Lomography proudly presents the first issue of LomoMag for your iPad

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Lomography is proud to present an app that will bring the best Lomography-related content straight to your iPad in a nifty interactive, slide-and-swipe format.

cover of LomoMag’s maiden issue

Let’s face it. Mobile devices have become an integral part of our everyday lives. As we go on our daily commute, we have our smartphones and tablets in tow, connecting us to anyone and everyone in any part of the world.

In keeping with the demands and dictates of today’s technology, we are proud to bring you LomoMag. LomoMag aims to deliver the best of Lomography quite literally at your fingertips. LomoMag is essentially a magazine that will let you slide and swipe through pages of interesting articles and stunning imagery.

LomoMag’s maiden issue sheds light on the relevance of film photography in today’s ever-changing world. It captures the essence of analogue photography today and lets readers access exciting features, exclusive interviews, and helpful how-to tips and reviews. All you need to do is download the app to receive the first and upcoming issues.

LomoMag requires iOS 7.0 or later. Download LomoMag for your iPad for FREE through this link.

To help make LomoMag more attuned to your taste, we’d like to know what you’d like to see in succeeding issues. Please feel free to share your suggestions in the comments section below.

written by jillytanrad on 2014-05-19 #news #announcement #app #ipad #analogue-photography-today #lomomag #lomomag-issue-1

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  1. poepel
    poepel ·

    yeah @adi_totp your are on the cover....congrats!!!!

  2. fadjaradiputra
    fadjaradiputra ·

    Wanjeeer. Selamat Di! @adi_totp

  3. bloomchen
    bloomchen ·

    nice! will check this evening. i´d like to read stories behind pics. no matter if it is in matters of a certain tecniques like pics of @earlybird or stories about the right moment and planning or so.

  4. stratski
    stratski ·

    Sounds nice, but is it Android-compatible as well?

  5. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    I'm guessing only the first issue will be free but it is only fair. Congrats, the mag looks great (I've crashed it already but don't worry, I have cursed fingers...)!

  6. grazie
    grazie ·


  7. snoop
    snoop ·

    @saidseni -> Currently there are no plans to charge for this magazine! This is just another way for showing great content! So please also tell your friends and everyone you know about the lomo mag ;)

  8. snoop
    snoop ·

    @stratski -> We started for now with the iPad version to see how the feedback will be and hopefully we will also be able to add android later one!

  9. imysworld
    imysworld ·

    I can't get it to download it gets to 85% then stops........ Been waiting all day to download hehehehee

  10. bloomchen
    bloomchen ·

    @snoop from what i saw it looks dope. and nice to see there is one of my pics inside. anyway atm it´s hard to have a closer look at it because it breaks down from time to time when scrolling. 5 minutes open 5 downs. besides that: thumbs up!

  11. snoop
    snoop ·

    @bloomchen do you see any pattern here? We will also look into this more!

  12. bloomchen
    bloomchen ·

    @snoop nope, didn´t notice a pattern. but it just broke down again after opening.
    btw: features i like to see: can´t really name it but i think everyone has seen this spot he´d love to visit to take a pic of. for people who did this it would be great to see the inspiration pic and the one shot when finally making it to the place.

  13. primumvivere
    primumvivere ·

    Cool issue ! And congrats to @adi_totp !

  14. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    Heeeeey guys!! Thank you very much!!!! :D

  15. clownshoes
    clownshoes ·

    How awesome. I hope it goes well so we can see it on android.

  16. bebopbebop
    bebopbebop ·

    failed over and over again to download

  17. dopa
    dopa ·

    Really nice app with great potential

  18. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    @snoop: Cool! I'm spreading the word already!

  19. stratski
    stratski ·

    @snoop: I'll keep my fingers crossed for good feedback then. Maybe all android people could drop a line to show that we're longing for mobile lomo too...

  20. kaye1110
    kaye1110 ·

    I have been trying all night to download the content - unfortunately it's always stuck at around 30/40%...

