The Camera Creations of David Lo

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer The Cameras of David Lo photography project (4 of 7)ISO 16001-50 sec at f - 8.0

I had previously pored over the images and sketches from David Lo after initially hearing about him on Japan Camera Hunter. Lo is a street photographer and engineer in NYC who often documents the happenings of Chinatown in a gritty and true to life form synonymous with something Daido Moriyama might capture in his earliest days–all while maintaining an allure that no one can quite put their finger on. I went to David’s apartment to look at the work in real life–for David has sketch after sketch of camera designs, but the catch is that many of them can actually become functional and working models.

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