Monochrome Twins Rumble


This time, we turn the spotlight on Diane Arbus for our weekly tribute. And we’re inviting you to join in on this rumble where we ask you to take photographs of twins, inspired by one of her most popular photographs. Read on…

Cathleen and Colleen Wade. Identical Twins, Roselle, New Jersey, 1967. Photo via anthonylukephotography.blogspot

Diane Arbus is known for her black and white square format images. This rumble is inspired by the above photo of twins Cathleen and Colleen Wade. The iconic photo was echoed in Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, and just like that, we would like you to submit photos of twins in black and white square format. You can use the LC-Wide, Diana F+, Lubitel, or any other analogue cameras capable of shooting square format.


  • Prize(s): 1st place: 15 Piggies, 2nd place: 10 Piggies, and 3rd place: 5 Piggies. All winners will receive a special award badge straight to their LomoHomes.
  • Film/Camera Type: Black and white film. Any analogue camera capable of shooting square format.
  • Keep in mind the theme of the rumble – twins.
  • Upload Limit: 3 photos
  • Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px.
  • Meta data must be completed (camera, film, location & 3 tags).
  • Deadline of submission is on April 20, 2012.

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written by nyebe on 2012-04-04 #news #competition #rumble #contest #diane-arbus #weekly-tributes #diane-arbus-week


  1. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    ended 2 days ago? no submissions?

  2. earlybird
    earlybird ·

    yeah! i have a twin brother...let´s go!

  3. gelibee
    gelibee ·

    Hi @superlighter It will end in 17 days ;) Now go and submit that lovely twin photo!

  4. gelibee
    gelibee ·

    Hi @superlighter It will end in 17 days ;) Now go and submit that lovely twin photo!

  5. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    will be a tough competition to compete with @earlybird twins pictures.. ☺

  6. ariannapaloma
    ariannapaloma ·

    just square format?

  7. jasiehasie
    jasiehasie ·

    Very exiting! i have twin sisters, so its ON @earlybird! :)

  8. jojomelons
    jojomelons ·

    Whoops, I didn't notice it was B&W only. Please disregard my color entries.

  9. sobiksaabik
    sobiksaabik ·

    Yee, can they be airplanes? :-)

  10. jasiehasie
    jasiehasie ·

    So just wondering... is anything happening with this competition?!

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