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  • Jungle Beach

    written by nicx on 2011-09-15 in #world #locations
    Jungle Beach

    Vietnam cities are big, fast paced, and busy, but if you are looking for a peaceful hideaway from it all, there is a little place about an hour’s drive north of Nha Trang called Jungle Beach.

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  • Hoi An

    written by nicx on 2011-09-13 in #world #locations
    Hoi An

    A Vietnamese gem, this little town houses some of the country’s greatest cuisine, culture, beauty, tailors, shopping, sites, and coffee. There is so much to do in this little town and for almost no cost at all.

  • Die Stadt mit den härtesten Bürgersteigen der Welt

    written by nicx on 2011-09-02 in #world #locations
    Die Stadt mit den härtesten Bürgersteigen der Welt

    New York, New York, was für ein Ort. Das Zuhause der schönsten Hunde, der verwirrendsten U-Bahn, den grünsten Orten inmitten von Straßen und natürlich den härtesten Bürgersteigen der Welt.

  • Archivio per pellicole – Custodie per negativi

    written by nicx on 2011-08-30 in #gear #tipster
    Archivio per pellicole – Custodie per negativi

    Dopo aver sviluppato il mio ventesimo rullino,ho realizzato che avrei avuto bisogno di qualcosa per organizzare con un pò di ordine i miei negativi! Dopo aver cercato e chiesto un pò in giro ho trovato le custodie per negativi che hanno risolto il mio problema.

  • Film Archiving – Negative Sleeves

    written by nicx on 2011-08-25 in #gear #tipster
    Film Archiving – Negative Sleeves

    After developing my 20th roll or so I realised I would need to come up with some sort of system for having some kind of order to my negatives! After a bit of searching and asking around I found negative sleeves to solve my problem.

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  • Multiple Masking

    written by nicx on 2011-08-18 in #gear #tipster
    Multiple Masking

    If you know about masks and you know about multiple exposures, then why not try combining these two techniques to come up with a new and exciting type of image that will inspire you to try more new and exciting techniques and images.

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  • Angkor Wat, Angkor What?

    written by nicx on 2011-08-17 in #world #locations
    Angkor Wat, Angkor What?

    Cambodia is home to this World Heritage Site and is a must see for anyone in the area. What is it you ask? Well think Tomb Raider, think Indiana Jones, think mindblowing temples.

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  • The City with the Hardest Pavements in the World!

    written by nicx on 2011-08-10 in #world #locations
    The City with the Hardest Pavements in the World!

    New York, New York what a place. Home to the prettiest dogs, confusing subway, green spots within its streetscape and of course it's hard pavements.

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  • Waterval Boven

    written by nicx on 2011-06-25 in #world #locations
    Waterval Boven

    To escape the city, me and my family own a little house in a very little town called Waterval Boven, this is so we can get out of Johannesburg for a bit and recharge, this is indeed the quintessential one-horse town minus the horse.

  • Voigtlander Vito C - Il mio piccolo bufalo

    written by nicx on 2011-06-24 in #reviews
    Voigtlander Vito C - Il mio piccolo bufalo

    Ogni collezionista di fotocamere vintage dovrebbe possedere una di queste solide fotocamere della Germania Ovest. Ha circa 50 anni ed è ancora in grado di fare fotografie eccezionali! Utilizza pellicole 35mm con stile.

  • Action Sampler

    written by nicx on 2011-05-20 in #reviews
    Action Sampler

    For those who like to move and experiment this little camera will keep you doing both of these. It’ll make you jump up high, pull faces and it will even come along for a slide across a gorge to catch the action.

  • Trepidante Zimbabwe

    written by nicx on 2011-05-17 in #world #locations
    Trepidante Zimbabwe

    Para los que buscan aventuras todo lo que tienes que hacer es adentrarte en la tierra de nadie que hay entre la frontera de Zambia y Zimbabwe. Allí hay un puente con uno de los más impresionantes puentings y tirolinas.

  • Ich liebe den Lomography X-Pro 200!

    written by nicx on 2011-05-08 in #reviews
    Ich liebe den Lomography X-Pro 200!

