LomoGuru of the Week: Sobetion

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Sometimes we’d like to give out “most friendly” awards in this Community because the LomoLovin’ just keeps on pourin’ that we can’t help but feel overwhelmed!

But don’t you worry because I swear it’s not a bad thing. It’s so great, actually! We just want all those love to keep on coming! And as for this week’s LomoGuru? Man, this guy sure is from the most friendly bunch! And don’t you forget the jaw-dropping Lomographs he produces by a single (or double!) click from his shutter!

Keep your eyes intact with our interview with sobetion from Thailand because you might just see a shout-out! Read on for amazing Lomographs and tips, too! Enjoy! :)

Credits: sobetion

Name: Mickey
Lomography Username: sobetion
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Number of years as a Lomographer: One year and six months
Number of years in the Community: One year and six months

Share to us your most memorable experience in the Lomographic Community.

This Community surprises me a lot and with that, I should talk about a lot of friendship between Lomographers.

A special thanks to blueskyandhardrock for the lovely gift “Holga Micro." She shipped this surprise across the ocean which I was very glad to receive. Thank for your lovely friendship from abroad, Michelle. :D

And to one of the most important person to me, my sister ohoska! Thank you very much for lending me the a Diana F+ lens. I made lots of masterpieces with that!

The last memory for me, thank you opon21 a good brother for surprising me with a lovely camera, the “Kodak Ektra 100 and Aquapix." He also gave me a lot of analogue techniques! Lots of love in this Lomo Planet! :D

Credits: sobetion

Have you actually met people in the Community that you now consider as close friends? If yes, name at least one of them.

It’s really hard for me to choose one so I choose them all! opon21,, ohoska, wapclub, 134340, hhjm, dakadev_pui, stecha, jeng, inine, modern_nmt, heart2heart, imgap, sadurtay, somooblacklist, i_am_four-eyes, drpuiful, jackpacker — they give me a lot inspiration and knowledge. I really love them!

But not only in Thailand because there are other talented Lomograhers who I love and want to meet such as atria007, blueskyandhardrock, adi_totp, goonies, lostlittlekid, flashstalker, azotolina, bebopbebop, bloomchen, grazie, vici, sprofishgel, mafiosa, stonerfairy, qrro, kathepalacio, tere, gotoarizona, superkulisap, ripsta, superlighter, zorzyo, upic, palkina, feelux, jetnz81, emkei and japsix. All who I want to make a doubles project with!

Just a few of his doubles projects with Lomographers from all over the world!

Do you think you’ll still be taking Lomographs in the next 5 years? Why?

Sure! I think Lomography is fantastic and it surprises me everytime! There is no right or wrong for there is imagination! it makes me love traveling, the sunshine, and the sky. I am a Lomography addict and if there’s no Lomography, I just do not know how to live my life.

What is your favorite Lomo camera and why? Do you have any memorable experiences while using this camera?

My favorite camera is the LC-A+ and the LC-Wide because I like its features. It has an automatic exposure and an enhanced ISO setting. It can make perfect doubles from my imagination (and my friend’s, too!) Being able to carry it easily is also important. It’s my fantastic camera! :)

It had to be both the LC-A+ and LC-Wide for his favorite Lomographic camera question!

Aside from that, it also makes a lot of memories with my girlfriend. I always smile whenever I see her in my Lomographs. Plus I have a lot of memories through doubles projects with friends from around the world.

Please share your most favourite Lomographic photo that you took and explain why.

Credits: sobetion

I’d choose “Supernova.” This photo is my favorite portrait of my girlfriend. This is from my first roll of cross-processed film using my first camera, the Diana Mini. Wow! Such a surprise!

Is there any advice you can give to new analogue shooters?

Just shoot [with all] your heart and you will get the masterpiece that you want. Hope you enjoy! :D

Do you think you’re qualified as a LomoGuru? Got something to share in our Community? Then drop me a line at mayee.gonzales@lomography.com and you might become the next LomoGuru!

written by mayeemayee on 2013-03-17 #community #bangkok #lifestyle #sobetion #thailand #lomoguru

48 Comments

  1. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    no surprise this week's Lomoguru.. CONGRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAATS MICKEY!! HEY MICKEY!!!! @sobetion is ultra talented! Cheers!! :D :D

  2. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    what a great interview! and of course! we'll meet in Bangkok one day! :D

  3. wapclub
    wapclub ·

    WoW. Your are Best.

  4. bebopbebop
    bebopbebop ·

    MICKEYY!!!! Great interview and such an enormous sense of art! glad to know you! congrats!!!

  5. sobetion
    sobetion ·

    @adi_totp @bebopbebop Hey!! Adi ,Hey Bebop!! You're my Guru ^___^
    @wapclub ขอบคุณครับทั่นอาจารย์ ^______^^^ <3<3<3

  6. opon21
    opon21 ·

    wow!!

  7. emkei
    emkei ·

    great interview LomoGuru @sobetion !

  8. vici
    vici ·

    @sobetion - Wonderful interview from one of my Favorite Lomographers! Mickey, your photos are always beautiful. How do you do that? Especially love your portrait here, on the tiled steps.

