The Lomo Hipshot Showdown - An Urge to Move


Are you the type who simply can’t stay still for a long time? If you have this kind of locomotive lifestyle, then this showdown is for you!

Credits: hspada

With an analogue light contraption which we all know as the Lomo camera, it’s easy and much fun to freeze-frame those quickly unfolding moments just by simply clicking its shutter button. And by defying the concept of time, a camera can encapsulate not only a certain fraction of time – but also the colour , the atmosphere, and even feelings conveyed and shared by someone behind the camera – are just some of the many elements that can be seen within a snapshot.

However, there’s one thing that we felt is missing that no matter how hard we look for it, we still find ourselves asking this question: Is it possible to capture movement in a photograph? And so we relay this query to you and make it a kind of a challenge for this current Hipshot Showdown!


  • 2 winners will be selected, one by the Jury and another winner will be determined by the number of likes on the submitted photo (within the showdown period)
  • Prize(s): Jury’s choice will receive 15 Piggies and a badge while the Community’s choice will have a very special badge to be pinned in their LomoHome
  • Film/Camera Type: Any analogue photo not digitally enhanced or manipulated. Please keep in mind of our ‘Movement’ theme.
  • Upload Limit: 1 photo per user
  • Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height.
  • Meta data must be completed (camera, film, location & 3 tags)

written by fookshit on 2012-02-16 #news #competition #rumble #movement #community #showdown


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  1. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    Upload limit says 1, but it's possible to submit 10. Which is it?

  2. hanibale
    hanibale ·

    really? 1 or 10?

  3. fookshit
    fookshit ·

    @natalieerachel @hanibale only 1 upload limit folks :)

  4. pierrest
    pierrest ·


  5. nazicole
    nazicole ·

    so what kind of photos again are you looking for?

  6. welland
    welland ·

    @fookshit but now some people have (through no fault of their own) submitted more than one! What will you do?

  7. mayeemayee
    mayeemayee ·

    Hello, @welland! Then we'd only choose just one photo from the user who was able to upload more than one.

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