To celebrate our 25th anniversary, we are honoring 25 of the most iconic Lomographers in the community. We did some catching up with Goto Yoshitaka, also known as Gocchin, who is celebrating his 9th year in Lomography!
Name: Goto Yoshitaka
Year when you joined Lomography: 2008
Let's do a backtrack: How did you discover Lomography?
I found a book about toy cameras at a book shop. The sample of Lomographs was very impressive for me.
What was your first Lomography camera?
What's your fondest Lomography moment?
Shooting multiple exposures with Splitzer.
What does Lomography mean to you?
Lomography is my life!
Could you share some of your earliest Lomography shots?
What keeps you busy now?
I have solo photo exhibition until the end of August, after that I'll have other two exhibitions.
Who were your Lomography friends back then?
Shout out to @gangan!
What advice would you give new Lomographers?
Just shoot and enjoy!!
Some of our favorite shots by Gocchin
Visit his LomoHome to see more.
Have you submitted your shots yet? Help us create a global photography exhibition by sending us your top shots of your favorite places and signing up to construct your very own LomoWall. Keep an eye on the official 25 Years of Lomography site and make sure you’re following us on social media, too. From parties to exhibitions to giveaways and more, there are tons of festivities still to come!