Revenge of the Nerds Rumble


Back then it was almost taboo to be friends with a nerd or a geek, or to be one. But lately, more and more people are trying to adopt their look, making it popular and “fashionable” … guess the tables have turned, eh?

Photo by: cherry_red_ballon

Nerds. Geeks. They used to be laughed at and teased mercilessly, but recently, it’s become strangely “fashionable” to be like one; and so people tried to copy their look. Black-rimmed glasses? Bowties? Buttoned-up shirts? Awkward slouch? Well, there’s more to a geek than these things, but right now we want to celebrate the effortless cool of the nerd/geek. Whip out some pictures honouring the inner geek in you or your friends!


  1. Prize(s): 3 winners of 10 Piggies and the winners will receive a special award badge straight to their LomoHomes
  2. Film/Camera Type: Any analogue photo not digitally enhanced or manipulated
  3. Upload Limit: 3 photos
  4. Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height.
  5. Meta data must be completed (camera, film, location & 3 tags)

By submitting your photos to this rumble, you allow to use your submitted photos for promotional purposes.

written by shhquiet on 2010-05-14 #news #competition #rumble #geek #nerd


  1. iaki
    iaki ·


  2. myloveletter
    myloveletter ·

    love cherry_red_balloon's photo!

  3. ceduxi0n
    ceduxi0n ·

    Hell yes. This competition theme is effing awesome^2. I'm still at work but hopefully I find something to submit :o

  4. lomosexual_manboy
    lomosexual_manboy ·

    Nerds are the best. Can't wait to see all the entries.

  5. lomoteddy
    lomoteddy ·

    heheheheehe funny ! some cute entries

  6. mr_sid
    mr_sid ·

    Cool, i just upload 3 photos of myself! :-D

  7. cyanwater
    cyanwater ·

    Login was down whole of yesterday and I couldn't submit! :(

  8. ndroo
    ndroo ·

    Submission button is cranky ain't it? Click submit and it will just show me a banner ad and nothing happens next.

  9. nlafranchi
    nlafranchi ·

    o nooooo missed that one!!!! i have nerd glasses. that`d be perfect-.-

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