Lomo Life

Lomo Life: The Future is Analogue

The Cameras • The Story

(2 volumes)
  1. Lomography
  2. Foreword by Neil Gaiman
  • ISBN 9780500544211
  • 19.70 x 21.40 cm
  • PLC (no jacket) in slipcase
  • 384pp
  • 1625 Illustrations, 1625 in colour
  • First published 2012
‘A must-read … hipster cameras that are having a moment’ – Elle
‘Remarkable lomography photography … these two books record unexpected angles and surprising moments that enhance our view of life’ – Aesthetics

The world’s coolest camera brand celebrates its 20th birthday with this two-volume publication

See this funky video of the book – filmed on a LomoKino movie camera!

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Lomography began when two students in Vienna stumbled upon a small Russian camera called the Lomo Kompakt Automat (LC-A). Its trademark vignette shadowing, light-leaks and saturated colours were like nothing they had ever seen before. Setting themselves up as distributors, they soon attracted a cult following, and in no time the Lomography community went global.

Now Lomography is an international phenomenon.

With over 150 modestly priced models, the film-based camera company has a huge and expanding global community of enthusiasts devoted to its ingenious range of film cameras and the brand’s experimental, creative, inclusive ethos.

Book I features special photography showing off all the cameras in the Lomography range, including every limited edition and the best one-offs ever made. It also presents collaborations with a host of international superstars, including Paul Smith, Rob Ryan, Mike Perry, and Jack and Meg White. Graphic cross-referencing links each camera with its relevant accessories.
Book II draws on the very best photographic material from the 1.5 million-strong Lomography community and is packed with recollections and anecdotes relating the stuff of Lomo legend from every corner of the world.

The future is analogue!

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