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About

It seems like only yesterday the LC-A made its first little shots outside the LOMO PLC factory in St. Petersburg and now we're celebrating its 25th birthday! Here, you will find out everything you need to participate in all the birthday parties, Lomographic exhibitions, online competitions and other projects we’ve got planned this year in honour of the little analogue camera where Lomography began!

All your fabulous submissions to these projects, be they pucker photo uploads, peachy postcards or tantalizing tales, will find their way into our special LC-A 25th anniversary touring exhibition which will culminate in a grand slam final event!



ONGOING ACTIVITIES

History

Dig a little deeper in the LC-A’s history and you will begin to see the true value of this gorgeous treasure. Read more about the LC-A’s history

  • History
Specifications and Accessoires

What could be better than the original Lomo LC-A? The Lomo LC-A+, of course. Check out all classic and new features of the legendary LC-A

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LOMO LC-A BIG BOOK

Two years in the making, this book brings together the complete, never before published, 25 year history of the LOMO LC-A. read more

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