Lomography & Off Track Planet Want to Send You On A Mystery Trip!

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Want to see the world? Want to see the world with a bag of cameras, and a ticket to somewhere on planet Earth? Share your Travel Porn with us and you could win the mystery trip of a lifetime!

We’ve teamed up with the hippest travel site out there, Off Track Planet, to bring you an opportunity like no other!

We’re going to send one lucky grand prize winner on a mystery trip, loaded with Lomography cameras and film, to be the Lomography Travel Reporter, with the lodging and flights paid for! The best part… you don’t even get to know where you’d go yet (don’t worry, we definitely won’t send you to the country you already live in)!

Sound good? Let’s talk about what you need to do to win!

Submit your absolute best analogue “Travel Porn” (think ‘food porn’, y’all) photos to this competition, dig out your passport and cross your fingers!

That’s right! You get to submit up to 10 of your very best photos from the places you’ve traveled to before, and they might just win you a mystery trip!

1 Grand Prize:

9 Runner Up Prizes:

  • (1) Copy of the forthcoming book: Off Track Planet’s Guide to Travel for the Young, Sexy & Broke (Apr 2013)
  • (1) Fisheye Baby Basic 110 Camera

Of course there are a few rules, make sure you play by them, so we don’t have to award this trip to someone else!


  • Film/Camera Type: Shots from any kind of film / analog camera are eligible – standard 35mm or 120 format preferred, not digitally enhanced or manipulated.
  • Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height, though larger dimensions are welcome.
  • No visible borders or watermarks, etc..
  • Winners should be able to travel in September/October 2012, and have all the documents necessary to travel, including authorizations of any kind. All entrants, particularly minors, are responsible for ensuring their submission is in compliance with the legal requirements of their country.

written by alexandrak on 2012-08-07 #news #travel-photographer #off-track-planet #travel-porn #analogue-cameras #competition


  1. schemerel
    schemerel ·

    well thats not fair. I havn't had a vacation ever since I got into lomography and spend on my money on camera's, so no money for vacation :( here's proof: www.lomography.com/magazine/lifestyle/2012/08/02/my-lomosta…
    I deserve a lomovacation ! :)

  2. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    @schemerel Your hometown is travel to someone else! Submit and hope!

  3. schemerel
    schemerel ·

    @alexandrak good point :)

  4. trincheiras
    trincheiras ·

    damn, can i take along a breastfeeding baby in october? :o)

  5. ladybugofblueness
    ladybugofblueness ·

    Nooooooo!!! D: I went to Paris in 2010 and didn't have my lomo cameras then!! *cries* I've been wanting to go overseas and take them with me for a while now!!

  6. ladybugofblueness
    ladybugofblueness ·

    Oh, wait, we don't have to have taken pictures while overseas! I'M ON IT!!

  7. freepeanuts
    freepeanuts ·

    when is the deadline?

  8. lucieschneck
    lucieschneck ·

    It´s done, I´ll go, pack my things and wait for notification while sitting on my suitcase in the doorway :)

  9. guinastrapazi
    guinastrapazi ·

    .. when you know you have no chance! :(

  10. erinwoodgatesphotography
    erinwoodgatesphotography ·


  11. itsdebraanne
    itsdebraanne ·

    In lieu of the 2012 Summer Olympics, i'm going for gold! I want that trip baby!! :D

  12. carlos_perezderozas
    carlos_perezderozas ·

    So do I!!! But what is it that counts? A single photo, or the overall of what we have submited? Can @alexandrak answer us such existentialist question?

  13. carlos_perezderozas
    carlos_perezderozas ·

    (And I'm able to travel, I insist)

  14. swampwater
    swampwater ·

    @schemerel, don't worry, my shots consist of travel in my city, or the outskirts in little villages! :-)

  15. meri-guresu
    meri-guresu ·

    How to submit?

  16. calamita
    calamita ·

    Good luck...!

  17. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    @carlos_perezderozas Just a single photo. and as long as the frame come from within the camera, that's just fine!

