Lomography Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

November 28, 2012 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Film , Books | Comment |

Initially focussed on the allure of the Russian LC-A camera, the Lomographic Society was founded twenty years ago. The society has come up with various ways to celebrate their anniversary, including the launch of a 1000-piece limited 20th Anniversary Edition LC-A+ camera and the release of two new booksone showcasing every Lomographic camera they have ever invented or revamped; the other featuring exclusive, never-before-seen content from the depths of their archives. The two volumes can be purchased as one package for €39 through the Lomography Online Shop. Click through / read on to find out more.

Lomography Press Release

As you might have heard, we’re celebrating Lomography’s 20th anniversary at the moment. Two decades ago, the Lomographic Society International was founded, initially focused around the allure of the Russian LC-A camera. Lomography quickly grew and now has embassies and gallery stores all around the world, offering a wide selection of analogue cameras, films and accessories. We’ve come up with various ways to celebrate our anniversary. On our very special microsite, we’ve put together a selection of hidden gems for you to enjoy. Consider this your treasure trove of analogue goodness. Over the next 12 months, we’ll update you with the best photos, articles and random goodies from Lomography history.

The LC-A, the camera that started it all, has gotten a makeover in a 1000 piece limited 20th Anniversary Edition! Each camera is wrapped in the finest blue crocodile-pattern stamped leather featuring our 20th Anniversary metallic emblem.

In collaboration with UK publisher Thames and Hudson, we’re also releasing a brand new book, coming in two volumes at once, one showcasing every Lomographic camera we’ve ever invented, revamped and let loose on the world, the other featuring exclusive, never-before-seen content from the depths of our archives.

For a quick glance at some of the best analogue shots ever uploaded to our community, have a look at this video.

Our Holiday Retail Therapy is on as well. Starting with orders of 75 EUR/USD/GBP and above, you get free goodies with every order in our online shop. The more you spend, the more free stuff you get We’re also still offering 15% discount on orders of our newest camera, the Belair X 6-12.

What the Hell is Lomography?

The Lomographic Society International is a globally-active organization dedicated to experimental and creative snapshot photography. Boasting over a half-million members across the world, the concept of Lomography encompasses an interactive, vivid, blurred and crazy way of life. Through our constantly expanding selection of innovative cameras & photographic accessories, we promote analogue photography as a creative approach to communicate, absorb, and capture the world. Lomography Gallery Stores all over the world provide our products and a place for exhibitions, workshops, meetups and all Lomographic needs. Through the efforts and skill of our Lomographic Society members, we seek to document the incredible planet around us in a never-ending stream of snapshots – literally a global “Lomographic” portrait as seen through the eyes of countless individuals and cultures.


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