Tag: charity

  • Lomo Kikuyu - Suddenly I See Rumble

    written by cruzron on 2011-11-16 in #competitions
    Lomo Kikuyu - Suddenly I See Rumble

    Our eyes, which serve as the vital instrument in taking Lomographs, are often taken for granted. Let's try to change that, shall we? Let's celebrate the gift of eyesight together with the Lomo Kikuyu project!

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  • A Lomographic Photoshoot for Big Issue

    written by neja on 2011-03-17 in #news
    A Lomographic Photoshoot for Big Issue

    I got an analogue assignment for the top London magazine Big Issue, available all over the capital in support of the homeless. Here is my story of the day...

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  • CoppaFeel! And Get Festival Photo-Passes!

    written by littlemisslove on 2012-04-30 in #competitions
    CoppaFeel! And Get Festival Photo-Passes!

    Curated by Radio1 DJ and CoppaFeel! patron Fearne Cotton, FestiFeel is Britain's only boutique music festival with boobs in mind! We're offering you the chance to get an official photopass and shoot the likes of Newton Faulkner, The View, Kyla La Grange and many more, so read on to find out how to take part in this photo rumble...

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  • Solomon islands - the world's magical end

    written by annais on 2011-06-05 in #world #locations
    Solomon islands - the world's magical end

    It feels like the world’s end. Imagine just you, the ocean, tropical rainforest and traditional leaf hut villages. Longing to go off the beaten track? There is no beaten track.. :) We were lucky to win a trip to one of the last South Pacific frontiers, the Solomon islands. Armed with a Lomography Spinner 360 and a Sprocket Rocket we went on an adventure to the most remote and secretive islands you can imagine. And guess what? You’re about to discover a glimpse of our experiences...

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  • Who are the Kikuyu?

    written by soundfoodaround on 2011-11-16 in #news
    Who are the Kikuyu?

    The Kikuyu are the doctors, nurses and patients that make up the Kikuyu Eye Unit in Kenya. So allow us to introduce the Kikuyu people by sharing their history, culture and photos taken of and by the Kikuyu.

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  • Analogue Day Activity: Donate To Charity

    written by denisesanjose on 2013-03-25 in #lifestyle
    Analogue Day Activity: Donate To Charity

    In celebration of all things analogue, consider this fun offline endeavor today: donate some things to a person or cause that needs help!

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  • Lomo Kikuyu Status Report: August 2012

    written by ilkadj on 2012-08-30 in #news
    Lomo Kikuyu Status Report: August 2012

    It's been a while, but it's time to update you on how much books we've sold and how much money we've raised for the Lomo Kikuyu project! The last time we updated was in November 2011, where we raised 1314 EUR/USD. Read on to find out how much we raised since then!

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  • What is LomoKikuyu?

    written by soundfoodaround on 2011-11-17 in #news
    What is LomoKikuyu?

    In 2006 Lomographic Society International founded the community aid project "LomoKikuyu" in collaboration with international aid organization Light for the World. Their aim: to finance eye surgeries for those in need, so that they may gain (or regain) sight.

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  • Mum Ran for Cancer Research!!

    written by hanspan on 2009-08-22 in #world #locations
    Mum Ran for Cancer Research!!

    My mummy made me proud, she did the Jane Tomlinson 10k Run in york.

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  • LomoKikuyu - Buy a Book and Help Save Lives

    written by tomas_bates on 2012-01-30 in #news
    LomoKikuyu - Buy a Book and Help Save Lives

    Lomography and Light for the World have once again joined forces to help the people of the Kikuyu tribe in Kenya. This time, we want to help train and educate future ophthalmologists to fight the crippling effects of cataracts and poor eye care, and your donation can help. Read on to find out more about this great cause.

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  • Eyebombing - The Googly Eyes Revolution!

    written by soundfoodaround on 2011-12-19 in #lifestyle
    Eyebombing - The Googly Eyes Revolution!

    "Humanizing the world, one googly eye at a time" is the slogan, and animation through imagination, smiles and, perhaps even something (someone?) to talk to, is the result! Read about this initiative, with your own pair of googly eyes, after the jump!

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  • My 2012 in Analogue: What Lomography Made Me See This Year

    written by uncle_jay on 2012-12-27 in #lifestyle
    My 2012 in Analogue: What Lomography Made Me See This Year

    Thanks to Lomography, I have started to see the things that I have turned a blind eye to.

  • Charity Photo Exhibition "Simple Things"

    written by sumsi on 2011-01-18 in #events
    Charity Photo Exhibition "Simple Things"

    Lomography Russia invites you to the photo exhibition on the topic "Simple Things" in St. Petersburg. Not only will every lottery ticket contribute to a charity project, you can also win a Fisheye 2 camera, listen to the lomography lecture and see the photographic / lomographic work from Pavel Aglish and Anna Chernysh.

  • What the Hell is Boxing Day?

    written by ipdegirl on 2011-12-22 in #news
    What the Hell is Boxing Day?

    Like most Americans, visions of fighters dance in my head when you say "Boxing Day". After a little research, I discovered it's a day for much more than sporting events.

  • Prize Announcement for Lomo Kikuyu - Suddenly I See Rumble

    written by soundfoodaround on 2011-11-30 in #news
    Prize Announcement for Lomo Kikuyu - Suddenly I See Rumble

    Lo and behold the prizes, which are 2 fold like our Lomo Kikuyu project! They are both prizes, or gifts, to you and to someone for whom the 'gift of sight' is the ultimate gift!

  • Help Stop the Famine in East Africa!

    written by soundfoodaround on 2011-12-06 in #news
    Help Stop the Famine in East Africa!

    Find out how you, your family, and friends can help efforts currently underway to better the lives of those in Somalia and bordering countries and to eventually put an end to the ongoing food crisis in East Africa.

