My First 7 Months as a Lomographer


In this article, I am going to tell you the story of how I got into the world of Lomography.

It all started in a month that I can’t remember when I went to a store in my town that sells vinyl records, and vintage stuff. In the corner of the store I noticed some strange photos and some cameras, different from any other cameras I had ever seen. I asked the store owner what those cameras were and that’s when I learned what Lomography was.

Fast forward some months and I was ordering my first camera, a Fisheye 1. It took 2 weeks to get here, but the moment I opened the box I started using it right away.

When the first roll got back from the lab I found the photos to be really amazing.

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After that, a couple of months later, I bought an ActionSampler, because I had been fascinated with the multi-lens cameras.

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My third camera was a Smena Symbol.

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After that I haven’t bought any new camera. I did try an experiment but it messed up, but in the end I liked the photos.

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Overall, these past seven month have been really nice. I am planning on buying a new camera, maybe a Holga or a Diana F+. I am also planning on launching a blog to document my analog adventures.
Thank you for reading this and I apologize for the long text.

written by electricsick on 2011-07-13 #lifestyle #history #smena-symbol #lomography #actionsampler #fisheye #analog-lifestyle


  1. wuxiong
    wuxiong ·


  2. courtneygawthorp8193
    courtneygawthorp8193 ·

    I recommend spluring on the Diana F+ Deluxe Kit. I got it and it's amazing. I love my Diana. <3

  3. itsdebraanne
    itsdebraanne ·

    i'm gonna do one like this soon (;

  4. electricsick
    electricsick ·

    I'm really unsure what camera i should buy. I can't afford the Diana F+ Deluxe Kit right now so i'm thinking about buying an Holga. I don't really know. If i could, i would buy both :)

  5. ja-en
    ja-en ·

    @electricsick: i am also new to lomography...hooked up with holga and diana last may 2011 only, should recommend both! :) he3...then just splurge on the accessories from time to time... :) thanks for sharing...

  6. electricsick
    electricsick ·

    @ja-en i actually bought the Holga 120 CFN but i only shot one roll so far and still haven't developed it.

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