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 404 Not Found

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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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