Forever Young, Forever Fun: August Workshops at Lomography SF


We can’t believe that it’s already August… Time sure flies when you’re having fun! July was a blast, and we at the Lomography Gallery Store San Francisco are following it up with a handful of pretty cool new workshops for you and yours.

Whether you’ve been dying to try the LomoKino or the Spinner 360, we’ve surely got something just for you. See them below!

Saturday, August 4th, 2012 @ 5 PM
Custom Colors with La Sardina DIY

Lomography offers la Sardina in a huge variety of colors and patterns; Have you found the one most fitting for you? The La Sardina DIY Edition may be just the one. Paint it any way you like, or even use your own photos as face plates! Join our workshop and create a personalized camera that shows your analogue soul! La Sardina DIY not included in workshop fee.

Sunday, August 5th, 2012 @ 1 PM
Film Destruction Workshop with Christine Zona

Christine Zona, illustrious founder of the San Francisco Toy Camera meetup group and Lo-Fi fanatic, is joining us for a very special workshop. Christine will teach you how to push your film to its limits with this Film Destruction class. Bring one pre-shot roll of 35mm film to beautifully damage, and one to shoot on the photo walk!

Saturday, August 11th, 2012 @ 1 PM
City 360

It’s a wild world, and sometimes you want a wider image to show your friends. Cue the Spinner 360, Lomography’s panoramic masterpiece that takes in 360-degrees, or more! Let’s explore the SoMa area with our cameras and see what cityscapes we can create. Space is limited for this workshop, so please RSVP!

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 @ 1 PM
Bi-Weekly Street Photography Walk

Rule #4: Try the shot from the hip! Street Photography is all about speed and stealth; Learn the ropes with Joe Aguirre on our biweekly street photography walks.

Saturday, August 18th, 2012 @ 1 PM
Colorless World: BW Workshop

We’re going monochrome for the day. Let’s talk about the merits of black and white photography and explore a few of our favorite films. We’ll cover composition and subject matter, tips for shooting and advanced techniques.

Saturday, August 25th, 2012 @ 5 PM
144 Frames of San Francisco

Sometimes, still photos just don’t cut it. Add some motion to your perspective and come learn how to tell a moving tale of San Francisco by adding some movement and life with the LomoKino. You’ve got 40-60 seconds to show your city come to life.

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 @ 1 PM
Bi-Weekly Street Photography Walk

Rule #5: Approach the objects of your Lomographic desire as closely as possible. Joe will lead you through his favorite places on the latest biweekly photo walk. All film cameras and shooting experiences welcome!

Thursday, August 30th, 2012 @ 6 PM
Student Night Lock-In

Attention all students! No matter which school you attend or what your field of study may be, this one’s just for you; Join us for an exclusive students-only Blue Hour. Get to know your fellow students, and the Lomography crew, too. We’ll offer free food and drinks, and a special 15% off discount for the entire store with school ID!.

All workshops include instructional lecture, loaner camera, and one free roll of film. Bring your own Lomographic camera for 50% off admission! Save $1 off your admission fee for each friend you bring to attend the workshop with you!

Workshops are $10 ($7 for students) unless otherwise noted. Workshop admission includes a free roll of film and a loaner camera if applicable. All participants will receive a 10% coupon for the store! All workshops have limited space. To sign up please ask a staff member in the store or email

Lomography Gallery Store San Francisco
309 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
T: (415) 248.0096
F: (415) 248.0084

Hours: Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 9 pm / Sunday: 11 am – 7 pm

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