Like greyhound racing? You probably don’t, and neither do I – an opinion shared by a lot of people if the lack of crowds at Perry Barr dog track are anything to go by.
One of two greyhound racing venues in Birmingham, the people that do go there really conform to the stereotypes you might expect. Bookmakers in big sheepskin jackets, their minders lurking in the background, and a smattering of hardcore punters studying race cards and smoking roll-ups.
If you go on a misty night like I did, the floodlights give an eerie surreal quality to the atmosphere that makes for an interesting photo, despite the general lack of life. Greyhound racing is like horse racing’s scruffy little bad boy brother and in the right conditions can end up being more photogenic (lomogenic?). Why not visit a track yourself to try it?
Ellie Smith is a London-based fashion and portrait photographer with a real talent for taking simple and beautiful portraits. Recently, she took the Petzval Art Lens to the streets of East London to capture some urban shots. Read on for the full interview and see her striking photographs.
The people we meet and the places we go to are essential ingredients to creating our most treasured memories. To preserve those memories, however, we need a little help from our trusty cameras, and if you want sharper, more vibrant memories with a blanket of vignette and oozing with unique character, hook up your camera with Lomography’s latest innovation, the New Russar+ Lens.
Want to know what our favorite characters have been up to recently? Find out in this edition of <a href="http://www.lomography.com/magazine/tags/351767-the-comment-your-caption-rumble">The Comment Your Caption Rumble!</a>
Zahir Batin, a Malaysian photographer combines photography with miniature figures to reinterpret Star Wars in his own way. His work features cleverly-placed figurines of Stormtroopers, battle droids, R2-D2, and many Star Wars characters that we are familiar with, changing the concepts of the Star Wars universe.
For many people, going on trips to wonderful places would be dull and incomplete without their reliable, fun-loving travel buddy. For Los Angeles, California-based illustrator John Stortz, it's his beloved dog Wolfgang.
Of course we all love our dogs, but can your dog do a cool trick? Do you have your dog all dressed up for special occasions? Is your dog just cuter than all the rest? Show us how cute and adorable your dog can be!
Aside from the fact that Ubud is a must-visit tourist spot in Bali, it is also the perfect place to relax and get inspired. There, you’ll see and feel something different. Staying there for a month in 2012 made me discover good places to visit. If ever you'll be in Bali for a holiday, don't forget to visit Ubud. Now, I shall take you on a quick visit to this town!
They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but whoever said that must have never shot with a Konica C35. This 46-year-old beauty can definitely hang with the big boys. Come see why this camera is one of my favorites, and why it should be one of yours, too.