• Big Obukhovsky Bridge

    written by grad on 2011-02-10 in #world #locations
    Big Obukhovsky Bridge

    The Big Obukhovsky Bridge is the newest bridge across the Neva River in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Its interesting design makes it very distinct and an interesting subject for my new batch of lomographs.

  • Abkhazia, New Athos

    written by grad on 2010-08-20 in #world #locations
    Abkhazia, New Athos

    New Athos is a town of Abkhazia, situated some 22 km from Sukhumi by the shores of the Black Sea. The town was previously known under the names Nikopol, Acheisos, Anakopia, Nikopia, Nikofia, Nikopsis, Absara, Psyrtskha.

  • The State Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg, Russia

    written by grad on 2010-05-02 in #world #locations
    The State Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg, Russia

    Visit the Hermitage Museum, a major tourist attraction of St. Petersburg, and see one of the greatest art collections in the world. Housed in the opulent Winter Palace, the Hermitage Museum contains the works of important masters such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and Titian.

  • Botanical Garden (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

    written by grad on 2010-04-25 in #world #locations
    Botanical Garden (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

    The Saint Petersburg Botanical Garden, is the oldest botanical garden in Russia, consisting of outdoor and rich indoor collections, which is situated on Aptekarsky Island in Saint Petersburg and belongs to the Komarov Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

  • Yacht Club Saint-Petersburg

    written by grad on 2009-12-10 in #world #locations
    Yacht Club Saint-Petersburg

    The St. Petersburg’s public club of water tourism was founded in 1958. It is located in the central area of the city, in the beautiful park zone of Krestovsky island, only 10 minutes walk from the underground station “Krestovsky island”.

  • Orenburg (Russia)

    written by grad on 2009-09-15 in #world #locations
    Orenburg (Russia)

    Orenburg was founded in 1743 on the Siberian river Ural. The city played a role of a warrior who protected the south-western frontiers of the country. Historians say that Orenburg (was 3 times conceived and once born).

  • Candidly Perfect!

    written by grad on 2009-08-21 in #gear #tipster
    Candidly Perfect!

    One of the best ways to take people's photos is to shoot them when one least expects it!

  • The River Boat Station (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

    written by grad on 2009-08-13 in #world #locations
    The River Boat Station (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

    The river-boat station was founded in 1970 on the spot of Ozernaya quay. It is intended for passenger traffic and river cruising boats' mooring.

  • Vyborg - History of Russia, Sweden and Finland

    written by grad on 2009-07-10 in #world #locations
    Vyborg - History of Russia, Sweden and Finland

    The city stands at the head of Vyborg Bay of the Gulf of Finland, 113 km northwest of St. Petersburg . First settled in the 12th century, Vyborg was built as a fortress in 1293 by the Swedes after they had captured Karelia.

  • Griboyedov Canal (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

    written by grad on 2009-07-05 in #world #locations
    Griboyedov Canal (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

    Griboyedov Canal was constructed in 1739. Its consist of 21 bridges that across the canal.

  • GUM. Main Department Store (Moscow, Russia)

    written by grad on 2009-06-30 in #world #locations
    GUM. Main Department Store (Moscow, Russia)

    Taking up the entire East side of Red Square, and looking more like a palace than a shopping centre, the GUM building offers designer shopping like few before will have experienced.

  • Flashback to the LOMO Factory

    written by grad on 2009-06-21 in #news
    Flashback to the LOMO Factory

    What were you doing in 1999-2000? Where were you? Were you shooting Lomographs already? While in the mood to celebrate the LC-A's legendary birth, let's take a trip down memory lane to where it all began - !

  • Red Square (Moscow, Russia)

    written by grad on 2009-06-13 in #world #locations
    Red Square (Moscow, Russia)

    It called red square because of its bricks color, this was meant to be a marketplace before and also used for public ceremonies.

  • Palace Square (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

    written by grad on 2009-05-19 in #world #locations
    Palace Square (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

    Palace Square is main square of Saint-Petersburg. You could see buildings with really amazing architecture.

  • The English Embankment

    written by grad on 2009-05-19 in #world #locations
    The English Embankment

    The English Embankment or English Quay is a street along the Neva River in Central Saint Petersburg.

  • Kult Club

    written by grad on 2009-04-16 in #world #locations
    Kult Club

    Kult Club - They call themselves "the first chill-out cafe in Moscow", but it looks like they copied Propaganda.

  • Petergof - The Russian Versailles

    written by grad on 2009-04-11 in #world #locations
    Petergof - The Russian Versailles

    Peterhof is an immensely luxurious royal estate, lying on the shore of the Gulf of Finland (Baltic Sea), a combination of several palaces and parks, the "capital of Russian fountains" and "the Russian Versailles".

  • X-pro The Other Way

    written by grad on 2009-03-06 in #gear #tipster
    X-pro The Other Way

    All of us know (more or less) what comes out of a slide film when submerged in C-41. But what about cross processing the other way?

  • Novosibirsk - Russian Chicago

    written by grad on 2009-02-26 in #world #locations
    Novosibirsk - Russian Chicago

    Novosibirsk is one of the biggest cities in Russia behind the Ural.

