Valencia an intoxicating mix Spanish Art & Architecture.
Valencia is the third largest city in Spain and the 21st largest in the European Union. It forms part of an industrial area on the Costa del Azahar. Valencia is well known for its Architecture, Squares and gardens. One of the most impressive sites is The Hemispheric at the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències (Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias) by Santiago Calatrava. It’s an amazing piece of modern architecture, simply stunning – has a very futuristic feel to it.
Valencia has a very changeable climate, with hot dry summers, mild humid winters and stormy autumns and springs. The city is easy to access on foot and you can lose yourself wandering about its small twisting streets. The food is glorious and good dining is easy to find. I enjoyed very much the traditional tapas food on offer, the local beer tastes mighty fine and I wish I could remember the name of it!
A great place to see and explore and you will need plenty of film to make many many lomo images!
This article is dedicated to Serge Moulinier, a largely unknown French photographer who won one of the most important prizes in France with a book on Greek architecture. Strangely, little information can be found on the Internet about this great photographer whose work had also been published in an important essay written by the famous John Szarkowski, former Director of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Vienna, Austria-based lomographer Andrea Ehrenreich works as an architect and architecture photographer. Being in the community continuously inspires her to express herself freely, without worrying about any strict photographic rules.
It's a modern utopia, a one-of-a-kind in the world: Brasília. The capital of marvelous Brazil is the wet dream of every architecture aficionado, the masterpiece of Oscar Niemeyer. This architect created an illusion of better living; thus, Brasília was declared an UNESCO World Heritage site in 1987. This is a homage to lines, curves, and boldness.
This article is dedicated to the Czech photographer, Josef Koudelka, and his book, "Gypsies," a classic in documentary photography. "Gypsies" contains a series of images Koudelka took between 1962 and 1971 in the former Czechoslovakia, Romania, Hungary, France, and Spain. Here, he was able to masterfully depict the simplicity of the gypsy lifestyle, never presenting their situation as a social problem but instead showing their lives as a mix of joyfulness and wonder, sorrow and mystery.
Two days from now, Lempertz will hold a sale of 195 photographic prints. The lineup is as varied as the history of photography itself. An 1856 print by an anonymous photographer is in the same group as a top-valued Joseph Szabo shot. A deceptively simple shot of a flower vase is joined by the complex textures of Lucien Hervé. Take a look at the fascinating mix.
At the geographic center of the Canadian Maritime Provinces, right at the heart of Moncton city lies the Art Shack, an art supply store and studio. Originally established in Sackville NB, the Art Shack art supply store and studio is run by local artists. It provides a myriad of art materials and framing, and focus an approach of education through art to the surrounding communities. Some of the most iconic Lomography analogue cameras are available at the store.
Brothers Howard and Guy Lawrence grew up playing and mixing electronic music in their garage. Coming from a musical family, their dream was to play one day at the famous Madison Square Garden in New York City. Last month, their dream became a reality. Disclosure's debut show at Madison Square Garden was a success. Here are some of the evening's highlights, captured through the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens.
Julian Hand is an experimental filmmaker who embraces analogue photography and methods in his work. He creates visuals for The Oscillation, a UK based psych band and recently went on tour to Spain with the LC-A + camera. Have a look at his shots here.