Lomography Store

Emily went over to the Lomography store on 8th Street and got a camera kit for Jessica's birthday from her and Josh.  Jess and I went over to the store later to check out something.  What a fantastic place.

First of all, the area of 8th street between 5th and 6th is slowly changing.  Slowly because the economy is sluggish but there is no doubt when the economy comes back that 8th street will look completely different than it did in 1990.  The Lomography store is a sign of what is to come. 

If you like photography, you should not miss this store.  As more and more people are picking up cameras, posting their pictures and becoming amateur photographers, the industry is growing in different directions.

The company comes out of Japan and then taken to an entirely different level by the Soviets.  Plastic inexpensive cameras with a variety of lenses to use.  Black and white film that can be developed like color, and color film too.  How can you get cameras in everyone's hands on the cheap?  With this camera.  The photos are fun and the lenses allow the photographer to experiment with film vs digital. When even the high end photographers are moving towards digital it is nice to see people still use film. 

For $240 Emily got Jessica a package with a camera and about 20 lenses and an attachable flash.  Very cool.  Looking forward to seeing the pictures.

Love the concept, the pictures are worth looking at, and the store is fantastic. 

Comments (Archived):

  1. Stacy

    Where did you see that Lomography is a Japanese or Russian company? As far as I know, Lomo is a Russian company that has been around a while and Lomography is an Austrian company that was inspired by the Lomo LC-A camera.

    1. Gotham Gal

      On the website. Japanese developed the camera and the Soviets blew it outjoanne [email protected]

  2. Josh H

    Lomography is the world’s greatest rip off. Why buy a Holga from them for $75+ when you can get a legitimate one at B&H for around $20?Reproduced cameras < The originals

  3. CCjudy

    Ask Jessica to take your photo and change the photo on your blog J

    1. Gotham Gal

      Will do

    1. Gotham Gal

      Thanks marshal

      1. marshal sandler

        your welcome Happy Valentine’s day to all