May Events with Parties, Workshops, and Your Mom!


After all those April showers it’s time to celebrate the May flowers! Come out with Lomography Chicago and enjoy some fun parties and workshops.

Sunday May 5th @ 2pm Cinco De Mayo Photo Walk with the La Sardina!
Celebrate this spring time Holiday with us at Lomography Chicago for a fun photo walk through Wicker Park in search of Cinco De Mayo festivities and decore! We will start at the store with a quick La Sardina workshop, then head out into the street. Bring your own camera for a free workshop. But don’t worry we have some to share!

Sunday May 12th @ 2pm Mother’s Day Diana Workshop! (FREE)
In honor of Mothers everywhere we are offering this workshop for FREE on Mother’s Day. Have a special day with Mom and learn all about our best selling most versatile camera the Diana F+! Come in for an informative workshop and enjoy a leisurely stroll of picture taking to commemorate this special day with Mom.

Thursday May 16th @ 6pm-9pm Instant Film Blue Hour! (FREE)
Who doesn’t love the instant gratification of film that develops right in front of your very eyes! And we have such a wide variety of instant cameras and accessories here, that we are throwing a party to honor them! Get your picture taken in our awesome instant photo booth, and learn all about the different instant options we have here at Lomography Chicago. Drinks will be provided for adults and youngsters alike, and the best part is this event is FREE! We can’t wait to see you there!

Sunday May 19th @ 2pm – Take off with the Sprocket Rocket!*
3-2-1- BLAST OFF! The exciting Sprocket Rocket will take you places no other camera has gone before. This wide angle panoramic beauty shoots like no other pano camera can, with sprockets! What are sprockets you ask? Come on in and learn all about them. We will show you how this camera can get such great effects, and teach you how to create your best photograph yet.

Saturday May 25th @ 2pm – Lubitel Lovers!* (Must pre-pay to RSVP for this workshop)*
The Lubitel is one of our all time favorite cameras here at Lomography Chicago. Come learn all about this magical twin lens reflex camera. Our little Lubitels pack a punch while still only weighing about 1 lb. Come find out why we are so in love with the Lubitel. There are limited loaners for this workshop so you must pre-pay to register for this.

Thursday May 30th @ 6:30pm – 9:30pm Brooklyn Industries Birthday Party and Opening Exhibition! (FREE)
We’re excited to partner with Brooklyn Industries this spring for a super fun rumble, exhibit and of course, party! To lead up to the big day, send us your analog photos with the theme “five”—whether it’s a high-five in action, seeing the number five miraculously in Mother Nature or a photo of your five favorite people. As their Chicago store celebrates its fifth birthday this year, and is conveniently located right next to our Lomography Gallery Store Chicago, we’re also throwing a joint party and exhibition on Thursday, May 30, 2013 to celebrate!

Lomography Chicago
1422 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60642
Sunday – Friday 11am – 7pm
Saturday 11am – 9pm

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