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Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 22 - 2016
the history of lomography

the history of lomography

Lomography is a part of analog photography that uses a specialized camera known as the LOMO camera. LOMO stands for “LeningradskoyeOptiko-MechanichesckoyeObyedinenie” (Leningrad Optical Mechanical Merger). The name comes from the name of the lens factory in St. Petersburg, Russia. The factory manufactures lenses for medical equipment (such as microscope lenses), tools of weaponry, and camera lenses. In Austria, this factory became the inspiration for a commercial trademark brand for products related to photography. This brand was called Lomographische AG. Lomographic cameras still uses analog film rolls, hence it being categorized as part of analog photography (unlike the common digital photography of today). People who enjoy Lomography and loves taking photographs using LOMO cameras are referred to as “lomographers.” Read the rest of this entry »

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