Love Unexpected July - Electrifying Love


Photography at its most basic is all about light. So for this month, we’ll focus on that little fact. Play with lights, send in your most interesting and psychedelic shots, and get a chance to win a trip to Virginia or a Virginia is for Lovers Lomography camera.

Without light, photography as we know it would be impossible. That’s why for this month, we’re celebrating the majesty of light in our photos! We’re looking for nothing in particular – just about anything with cool lighting will do. Whether it be a simple spotlight on a singer on a stage, crazy light painting experiments at night, or simple light leaks from your old camera, we and Virginia is for Lovers would love to see it!

Not that you needed more motivation to do so, but Lomography, together with Virginia is for Lovers will be giving away a dream domestic Roadside Wonders Trip to Virginia for this competition, which will consist of a Luray Caverns tour, a movie showing at Hull’s Drive-in Theatre, a natural Bridge Tour and even a spooky ghost tour in Lexington! You can’t beat that! Smile your brightest smile and give us those self portraits today! And the winning Lomographers will be awarded a limited edition ‘Virginia is for Lovers’ camera! Charge your flash, light it up, and shoot today! This will be a domestic trip though, so you’ll need to be in the US.

More about the Competition


  • 10 VTC ‘Virginia is for Lovers’ cameras
  • 1 Domestic trip to Virginia – Roadside Wonders Trip (Four nights, three days. Need to travel by June 1, 2013
  • Film/Camera Type: Any analogue photo not digitally enhanced or manipulated.
  • Upload Limit: 10 photos
  • Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height.
  • Meta data must be completed (camera, film, location & 3 tags)

If you want the camera in your hands now and don’t want to wait for the winner announcements, you can purchase your own limited edition Virginia is for Lovers camera while supplies last!

written by cruzron on 2012-07-02 #news #competition #rumble #contest #light #lighting #love #flash #virginia


  1. hervinsyah
    hervinsyah ·

    @cruzron : "Smile your brightest smile and give us those self portraits today!" Should be self portrait with light or any kind of photo with light?

  2. jeffr
    jeffr ·

    @cruzron, @hervinsyah yeah, that threw me too

  3. laurasulilly
    laurasulilly ·

    when will i get my prize for being one of the winners of love unexpected april? and why do i always have to wait for months and months (and keep writing mails) till i get my prize each and every time i win a competition? please? :)

  4. elvismartinezsmith
    elvismartinezsmith ·

    @cruzron @laurasulilly same for me. I was asked my address for winning in April too and then never got any feedback. I sent a couple of messages that never got answered neither, can you help us? :) thaaaaanks

  5. cruzron
    cruzron ·

    @laurasulilly, @elvismartinezsmith - will check on that for you! sorry for the delay!

  6. carlos_perezderozas
    carlos_perezderozas ·


  7. carlos_perezderozas
    carlos_perezderozas ·

    @cruzron Does the sun count as a light?

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