The City Guide New York City Gets Down to Specifics


Time is running out to submit your locations and be part of the City Guide New York City!

Photo By: stouf

With New York section call outs being a huge success; an amazing 100+ locations were submitted in just a few weeks, it’s time to think about our very best and beloved NYC spots.

To help with the brainstorming, Lawrence, our trusty NYC editor has come up with an ocean full of Lomography minded locations that could be included. In no way are they musts but we generally wanted to get the creative juices and locations flowing.

Photo By: sbc72

REMEMBER…images locations are great but having you and friends, pets or family in each is our driving force. So laugh in the park, smile with your huge pizza slice and give toast to your favorite bars in beautiful lomographic glory!

Photo By: emma_voodoo

Wacky Themes!

  • Cats in bodegas or delis
  • Dogs on leashes outside of places
  • Graffiti
  • Dollar pizza joints


  • Mee Noodle in Midtown East
  • Grimaldi’s pizza
  • A bunch of signs from all the different Ray’s Pizzas in NYC!
  • Any expensive restaurants that show how classy we are!!
  • Cake shop
  • Ramen shops in the Lower East Side
  • Momofuku
  • Any bakery in town where people are biting into cupcakes, cakes and having fun
  • Chennai , The vegetarian Indian joint in Murray Hill
  • Caravan of dreams, wild ginger, quintessence and other veggie/vegan spots
  • Amy Ruth’s, Red Rooster or Sylvia’s in Harlem
  • Pommes frites
  • Torrisi Italian Specialties
  • Crif dogs
  • Gray’s papaya/papaya king
  • Nathan’s hot dogs in Coney Island
  • Burger Joint at Le Parker Meridian in midtown
  • Corner Bistro in the West Village
  • Peter Luger Steakhouse in Brooklyn
  • Tom’s diner, and amazing kitschy place in Brooklyn!
  • Food Trucks: Big Gay Ice Cream, Dosa guy, Sammy’s, Kogi, Endless Summer, Mr.Softee
  • Thai and Indian food out in Queens


  • Super fun crazy looking house/roof parties/live shows
  • Tom’s restaurant on West 112th St. It’s the Seinfeld place!
  • The "Soho” area – it’s packed with unique fashion and one of a kind stores!
  • Comedy Clubs like Comedy Cellar, Carolines and Gotham Comedy Club. Random pictures of people doing standup rule!
  • Bronx zoo
  • Fat Cat jazz club
  • Angelika theater
  • Film forum
  • Nitehawk cinema
  • Academy records
  • Sound fix
  • Gimme Gimme records
  • Bleeker Street records
  • Kim’s
  • Earwax Music
  • The Sock man on St. Marks


  • The Apollo Theater in Harlem
  • McSorleys Ale House
  • Barcade
  • Union Hall
  • Burp Castle
  • Noodle shops in Chinatown
  • Some small/indie run theaters that show short run plays and experimental theater. There are a bunch and some in very bizarre locations.
  • Webster Hall
  • Perilla
  • Westville east
  • Beast
  • Academy records
  • Sound fix
  • Gimme Gimme records
  • Bleeker Street records
  • Kim’s
  • Earwax Music

Great text but need some more incredible photos!

  • Doughnut Plant
  • Cup and Saucer luncheonette
  • Bergen Bagels
  • Di Fara pizza
  • Strand bookstore
  • Coney island
  • Brooklyn botanical garden
  • Staten Island Ferry
  • The Brooklyn brewery
  • 5 Pointz (graffiti warehouse in queens)
  • West 4th street basketball courts

How to get involved:
- To see all the sections that will be included in the Lomography City Guide New York, take a look here
- If you’re not sure of what a location should look, our handy dandy step-by- step guidelines will help walk you through it with ease.
- Upload 3 or 4 or more great photos (higher resolution the better – your photos should have at least 1200 pixels in either width or height)
- A few sentences on why you love your location and why people should check it out
- Tell us the exact address where it’s located and how to get there
- If you have a LomoLocation to submit that does not fit in the above, please go ahead and submit it anyway, it will still be considered for the book (so long as it’s about New York of course!)
- Just don’t forget to tag your location with “NYCG” so we can pull them out easily and provide you with 15 piggies (10 for the Location and 5 if it’s from New York)

Good Luck!

written by mmoya on 2011-09-13 in #news #lomography #nyc #nycg #city-guide #new-york


  1. chewy
    chewy ·

    mmoya, you had helped me out with this before - I have a previous LomoLocation that I did for NYC and that I can't seem to tag with NYCG. Would you mind tagging it for me or letting me know how I can do it? It can be found below, thanks!!…

  2. amybreaksloose
    amybreaksloose ·

    when does this submission expire? Because i get my filmscanner next week and i still have to scan my negatives..

  3. devoncaulfield
    devoncaulfield ·

    @amybreaksloose You will still have time to get your submission in next week! Looking forward to seeing your photos! :)

  4. mmoya
    mmoya ·

    @Chewy - I was able to tag your article with 'NYCG'. Thanks for being so active with the City Guide!

  5. amybreaksloose
    amybreaksloose ·

    @devoncaulfield - Yes thanks! Haha, can't wait to see them, too!

  6. chewy
    chewy ·

    thanks so much mmoya!!

  7. stouf
    stouf ·

    Yay ! I just saw that post ! Thanks for using my shot ! : )

  8. thewallflower
    thewallflower ·

    I know this is totally last minute but are you stable to submit for the NY City Guide? I just finished scanning all my images in

  9. devoncaulfield
    devoncaulfield ·

    @thewallflower Yes, it's not too late! We're really looking forward to seeing your article(s)! :)

  10. valmary
    valmary ·

    Hi, I have some photos, where do I send my photos please?Is there a link or a mail?

  11. devoncaulfield
    devoncaulfield ·

    @valmary Yes! You can make your own Location by following this link

  12. mmoya
    mmoya ·

    @Valmary - Don't forget to tag your post as "NYCG" Thanks!

  13. apenguin
    apenguin ·

    I'm sorry, I also have a previous NY location that I would like to submit, but don't know how to tag. Can you help? Thank you so much!…

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