From Russia, We Love

For some, it's a neat new gadget; for others, the return of an old friend. The Lomo has had a cult following since the mid-'90s, after a group of Austrian students came upon the camera made by a Russian military factory, bought the distribution rights and set up[an error occurred while processing this directive] a company, the Lomographic Society, to sell it all over the world. Small, sturdy and cheap, it was perfect for experimental photography. The results were unpredictable, often blurry and psychedelic, but always fresh. Over the past decade, the Lomographic Society has developed all sorts of cameras — one takes only fish-eye...

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