  21. grad
    grad ·

    now i need iPad (

  22. objectionableconformity
    objectionableconformity ·

    more people have android at this point, an android market app is necessary. I can at least still check on flipboard, though I spend an appalling amount of time in front of a computer so it doesn't matter to me much either way.

  23. merry
    merry ·


  24. notoriousvik
    notoriousvik ·

    Please make one for Android, too :-)

  25. snoop
    snoop ·

    @kaye1110: what ipad are you on? so we can try to figure this out!

  26. snoop
    snoop ·

    @objectionableconformity : currently a big majority of tablet users on our website are on iOS. this is why we also decided to start with the iOS version, but we obviously want to expand! thanks!

  27. objectionableconformity
    objectionableconformity ·

    @snoop no biggie. I like that you're on flipboard, but I do far more on my PC when I really want to engulf in the vast lomo world. I would be eager to see what your app actually entails though. I am patient.

  28. slerched
    slerched ·

    How about adding a Windows 8 App? And Windows Phone 8 App? And Android? I would love to use this app, but don't currently have a device that would allow me the capability. And when I get my Surface 3.... definitely won't be hitting here with anything else.

  29. gui_llaume
    gui_llaume ·

    Awesome work! Cool to see Lomo pics with this beautiful layout. The app works well, the "Awesome Album" section is much more readable with it. A tipster section would be cool in the succeeding issues.

  30. keith4
    keith4 ·

    I feel like I'm missing out as the mag won't download. Tried loads of times and the download keeps stopping just after 50% (around five minutes). Any ideas??

  31. snoop
    snoop ·

    concerning the download issues we are now trying out different things. we think it is because the download times out if you have a slower wifi connection. at the moment we can just suggest to re-install the app and download it again. and we are working on an update currently.

  32. bgoh29
    bgoh29 ·

    I was having the same issue on download, will try tonight.

  33. kaye1110
    kaye1110 ·

    @snoop I'm on an iPad mini Retina. I'll try re-installing the app tonight too.

  34. bgoh29
    bgoh29 ·

    Yup, still not working. Why can't the connection time be doubled?

  35. piercarlot
    piercarlot ·

    i wait the android version please do it soon

  36. philippinekidlomographer
    philippinekidlomographer ·

    i want this but always gets stuck..... i'll try deleting and reinstalling the app. wish me luck

  37. kaye1110
    kaye1110 ·

    It's still not quite working... And every time I tried, the download starts from zero again. Is it possible to make it pick up just where it was left off? Thank you!

  38. snoop
    snoop ·

    we are now also changing the way of storing the issues and the download, which we will update also soon!

  39. chrisg35mm
    chrisg35mm ·

    Hey - why not just have a monthly magazine in PDF as well to download so it can be viewed on any device?

  40. stouf
    stouf ·

    Same question as @chrisg35mm : )

  41. guanatos
    guanatos ·

    I'm loving the way the content flows! Congrats you guys, this first issue is amazing :)

  42. snoop
    snoop ·

    @chrisg35mm: we are working also on a web version of this. the way that the content flows now it is difficult to showcase e.g. slideshows in a nice way in the pdf. but we are now working on solutions for this too! We will now need to first also solve any problems we have with the current app version and will for sure also look into the webview / pdf solution.

  43. kaye1110
    kaye1110 ·

    Thank you, it's finally working! The layout is beautiful!

  44. iamtheju
    iamtheju ·

    Instead of making an Android app, could you just make it available in PDF format. That way it will work for everyone and there will be no app crashing issues!!!??

  45. iamtheju
    iamtheju ·

    lol, just read the other comments. Alternatively it would be great on Kindle and probably flow better!

  46. jeriane
    jeriane ·

    @adi_totp congrats my friend ! You make the cover man !!

  47. romanrogner
    romanrogner ·

    Great! Thank you for mag. Possibility to increase font size would be welcome... Thanks...

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