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Scootiepye - In Love with the Lubitel +

Meet Helen, one of our Lubitel Lovers and a self-confessed "hardcore creative visual artist." She's also known as "scootiepye" in the community!

1. How long have you been a Lomographer? How did you get into it?

I started back in 2000 with my first Lomo camera which was a yellow Supersampler. I saw a friend of mine with the oddest camera I had ever seen I really had not seen anything like it before so I ordered one straight away! That’s where it all began I still have the camera and it still works.

2. Write a Lubitel acrostic

L iving
U ltimately
B rilliant
I maginative
T rendy
Exciting
L ife

3. The strangest, funniest, or hands-down greatest photographic/Lomographic encounter that you have ever had.

Wow this is pretty tough to answer, as I have had so many over the years now one of my favourites took place in China at the lomo congress where a whole heap of taxi cabs were ordered to take the occupants at the hotel and take us anywhere we wanted to go I was travelling with Rowena from Australia a tip top Ozzie bird with loads of sparkle and fun; we hung out the back windows of the cab sitting on the side of the windows which we rolled down looking at each other across the roof screaming our heads off wearing Russian hats and just going totally wild. The driver was speechless. I laughed so hard I was almost sick – it was so much fun.

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written by shhquiet

8 comments

  1. vicuna

    vicuna

    Great interview and fantastic colorful shots! You're a color master, Helen! :))

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  2. superlighter

    superlighter

    yeah! she's the Lomo Queen so...God Save The Queen!

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  3. vicuna

    vicuna

    "God save the queen" in the Sex Pistols version of course.... no? ;)))

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  4. superlighter

    superlighter

    Of course!!!!! :)))

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  5. anarchy

    anarchy

    Congrats Helen =) Great interview and that self portrait is just amazing!!

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  6. kirri-joy

    kirri-joy

    yay

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  7. 7samurai

    7samurai

    YeeHaa
    i love she

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  8. stouf

    stouf

    Scootiepye rocks !!!

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