Durham City and it's surrounding area is drenched in historical reminders!
Durham is a city in the North East or England and about 20 minutes by train from by hometown of Newcastle and 13 miles (21 km) to the south west of Sunderland. People have lived in the Durham area since roughly 2000 BC as Archaeological evidence suggests.
The surrounding area sprawls out and rolls out over hillsides with the main eye-catching centre being its Cathedral standing tall – The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, commonly referred to as Durham Cathedral, which is a good thing as the other name is a bit of a mouth full! When you take the train from London and pass Durham you can’t help but notice it on the way past especially at night when it is all light it – it looks magnificent.
I like visiting and I generally head off to the pub or take in high tea so I can have scones with jam & cream washed down with a cup of tea – yummy. I have visited the Cathedral at least 10 times in my life and I never get tired of looking both inside and out – though I could do without the walk up the hill to the train station as it’s pretty brutal! You have plenty to see and of course make lomo images of. I recommend a walk down by the river also!
Why not also explore some more and head off to the surrounding area ?
Durham is a beautiful but tiny university city in the north of England famous for its amazing cathedral, which is one of Britain's best loved buildings. When I was studying at the university, I loved to go for crisp, autumnal walks around the cathedral and the river, kicking the leaves and basking in the golden glow of the season. The Lomography Redscale film perfectly captures the beauty of this time of year.
We have been digging in our archives here at Lomography UK and have noticed how often the Diana F+ is featured on the front pages of magazines. It appears to be the most photographed of all our cameras. Here are a few wonderful fashion shots that show off the Diana F+ to the world!
The Easter Weekend is approaching and for most of us that means four days off! Spring is here in the UK which means the sun is out and the flowers are in bloom. This is the perfect time to get out your cameras, dust off that special roll of slide film that you've been saving and get outside! Read on for some Easter events happening in your area and some tips on getting great Easter shots!
As camera-toting, wanderlust-driven adventurers, we are always seeking for the most intriguing places to visit and immortalize in our travel snaps. One such spot, without a doubt, is the historic city of Cusco in Peru. If you haven't been to this fascinating historic town, we're sure you'd be making plans for a visit after browsing through the photos taken by our fellow lomographers!
Every summer Carnaby Street and its surrounding areas have a big shopping party with late openings, deals, offers, gifts, DJs and street music. This year they made a video documenting the night and we are in it! Check it out, it'll make you want to come to the next one.
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.
Need a break from a hot day walking around the city in Budapest? Why don't you visit the Széchenyi baths situated at the City Park and enjoy the warm thermal waters in beautiful surroundings? If you are up for it, you can play a game of chess, too, while enjoying yourself at one of the outdoor pools.