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  • Lomopedia - The Nikon F

    written by heiwa on 2013-09-16 in #reviews
    Lomopedia - The Nikon F

    After introducing the Canon F-1 to you on Lomopedia last week it's time to introduce its counterpart. Read on to find out more about Nikon's first 35mm film SLR camera!

  • Fuji Klasse W - Lomographer Ron's Daily Snap Shots

    written by heiwa on 2013-08-22 in #lifestyle
    Fuji Klasse W - Lomographer Ron's Daily Snap Shots

    No matter what makes you shilly-shally about buying the Fuji Klasse W, let's have a look at Lomographer Ron's thoughts about this camera! See what this camera can bring to your snap shot journey! Read on!

  • Singapore Cafe-Concepts: Penny University

    written by heiwa on 2013-08-05 in #world #locations
    Singapore Cafe-Concepts: Penny University

    Penny University is a term that originated from 18th century coffeehouses in London, England.

  • Singapore Cafe-Concepts Project!

    written by heiwa on 2013-08-03 in #events
    Singapore Cafe-Concepts Project!

    Singapore is cafe city. Trendy, delicious and laid back come to mind. Can you think of a better way to energize and refresh your senses on a hot Singapore afternoon? You're in for a treat this August! Join us in exploring Singapore's cafe gems! Read on to know more!

  • Singapore Cafe-Concepts: Artistry

    written by heiwa on 2013-07-31 in #world #locations
    Singapore Cafe-Concepts: Artistry

    Nestled in a quiet corner of the Kampong Glam heritage district, Artistry is a new art gallery and café in a shophouse dedicated to art – in every sense of the word.

  • Singapore Cafe-Concepts: Maison Ikkoku

    written by heiwa on 2013-07-29 in #world #locations
    Singapore Cafe-Concepts: Maison Ikkoku

    If you find it a bit boring to stay in cafe all day, Maison Ikkoku may change your mind. Why? Read on to find out more!

  • Singapore Cafe-Concepts: Nylon Coffee Roasters

    written by heiwa on 2013-07-29 in #world #locations
    Singapore Cafe-Concepts: Nylon Coffee Roasters

    Nylon Coffee Roasters is born out of the love and passion for coffee, with a simple underlying goal: to source, roast & brew amazing coffees from around the world.

  • Singapore Cafe-Concepts: The Muffinry

    written by heiwa on 2013-07-26 in #world #locations
    Singapore Cafe-Concepts: The Muffinry

    The next cafe we are going to introduce you in our Cafe-Concepts Project is The Muffinry!

  • Singapore Cafe-Concepts: The Department of Caffeine

    written by heiwa on 2013-07-26 in #world #locations
    Singapore Cafe-Concepts: The Department of Caffeine

    Hello Lomographers! The Department of Caffeine (D.O.C.) takes food and drink seriously, with a tantalizing drinks menu and a tempting range of edibles.

  • 《Analogue Life》- Day Two - A Day With Yamanaka Yuko

    written by heiwa on 2013-07-05 in #lifestyle
    《Analogue Life》- Day Two - A Day With Yamanaka Yuko

    Are there anything else in the city other than tall buildings and crowded streets? Let Yamanaka Yuko show us a totally different landscape, the raw nature, of Hong Kong!

  • Meet Singapore Community LomoAmigo: Haiz

    written by heiwa on 2013-06-13 in #people #lomoamigos
    Meet Singapore Community LomoAmigo: Haiz

    Once you click into his LomoHome, your eyeballs will probably be attracted by his instant pictures taken with LC-A+ instant back! Let's say hello to Haiz, our Community LomoAmigo from Singapore!

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  • Lomography X Sifr: What's Your Comfort Rumble

    written by heiwa on 2013-06-04 in #competitions
    Lomography X Sifr: What's Your Comfort Rumble

    Waking up earlier to make yourself a breakfast or having a walk in the park nearby can be some delightful details of life. Surely, people will have their own comforts which can be so much different from the others. We would like you to share with us your special, private and personal comfort, through Analogue photograph.

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  • Have A Taste Of The Analogue Life!

    written by heiwa on 2013-05-29 in #lifestyle
    Have A Taste Of The Analogue Life!

    “Analogue Life” is a video series which will be introducing one Analogue Business or Analogue Aficionado each month, so as to get you into different analogue scenes in Hong Kong! Now, season one is going to be launched!

  • Ordinary Wall, The Canvas Of Street Artists!

    written by heiwa on 2013-04-25 in #news
    Ordinary Wall, The Canvas Of Street Artists!

    Has your attention ever been grabbed by interesting graffiti on the street? Can you imagine that plain and ordinary walls can act as an important medium for artists?

