BBC News – Did the Lomo camera save film photography?
The little camera was the Lomo LC-A – Lomo Kompact Automat, built in Soviet-era Leningrad by Leningrad Optics and Mechanics Association (Lomo) – and very soon a craze was born. It was an analogue Instagram in the days before digital photography. This Lomo craze may have ended up helping save film photography from an untimely end. In 1992, the students set up Lomographic Society International, exhibiting shots taken on unwanted Lomos they had bought up from all over Eastern Europe. Then, in the mid-90s, having exhausted the supply of left-over Lomos gathering dust in Budapest, Bucharest or East Berlin, they went to the camera’s manufacturers – still making optics in St Petersburg – and persuaded them to restart production. The negotiations were helped along by the support of the city’s then deputy mayor, Vladimir Putin. On Thursday 22 November, Lomography is celebrating its 20th anniversary, by starting a series of parties in some of its 36 stores around the world
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One of the biggest challenges for photographers is getting their work seen by people who are interested in buying it. While many artists prefer the traditional route of finding a gallery to represent and show their work to potential buyers, some are looking to the Internet as a way to build their client list or present work that their brick-and-mortar galleries might not show. Online galleries and marketplaces offer a number of benefits to photographers including reaching a new audience, and printing, packaging and shipping the work after its sold. Check out seven websites that help both up-and-coming and seasoned shooters reach buyers around the world.
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