LomoMission 70: Walk the Plank

2011-06-15 42

Avast ye’ land lubbers! Have you heard of planking? No? Well it’s time you did as its the new LomoMission we have for you guys!

Credits: guitarleo

Have you guys heard of the lying down game or the Planking phenomenon? It’s taken the world by storm and its high time we get some planking action here in Lomography! It’s easy- just lie face down anywhere (the stranger, the better!) and click! It could you or your friend who does the planking/clicking. Just make sure the photos are yours. No photo stealing, you hear?

Make sure to take care while doing the Mission. Remember kids, safety first!

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

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

written by cruzron on 2011-06-15 #news #mission #competition #planking #lie-down-game

42 Comments

  1. eatclicklove
    eatclicklove ·

    great mission hahahaha! loved it :D

  2. cruzron
    cruzron ·

    the mission is for 1 1/2 months for you guys to have some prep time :)

  3. cinzinc
    cinzinc ·

    fun fun fun!

  4. odjur
    odjur ·

    Oh my god hahah

  5. marije
    marije ·

    My boyfriend is obsessed with planking, so I already have the perfect model. :) So much fun!

  6. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    i did that in split without knowing it is a trend/ hip....

  7. erkafirnigel
    erkafirnigel ·

    yeah it's a huge idea.

  8. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    hahaha, interesting planking!

  9. tallgrrlrocks
    tallgrrlrocks ·

    whooohoo!

  10. hanibale
    hanibale ·

    funny :D

  11. stonerfairy
    stonerfairy ·

    this is crazy mission! Really out of the box :D I like it!

  12. b0rn2b1ush
    b0rn2b1ush ·

    hmmm... i never realized it's a trend! hahaha...

  13. guiguiste
    guiguiste ·

    planking is illegal in Australia...

  14. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    what the f..k is planking!?

  15. gaisi
    gaisi ·

    "Planking" is "Parcour" for people who can't move fast ... heheh... so, this is totally my sport!

  16. gelibee
    gelibee ·

    Hi @superlighter, please refer to this link en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lying_down_game =)

  17. honeytrees
    honeytrees ·

    haha, yes lomography!

  18. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    @gelibee already done thank you! :))! sorry for all the Planking fans out there but I never seen anything more stupid than this :) but it's ok so..let's planking all the summer long!

  19. aprilia
    aprilia ·

    HAHA this is interesting. I wanna try planking for the first time ever.

  20. izzarosli
    izzarosli ·

    planking is fun :D

  21. knipseritis
    knipseritis ·

    to everybody, who has a risky idea for his/hers photo!
    www.theage.com.au/national/death-fall-after-planking-201105…
    (sorry that it only is in german)
    BE CAREFUL!!!!!!!!!!

  22. knipseritis
    knipseritis ·

    erm, little mistake , its in english, here's a german news site:
    www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/web/0,1518,762633,00.html

  23. limalca
    limalca ·

    The lying down game has rules! you can only do it face down, feet straight and arms by your side.

  24. mariaratfingers
    mariaratfingers ·

    i just read the wikipedia article.. i can't believe this thing exists haha anyway, have fun people

  25. webo29
  26. teofilomorim
    teofilomorim ·

    AWESOME, now that i have my new Diana F+ hong meow i'll just have fun planking ahah ;D

  27. stitch
    stitch ·

    i need to find some volunteers :p

  28. courtneygawthorp8193
    courtneygawthorp8193 ·

    I'm totally doing this!

  29. 86john
    86john ·

    i have uploaded a wrong size picture. how to delete the picture and resubmit?

  30. 86john
    86john ·

    i have uploaded a wrong size picture. how to delete the picture and resubmit?

  31. ivan_the_terrible
    ivan_the_terrible ·

    i got this!

  32. goonies
    goonies ·

    fare foto per questo contest mi ha divertito :D

  33. vnyand
    vnyand ·

    most of the people submitting photos don't seem to know what planking is hahaha

  34. ichiiworks
    ichiiworks ·

    hahahaha! interesting competition!! yay

  35. buckshot
    buckshot ·

    @vnyand: Yeah, cuz they're a bunch of plankers! :-p

  36. jt13
    jt13 ·

    next mission...owling :P

  37. dirklancer
    dirklancer ·

    looks like not too many of the submissions actually qualify...extension anyone??

  38. jiprock
    jiprock ·

    10 days after it ended and no winner annoncement.... ????

  39. jt13
    jt13 ·

    who won?

  40. marije
    marije ·

    Still no winner?

  41. welland
    welland ·

    Still no winner for this?! It was over 4 weeks ago!!

  42. jt13
    jt13 ·

    2 months ago, bloody,,,

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