  18. paytenpurdy
    paytenpurdy ·

    are you freaking kidding?! Lomography competitions just keep getting better and better! I love lomo so much! Good luck to everyone!

  19. crackstar
    crackstar ·

    i wanna get it toooooooooooo!!!!

  20. jasiehasie
    jasiehasie ·

    @paytenpurdy now now, have you not had enough of travelling with lomography?! I agree, its excellent!

  21. luucasmo
    luucasmo ·

    I'm on!

  22. m22509075
    m22509075 ·

    A Mystery Trip? Yes please! :D Good luck everyone!

  23. itsdebraanne
    itsdebraanne ·

    I'm trying to get my film developed on time ):

  24. andreiadec
    andreiadec ·

    Yessss!!!! :)
    Good luck, everybody!!!

  25. dogma
    dogma ·

    WoW this is simply amazing!!!

  26. rancliffhasenza
    rancliffhasenza ·

    I'm in :)

  27. rancliffhasenza
    rancliffhasenza ·

    Ou damn, I just figured out, that I'm abroad for 10 days in october. @alexandrak Are the traveldates already set?

  28. cecily
    cecily ·

    ok! I'm in..

  29. itsdebraanne
    itsdebraanne ·

    finally got all 10 of my vacation photos!! :D good luck to everyone!

  30. withinthatinch_
    withinthatinch_ ·

    Great idea! I wish you would have done this earlier...
    I'll take part the next time. Good luck, everyone!

  31. icomewhenieatcaponata
    icomewhenieatcaponata ·

    goog luck to everyone and to me!!!:)

  32. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    @rancliffhasenza they're not set yet, but very soon!

  33. joaolima
    joaolima ·

    Oh gosh, good luck!

  34. joanasotomayor
    joanasotomayor ·

    when will the winner be revealed? :)

  35. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    @joanasotomayor once we get through all 4k+ of these awesome submissions! :D

  36. oddawe
    oddawe ·

    Please make it (the results) be soon. Getting toooo anxious! xxxx

  37. oddawe
    oddawe ·

    its almost a month, getting more and more anticipated.

  38. alexandrak
    alexandrak ·

    @oddawe I sent an email to the judges :)

  39. itsdebraanne
    itsdebraanne ·

    i have stopped breathing. okaay not really. but can't wait to hear who won! (;

  40. joanasotomayor
    joanasotomayor ·

    "winners should be able to travel in September/October 2012" and october is almost finishing, omg ><

  41. brendamanthe
    brendamanthe ·

    @alexandrak Just wondering if the winners have been chosen/announced? I want to know who won these seriously awesome prizes! :)

  42. -dakota-
    -dakota- ·


  43. angelab_log
    angelab_log ·

    hello all! sorry for the delay here. working on getting a winner's post up soon.

  44. brendamanthe
    brendamanthe ·

    @angelab_log @alexandrak any update on this contest? it has been almost a full year since the prizes were supposed to be given out.

  45. brendamanthe
    brendamanthe ·

    @cruzron Maybe you can help with an update on this contest? It has been over a year past the time that the prize was supposed to be awarded. Will there be or was there already a winner? Thanks!

  46. cruzron
    cruzron ·

    ill check on it!

  47. brendamanthe
    brendamanthe ·

    @alexandrak @cruzron @icequeenubia @soundfoodaround @antoniocastello @shhquiet Hi all! It's been quite a long time since this contest ended, and there has been no winner announcement. Can you please provide an update, even if it turns out that this contest was cancelled? Any information would be appreciated. Thank you!

  48. brendamanthe
    brendamanthe ·

    @alexandrak @mindofmyra @icequeenubia Hi again. Can we please get an update on this contest? Even if it was cancelled? I think that it's only fair to provide closure to those who entered...we all spend our time and money to enter these (even though we're all having fun!). It's frustrating when contests just die or when prizes aren't sent out. Thanks in advance, and I'm eagerly awaiting your reply.

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