Something new to focus on

With a motto of "Don't think, just shoot", you'd be hard pushed not to resort to gags about the Metropolitan Police, though the mantra in question is actually a reference to the guerilla-style photography that exemplifies Lomography cameras.

Founded in the early 1990s (after a group of students discovered a functional but pleasingly untechnical Soviet camera), the low-tech brand has gained cult status the world over, and has now developed its first British store, complete with workshops, floor to ceiling murals, and all things analogue.

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3 Newburgh Street, London; www.lomography.com