Your First Best Picture Rumble


What was the photo that you consider your first and best one at that time? We’re sure there’s a story behind that so tell us!

For the lucky ones, it was their very first shot from their very first roll of their very first Lomo camera. For the most of us though, it came after countless frustrating rolls. It just hits you. Your first “best” photo. I’m sure you guys know what I’m talking about and I’m sure as well that you have fond memories about it. So why don’t you tell us with a blog entry (with the picture of course!) and post the link here in the comments. The most popular one that tickles our fancy gets 15 Piggies while 2 runners-up get 5!

Want to learn more about the analogue future? Head to the Microsite, take part in our Shoot Your Prophecy Competition and download the Future is Analogue posters!

written by cruzron on 2011-03-25 #news #competition #rumble #story #analogue #photo #future #first #best


  1. dazb
  2. lighttomysoul
  3. lucretia
  4. istionojr
    istionojr ·…
    lovely smena35 when it still in his best condition

  5. bozza123
  6. kattoo13
    kattoo13 ·

    This is mine...

  7. maltacat
    maltacat ·

    This is mine, have a look :)…

  8. bear1973
    bear1973 ·

    My entry. I wrote this in the waiting room of the doctors office using my phone. You gotta love technology sometimes!…

  9. electricsick
  10. novakmisi
  11. paramir
  12. megafirdaus
  13. mattlongstaff
    mattlongstaff ·

    Here's my shot that saved me from eBaying my LC-A!…

  14. tb
    tb ·

    i did that shot on accident with my first film roll and it turned out crazzzzy

  15. veato
    veato ·

    My first best picture (and also my first too) blog is here…

  16. welland
    welland ·

    Here is mine! A disastorous start to the world of lomo…

  17. brommi
  18. dabai
    dabai ·

    My first best (and still my favorite) picture :)…

  19. blormore
    blormore ·

    My favorite photo, from one of my favorite albums still :)…

  20. matthannigan
  21. sweetyyydreams
    sweetyyydreams ·

    Here's my contribution for the rumble, my first best photo!…

  22. coca
    coca ·

    here's my entry.....still love this shot ♥

  23. rudemuinho
  24. pulex
  25. jwhoa19
    jwhoa19 ·

    heres life changing photo!…

  26. reneg88
    reneg88 ·

    question. so the winner would be the blog with the most likes/comments? or the one the jury likes best?

  27. jblaze823
  28. maltacat
  29. yelledc
    yelledc ·

    My first toy camera, my first shot, my first film, my first accident, my first mistake, my first love.

    It was my first time in Hong Kong. I took a shot inside Hong Kong International Airport, knowing that my camera--a Superheadz Super Fat Lens Yellow Peace camera--should be used only outdoors and in broad daylight. I took the shot anyway, and I have to admit, I love it. =)

  30. mont0417
    mont0417 ·

    My very first best photo!!…

  31. saeledbetts
    saeledbetts ·

    It was all about not trying too hard!…

  32. lightblue
  33. bemdaponte
  34. xxxanderrr
  35. ritamiguel
    ritamiguel ·

    Let's go Bananas with The Velvet Underground:…

  36. kleeblatt
  37. qrro
    qrro ·

    here is mine hope u like it…

  38. sheabean
    sheabean ·

    hope you enjoy it as much as i do.

  39. r1c4rd0zk
  40. labchick
  41. sthomas68
  42. jojo8785
    jojo8785 ·

    It's not perfect - but I love it!…

  43. boogieroxx
  44. pikka
  45. lereile
    lereile ·…
    hazard, couple fight, sunset..

  46. nikkaxxx
    nikkaxxx ·

    My first was the seveth... (in spanish) :P

  47. lomozapiens
    lomozapiens ·

    First Roll ... I was really afraid not to have a lomographic style ... and wow, I found my first RDAstyled fotos, it was more than I expected, I now don't care to have the lomographic style, I DO the photos I want and thank the lomographix films for helping me !

