From the Iberian Peninsula comes an issue of Domingo magazine with a special feature, “a moda da lomografia” or the fashion of Lomography! See Portuguese creatives ham it up with the LC-A+, Sprocket Rocket, and Diana F+. One of them even quit smoking for a new vice. Can you guess what it is?
Tipped by community member sprofishgel from Leiria, Portugal is this awesome issue of Domingo magazine! Here’s what the Portuguese glossy says:
In the cover it says “Lomography mania – thousands of amateur photographers prefer LOMO!” The feature title is “Back to film: Lomography is fashion. Members of the tribe, photographed with their LOMO, explain why”
It has some testimonies from Lomographers (I don´t know any of them; I should be there hehehe) who say something like “I stopped being a smoker to become Lomographer. Instead of paying 4€ in tobacco, I buy a film and take 36 shots (…) with old films we never know what´s there, it´s a registered past only known in the future (…) Lomography has an easy way in for those who don´t control have a lot of photography knowledge yet. Cameras are small, easy to use, although they´re a lot different from digital cameras. It´s better to the eye than digital photography. Almost like in music: hearing a CD or a vinyl.”
In the end, it says "Contrary to the 90´s logic, when digital started killing analogue, we find even some existentialist thoughts. “Lomography brings back nostalgic, happy moments. It’s a movement trough all society! For younger people it´s like missing an era that they never lived.”