Portobello Road Adventures with The Guvnor

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On a sunny June weekend The Guvnor and I went for a trip down Portobello Road. The market is a great place to shoot, with a wide selection of stalls selling everything from fruit and veg to vintage clothing and cameras!

Situated on a picturesque street in Notting Hill lies the world famous street market of Portobello Road. It’s by far one of my favourite markets and makes a perfect weekend adventure if you’re around West London.

Loved by locals and tourists alike, on weekends it draws a real mixed crowd of young and old browsing the range of stalls and shops. On a sunny Saturday in June me and my flatmate ventured there and with The Guvnor La Sardina in hand we ambled through the market taking photos. It was a beautiful day so I chose to use Lomography Xpro Chrome to capture all the vivid colours of the fruit and veg stalls.

The food stalls sell everything from steak baguettes, breads and cheeses to more exotic dishes from around the world. While further down Portobello Road there is a variety of vintage jewellery, clothing and cameras to tempt you. As you make your way towards the end of the market there are quaint, pastel coloured houses lining the streets and folk singers busking making some awesome shots for you to snap away at.

Definitely a market that’s well worth a visit, and don;t forget your La Sardina Guvnor!

With its amazing art, fantastic parties, and effortless style, London is very inspiring place for Lomographers. To honor this, Lomography proudly presents La Sardina & Flash The Guvnor Edition – a 35mm point-and-shoot camera with a fantastic wide lens and a cool sardine can design.

written by beccagreen on 2012-06-20 in #world #locations

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