  48. plasticpopsicle
    plasticpopsicle ·

    Some shots from my first slide film, the last one being my favorite (and my first "best", I think!)…

  49. homer
    homer ·

    My first best picture and indeed one of the last that Lomo Smena 8M camera took before letting itself up to the camera gods…

  50. adbigmilk
  51. zakguy
  52. nation_of_pomation
  53. pomps
    pomps ·

    Hi! here is my first best picture (and I still think is the best one) what do you think :) hope you have some time to check it :) love to all :)…

  54. mybluewristband
  55. jover_loint
    jover_loint ·

    first b&w with lc-a;

  56. yopanic
  57. polixenit
  58. mrs_wu
  59. teajunkie
    teajunkie ·

    It was an amazing day and roll of film.…

  60. saidseni
  61. clogged
  62. clogged
  63. lightblue
    lightblue ·

    well, i'm in the competition, but i'm also liking the entrys i believe that diserve to win! let the better win! dazb, istionojr, maltacat, novakmisi, blormore, sweetyyydreams, lereile, and teajunkie posted my favourites so far! :P

  64. tracyvmoore
  65. kattoo13
  66. pussylove
    pussylove ·

    My first best picture is this one:…
    It was in Cambodia, with my Diana F+, in terrible condition to take picture and I don't know why, I still love it...

  67. mikeman85
    mikeman85 ·

    Here's my first best Holga shot:…

  68. journeywiddiana
  69. amirulshahrom
  70. davidpowell
    davidpowell ·

    thought I might get involved!…

  71. bulletofmine
  72. conshugs
  73. fish300
  74. apophisv
  75. beckysmeckysmoo
    beckysmeckysmoo ·

    My one-first roll of film on my Diana+, I managed to do the double exposure completely by accident :-)

  76. jojo8785
    jojo8785 ·

    It's not perfect - but I love it!…

  77. erichnakasone
  78. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    Come and take a look at my first 'best' picture!! :)…

  79. ihave2pillows
  80. pencilbox889
  81. remko
  82. analogmonolog
    analogmonolog ·

    lots of babbling , hope u don't mind to read it:…

  83. pingus
  84. cwyeung
    cwyeung ·

    It's the simple story of "Passer by"
    "Like" it if you like~…

  85. aalper
    aalper ·

    My First Portraits...

  86. andrewhope
  87. king-louie
    king-louie ·

    here is my lomo-start into the day :)…

  88. sweetyyydreams
    sweetyyydreams ·

    @lightblue: Thanks a lot for citing my article in your top 8 so far! Hope other lomographers will like it too! There are many great stories behind these first best pictures, I'm liking most of them too. May the best win indeed ;)

  89. pinxponx
  90. guitarleo
  91. marthasmarvels
  92. nicolegelinas
    nicolegelinas ·

    My first and best lomo shot:…

  93. sharktopus
  94. bridgetj
  95. eatclicklove
  96. bridgetj
    bridgetj ·

    Drat. Formatting issue resolved only by a delete and repost. New link:…
    Picking one is still too hard.

  97. renenob
    renenob ·

    My First Best:

  98. pzjo
    pzjo ·

    You had me at Hello

  99. pzjo
  100. gateau
    gateau ·

    Story about my first best picture, and how I reborn as a Lomographer!…
    Plesae enjoy :)

  101. myvitaminx
    myvitaminx ·

    my fav camera of all...the queen of lens supersampler!

  102. ne_fryakai
  103. andryy
    andryy ·
    hi it's my first shot using roll

  104. feemail
    feemail ·

    Here is mine:…

    P.S. This might be a dump question, but how do I get a real link in here?!

  105. dbc2
    dbc2 ·
    Off of my 1st roll from a Lomography camera ....
    I was hooked after seeing this!

  106. keeya
  107. keeya
    keeya ·

    I still don't know how to make it a link :(

  108. carmenism
  109. mylatehope
  110. gittlob
    gittlob ·

    Mine is here enjoy

    ["My best Picture so Far"…].