  • Mashuk Mountain (Pyatigorsk)

    written by grad on 2009-02-26 in #world #locations
    Mashuk Mountain (Pyatigorsk)

    Mountain Mashuk is the most interesting one in the Caucasian Mineral Waters region and is the best viewpoint in the vicinity of Pyatigorsk.

  • Vladimir, Russia

    written by grad on 2009-02-11 in #world #locations
    Vladimir, Russia

    Vladimir is situated on the left side of the river Kljazma in 180 km tj the north-west from Moscow. This beautiful old city is the part of «The Golden Ring of Russia», the unity of ancient russian cities which are famous for their remained unique old monuments of history and culture.

  • Agat 18

    written by grad on 2008-12-24 in #reviews
    Agat 18

    Agat 18 is the smallest camera in my collection. It is so compact that can fit into the palm, doesn't take too much space in the pocket, that is why you can always be ready for the unexpected and interesting things with this camera.

  • Moscow-City

    written by grad on 2008-12-11 in #world #locations

    The "Moscow-City" skyscrapers are the largest building project in Europe and is already called "The Moscow Manhattan". The skyscrapers are being built on the 60 hectares area on the Krasnopresnenskaya quay and represent 15 high-rise office, trade & hotel complexes. The huge square of 1 km, which the project covers, allows to place different components on its territory,including structures for business activity as well as for rest. So, undoubtedly we see the City inside the City.

  • Sheremetyevo Airport

    written by grad on 2008-12-10 in #world #locations
    Sheremetyevo Airport

    Sheremetyevo is an international airport located north of Moscow. it's one of three airports of Moscow/

  • Horizon Perfekt - Perfect Choice

    written by grad on 2008-11-02 in #reviews
    Horizon Perfekt - Perfect Choice

    So what's all the fuss about you ask? This little beauty (yes there's no other way to describe this camera) is something to cry about, or at least shout about! Just walking down the street with one is enough for you to get celebrity status (not that's what we're after).

  • Novgorod Kremlin

    written by grad on 2008-09-20 in #world #locations
    Novgorod Kremlin

    The Detinets ("Young Man's Compound," from the same root as the Russian word deti = children) is the ancient name for the Kremlin or fortress in Novgorod the Great, which stands on the left bank of the Volkhov River about two miles north of where it empties out of Lake Ilmen.

  • LOMO-party in Saint-Petersburg

    written by grad on 2008-09-11 in #events
    LOMO-party in Saint-Petersburg

    Hey, Lomo-fiends! We are proud to announce that an outstanding LOMO-party, organized by DJ CHAK in association with Russian Lomographic Embassy ( will be held in Sochi club (Saint-Petersburg, Russia). Special guest - dj FLORIAN KELLER (MUNICH, GERMANY) Join us for music and refreshments. Share your lomo-experiences! Do not miss your chance, party on dude! Cool music, top djs, lomowalls... and all of you good people to make it the night of LOve and MOtion.

  • Perm

    written by grad on 2008-09-09 in #world #locations

    I spent a day in Perm, a city that covers an area of 799,68 square km. It takes the third place among Russian cities, after Moscow and Saint-Peters burg. The city is situated on hills. The distinguishing feature of the city's relief is the large quantity of small rivers and brooks.

  • Republic of Bashkortostan (Ufa)

    written by grad on 2008-08-14 in #world #locations
    Republic of Bashkortostan (Ufa)

    Republic of Bashkortostan is a federal subject of Russia (a republic). It is located between the Volga river and the Ural Mountains. Its capital is Ufa.

  • Altai (Onguday)

    written by grad on 2008-08-14 in #world #locations
    Altai (Onguday)

    The Altai Mountains are a mountain range in central Asia, where Russia, China, Mongolia and Kazakhstan come together, and where the rivers Irtysh, Ob and Yenisei have their sources. The Altai Mountains are known as the Turkic peoples' birthplace.

  • Murom, Russia

    written by grad on 2008-07-22 in #world #locations
    Murom, Russia

    Murom (Russian: Му́ром; Old Norse: Moramar) is a historic city in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, which sprawls majestically along the left bank of Oka River, about 300 km east of Moscow. Population: 126,901 (2002 Census).

  • All-Russian Exhibition Centre (ВДНХ/VDNKh)

    written by grad on 2008-07-18 in #world #locations
    All-Russian Exhibition Centre (ВДНХ/VDNKh)

    All-Russian Exhibition Centre is a permanent general-purpose trade show in Moscow, Russia.

  • Yekaterinburg, Russia

    written by grad on 2008-07-15 in #world #locations
    Yekaterinburg, Russia

    Yekaterinburg is a major city in the central part of Russia, the administrative center of Sverdlovsk Oblast. Situated on the eastern side of the Ural mountain range, it is the main industrial and cultural center of the Urals Federal District. Its population of 1,293,537 (2002 Census), which is down from 1,364,621 recorded in the 1989 Census, makes it Russia's fifth largest city. Between 1924 and 1991, the city was known as Sverdlovsk, after the Bolshevik leader Yakov Sverdlov.

  • Tver

    written by grad on 2008-07-10 in #world #locations

    Tver is a city in Russia. Tver was formerly the capital of a powerful medieval state and a model provincial town in Imperial Russia with population of 60,000 on January 1/14.1913. It is located at the confluence of the Volga and Tvertsa Rivers. The city was known as Kalinin from 1931 to 1990.