My LomoStory by nural

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This is the story on how I became accustomed to and eventually became addicted to Lomography.

I still remember it like yesterday… It was August 2007, we were shopping for stuff in a department store (Boyner to be exact) and right when we got the cashier, I saw those weird looking, funky cameras!!! At first I didn’t realize what they were, something with 4 lenses, another with 9, and one even took photos under water!

After some begging to my hubby, I managed to get the most “logical” one to buy: the Frogeye!!! It seemed logical at that time, considering we were going on a summer vacation, to a beach town for that week. I spent 4 rolls of film in 3 days, in a swimming pool!!! But I never forgot the other cameras I saw on that hot August day… Then when we went to Barcelona in June 2009, I did my research, prepared my arguments, even saved the address of the Lomo Store to our GPS. That’s when I started enlarging my Lomo collection, with a Fisheye 2 and an Actionsampler!

After only 8 months, I own the Frogeye, Fisheye 2, Actionsampler, Diana F+ and all the lenses, Lubitel 166 and my Diana Mini is on the way, and I know that I’ll buy a bunch more because now Lomography is a huge part of my life and I’m happy where I am, right here among a billion other Lomographers who share my passion!!!

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written by nural on 2010-03-11 #news #lomography #love-at-first-sight

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9 Comments

  1. nural
    nural ·

    By the time this was published, I got the Diana Mini and also was given a Smena Symbol as a present :)) so the collection grows everyday :))

  2. cyan-shine
    cyan-shine ·

    What a lovely story! I wish I had a Frogeye too! :)

  3. stouf
    stouf ·

    nural rocks !!!

  4. nural
    nural ·

    @stouf aww thank you...

  5. nural
    nural ·

    @cyan-shine I heard they were no longer produced :(

  6. nural
    nural ·

    @cyan-shine I heard they were no longer produced :(

  7. cinzinc
    cinzinc ·

    cool way to start ur journey, frogeye! great collections nural =)

  8. wuxiong
    wuxiong ·

    hahaha, once you start on this lomo journey, you get a kind of sickness to collect toycams, It is a common and I believe your collection will still grow..:::))) Congratulations.. I like your photos..

  9. ilovemydiana
    ilovemydiana ·

    :o)

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