The LC-Wide Race Profiles: Team Europe I

6

We’re done introducing our LC-Wide Racers from America so now it’s time to sail that ship and cross the seas as we head to Europe!

Yes, we’ve got Team Europe I for the LC-Wide Race in here! Also (and of course) composing of five members, let’s bring out those party poppers as we meet and know more about these Lomographers!

1. Ira Vollenberg or shoujoai

Credits: shoujoai

She’s Ira and she’s a thirty year-old girl from Düsseldorf in Germany. In 2008, she discovered the beauty of pictures taken with film. Since then, she has become a cross-processing junkie and always has an analogue camera with her. At the moment, her favourite camera is the Kiev 80. Ira’s looking forward to the LC-Wide Race because it sounds exciting to be on such a mission with other Lomographers! Adds that she loves the camera!

2. Ian Hurley or hailkingstewie

Credits: hailkingstewie

Meet Ian who describes himself as “tall, has curly hair, likes coffee and cats (but not together), and a Lomo addict from Ireland who is now living in London.” He first heard of Lomography from a lecturer in a university about six years ago and found his first Holga a year later. He has been snapping happily ever since. Ian has accumulated over 10++ analogue cameras at present and has been spreading the Lomo bug to many friends. “I can’t wait to get my hands on the LC-Wide so we can explore little old London town together,” he adds.

3. Sónia Trincheiras or trincheiras

Credits: trincheiras

Sónia is 35 years old and is counting backwards. In a bullet form, she described herself in these: “has found love, has two kids, works in a company that could be the source of inspiration, loves Portugal but hates Portuguese government, can’t live without music, loves Tool and Mastodon, loves to dance (not to Tool and Mastodon LOL), is into Lomo since 2004 when I first bought a fantastic plastic bundle, trying to stick to rule #3 (I took my LC-A to the delivery room, they said I was insane and won’t let me use it… but it was worth trying), obsessed with Russian cameras, huge hoarder for any type of film, dream place on earth: Italy because I love the country, the food, the language, the music, the history, and of course… Calcio!”

4. Mary Machin or marymachin

Credits: marymachin

A part-writer, music blogger, illustrator, amateur photographer, and student, Mary first found Lomography when she was about 17 years old. Her first camera was an ActionSampler which was followed by her favourite, the Horizon Kompakt (she loves wide lens!) Since then, she has been enjoying photographing her friends on days that they are out. Her favourite photography subjects are landscape views and music related photography. She’s in her final year at the University of Glasgow so you’re most likely to find her dividing time between a love/hate relationship with literature and The Leftover Sessions, a blog she runs with friends.

5. Sebastian Hildebrandt or tesatscad

Credits: tesatscad

A medical computer science student who started with Lomography on September 2011, Sebastian’s first Lomography camera was the Diana Mini Petite Noire. In a short time, his collection of analogue cameras started to grow and will be continuing to expand. He uses all kinds of cameras for the 35mm format (he loves the LomoKino and Zenit ET) and for 120mm, he loves the Lubitel 2 and his beloved Baldak Box made in the 1930s. The LomoKino made him develop his own films.

For a recap, click on these links!

written by mayeemayee on 2013-09-14 #news #lc-wide-race #community #team-europe-1

Mentioned Product

Lomo LC-Wide

Lomo LC-Wide

Capture your life in wide angle with the world's widest 35mm compact camera with a 17mm ultra-wide-angle lens.

6 Comments

  1. marymachin
    marymachin ·

    Wooo, Euro Team 1 power!

  2. mayeemayee
    mayeemayee ·

    A big shout-out to our racers! :) @hailkingstewie, @trincheiras, @marymachin, @tesatscad, and @shoujoai :)

  3. shoujoai
    shoujoai ·

    Let the race begin!! @hailkingstewie, @trincheiras, @marymachin, @tesatscad :)

  4. trincheiras
    trincheiras ·

    this has to be the slowest race ever! @hailkingstewie, @marymachin, @tesatscad, @shoujoai :) shall we plan our conquer of the world? ;)

  5. shoujoai
    shoujoai ·

    @trincheiras: conquering the world? I'm in! :D

  6. tesatscad
    tesatscad ·

    @trincheiras sounds like a good plan to conquer the world :)

More Interesting Articles

  • 4 Easy Ways to Share your Lomo’Instant Wide Photos with the World

    written by Lomography on 2015-11-24 #videos
    4 Easy Ways to Share your Lomo’Instant Wide Photos with the World

    So, you’ve got your brand new Lomo’Instant Wide and have already taken some of the coolest looking pics from your favorite new camera. What now? Share them with the World, of course! We want to see every single fantastic, fascinating and mesmerizing photo you shoot with the Lomo’Instant Wide and we’re here to tell you how it can be done.

    1
  • Winter in Vienna: First Impressions of the Lomo'Instant Wide

    written by azinteimoori on 2016-01-25 #gear
    Winter in Vienna: First Impressions of the Lomo'Instant Wide

    I’ve been shooting analogue as long as I can remember but it wasn’t until a few months ago that I was introduced to instant photography. So, you can imagine when I was given the chance to try out the recently introduced Lomo’Instant Wide, I “instantly” said yes and hit the streets of Vienna!