  111. gittlob
  112. cesay
  113. jennson
  114. stonerfairy
  115. stuckintraffic
  116. bongofury
    bongofury ·

    here´s mine hope you like it…

  117. upstart_thunder
  118. eskimofriend
    eskimofriend ·…
    it still makes me happy :)

  119. mavikiz
  120. maria_vlachou
  121. phaliyp
  122. panelomo
  123. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    Nothing fancy. First Camera, First Film, First Shot. First best photo. Enough said.
    Oh yeah, first wife too – and definitely the last.…

  124. teresa-canelas
    teresa-canelas ·

    c heckout mine ;-) dificult to choose anyway here it is:

  125. odax
    odax ·
    My first best photo. Still my favourite. An accidental triple exposure :)

  126. yawn
    yawn ·

    here is mine :)

  127. lorz2112
    lorz2112 ·

    I am so excited! My first competition with my first "best" photo! Here goes.…

  128. pepper-b
    pepper-b ·

    Here's mine! The bra shot!…

  129. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    My first best, and favorite cross processed shot:…

  130. usestangerines
    usestangerines ·

    My first favorite off of my first roll with my first, best, Diana. :)…

  131. catherinejcruz
  132. disasterarea
    disasterarea ·

    here's my entry :)…

  133. mimjamil
  134. nahdeen
  135. badjuju
  136. blacksburg25
  137. victorvg84
  138. zulupt
    zulupt ·

    Here is my blog entry:…
    Have a look ;)

  139. ianaggie
  140. lomozapiens
  141. lovemypics
  142. sj85
    sj85 ·

    This is my first blog attempt so I hope you enjoy it!

  143. tempa
    tempa ·

    this is my first best shot!

  144. dglsdms
    dglsdms ·

    My first blog and my first best shot (in my opinion)…

  145. tdmwoit
  146. mantozauras
    mantozauras ·

    Pic from my first roll in LC-A:…

  147. burdeau
  148. chalchiuhtlicue
  149. shinshia
    shinshia ·

    Looking and reading other ppl's blogs about the First Best Picture is soo interesting and inspiring ! Here goes mine ...…

  150. ellaellaella
    ellaellaella ·

    Here is mine :D A little corny, but eh!…

  151. marshall4480
    marshall4480 ·

    This was my first best picture. I had a few shots left on my very first roll of film so I walked around the house looking for things to shoot so I could fill it up for processing. I saw a frying pan on the stove so I shot it first. I then turned the camera around, held it in one had while I held a key chain light on my face and shot another shot on top of the frying pan. I took this with my Nikon FE2 (LC-A+ was in the mail coming to me) so it was pretty heavy. I honestly didn't think this shot would come out for a number of reasons but it's crazy how magic happens sometimes. This photo symbolizes the moment that I truly fell in analog love.

  152. cjosphoto
    cjosphoto ·

    "Ginger's Cold Shoulder"…

  153. dbc2
    dbc2 ·

    Here it is again ... but this time as a proper blog entry!

  154. allred
  155. sophiebissell
    sophiebissell ·

    Here's mine, I hope you like even half as much as I do!…

  156. craigy_p
  157. nock
  158. 123sajeepney
    123sajeepney ·

    Sharing the lomography love!…

  159. myvitaminx
  160. beths
  161. malexrosales
  162. avifloydcohen
  163. toffeeish
  164. amybreaksloose
    amybreaksloose ·

    Here's mine, i hope you like it!…

  165. craftyweetzie
    craftyweetzie ·

    Here's mine, from way back in 2000 when i first discovered the Holga.…

  166. glenn
    glenn ·

    I am sending the best picture from an expired roll of film that had been rejected from over three photo developing shops. One of the owners of the shop got angry

  167. glenn
    glenn ·

    HAHAHA, even the comments section has rejected my photo!

    here it is in better resolution:

  168. alehopgm
    alehopgm ·

    In the last minute!

  169. alehopgm
  170. cutebun
    cutebun ·

    My very first photo from my very first lomo camera~ =)…

  171. ariannapaloma
    ariannapaloma ·

    the very first best picture from my first lomo roll!…

  172. albon13
  173. albon13
  174. stitch
  175. harpseal10
  176. peteparker
    peteparker ·

    An image of an apple in the morning light. A light blue tone burns with light the whole image, and in the shadow, the tender surface of the fruit appears in a delicate accent.

  177. sanjay
  178. arivindabraham
    arivindabraham ·…

    Taken off the very first roll I shot. My fiance is a dancer and these are some items of hers that I shot from my desk. When the picture came back, it was this photo that convinced me I had to keep shooting film.

  179. parki
    parki ·…

    (Sorry, I kinda got carried away rambling about stuff in my blog entry...)

