Kronborg Castle is an elegant Renaissance castle and a monumental military fortress surrounded by major fortifications with bastions and ravelins. Kronborg Castle is situated in Helsingør at the seaward approach to the Øresund Sound. It is the most famous castle in Denmark and is the home of Sheakespear's Hamlet.
Helsingør is located less than an hour’s drive north of Copenhagen, on the big island of Sjælland (Zealand) in Denmark. Helsingør is a sister city with the Swedish Helsingborg, which is four miles off the coast of Helsingør. The Scandlines ferry ride from Helsingborg to Helsingør is a short 20 minutes ride. The stunning Kronborg Castle could be seen from afar while approaching the coast.
Kronborg Castle is a Renaissance castle with its unique location on the Øresund Sound. It has the largest Great Hall in Europe. In 2000, the castle was added to the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
The figure of Hamlet appeared for the first time in Saxo Grammaticus’ Deeds of the Danes in the 12th century. William Shakespeare wrote the play “The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark” around 1600, immortalizing Saxo’s legendary prince.
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.
The fashion industry mourns the loss of iconic designer Oscar de la Renta, who died on October 20 at 82 years old from complications due to cancer. From being an art student in Madrid, an apprentice for renowned Spanish couturier Cristobal Balenciaga to designing for Lanvin and Balmain, eventually launching his own fashion label and dressing up some of the world's most famous and beautiful women, de la Renta's legacy echoes through his timeless, feminine, and elegant designs.
New York City is the busiest and most populous city in the USA. Home to 8.5 million people, it is a massive melting pot. The city embraces many different cultures, which makes it home to many immigrants, too. Let's take a look at NYC through the lens of the Lomo LC-A!
"Mirror Mirror... Frida Kahlo Photographs" is set to open in May at the Throckmorton Fine Art and will feature no less than 30 photographs of the renowned artist taken by 20 of the most legendary photographers of the 20th century.
A series of self-portraits taken using a Polaroid camera by acclaimed musician Stevie Nicks is the subject of an upcoming exhibit at the Morrison Hotel Galleries in New York and Los Angeles, USA. Details after the jump!
Carlos Somonte is an award-winning and prolific photographer whose experience spans over three decades of personal and professional work. Aside from photos that have been used in various advertising campaigns by some of the world’s most recognized advertising firms, he has done work for publications, and even film and theater. Mr. Somonte has worked with the likes of directors Alfonso and Jonas Cuaron, and producer Cameron Mackintosh. He has photographed the stills from their productions and his photos have appeared on numerous publicity posters.