    Dieser entzückende Film sorgt für großartige Farben, Kontraste und Fotos. Wenn ihr den Lomography X-Pro Slide 200 ausprobiert habt, werdet ihr keinen anderen Film mehr nehmen wollen. Zu sagen, dass er wunderschön ist, ist das Mindeste!

  • Zeiss Ikon Ikonta C 521/2 - my golden oldie

    written by nicx on 2011-05-06 in #reviews
    Zeiss Ikon Ikonta C 521/2 - my golden oldie

    Note: add Zeiss Ikon Ikonta C 521/2 Tag If not to photograph with then just to display this beauty is worth it. This zeiss ikon ikonta c was released in 1947 and shoots 120 film and 6cm x 9cm frames. It has a simple view finder and stand to hold itself up aswell as a tripod mount.

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  • Sprockets to rocket you out of this world

    written by nicx on 2011-04-19 in #reviews
    Sprockets to rocket you out of this world

    If you have a love for sprockets and panorama’s this camera is for you. It was love at first sight for me and once you have picked up your photos from the lab well that love will just grow. Wherever you go even if its just around your pool make sure you keep it handy for those 'lomo' moments!

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  • La Reserva del Chobe - Al encuentro de los Elefantes

    written by nicx on 2011-04-17 in #world #locations
    La Reserva del Chobe - Al encuentro de los Elefantes

    El hogar de unas de las más grandes poblaciones de elefantes, esta reserva no hay espacio para el aburrimiento, ¡Acá vamos Safari!, nunca he estado en un verdadero safari, fue decidido que Chobe Game Reserve sería el parque idea para tener mi primer experiencia. Mi novio y yo manejamos desde Zambia hasta el pueblo fronterizo de Kazungula donde fuimos llevados a través del río hasta Botswana.

  • An Architectonic City - Downtown Chicago

    written by nicx on 2011-04-09 in #world #locations
    An Architectonic City - Downtown Chicago

    Home of the skyscraper, ferris wheel and shredded wheat, this city has some of the most amazing, mouth dropping architecture in the world. It also has some of the most unpredictable weather to go with it.

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  • Eu amo você Lomography X-pro 200!

    written by nicx on 2011-04-06 in #reviews
    Eu amo você Lomography X-pro 200!

    Este delicioso filme vai lhe dar excelentes cores, contrastes e fotos. Você nunca mais vai querer usar outro filme uma vez que você começar a usar Lomography Xpro 200. É magnífico para dizer o mínimo!

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  • Shunting Yards

    written by nicx on 2011-04-05 in #world #locations
    Shunting Yards

    The trains run through the centre of Johannesburg like the Thames runs through London. Our shunting yards are so prominent yet so desolate that most miss them whilst driving over Nelson Mandela Bridge. Here is a look at what goes on in this undiscovered space under those highways and bridges.

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  • Voigtlander Vito C - My Little Buffalo

    written by nicx on 2011-04-04 in #reviews
    Voigtlander Vito C - My Little Buffalo

    This sturdy west German camera is a must have for anyone's vintage camera collection. Around 50 years old and still taking great photos! It shoots 35mm film with style.

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  • I Love You, Lomography X-pro 200!

    written by nicx on 2011-04-01 in #reviews
    I Love You, Lomography X-pro 200!

    This delightful film will give you great colors, contrasts and photos. You will never want to use other film once you start using Lomography X-Pro 200. It is beautiful to say the least!

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  • Lomography ColorSplash Flash

    written by nicx on 2011-03-31 in #reviews
    Lomography ColorSplash Flash

    I absolutely love my coloursplash and if you don’t have one you should get one! This is why! I got given the colour Splash Flash as a birthday gift. I was finally able to take my cameras out at night and so I did!

  • Heart Pounding Zimbabwe

    written by nicx on 2011-03-23 in #world #locations
    Heart Pounding Zimbabwe

    For those looking for adventure all you need do is enter no man’s land between the Zambian and Zimbabwean border posts. There lies a bridge with one of the most spectacular bungee jumps, swings, and zip lines.

  • (City Jewel Undiscovered Location) Jungle Junction

    written by nicx on 2011-03-22 in #world #locations
    (City Jewel Undiscovered Location) Jungle Junction

    Bovu Island is home to jungle junction, the perfect getaway for anyone looking to relax and submerge themselves into nature. You step out of the pick-up and you are already thrown in to island life. You pack all your bags, belongings, and yourselves onto a makoro (a thin canoe-like boat dug out of a tree) and head out for paradise.