    2
  • KONO! Donau 35mm Film: Another Exceptional Film Exclusively Available From Lomography

    written by Lomography on 2015-10-19 #news #gear
    KONO! Donau 35mm Film: Another Exceptional Film Exclusively Available From Lomography

    Lomography is always on the lookout for experimental and creative film, because we want to keep the love for analogue alive! We’re devoted to continually adding new and exciting films to our ever-expanding collection of photography products, both from our own production line and partnering together with likeminded companies. So in our ongoing quest to do so, we have teamed up with our friends at KONO! The Reanimated Film to share a totally new and exciting film with you — KONO! Donau 35mm Film!

  • Shop News

    Lomo'Instant Reykjavik Edition

    Lomo'Instant Reykjavik Edition

    Inspired by the Icelandic midnight sky, get endless creativity, take multiple exposed instant snapshots, experiment with long exposure and light painting shots!

  • Exciting News In Lomography's Orbit: Getting Ready For a Journey of a Lifetime

    written by Lomography on 2016-03-30 #news
    Exciting News In Lomography's Orbit: Getting Ready For a Journey of a Lifetime

    With the recent launch of the New Jupiter 3+ Art Lens, we feel like we've had the luck of the cosmos on our side. And now we have even more exciting news that we're dying to share with you! This time, we're really reaching for the stars!

    4
  • Share Your Skills: Teach on Skillshare!

    written by Lomography on 2016-05-06 #news #tutorials
    Share Your Skills: Teach on Skillshare!

    As Lomographers, we have our own tips, tricks, and styles — and now you can share those secrets to inspire others! We’re teaming up with online learning community Skillshare to give you the opportunity to showcase your skills in analogue photography through teaching.

    1
  • Travel Stories: The Bolivian Highlands by lonur

    written by lomographymagazine on 2015-08-25 #places
    Travel Stories: The Bolivian Highlands by lonur

    My wife and I suffered a family loss in October 2013 so we decided to shift things around and have a celebration of life—a wedding, actually—to associate our loss with the beginning of something positive and memorable. We have been together for nearly 13 years and after getting married, we headed off on a three-month trip to South America and a few other stops to complete a round-the-world loop back to Australia.

    11
  • Shop News

    The Lomography Bazaar

    The Lomography Bazaar

    We constantly search far and wide, meticulously seek out, hunt down, and hand-pick some of the most experimental and alternative gear out there - and we've now gathered them all in one easy to browse shop category, ready for the picking! In the Lomo-Bazaar, you canalso be part of our process of collecting fresh new products, rare treasures, and crowd-funded creations to sell on the shop - after all, they’re all for you! Get in touch with us to share your suggestions for amazing gear - go on, we’re all ears!

  • Lomo'Instant Wide First Shots

    written by lomographymagazine on 2015-12-16 #gear
    Lomo'Instant Wide First Shots

    You know that friend who hovers around after a picture and begs for a peek? That’s us. So when the first batch of Lomo’Instant Wide was shipped out, we naturally waited for happy new owners to share their one-offs. Here are some of our favorites.

    5
  • LomoAmigo Luka Tacon: Demasiado Sabor!

    written by katphip on 2016-02-10 #people #places
    LomoAmigo Luka Tacon: Demasiado Sabor!

    We met our new LomoAmigo Luka Tacon as we danced to the hypnotic beats of his music project Heartbreaker at our Lomo'Instant Wide Launch Party in NYC. Now, the brooklyn-based DJ and electronic music producer is preparing for an epic Lover's Ball at House of Yes with his friends at Might Get Weird, experimenting with the La Sardina and LC-A, and feeling the Latin rhythms of Costa Rica. Read more about his inspirations and analog adventures. As a special bonus, you can listen to his exclusive Heartbreaker set!

  • Witness Lewis Hine's Documented Reality of Early 20th Century America

    written by lomographymagazine on 2016-07-23 #culture #people
    Witness Lewis Hine's Documented Reality of Early 20th Century America

    Visit early modern America through the eyes of 20th century documentary photographer Lewis Hine.

  • Shop News

    LC-A+ & LC-W Accessories

    LC-A+ & LC-W Accessories

    Combine your LC-A+ or LC-W Camera with great, fun Accessories and get 15% Discount on all Lomography Accessories when bought together with the Camera!

  • Meet our LomoGuru: Duffman

    written by Lomography on 2016-07-23
    Meet our LomoGuru: Duffman

    Lomographer Martynas, or duffman in the community, has a penchant for finding poetry in the mundane. Discover what makes this young LomoGuru tick and his inspiring work outside photography.

  • "Be An Explorer" Campaign: Launch Day!

    written by kasim-lks on 2016-07-23 #news #places
    "Be An Explorer" Campaign: Launch Day!

    We have been looking forward to Lomography x Fashion Walk-Be An Explorer on show for a long time. Finally, it has arrived! Aside from the 80-metre long LomoWall, there is also a Petzval 175 Years Exhibition and Lomo'Instant Wide Photo Booth.

    2
  • Walk on Sunshine: A Photographic Collection of Famous Streets

    written by lomographymagazine on 2016-07-22 #places
    Walk on Sunshine: A Photographic Collection of Famous Streets

    Here's a taste of urban life at its best -- a gallery of renowned iconic streets around the world.

    2