Almost every country in the world has its own version of Chinatown. Find out in this post what Manila's very own has to offer.
The Manila Chinatown is located across the Pasig River from Intramuros. It is the oldest Chinatown in the world, established over 400 years ago. However, it was only 7 years ago when I discovered it. If I remember it correctly, we were on our way to visit some family friends in Tondo during that time when we decided to drive through Binondo since it wasn’t that far. When I saw a horse-drawn carriage (also known as calesa/kalesa) parked near the Plaza San Lorenzo Ruiz, I got amazed by it and how it feels to actually sit in there, so my grandmother told me she would accompany me and my sisters one day to ride one. I haven’t experienced it yet until now, so the next time I go to Binondo, I’ll be sure to try it! And since I wasn’t into photography back then, I only had the chance to take pictures of it now. Here, have a look:
And before I end this post, allow me to share one random thing: this is my favorite place to take pictures in and of because of its welcoming ambiance and great food!
Canon has risen to the ranks of the biggest and most influential camera manufacturers in the world, and it all started 80 years ago when the company produced its very first camera, The Kwanon. Find out all about this historic shooter after the jump!
It may take a while for some lomographers to figure out the perfect combination of camera, film, and accessory that suit their needs. But, Wessel de Haas, aka wesco, has been extremely lucky to find his early on his journey to Lomography. Find out what film and accessory he likes pairing his La Sardina 8Ball with in this edition of My First Lomo Affair!
Still thinking of where to go to see spring at its very best? Nature-loving travelers are now flocking to Lisse in the Netherlands to witness one of the best sights that Europe has to offer this season!
Really want to bring your film photos to life? We’re now offering totally analogue fine art prints in a host of large sizes and formats! Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.
It looks like it’s time to get out the cameras and pack your bags. Together with the Shift School Dresden, we offered amazing prizes, including an insider trip to Paris, where you can take part in photography courses and visit the world-famous Paris Photo Tradeshow. Of course, there’s also a ton of Lomography prizes at stake like cameras, accessories and film so that the winner can capture memories from the trip on film. And now to announce the winners!
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Fascinated by its distinct swing lens, Keith Attard, more popularly known in the Communiy as deepfried_goodness, regards the Horizon Perfekt as a unique gem. Find out what Keith has to say about this powerful panoramic camera in this installment of Weapon of Choice!
In April of this year I had the chance to test the Petzval Lens and to write a review on it for the German photography forum Kwerfeldein. The lens excited me from the very beginning, at the time it was introduced on Kickstarter. I was afraid that once I had tested the lens, I would want to have one of my own! Well, that’s what happened; a year later, I finally bought my very own Petzval lens.
Hans Eijkelboom is a Dutch conceptual artist/street photographer who has just released a book titled Hans Eijkelboom: People of the Twenty-First Century published by Phaidon. We are love these photographs and are offereing you the chance to win a copy of this wonderful book and La Sardina Cubic to capture your very own amazing photos. Read on to enter this great competition!