  • Meet Indonesia LomoAmigo : Sondy!

    written by heiwa on 2013-03-28 in #people #lomoamigos
    Meet Indonesia LomoAmigo : Sondy!

    Let's welcome our Community LomoAmigo, Sondy, from Indonesia! From his pictures, not only can you experience the beautiful landscape in his surroundings, but also can taste the possibility of shooting portrait with analogue cameras! Read on to know more about Sondy!

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  • Aftertaste Of The Lomokino Festival 2013! Part (II)

    written by heiwa on 2013-02-14 in #news
    Aftertaste Of The Lomokino Festival 2013! Part (II)

    We, Lomography Hong Kong, invited seven directors from different creative backgrounds to participate in our Lomokino Festival 2013! On the night of the premiere screening we were blown away by their impressive works! I'm sure you wouldn't want to miss the chance of watching them again, right?

  • Aftertaste Of The Lomokino Festival 2013 – (Part I)

    written by heiwa on 2013-02-06 in #news
    Aftertaste Of The Lomokino Festival 2013 – (Part I)

    Are you still recalling the amazing memories from the Lomokino Festival that took place in Hong Kong last Friday? Though we only spent around 45 minutes in the theater it's safe to assume it was enough to impress our audience! Not to worry if you missed this event, or want to watch the works of various directors again, just read on!

  • Don't Draw The Curtains When Sunlight Illuminates Your Room

    written by heiwa on 2013-01-10 in #news
    Don't Draw The Curtains When Sunlight Illuminates Your Room

    What actions or in-actions will you take if you find an abandoned house or apartment near where you live? Would it become a secret haven for you and your friends? Or, would you just leave it abandoned? An artist from Canada, James Nizam, has the best suggestion yet!

  • Don't Be Afraid of Moving Your Camera!

    written by heiwa on 2013-01-02 in #news
    Don't Be Afraid of Moving Your Camera!

    One most often thinks about exposure time when shooting in a dark setting. So what setting befits an eight-second exposure? When attempting to capture the night scenes in your city? Perhaps, but let artist Nicolas Ruel provide you with a less conventional answer!

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  • Welcome Christmas With Open Arms!

    written by heiwa on 2012-12-24 in #news
    Welcome Christmas With Open Arms!

    Christmas is said to be where the warmth lies in such cold weather! It's also a festival that allows people to stay with their family as well as for closest friends to have fun together! A day to go and it's Christmas! Do you have any plans for this holiday yet?

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  • What Do Horoscopes Tell You About Lomography?

    written by heiwa on 2012-11-23 in #news
    What Do Horoscopes Tell You About Lomography?

    I bet that most of us, especially those with subscriptions to lifestyle magazines, have checked their weekly Horoscope forecast. They're said to be able to predict future events or analyze one's personality based on when we were born. What will be the person born on 23rd November like?

  • Community LomoAmigo heiwa and her Conversations with Cats

    written by heiwa on 2012-11-19 in #people #lomoamigos
    Community LomoAmigo heiwa and her Conversations with Cats

    Lomography's Online Magazine Intern, Heiwa Wong, certainly has the prowess when it comes to writing and conjuring up creative ideas. We've flipped the roles around a bit and invited her to be among the Community LomoAmigos because of her unique and intimate relationship with nature, which has moved us as I'm sure will do the same to you, and is conveyed beautifully through her photographs.

  • Inspirational Darkness!

    written by heiwa on 2012-11-08 in #news
    Inspirational Darkness!

    New York is regarded as the city that never sleeps. However, with Hurricane Sandy, many of her inhabitants could only bide their time indoors. In the aftermath the streets were found ruined, trash everywhere, and even the electricity was severed! Typhoon Sandy showed us the New York City that we've only ever before seen in movies.

  • Grasp The Autumn Breeze - Shoot Before Sunset

    written by heiwa on 2012-10-19 in #reviews
    Grasp The Autumn Breeze - Shoot Before Sunset

    When you start to notice dusk arriving earlier and earlier each day in Hong Kong you'll realize it signifies the arrival of Autumn! As daytime over the next few months is short, let's cherish sunlight with a roll of film and camera! Let's get out and shoot before sunset!

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  • Feel Time Flow In A Still Photograph!

    written by heiwa on 2012-10-18 in #news
    Feel Time Flow In A Still Photograph!

    If someone says they could feel the flow of time would you believe them? The average joe is hardly aware of passing seconds without a clock or watch so it's hard to conceive of how it would be to "feel time". However, with the aid of a film camera and a little technique know as the "time scan", you can genuinely feel time flow!

