Lomography is the world's largest community of analogue photographers. Its 600,000 members are challenging you to create accessories for their Konstruktor series analogue camera.
The brand new Konstruktor should be interesting to anyone that loves building things with their own hands. This series gives you the opportunity to easily build your very own 35mm SLR camera from scratch. Best of all? The Konstruktor produces wonderfully sharp and vibrant photos which capture the joyful essence of SLR analogue photography. They need you to build accessories to round out the Konstruktor experience.
Through the fantastically fun process of assembling this beautiful machine, you’ll learn the essence of photography and be able to shoot wonderfully sharp and vibrant analogue photos. It’s time to take the next step on your exciting photographic adventure and boost your creativity to the max. With the Konstruktor, you don’t just capture analogue beauty, you Konstruct it!
It is important to consider the branding of the Konstruktor and Lomography. Lomographic products are all characterized by the following traits: they are practical and sensual, they look good, they’re friendly, inexpensive, sexy, un-political, a tad intellectual (but not too high-brow) and distributed worldwide. Their sole purpose is to do nothing other than serve the daily, thousandfold desires of Lomographic creative expression!
Learn more about Konstruktor cameras.
Find out how to build a Konstructor with lots of images and videos. We're asking for a template model to build off of but will get you the dimensions at the least. Stay tuned for this via the download specifications button, soon.
You must include:
- STEP or IGES version
- Rendering of your design
- STL version optimized for 3D printing
You are encouraged to include:
- Native CAD file format
- Why your design is unique and functional
The winning design will:
- Match Lomography and Konstruktor brands.
- Be unique.
- Be sleek.
- Be simple.
The competition is open to everyone. Multiple entries are acceptable. Team entries are welcome - prize will be transferred to team leader. Participants may only win one prize per Challenge.
Tag your entry with “lomography” when uploading to GrabCAD. If you submit through the "Submit entry" button, this should be added automatically. Only entries with valid tag will participate. Only entries uploaded to GrabCAD through the "Submit entry" button on this Challenge page will be considered an entry.
By entering this competition, you 1. Warrant that the work is your original work. 2. To the best of your knowledge, it is not, and has not been in production or otherwise previously published or exhibited. 3. Neither the work nor its use infringes the intellectual property rights (whether a patent, utility model, functional design right, aesthetic design right, trade mark, copyright or any other intellectual property right) of any other person.
If you think an entry may infringe on existing copyrighted materials, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement for any costs. The applicant’s participation shall not constitute employment, assignment or offer of employment or assignment.
Winning designs will be chosen based on the rules and requirements. The Challenge ends on November 15, 2013 (11:59pm UTC). Winner will be announced by December 15, 2013.
EXTENDED: The Challenge ends on November 30, 2013 (11:59pm UTC). Winner will be announced by December 31, 2013.
The awarded participant is solely liable for the payment of all taxes, duties and other similar measures if imposed on the reward pursuant to the legislation of the country of his/her residence, domicile, citizenship, workplace, or any other criterion of similar nature.
We will release the finalists before the final announcement to give the Community an opportunity to "vote" for their favorites in the comments. The jury will take these into consideration when picking the final winner. This new addition is based on feedback from you!
Only public entries will be considered. Any private submissions will be made public at the Challenge deadline.
Void where prohibited.
TOP 5 designs in each category will receive a Lomography set of analogue camera
The jury is comprised of experts from Lomography and GrabCAD.
Lomography is the largest analogue photography community, site and store in the world with 600,000 members!
Our product collection began with the incredible Lomo LC-A whose success let us keep the iron hot and striking with a steady stream of tasty and stimulating products. Our camera assortment has grown to include an assortment of offbeat optics that produce their own unique and incredible images: the medium format Diana+ and Lubitel 166+, the irresistible Diana Mini, our Instax products, devastating Colorsplash items, the stunning Fisheye camera, multi-lensed cameras such as the SuperSampler and Oktomat and last but not least, the Horizon panoramic cameras, provide a range of formats for intense Lomographic output. Alongside these creative tools you’ll find one of the most comprehensive offerings of film in the world and a full line of publications, bags, fashion and accessories; thereby rounding out an entire Lomographic lifestyle of irresistible items.