  • 120 Degrees of Life

    written by shhquiet on 2008-05-07 in #news
    120 Degrees of Life

    "Everywhere We Shoot":http://www.everywhereweshoot.com, a creative duo (comprised of Ryan Vergara & Garovs Garrovillo) based in Manila, Philippines was commissioned by a charity institution, "Tuloy Foundation":http://tuloy.sdb.ph/index.html for **120 Degrees of Life**, a photo exhibit featuring the streetchildren under their care. For EWS, this was a special challenge. After all, they have been dabbling in photography + art + design more prominently in the areas of fashion, music, and media.

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  • San Francisco Vignettes: Snapshots of the City

    written by lomographysf on 2012-05-30 in #news
    San Francisco Vignettes: Snapshots of the City

    We've talked about the custom Diana F+ cameras made by local San Francisco artists... Now let's have a glimpse at the photographs submitted for the Vignettes for Charity exhibition at our San Francisco Gallery Store. Some talented photographers of all backgrounds are giving viewers a glimpse into life in the city... Check them out below!

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  • Lomo Kikuyu Status Report

    written by soundfoodaround on 2011-11-30 in #news
    Lomo Kikuyu Status Report

    Wow! That's the sound that follows as a truly amazed member of the Lomography team checks how many Kikuyu Books have been purchased over the last 2 weeks - a grand total of 219, which amounts to over 1300 EUR/USD raised!

  • Pigeonhole Proudly Presents: Lomovember

    written by milkandmiel on 2011-10-25 in #events
    Pigeonhole Proudly Presents: Lomovember

    Pigeonhole proudly presents Lomovember- an annual fundraiser showcasing the best of Perth's Lomographic talent.

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  • Lomo Amigo Nadirah Zakariya Print Sale to Benefit Haiti Relief

    written by cruzron on 2010-01-26 in #people #lomoamigos
    Lomo Amigo Nadirah Zakariya Print Sale to Benefit Haiti Relief

    Buy a print from Lomo Amigo Nadirah Zakariya and 100% of the proceeds will go to Doctors Without Borders relief efforts for Haiti.

  • Dogathon at University Putra, Malaysia

    written by jhunnie on 2009-07-22 in #world #locations
    Dogathon at University Putra, Malaysia

    Come 10th of August 2008, the fields of University Putra Malaysia or to be precise Bukit Ekspo in UPM Serdang will resemble an unknown planet from outer space decorated with aliens, rockets, extra-terrestrial and space ships.

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  • Shoot First, Eat Later: Fair Pickings

    written by uncle_jay on 2012-12-27 in #gear #tipster
    Shoot First, Eat Later: Fair Pickings

    Attending a funfair is great fun. Yet, games and slides are not the only attractions. Eating local favourite food at a funfair is an attraction too. Here are two quick tips on how to photograph the food frenzy for the solo visitor.

  • Gifts That Give Back

    written by ilkadj on 2012-08-29 in #lifestyle
    Gifts That Give Back

    From toys to clothes to gadgets and books, we've all received a number of gifts for our birthdays, Christmas, etc. Imagine if instead of spending money for material things, it is used to help the needy? Here's a list of gift ideas that will leave both you and the person you are giving it too feeling great and useful!

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  • Analogue Coverage: 'These Hands Wont Hurt'

    written by kneehigh85 on 2011-12-09 in #news
    Analogue Coverage: 'These Hands Wont Hurt'

    Friday, November 25th marked not only International Women's Day, but also the start of 16 Days of Action against violence - find out what happened where I work...

  • Bajouca Rockspot Festival

    written by sprofishgel on 2011-08-28 in #world #locations
    Bajouca Rockspot Festival

    “I fell in love with the sweet sensation/I gave my heart to a simple chord/I gave my soul to a new religion/Whatever happened to you?/Whatever happened to our rock'n'roll?/Whatever happened to my rock'n'roll?”...I'll tell you what happened!

  • Analogue Coverage: Race for Life UK

    written by kneehigh85 on 2011-07-08 in #news
    Analogue Coverage: Race for Life UK

    Every summer, in all towns and cities across the UK, the charity Cancer Research organizes sponsored 5/10km walks or runs to raise money to help in their fight against cancer.

  • The 3rd Annual Paws For The Cause Returns With A Photographic Spin!

    written by ashleyaang on 2012-09-12 in #events
    The 3rd Annual Paws For The Cause Returns With A Photographic Spin!

    Last year, the Lomography Canada team attended the 2nd annual Paws for the Cause gala. We had a blast checking out the doggy fashion show and supporting a great cause. This year, co-founder Laura Serra and special guest Theron Humphrey adds an artistic twist to the main event of the year. Read on to see what they had to say!

  • 5000 Egg Cartons Made into a Life-Sized Tank

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-02-28 in #news
    5000 Egg Cartons Made into a Life-Sized Tank

    You're probably asking if it's some kind of Pop art venture - green and yellow egg cartons, fashioned into a convincingly sturdy tank - but it's much more! A 'huge' effort to spread awareness of the Eggs for Soldiers event put on by charity "Help for Heroes" is what this structure, by sculptor Stuart Murdoch, represents.

  • The Diana World Tour Lands In Toronto: Sep 8th - 29th

    written by canadas-lomography on 2011-09-02 in #news
    The Diana World Tour Lands In Toronto: Sep 8th - 29th

    Jumping from one city to the next, the Diana World Tour is landing in Toronto Canada on September 8th! This traveling exhibition showcases the very finest of Diana Vignette images alongside a primo selection of our classic "Detrich Collection" and features one-of-a-kind redesigns of the Diana F+ camera, handcrafted by artists from all across Canada! Each redesign will be auctioned off charity at the end of September - check them out!