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A Lomographer's Dream Car

How many cameras does it take to cover a van? No, this is not a trick question involving calculating the surface area of a van and then dividing it by the shape and size of an average camera. After the jump, read about a man who did this and how many cameras he ended up using.

Photo via impactlab.

It all started as a dream for Harrod Blank, a dream all lomographers can identify with. In that dream, Blank envisioned a car covered in cameras that he could drive around and take pictures with. Two years later, the dream was a reality! So, how many cameras did it take? 2700 to be exact.

Pretty intense, or simply pretty, depending how you see it! Take a look at Blank’s informative website for a full story. We found out about the story in this article from impactlab.

written by gabysalas

17 comments

  1. angelhaken

    angelhaken

    wow .. I really like the van as artistic project - cool idea and execution, but in the same moment I have to think - what a stupid idea wasting 2700 cameras O___O ... I'm so jealous I would love to have some of the cameras on this van :) ..

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  2. hervinsyah

    hervinsyah

    SUPERB, BUT WHAT A WASTER =D

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  3. paappraiser

    paappraiser

    Dont worry about the cameras.. Im sure most were doa camera that were bought at flea markets.. I mean were not talking some amazing leica's here.. most look like consumer junk

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  4. blue-dog

    blue-dog

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  5. blue-dog

    blue-dog

    Harrod Blank is also a film maker and has made the film's ART CARS and Automorphosis He has been shooting a film for over 18 years about Burning Man. He also is building an Art Car museum
    and has toured the U.S. and has traveled over seas with his Art Cars.
    https://www.google.com/search?q=automorphisis+harred+blank&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a

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  6. blue-dog

    blue-dog

    Some photos i did at City Museum when Harrod Blank was in town
    http://www.lomograph(…)aps-200-iso

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  7. blue-dog

    blue-dog

    Sorry, just one more..The California Fantasy Van
    http://www.youtube.c(…)ure=related

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  8. blue-dog

    blue-dog

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  9. mmoya

    mmoya

    Super cool!

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  10. superkulisap

    superkulisap

    Sick!

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  11. jawatembak

    jawatembak

    love the star on the door man!

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  12. george97

    george97

    You'll catch me trying to take off some of these cameras at night :D

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  13. foodeanz

    foodeanz

    I saw Vivitar, Polaroid and a few of rangefinder cameras...=)

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  14. renenob

    renenob

    what an awful waste of cameras

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  15. amogh

    amogh

    completely. but better this than a landfill.

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  16. lomoculture

    lomoculture

    <3

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  17. lomonesia

    lomonesia

    what is look like in inside?

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