  9. ophelia
    ophelia ·

    @sobetion I'm making a double with a LOMOGURU?? What an honor!! <3

  10. dikasapi
    dikasapi ·

    Congrats mickey! @sobetion

  11. lostlittlekid
    lostlittlekid ·

    Congrats man! Great interview :) @sobetion

  12. ripsta
    ripsta ·

    congrats mickey my friend, and yeah hope i can see you also someday @sobetion
    : )

  13. 134340
    134340 ·

    ที่สุดอะ โซเบชั่น!!!! :D

  14. robotto_dawad
    robotto_dawad ·

    congrats @sobetion :)

  15. hhjm
    hhjm ·

    เยี่ยม :)

  16. kimpy05
    kimpy05 ·

    congrats ^_^

  17. mayeemayee
    mayeemayee ·

    Here it is @sobetion! Thank you for the interview! :D

  18. guanatos
    guanatos ·

    awesome interview @sobetion thanks for sharing :)
    thanks for the great job @mayeemayee

  19. anthropus
    anthropus ·

    Congrats @sobetion :)

  20. istionojr
    istionojr ·

    congrats mate! what a consecutive awards. cheers!

  21. gocchin
    gocchin ·

    congrats my friend!!!

  22. mafiosa
    mafiosa ·

    Congrats @sobetion for being Lomo-Guru. Great interview and fantastic photo collection!! Lots of love from Canada <3 and I hope to some day be able to meet you in person.

  23. 186juney
    186juney ·

    Congrats P'Mickey @sobetion!!! :) One day I will come back to BKK and meet you lor ;)

  24. sobetion
    sobetion ·

    @mayeemayee Thank you very much for everything Mayee ;)

  25. sobetion
    sobetion ·

    @emkei @lostlittlekid @robotto_dawad @kimpy05 @guanatos @anthropus @istionojr @gocchin @hhjm @dikasapi @ophelia @vici @ripsta @mafiosa @134340 @186juney Thank you very much my friends, You're always special person for me :)

  26. sobetion
    sobetion ·

    @vici You're my favorite too, you always make me happy ^____^
    @ophelia Can't wait to see our result Lilly <3<3
    @ripsta See you too my friend <3
    @mafiosa Thank very much dearrrrrrr,,, i hope too <3
    @134340 ผมยังเป็นเด็กน้อยอยู่ครับพี่ T_T
    @186juney Okayyy!! june see you,, แล้วเจอกันนะครับจูน :)

  27. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    hey GURUUUUU!:-) congratulations my friend!

  28. qrro
    qrro ·

    congrats my lomo guru friend!!! XD

  29. sobetion
    sobetion ·

    @superlighter @qrro Hi!! Thank!! you're Guru for me ^___^

  30. koduckgirl
    koduckgirl ·

    wow nice interview and congrats!!!!

  31. gauthierdumonde
    gauthierdumonde ·

    @sobetion congrats my Guru-friend !! keep up the good work

  32. gepo1303
    gepo1303 ·

    congratulations my friend. Welcome to the Guru-club...

  33. ping-junior
    ping-junior ·

    @sobetion congratulations ^_____^

  34. bravebird
    bravebird ·

    Great interview, @sobetion!! Would love to meet you to :*

  35. bravebird
    bravebird ·

    @sobetion oops, I meant "too" :)

  36. blueskyandhardrock
    blueskyandhardrock ·

    Well it's about time they gave you this honor @sobetion. ;)

    A well-deserved title for such an awesome Lomographer who is an equally cool dude and a wonderful friend! You always creates such colorful photographs! I hope I'll have the privilege of meeting you in person soon!

    Love you lots, Mickey! :D

  37. sobetion
    sobetion ·

    @upic see you some day <3

  38. sobetion
    sobetion ·

    @blueskyandhardrock Yay! You're my wonderful friend too!! You're always make me happy ^___^ Thank you for everything Michelle <3<3<3 You're so kinds my dearrrr :D

  39. af-capture
    af-capture ·

    @sobetion sawadeeeeee!!!! congrats my friend!!!!!

  40. sobetion
    sobetion ·

    @gepo1303 @ping-junior @af-capture sawadee krab!!!! Thank you my friend :D

  41. goonies
    goonies ·

    @sobetion lomoguru!!! yeahhh!!!

  42. sobetion
    sobetion ·

    @goonies Yeah!! Hello Mario <3

  43. lostlittlekid
    lostlittlekid ·

    When I grow up I want to be a lomoguru just like @sobetion!!! Haha! Congrats again my friend and I'm going to visit you in Bangkok next time I'm there :D

  44. japsix
    japsix ·

    @sobetion oh, congrats, dear!!! <3

  45. sobetion
    sobetion ·

    @lostlittlekid haha!! but now you're LomoGuru for me Bobby, And yes!! we'll meet you soon <3 :)

  46. sobetion
    sobetion ·

    @japsix Thank you very much my dearrrr, You're always so sweet for me ^___^

  47. pearlgirl77
    pearlgirl77 ·

    ohh.. congrats @sobetion.. little bit late but better than never ;) <3

  48. sobetion
    sobetion ·

    @pearlgirl77 haha! don't worry!! thank you so much my dear <3 :)

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