Gyeongbokgung - one of the top 10 tourist attractions in Seoul, South Korea. Gyeongbokgong, also known as Gyeongbok Palace, is a royal palace located at northern Seoul. It was built in 1395. Gyeongbokgung is the most beautiful and remains the grandest of all five palaces. The name of "Gyeongbokgung" means "Palace of Shining Happiness" in English.
How to get there? You can easily take Subway line 3 and get to exit #5 of Gyeongbokgung station or Subway line 5 and get to exit #2 of Gwanghwamun station with around 400 meters walking distance. It takes around 10-15 minutes of walking from Insadong. I enjoyed the environment while walking towards Gyeongbokgung.
The palace gate opening and closing ceremony and Royal Guard Changing ceremony are held at Gwanghwamun. It’s a demonstration of Korea’s traditional culture. The performance is held between 10am-4pm everyday except Tuesday (closing day) and rainy days. Please refer to this link for the latest information.
The entrance admission is operated under the Integrated Ticket of Palaces. Please refer to this link for more information.
The Algarve region in the south of Portugal attracts tourists from all over Europe all year round. But what most people (luckily) don't know is that there is still a great unexplored part of the coast in Algarve, away from the masses and the cities. Come and see the Costa Vicentina, a diamond on Portugal's southwest coast.
I would like to tell you about the Zhuzhalka. Zhuzhalka is the slag waste that remains after coal mining. But in this story, in our case, we have another meaning for this word. Here, the Zhuzhalka is a Ukrainian group of young photographers. These photos are by artists from Donetsk city in eastern Ukraine. The name of the project was influenced by the geographic specialization of Donetsk.
We have prepared a special set of filters to boost up your creative possibilities with the Petzval or any other lens with a 58mm filter mount. Get all in one set or pick your favourite and step up your game!
Coinciding with the relaunch of the Lomography community website is the debut of one of the Magazine's newest series, Meet the Innovators. Here, we'll be talking to some of the game changers in the field of photography to get a closer look on what they do as well as find out their personal insights. For our opening salvo we proudly introduce Cat Ong, Lomography's very own Head of Optic Product Development who counts the research and development of the LC-A family, Russar and Petzval Art Lenses, Diana F+, and Lomo'Instant, among many others, as some of his projects.
The Smartphone Film Scanner offers Lomographers and analog lovers a quick, easy and portable way to scan 35mm films. Simply turn on the Smartphone Film Scanner back-light, insert your film, take a photo of it using your Smartphone and use your phone's camera or the specially-developed App (iPhone and Android versions available) to edit and share.
Shooting with the Lubitel 166+ is an experience on it´s own. The waist level finder will help you to compose your frames perfectly.With the possibility to use 120 and 35mm Film It offers unlimited creative possibilities deemed to be an analogue masterpiece. Get your legendary Lubitel 166+ in our Online Shop!
Do you know the folk rock trio, The Staves? You will undoubtedly love them with this new competition! On the occasion of the upcoming release of their new album "If I Was" on March 23, we offer you tickets to their concert, vinyl records, and Lomography cameras!