The Camera that started it all still continues to impress. Come learn the tricks, tips and history of the legendary LC-A
The Story of the LC-A: The introduction to the camera that started it all: The Lomo LC-A! Discover the LC-A’s history from its early days as the Russian everyman camera, to when it became the spark that ignited the fire in the hearts of a million Lomographers around the world! Learn tips, tricks, and techniques of Lomography’s core camera. Bring your LC-A or LC-A+ along or borrow one of our cameras, then join us for a LomoJourney around our new Queen Street West neighborhood. Cost: $10 (students $7). Includes a loaner camera and 1 free roll of film. Arrive early, as cameras are limited! Bring your own LC-A+ for free admission to the workshop. All participants will receive a 10% coupon for the Lomography Gallery Store.
Saturday, November 20th @ 1:00pm
The Lomography Gallery Store Toronto
536 Queen Street West
Toronto, CA M5V 2B5
This month Lomography Soho are hosting an evening workshop at The Museum of London as part of their London Nights series. You'll also get the chance to discover the Queer History of Carnaby Street whilst learning all about the classic Diana F+ camera. Places are limited so book your spot today!
I have come back after a week of my TEN AND ONE Artistic Residency at Lomography HQ in Vienna with my head full of ideas and projects that I would like to start and try out. By the end of the week I have a book (almost) full of tips, anecdotes and pure Lomographic love.
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Aside from browsing through beautiful photographs and reading interesting articles, hanging out in the shoutbox is another worthwhile activity to do in the community. Not only will you get updated on the latest in photography, you’ll also have a chance to share ideas, tips, and stories with fellow shutterbugs across the globe. The shoutbox is always brimming with entertaining conversation and it's all because of these Lomographers.
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We want to hear from you about your journey in analogue. Do you have a favourite Lomography or analogue camera that changed the way you take photos? Did it launch your career? Find out how to share your story here.