Take a trip back in time when all public places were adorned with gigantic monuments of Communist heroes and anybody who had a car drove a Trabant.
When the Iron Curtain fell Soviet-style propaganda sculptures were destroyed all over Eastern Europe. In Memento Park you can re-visit this era and take a stroll down memory lane with approx. 40 major works of the time that used to stand in public places.
There are statues of Lenin, Marx and Engels, Béla Kun, Red Army soldiers, etc. Even a replica of Stalin’s boots that were left on the pedestal of the Stalin tribune when revolting masses pulled down the 8 meters high statue during the revolution of 1956. There’s also an old Trabant (the car made of pressed plastic units) on display that you can have a look around in.
The Barack exhibition hall has a photo exhibition called “Stalin’s Boots” that shows the process of the 1956 revolution as well as the political changes during the years1989-1990. Inside the Barack-theatre “The Life of an Agent” documentary is playing non-stop, explaining communist secret service operation and their methods for collecting information via informants.
Busses go directly to the park from Deák square daily and include admission to the park and return ticket in the price.
In the week preceding the elections for the European Parliament, several political rallies were held in Como. As with all other public events in my city I documented one of these rallies, this time using a Russian film camera Zorki 6 loaded with a black and white film roll. Take a look!
When a group of Viennese students stumbled upon the Lomo LC-A a couple of decades back, they were astounded with the images the small enigmatic Russian camera could create. The photos were bathed in saturated hues and cloaked in lovely vignettes – unlike anything they had ever seen.
I have good memories of Tagaytay Highlands. There had been times when some of my friends and I would spend the weekend there, playing all sorts of sports and having our bodies healed in the warm and lapping jacuzzi pool. But those were distant memories. I was able to go back to this place, but only for an afternoon, and tried to remember the good old days.
With a camera loaded with Lomography X Tungsten 64 ISO, we went to Palm Springs in June to capture the desert heat and vibes. It was a battle to make it in the 40° scorching sun, and somehow our film survived although it was left baking in the car. So take in these dreamy snapshots of a place where time stands still and the sun always shines.
Who knew that by making a hop, skip and jump across town you could create such crazy lomo'instagraphs?! When equipt with the Lomo'Instant and the trusty Splitzer accessory - anything is possible. Take a peep at this selection taken from different locations across Vienna and see for yourself the phenomenal results. Read on to discover how you too can splice-up (and spice-up) historic buildings on your next sight-seeing trip.
Some people say instant photos bring about a feeling of nostalgia. Although I often use the Lomo'Instant Camera with different crazy accessories such as the Splitzer and color gels, I have to agree there is something about it — dreamy vignettes maybe? — that always makes me want to go back in time and experience it all over again. In the name of analogue photography and good old memories, we passed by some classic spots in Vienna and took one shot after the other. Take a closer look at our gallery.
Originally from USA, biochemistry student Hayden Williams traveled halfway across the world to continue his studies in Hong Kong. Going to the Far East opened an opportunity for him to explore what he truly love the most: photography. His adventures in his current home, no matter how spontaneous, are captured in well-executed double exposure photographs. Meet our newcomer of the week, haydenwilliams.
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!