The Great LOMO LC-A+ Race Pitstop: The Story So Far


The engines are revving and tires are screeching as the fast paced Great LOMO LC-A+ Race comes to a fever pitch! Check out our grand recap on what’s been happening halfway through the photo race of the year!

Get Ready for the Ride of Your Life!
The engines are revving and tires are screeching as the fast paced Great LOMO LC-A+ Race comes to a fever pitch! Celebrate the world’s cultural diversity with the abundance of photos and journals created by our race participants – analogue style. Browse through the planet in its glory, one stage at a time.

What is the LOMO LC-A+ Race?
As part of the year-round celebration of the LOMO LC-A’s 25th anniversary, we sent 10 cameras with 10 teams of 10 Lomographers around the world in a global race for glory! That’s 100 Lomographers, each shooting with the LOMO LC-A+ vying for special prizes and the title of Grand Race Champion!

The LOMO LC-A+ Race Pitstop
Now as the fast paced Great LOMO LC-A Race comes to a fever pitch we bring you an update on how the participants are doing while they take a break in the pit. There will be a 2-week break from the race so Stage 5 participants can catch up with the head of the pack while we admire their amazing work so far!

Luscious Locations
The Locations are the bread and butter of the contestants. That is what they have to focus on to keep their eye on the prize. From hole-in-the-wall bars to ethereal marvels of nature, each Location is peculiar, unique, and colorful all rolled into one! Our Location winners receive a whopping 100 Piggy Points to spend in the Online Shop.

Stage 1 Winner:

cyanwater x Resorvoir in the City

Stage 2 Winner:

hanspan x The Maize Maze

Stage 3 Winner:

yoscolmi x Devil’s Mountain

Marvelous Missions
Adding a dimension of surprise to the race, the Missions keep each participant on their toes, not knowing what to do or what to expect until the moment the lap starts. The Missions, are geared to sampling the participants’ unique local quirks and showing off their cultural diversity. Have a look at the winners from the first 3 stages.

Stage 1 Food Mission:

Euro Team 3
See all Stage 1 Participants’ Entries

Stage 2 Souvenir Mission:

Asia Team 1
See all Stage 2 Participants’ Entries

Stage 3 Transportation Mission:

Euro Team 1
See all Stage 3 Participants’ Entries

The Journal of Good Things

The Race Journal is the canvas for participants to unleash their creative masterpieces. Doodles and sweet nothings that our participants have seen, heard and experienced while shooting with the LOMO LC-A+ are collected on these pages. While we’re waiting for the next leg of the race, let’s check out what the participants have been journaling. Global LOMO Notebook Scribbles!

The Jury’s Analogue Analysis

Of course, no pit stop is complete without commentators dishing the nitty-gritty on each and every turn of the race! What were some of the close calls? What were death-defying moments that had everyone at the edge of their seats, breathless? Let’s check with one of our jury members Ron for a blow-by-blow update!

cruzron’s Race Analysis
mattcharnock’s Race Analysis

The LOMO LC-A+ 25th Anniversary Edition

Do you like what you see with our speed racers? Be sure to follow all the twists and turns of the competition and try shooting along in the sidelines while watching with the LOMO LC-A+ 25th Anniversary Edition. It’s the celebration edition and the perfect reminder of the year of the LOMO LC-A+!

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written by kazarareta on 2009-10-07 #news #lc-a #locations #race #journal #celebration #anniversary #prizes #lomo-lc-a #missions #pitstop


  1. stouf
    stouf ·

    Where is Satomi ?

  2. lomosexual_manboy
    lomosexual_manboy ·

    Yeah Satomi got left out on the third stage. Besides that everything looks marvelous.

  3. sugiyamasatomi
    sugiyamasatomi ·

    Hahaha, I guess my win doesn't count any more...that sucks.

  4. northwardnimbus
    northwardnimbus ·

    where is sugi's win???

  5. cheeso
    cheeso ·

    We want Satomi! :)

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