  180. chuckthewriter
    chuckthewriter ·

    And here's mine:… This shot actually uses two rolls of film, both crammed into a Holga at the same time. It was my first attempt at "split film" photography, and I believe it turned out right nice.

  181. psycedelicenabil
  182. le_ors
    le_ors ·

    my first roll with Holga <3

  183. bluemie5
    bluemie5 ·

    Here's the story behind my first best picture. Hope you'll have the time to read it. Thanks!…

  184. aceradendesenasuria
  185. stratski
    stratski ·

    My first roll of redscale film. It had a bumpy start, but in the end it turned out to be one of my favorite projects ever.…

  186. markbaker
    markbaker ·

    Check out my lines. First good success for me.…

  187. brogers
  188. brogers
    brogers ·

    Here is my first best:…

  189. wetcher
    wetcher ·

    this one made it magic for me..what a handsome

  190. mustakimismail
  191. sebbene
  192. lmr
    lmr ·

    not from my first shot, but it was from my first roll using my my first lomo camera ;>

  193. monzstar
    monzstar ·

    Hi All please take a look at my blog it is my first best photo. It will be hard for me to repeat it. Thanks for looking. Megan…

  194. stevebarberoffice
    stevebarberoffice ·

    First good black and white...…

  195. lmr
    lmr ·

    ooops... the link i first put up was not quite right. my "first best" was not my first shot, but it was from my first roll, using my first lomo camera ;>

  196. yesno_maybe
    yesno_maybe ·

    My first best picture - a triple exposure by mistake taken with the first roll I shot with my brand new Diana Mini! Hope you enjoy it!…

  197. taylorbird
    taylorbird ·

    not too shabby for my first photograph

  198. lee1988
  199. cupcakesyesplease
    cupcakesyesplease ·

    here it is:
    thank you!! :)

  200. graziosa9
    graziosa9 ·

    my first best shot for 2 reasons...…

  201. aldanapress
    aldanapress ·

    this is mine! this was in my first film ever with my Diana F+. it's my favourite because I did an overexpousure by mistake and when i saw the results I loved it!...…

  202. xongaxin
    xongaxin ·

    I had my first roll of color film in the cayman islands where i went on a catamaran sunset cruise, and i got this great picture of the sail!

  203. crayfish
  204. kyokun92
    kyokun92 ·

    Hello :-) This is my (so-called) 'best picture'. I tend to take lots of nature-related photos, but never gotten close to this one! The flowers were in full bloom, the sky was clear, and there was a nice breeze in the air: what could go wrong? XD It was a beautiful afternoon.

  205. laurafish
  206. adash
  207. fudu-y
  208. fudu-y
  209. giodiana
    giodiana ·

    Hello this is my best photo, is the Hercules Tower of A Coruña (Spain) hope you'll like it

  210. kitsie
    kitsie ·

    This was from my first roll with my Diana. I took it while on a flight from Manila to Davao, Philippines. <3

  211. vinunez
  212. trw
    trw ·

    This is a picture from my first time using my Holga 135BC. I had no idea how the image would actually look as I suspected the viewfinder wouldn't be all that accurate, but I shot the picture and hoped for the best.

  213. veato
    veato ·

    I dont like begging for likes but I dont have many friends on my list !:D…

  214. ajscardina
    ajscardina ·…

    Winter shot for the beginning of Summer... c:

  215. pushkar
    pushkar ·… My 1st best pic - Textured walls of Dubai old town.

  216. nphaup
  217. mangaman
    mangaman ·

    here it is:

    made this picture the next day after photokina, I skipped school that day and then mysteriously I got sick the next day I made this picture.
    karma?? (≥o≤)

  218. mblair23
  219. littlekoala
    littlekoala ·

    I translated mine into english…

  220. gilliangerrard
    gilliangerrard ·

    tada.. first best pic and first blog.. a day of firsts :)…

  221. lighthouse_keeperess
  222. tassos
    tassos ·

    Here is my take on first best colour and b&w:…

  223. szzs
  224. sarah_r48
    sarah_r48 ·

    Here's mine. First blog, third roll of film.

  225. szzs
    szzs ·

    sorry, here is the link again:

  226. tallgrrlrocks
    tallgrrlrocks ·

    My First Best Picture, friends! :)…

  227. labchick
    labchick ·

    r the results out for this rumble?

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