already feel I gave you too many clues.

I’m very late in my processing/scanning, but here are a few first shots of Tasmania:

Any New Year’s resolutions for 2012?
Quit smoking for the fourth time?

If you could recommend one movie and one song to everyone, what would they be?
Hooo tough one. Let’s say that with my mood of today, I’d watch The Darjeeling Limited and listen to Tokyo by The Books.

What’s your favorite analogue camera to shoot with?
HA! Well, a few months ago I would have said that I loved all my cameras for each of their particularities. But since I got a Holga 120 Pan, things have changed. Here are my first two rolls, and I can already see all the satisfaction this analogue beast is going to bring me. Note: the two last shots were only to test the wide-angle and fisheye Holga lens adaptors. Not very convincing.

What’s the next camera you’d like to get your hands on?
I just got a Lomokino and I’m quite excited about it. But I’d like a Lomokino 2.0 with a battery-operated winder. With an adjustable speed, from 10 frames per second to 1 frame per 10 minute. I can give you my address if you want to send me one. No problem.

What’s your favorite memory from this year?
Getting a PhD was quite something.

And now for the toughest question – What’s been your favorite photo from the past year?
Maybe this one?

Photo by stouf

written by shhquiet

20 comments

  1. lakandula

    lakandula

    One of the ace lomographers of the community! Kudos for being a LomoAmigo!

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  2. satomi

    satomi

    My favorite man in the community!!!!!! Stouf is the only Lomographer I would call a genius scientist, and one of the Lomographers I want to meet the most! You rock, Stephane!!!

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  3. vicuna

    vicuna

    Master @stouf: wow wow wow, the first pics of Tasmania are great, I'm specially fasciated by shot n°1 of the first gallery, an amazing sun ray through the clouds!! And this place with the trees in the water also looks fantastic! And you got a lomokino!! Ca't wait to see your first movies!!!!! :))))

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  4. ripsta

    ripsta

    @stouf is guru of lomo! you are my idol,love your underwater albums : )

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  5. adzfar

    adzfar

    Congrats @stouf. My favorite lomographer!

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  6. japsix

    japsix

    you are the best, dear!!!! kiss kisssssss

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  7. superlighter

    superlighter

    holga 120 pan!? wow!

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  8. cc-in-paris

    cc-in-paris

    my hero! congrats on the PhD!! :D

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  9. guanatos

    guanatos

    awsome panoramas!!!

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  10. wil6ka

    wil6ka

    love him all the way!

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  11. jeabzz

    jeabzz

    a real genius!! felicitatons stouf et bonne année :D

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  12. kdstevens

    kdstevens

    Dude!

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  13. disdis

    disdis

    only amigo? @stouf is the Lomohero! a word for the Newcomers:, read his articles and you'll learn the truly lomography!

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  14. disdis

    disdis

    btw.... now I understand your experiments.... you drink too much coffee!

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  15. eva_eva

    eva_eva

    @stouf super cool! :D

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  16. adi_totp

    adi_totp

    @stouf YOU ROCCCCCCCCCCCCK BROOO!! Oh btw, @stouf give me the "Lens Licker" nickname.. hahaha..

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  17. stouf

    stouf

    @adi_totp @eva_eva @disdis @jeabzz @wil6ka @guanatos @natalieerachel @cc-in-paris @nural @sushi_9009 @maryona @zoe191 @japsix @brommi @ripsta @realrampage @vicuna @satomi @myvitaminx @volker-jp @lakandula @yarah Thank you so much for liking this interview !
    @lakandula Thank you dear friend, you are a true inspiration !
    @satomi Hooo now I'm really moved... And I would really like to meet you too, and finally kiss those pretty chicks of yours : )
    @vicuna Merci infiniment l'ami ! And I already have one lomokino movie, but it's a bit boring and very noisy : )
    @ripsta Thank you my friend ! You're so awesome !!!
    @adzfar WOW ! Thank you so much ! You rock too ! : )
    @japsix Thank you dear ! xoxo : )
    @superlighter Ho yeah !
    @cc-in-paris Merci ma chère, et félicitations à toi aussi !: )
    @guanatos Here's a panoramic Thaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaanks : )
    @wil6ka Will you marry me ?
    @jeabzz Hooo merci mon pote ! C'est toi la superstar : )
    @kdstevens ; )
    @disdis Amigo you make me feel so proud ! When are you comin' over for a coffee !? 8D
    @eva_eva Thanks sweetheart ! : )
    @adi_totp BROOOOOO !!! Keep on lickin' lenses ! Hahaha !
    Ho, and this interview and my request for a lomokino 2.0 were before this of course (http://www.lomograph(…)ower-winder)
    Again, thanks everyone, getting such comments from such geniuses and artists is a really big deal to me ! LOMO ON !

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  18. hervinsyah

    hervinsyah

    Wow, he also reply all comment. Great attitude. As a stupid newbie, I will read this article carefully & learn from this guru ^_^

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  19. stouf

    stouf

    @hervinsyah You're so nice !!! Thank you my friend !

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  20. bravebird

    bravebird

    awesome man!

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