Bangkok was our first stop in the land of the smiles. It is the main capital of Thailand with Suvarnabhumi airport acting as a hub to hundreds of international destinations. Sawadeeka Thailand!
As soon as we landed I was already impressed by the sophistication and size of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport. We managed to find a taxi to take us to the center of the city. Oh boy was that a ride! I was on the edge of my seat and upon checking how fast we are going I realized the speedometer of the taxi wasn’t working!
We stayed in Bangkok for a good four days and made full use of our time by exploring as much as we can. I studied my Lonely Planet religiously in search for orientation and insider dibs and tips. This metropolitan city is very enormous so traveling with a map is a must!
On my first day, I decided to visit the Lomographic Embassy of Thailand and what a mission that was! After taking the local bus to the correct MRT line (Bangkok’s metro) then switching to the BTS (Bangkok’s Skytrain), I finally reached the urban area of Sukhumvit, only to be disappointed – the embassy was closed and it was a weekday! I didn’t make an appointment with them so if you wanna go, it’s best to call them first! So to cheer myself up we walked to Cabbages & Condoms restaurant, which is a funny place! They give you a free condom with a meal in order to promote safe sex (important in the land where prostitution is widely accepted).
I also made time to check out Wat Pho, the famous reclining Buddha that Leo was seen visiting in “The Beach.” It’s a long one! Besides that, I enjoyed plenty of temple visits, tuk-tuk rides and fun nights out in Khao San road. There’s plenty to do here and make sure you say “sawadeeka” to all the smiles you meet on the street!
Long before acts like The Beatles and The Carpenters popularized their own versions of it, it was The Marvelettes who first delivered this tune to the masses as their debut single under the legendary record label Motown.
The air playfully blowing her red hair, her bright smile, the accidental light leaks - everything in this portrait is just so perfect we have to declare it as our Photo of the Day! Congratulations andrejrusskovskij!
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 first moon landing in 1969 is just one of the many events that we celebrate every July, and so to commemorate this historic occasion as well as to kickstart the month, we have this stop-motion film by mok!
Vienna is not only the capital and largest city of Austria; it's where the Lomography headquarters is based, too! Join us as we explore this lovely city through handpicked lomographs taken by our community members using their trusty LC-A and LC-A+ cameras!
If you want to know the heart of a person, peek inside his/her wardrobe! And no, nobody famous said that; I only just made it up. But really, don't you think it's true? After all, the way we dress screams our personality; at least for most of us. And that is why, as soon as I land on a new city, one of the things I absolutely must do is find the local boutiques. Sure, I love the fancy chain boutiques as much as the next person, but there's just something else about a local clothing store. It's unique!
Cagliari is the capital of the region of Sardinia, the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. With my trusty Lomo LC-A+ RL, I'll show you in this article the most characteristic part of this city known as The Castle, with its narrow streets and a very interesting museum with unique archaeological pieces in the world!
Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta, was once the great capital of India back when the British ruled our country. This is my hometown, and not the place I study in. I enjoy photographing various urban scenes around it and this is a curated gallery of sorts introducing the old city for you wonderful people.
Stop bath is a type of chemical used in the darkroom for processing black and white film, aptly named as such because it halts the development of the images. In this case, stop bath is also part of the title that Korean analogue street photographer <b><a href="http://instagram.com/sooeatsyourstreetforbreakfast">Soomin Yim</a></b> has given her body of work, "Stop Bath the City," to represent the forgotten faces of people in the city amid rapid modernization, captured and immortalized on black and white film.
Our photography firsts, such as our first camera or first film, are certainly unforgettable. When you have a surreal and awesome album of first snaps, such as the ones taken with a rare film, it's even more memorable!
It's only been a couple of days since Lomography launched its first dedicated instant camera via Kickstarter, but it seems to have already caused quite a stir not only here in the community but in other websites as well. See what the press is saying about the new Lomo'Instant camera in this first of two parts of our press recaps!
We recently had the opportunity to chat with founder and editor of AlternativePhotography.com, Malin Fabbri, and we are pleased to now share it with you! Our goal was to better understand the inner workings of the Alternative Photography community and its formation, as well as get a sneak peek into the life of its founder. Malin was generous in sharing her knowledge, wisdom and history and we are grateful for it, as we're certain you will be also!