Two Communities with Cult Followings Launch Design Competition

Lomography challenges GrabCAD to create the ultimate analogue camera accessories

Online PR News – 30-October-2013 – Cambridge, MA – Can the 900,000 makers of GrabCAD.com live up to the aesthetic and functional expectations of 600,000 Lomography fanatics? Only time will tell. The gauntlet has been thrown down - create accessories for the new Konstruktor series analogue camera.

As the first build-it-yourself SLR camera, the Konstruktor truly speaks to the passions of photographers and makers alike. It was a natural partnership. Now the home of the largest community of mechanical engineers and industrial designers has been tapped to deliver fresh camera accessories to the most popular analogue photography company. The results should be spectacular and 5 talented contestants will win Konstruktors to call their own.

GrabCAD has conducted 113 challenges with 7,051 submissions from 86 countries.
The Konstruktor Challenge submission deadline is November 15, 2013.
To learn more or submit an entry, visit grabcad.com/challenges/lomography-camera-accessory-challenge

About GrabCAD
GrabCAD is leading the Open Engineering movement, helping engineers get products to market faster by connecting people, content and technology. GrabCAD Workbench makes it easy for engineers to share files, work with partners and complete projects on time, while the GrabCAD Community accelerates the design process by tapping into the knowledge and resources of the largest source of CAD content and engineering minds in the world. Founded in 2010, the company is backed by Matrix Partners and Charles River Ventures and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA with development offices in Estonia and the UK.

More info: grabcad.com

About Lomography
Lomography is the largest analogue photography community, site and store in the world with 600,000 members. Lomography 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.

For more information, visit lomography.com

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Contact Information
Lindsey Christensen
GrabCAD and Lomography
38 Cameron Ave
Cambridge MA, 02144

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