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  • Grasp The Autumn Breeze - Garments

    written by heiwa on 2012-10-11 in #lifestyle

    It is already October and have you noticed that you are no longer wearing sleeveless clothes? You will gradually put on cardigans, scarfs and wear socks. Yes! They are some of the must-have items for Autumn, as Lomographers have shown us while galavanting around!

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  • View Your Film Negative On Screen With Just A Click

    written by heiwa on 2012-10-10 in #gear #tipster
    View Your Film Negative On Screen With Just A Click

    As a Lomographer and frequent film user you likely have bags upon bags of film negatives. What to do with these strips? Re-print photos, throw them away... but wait! We have a little trick to share with you!

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  • Grasp The Autumn Breeze - Activities

    written by heiwa on 2012-09-28 in #news
    Grasp The Autumn Breeze - Activities

    Have you noticed any changes when you've waken up recently? The sun is beating down gently and leaves are falling off with the breeze. You'll rarely take a tank top out of your wardrobe but instead opt for a cardigan. What do these things signify? It time for Autumn!

  • The Self-Portrait Phenomenon

    written by heiwa on 2012-09-17 in #news
    The Self-Portrait Phenomenon

    We can't deny that the "self-portrait" has been gaining popularity recently. The position of photographer and the subject are blended together. Tseng Kwong-chi (1950-1990), a Chinese artist, is known for his self-portrait series in which he wore the same Chinese tunic and photographed himself infront of famous memorials.

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  • Zoom In Your Drinks!

    written by heiwa on 2012-09-13 in #news
    Zoom In Your Drinks!

    Are you constantly on the hunt for creative decorations for your room? BevShots may be the inspiration you're looking for! Art pieces with vibrant colors and abstract compositions are what they offer - read on for more!

  • Are These Truly Self-Portraits?

    written by heiwa on 2012-09-11 in #news

    Nowadays, cameras are portable so people can easily take them around and then upload them onto social networking websites. Have you ever imagined there could be other types of self-portraits which are surreal and reveal the dark side of people's emotions? Read on to know more!

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  • Equip Yourself With Less Equipment!

    written by heiwa on 2012-09-10 in #news
    Equip Yourself With Less Equipment!

    Imagine that out of the blue you're bestowed with a really simple and basic camera and asked to create the best image ever. What will you think? Impossible? Well of course not, you're a Lomographer, honey! But, an Atlanta-based photographer, Zack Arias, dares to take this challenge!

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  • Move Your Arms To Write!

    written by heiwa on 2012-09-06 in #news
    Move Your Arms To Write!

    Burned out with your experiments with light painting and seeking alternatives? Why not try to draw with other tools, like your arms!

  • In Between Reality And Creativity

    written by heiwa on 2012-09-05 in #news

    Tall buildings are rarely observed in Japan due to its geographic location. Have you every imagined there'd be as many high-risers as in New York City one day? With creativity, it is possible to establish a skyscraper filled Japan that people have never seen!

  • Asian Photography Masters: Ihei Kimura, Japan

    written by heiwa on 2012-09-05 in #lifestyle
    Asian Photography Masters: Ihei Kimura, Japan

    Ihei Kimura was a celebrated 20th Century Japanese Realism photographer. The objects in his pictures were commonalities found in his surroundings. Those new to photography often start with things nearby. It helps us practice getting along with our camera. Gradually, we then turn to something more special. But why don't we ever consider going back to basics? Ordinary scenes may look extraordinary through your camera! Not sure how it works? Let's refer to Ihei Kimura's photographs and we may get the answer.

  • A New Form Of Fireworks

    written by heiwa on 2012-09-04 in #news
    A New Form Of Fireworks

    During a fireworks display, we can hear people acclaiming and see the sky being light up. David Johnson, like other photographers, wants to capture such precious moments with their cameras. But what he did is slightly different to the others. We'll let you in to the show-stopping surprise after the jump!

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  • When School Bells Ring

    written by heiwa on 2012-09-03 in #news
    When School Bells Ring

    It's not easy for members of the public isn't allowed to visit schools. It's hard to imagine how the classroom in different institutes vary with each other. Julian Germain, a British photographer, who was granted access to the "inside", is going to educate us on classrooms through his "Classroom Portraits" which you'll find after the hop-scotch jump!

  • 1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism Festival!

    written by heiwa on 2012-09-03 in #news
    1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism Festival!

    There are usually numerous packages provided by travel agencies. You'd choose an appropriate package according to your needs. If you're an Art lover, there's a package, organized by the Tourism Ministry of Malaysia, that can satisfy your desire!

  • A Late Night Filled With Performances

    written by heiwa on 2012-09-03 in #news
    A Late Night Filled With Performances

    Museums are often closed at approximately 6 p.m. But several Art museums in Singapore are challenging this by staying open till 2 a.m. Why's that? Because of the Night Festival event that was recently in town!

