LC-A Big Book Chapter 63: A Very Short History of Analogue Compact Cameras

2011-03-04

Have you ever wondered what’s historically behind the LOMO LC-A+ and Lomography? How it came to be that daily snap-shots and photography are more popular than ever before and why cameras can be found in every pocket?

Have you ever wondered what’s historically behind the LOMO LC-A+ and Lomography? How it came to be that daily snap-shots and photography are more popular than ever before and why cameras can be found in every pocket? And finally why 100 years of compact camera photography and easy and democratic snap-shots are ultimately connected to our and your Lomographic passion?

Quite simply, the mission of our enquiry is to carefully examine the very beginnings and development of analogue compact cameras and to show you why the hell we, the Lomographers, love these little beasts called compact cameras so much and how they truly changed photography, art, everyday life and our beautiful world. Hop on the\ boat and join our journey!

written by ungrumpy on 2011-03-04 #library

We’re fizzing with excitement to introduce our latest Kickstarter project: the Lomo’Instant Square. We’re talking about the world’s first analogue camera to produce square-format Instax pictures. It features a 95mm glass lens for super sharp photos, an advanced automatic mode that takes care of exposure, all of Lomography’s signature creative features — and a compact, foldable design. The Lomo’Instant Square has launched on Kickstarter. Come join the fun and back us on Kickstarter now to save up to 35% on the planned retail price, and scoop all sorts of extra treats. Be sure to snatch up the deals before they run out. Be there and be square!

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