High flying on the Skyline Drive. 105 miles on the Skyline Drive along the top of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
The speed limit never goes over 35 miles per hour. Elevations ranging from about 2,000 to over 3,500 feet above sea level. 75 scenic overlooks with unbelievable views of the surrounding mountain ranges. Over 500 miles of hiking trails. 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail.
You can spend an entire day just driving from one end of the park to the other. You take a break about halfway to eat. Thanksgiving leftovers which consists of chicken and stuffing sandwiches with pumpkin roll for desert. Your eyeballs want you to stop at every overlook you pass, but the sun is going down. Driving out of the park at dusk can be dangerous for the amount of deer that graze by the side of the road. Keep your wits about you and a sharp eye and you should make it out A Okay.
The next day, you tackle a 10 mile hike that you couldn’t complete on your previous visit due to a horrendous allergy attack and stupidly choosing to wear uncomfortable skateboarding shoes. Piece of cake this time. I don’t think the sights and sounds of Shenandoah will ever grow old. Our next mission: Backcountry camping in the belly of the beast.
How early can photography be taught? After some lessons on visual expression, the Museum of the City of New York had second to fifth grade students traipsing around Central Park and Museum Mile with a camera.
In prime areas of New York and San Francisco, the phrase ‘rush hour’ is always on the menu. Drive up to Reno, and the same expression fizzles. Many roads are framed by mountains and shrubbery, a picture of calm in the city. But the night makes up for the day’s stilly mood. Casinos flaunt LED signs and marquees, a treat for urban photographers.
Every year I get the winter blues. I start imagining the feel of the sunrays, ice cold beer after a long summer day, and the endless hours spent on the beach. I have captured moments, memories, and dreams this year, which is my favorite thing to do. This is a short version and visual diary of my year 2014.
There are so many exciting things you can do with the Lomo'instant camera, it's hard to know where to start. We've been giving this lovable Lomo camera the full test drive so that you can experience the full potential of this camera in an instant! Here are some top tips on shooting graffiti and doubles with our UK intern Adriana Brioso.
We were recently invited along to the award ceremony of the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. We decided to take two Petzval lenses along to document the evening. One with film and one with digital. Have a look at the results here.
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.
Hitting the like button to show appreciation for an eye-catching lomograph is like giving its photographer a pat on the back. It goes without words but goes a long way in making one feel appreciated! Meet the top photo likers of January 2015!