An amazing art nouveau structure built at the beginning of the XX century at the historical downtown of the Toluca city. Originally it was the "16 of September market". In 1978 the artist Leopoldo Flores and some other local artists began the construction of a massive stained glass window (in fact one of the largest in the world, as far as I know). In the 80's the building was reopened as the Cosmovitral and Botanical Garden.
An amazing art nouveau structure built at the beginning of the XX century at the historical downtown of the Toluca city. Originally it was the “16 of September market”. In 1978 the artist Leopoldo Flores and some other local artists began the construction of a massive stained glass window (in fact one of the largest in the world, as far as I know). In the 80’s the building was reopened as the Cosmovitral and Botanical Garden.
Walking around the garden, between the flora and the foliage – I’m a total neophyte about botanical topics, but it seems you can find here some important specimens, the fountains and pounds it’s a great experience in it’s own, but doing it by the light filtered by the multicolored glasses it’s something to remember, something to think about.
The whole stained glass piece it’s about duality and antagonism in the universe, about the struggle, rebirth and destiny of humanity. This is the place to be for a lover of light, as all photographers are. I this series I double exposed the film with some chess pieces at my house.
Though I am not a professional, photography is in my genes. My father was a photographer and technician in the Air Force and accumulated a number of cameras during his life. This is a story about one of those cameras, a Yashica 635 TLR. I brought the camera—after being in storage for about 55 years—back to life with a roll of Portra 160 during the golden hour at Bellevue Botanical Gardens in Washington.
During the 1980s Bob Mazzer worked as a projectionist at a porn cinema. He began photographing his daily commute to and from work on the Underground. What followed was a collection of photographs that capture the cultural and social history of London in the 1980's.
Years before the world knew her as John Lennon's better half and artistic partner, Yoko Ono herself was already an established artist. Here are portraits of the artist and peace activist from this period, presented just in time for her recently-opened first "official" show at the Museum of Modern Art.
Of course, Italy makes a great destination for taking photos. But what if there was a place where you could find stunning motifs, impressive colors, and the ideal mixture of nature and arts all at once? What if I told you that there is a place like that: a garden full of art in the middle of nowhere?
An ongoing show at the George Eastman House in New York puts the spotlight on a collection of photographs that "explore uses of gardens and how humans cultivate the landscapes that surround them," from the time the medium was invented up to the present.
It's late October in Copenhagen and summer was well and truly behind us. With the nights drawing in, the chances of going out with one of my cameras was slim. All was not lost at this time of year, however, as it allowed me time to focus on my own personal music projects—I am a professional composer/musician and audio engineer at my own studio by day.
When I was a child, I regularly went to Blaavand, located at the Danish west coast, with my brothers and parents. I stopped going there as I grew up. In 2012 however, we hit the road again. It was my first return visit in about 20 years. I took the chance and packed as many cameras as possible into my luggage. In part two of my journey log, I'm going to show you the pictures I took with my Lomography cameras.
The skies were busy with magic today — or maybe it was just the solar eclipse that caused all that ruckus? Decked out in space-age goggles and other various sun viewing paraphernalia, groups of people gathered as the moon moved between the sun and the earth this morning across Europe. Only a few lucky folks witnessed the total eclipse, and here at Vienna HQ, the greatest moment of the partial eclipse happened at 10:45 A.M. and lasted only a few minutes. We stopped everything we were doing to join the sky watchers crew and share in this astonishing moment. Check out these brilliant solar-inspired shots to celebrate the occasion!
"You put your camera around your neck in the morning along with putting on your shoes, and there it is, an appendage of the body that shares your life with you," said Dorothea Lange, the icon whose birthdate we celebrate today, May 26.
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