  • Creativity Is A Poem Underwater

    written by heiwa on 2012-08-30 in #lifestyle
    Creativity Is A Poem Underwater

    Underwater photography seems to be a summer time thing. Happiness and excitement oozes from these shots. But after checking out the works of Simon Harsent, the emotions that surface are amazement and an air of mystery.

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  • Multiple Exposures of a Multifaceted City

    written by heiwa on 2012-08-29 in #news
    Multiple Exposures of a Multifaceted City

    Skyscrapers may be one of Hong Kong's signature sights. With limited land, the only place to build is up. Ajay Malghan, a photographer whose just completed his Master of Fine Arts in Hong Kong, has a series of photographs that present the architecture found in this metropolis.

  • Old Hong Kong Close-Up

    written by heiwa on 2012-08-29 in #news
    Old Hong Kong Close-Up

    Every place has its own history and so does Hong Kong! Markets, Pawn Shops and the "Dai Pai Dong" were commonly found in 1970s. However, some of them were replaced by business buildings or shopping malls due to the rapid economic development. If you miss them, then "Unique Hong Kong in Miniature" is a suitable exhibition for you!

  • Not Only A Pet But Something More

    written by heiwa on 2012-08-28 in #news
    Not Only A Pet But Something More

    Pets are always our good companions. They may also be our listeners when we need someone to talk to. It might not seem out of the ordinary that John Unger keeps a dog. However, his dog isnt only a friend, but is everything to him.

  • Observing People Through Windows

    written by heiwa on 2012-08-27 in #news
    Observing People Through Windows

    Living in a jam-packed city like Hong Kong, buildings are so closely constructed that it's not difficult for you to observe what others are doing through their windows. Gail Albert Halaban, a photographer from the United States, is interested in what can be seen out of her apartment windows.

  • Asian Photography Masters: Chien-Chi Chang, Taiwan

    written by heiwa on 2012-08-27 in #news
    Asian Photography Masters: Chien-Chi Chang, Taiwan

    Chien-Chi Chang (張乾琦) , a Taiwanese photographer, focuses on topics closely-related to society as well as interpersonal relationships. Does marriage mean absolute happiness? Do all psychiatric patients feel comfortable with how they are being treated? Through Chang's works, we can explore these issues and you may find your answers.

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  • Nudity, A New Way Of Communication?

    written by heiwa on 2012-08-24 in #news
    Nudity, A New Way Of Communication?

    Seeing people using a tripod to take self-portrait mightn't surprise you. However, if you see a naked man taking pictures of himself, while at the same time doing a single push-up on the street, won't you be shocked? So what drives Ou Zhihang (歐志航) to take pictures in the nude?

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  • When Typhoons Arrive So Does Inspiration

    written by heiwa on 2012-08-23 in #news
    When Typhoons Arrive So Does Inspiration

    In August, the airtime of Hong Kong's News is engulfed by the "imminent" Typhoon. One after the other they come. While we may mess up their names, I'd say Typhoon Vicente is still on the tips of our tongues as it brought the first Signal Number 10 to the territory, this past July, since 1999! Flights were either cancelled or delayed. So, for traveling photographers stuck at Hong Kong's airport - how did they release their creative energy?

  • Send Me A Postcard, Drop Me A Line

    written by heiwa on 2012-08-23 in #news
    Send Me A Postcard, Drop Me A Line

    Does anyone still send postcards to friends or family while on travel? Pictures on postcards are always taken of tourist attractions. You may often have thought these weren't special enough to be featured. Though, now you can create your own postcards in a jiffy! Learn how after the jump!

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  • Discover The Notion Of Discovery

    written by heiwa on 2012-08-22 in #news
    Discover The Notion Of Discovery

    What kind of photographs do you suppose are regarded "impressive"? Everyone has different ideas and perceptions so don't worry if your answer differs to the person next to you. Pictures that attract our attention are more likely those that share something in common with our lives. Nine nominees in the ICON de Martell Cordon Bleu will resonate, in some shape or form, with us viewers through their photographic works!

  • The First “__________” Exhibition - Your Chance to Exhibit Your Photographs

    written by heiwa on 2012-08-21 in #news
    The First “__________” Exhibition - Your Chance to Exhibit Your Photographs

    Hosting an exhibition every aspring photographer's dream! Not are your works presented to the public, but it's also a good opportunity to meet creatives who are also photography aficionados! If you think hodling an exhibit is costly, or you find it bothersome to find a suitable gallery, you can put your worries aside and happily participate in an exhibition. Details after the jump!