  • Elephant Encounters - The Chobe Reserve!

    written by nicx on 2011-03-20 in #world #locations
    Elephant Encounters -  The Chobe Reserve!

    Home to one of the largest elephant populations, this reserve never has a dull moment. Safari here we come! Having never been on a real safari, it was decided that the Chobe Game Reserve would be an ideal park to have my first experience. Me and my boyfriend drove from Zambia to the Kazungula border post where we were taken across the river to Botswana.

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  • The Smoke that Thunders – Victoria Falls

    written by nicx on 2011-03-17 in #world #locations
    The Smoke that Thunders – Victoria Falls

    The Victoria Falls sits between two countries, Zambia and Zimbabwe. In high water season, it is one of the most spectacular sights you will ever see, it can spray so high that you’ll be in the most unpredictable ‘rain’ storm ever.

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  • Between Borders – Rafting and Cruising Down the Zambezi

    written by nicx on 2011-03-16 in #world #locations
    Between Borders – Rafting and Cruising Down the Zambezi

    Stairway to heaven, Devil's toilet bowl, The Terminator, these are just a few of the names of the mighty rapids on the Zambezi. The journey down this river is not for the fainthearted but it is any adrenaline junkie's dream.

  • Nameless Underwater Camera

    written by nicx on 2011-03-14 in #reviews
    Nameless Underwater Camera

    A no name brand, 1.2m Focus Free camera with underwater casing for a steal of a price and takes good pics too! This little beauty comes in a range of colours and patterns and is fearless when it comes to swimming. It is light enough that floats if you happen to let it go whilst diving or bombing water bodies it'll be waiting for you on your return to the surface.

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  • A Lomo Safari - Home of the Big Five: Crocodile Gate to Malelane Gate

    written by nicx on 2011-03-06 in #world #locations
    A Lomo Safari - Home of the Big Five: Crocodile Gate to Malelane Gate

    Welcome to the home of the Big Five - Kruger National Park. One of Africa's largest game reserves, it borders 3 countries and is home to a wide variety of plants, birds, reptiles, and mammals.

  • Johannesburgo: en y alrededor de Newtown

    written by nicx on 2011-02-13 in #world #locations
    Johannesburgo: en y alrededor de Newtown

    Johannesburgo rebosa cultura, gente, edificios antiguos y renovados. Todo eso la convierte en un lugar en el que hay mucho que ver y explorar. Aquí tenéis una mirada a los diferentes edificios de nuestra ciudad, tanto antiguos como modernos. Obras de arte gigantes se exponen a menudo en los edificios; los sorprendentes graffitis dan vida a nuestras calles y hacen que quieras recorrer todas sus esquinas para ver qué encontrarás a continuación.

  • Percorsi alla ricerca di cascate - Un viaggio nel Pondoland

    written by nicx on 2011-01-20 in #world #locations
    Percorsi alla ricerca di cascate - Un viaggio nel Pondoland

    Uno dei segreti meglio custoditi del Sudafrica si nasconde lungo la costa orientale - il Transkei. È rimasto incontaminato, ricco di cultura, popolazioni e natura selvaggia. Senza campo per i cellulari, senza internet o elettricità nelle immediate vicinanze, non rimane molto da fare se non esplorare i dintorni e inventarsi un'avventura.

  • Waterfall Trails - A Journey Through Pondoland

    written by nicx on 2011-01-13 in #world #locations
    Waterfall Trails - A Journey Through Pondoland

    One of South Africa's best-kept secrets is hidden along its eastern coast - the Transkei. It remains untouched and is rich in culture, people, and wilderness. With no cellphone signal, internet or electricity close by there's nothing else to do but explore our surroundings and create our own adventures.

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  • Johannesburg: In and Around Newtown

    written by nicx on 2010-11-27 in #world #locations
    Johannesburg: In and Around Newtown

    Johannesburg is full of culture, people, old buildings, renovated buildings making it a place where there's so much to see and explore. Here's a look at the different buildings in our city - old and new. Giant artworks are usually displayed on the city buildings; the amazing graffiti livens up our streets and make you want to turn to each corner to see what's around it.

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