So much I have seen from this famous street that I have heard this name since 3 years of age.
Kalye Realle stretches mostly from the brinks of Gaisano City mall down to Fort San Pedro. In this street also lies the Provincial Capitol. It is famous since most of the local sellers can be found here stretching their territories even though government and police officers had made a big “bawal” or prohibition about them. Well, we can never blame people selling cheap items such as second-hand phones or any class A sneakers.
Anyway, here passes the most conduit jeepney. The main item here is the Plazoleta Gay, which was also a celebrated icon for democracy during the roaring 80’s. I’ve also read in my textbook during high school that Rizal passed by this place on his way to Dapitan and bought some native hats along the kalye which was once a famous street for barters and domestic sales.
A little turn on the left could lead you to an endless view of the Iloilo River in which you can line down to the mouth of the river. This street proves its indicative statement of being the most busiest street here in Iloilo City. No one could ever find such busy place unlike Kalye Realle.
The Ting Tings are a musical duo from Manchester who have more pop hits than you can shake a stick at. They are most famous for their 2008 hit "That's Not My Name" which got even the stiffest of people shaking in their seats. The Ting Tings are back with a brand new album called Super Critical. They are big film fanatics (check out their website for proof) so we gave them a Sprocket Rocket Camera and a bunch of film to document their life in sunny IBIZA.
Exactly seven years ago, I bought this camera from Indonesia's local Lomography community. I remember having some savings in my bank account and just spending it all on this camera. At that time, I browsed the microsite for the Lomography Fisheye No.2 and immediately fell in love with it! Coincidentally, my friend who introduced me to Lomography just bought this same camera for his birthday. My life has changed ever since I had the Fisheye, my first lomographic camera.
Photos shot with a New Petzval lens are immediately recognizable for their super-sharp focus areas and wonderful swirly bokeh effect. Each New Petzval lens is crafted from brass (just like the original Petzval lens) and features premium glass optics. Together with Lomography, the lenses have been designed and constructed by a team of optics specialists at the Zenit factory in Russia. Zenit are master lens manufacturers and have the skill to build the Petzval lens for use with today’s SLR cameras.
I initially backed our Petzval Kickstarter project so i would have a really nice Christmas present for my father. However with Christmas coming closer and closer, I decided that this lens would be a much more fitting gift for myself!
Mainly because of their age and rarity, posters of movies from yesteryears are very much sought-after by memorabilia collectors today, no matter what the price is. Have a look at five of the most expensive ones in this week's list!
In April of this year I had the chance to test the Petzval Lens and to write a review on it for the German photography forum Kwerfeldein. The lens excited me from the very beginning, at the time it was introduced on Kickstarter. I was afraid that once I had tested the lens, I would want to have one of my own! Well, that’s what happened; a year later, I finally bought my very own Petzval lens.
While I have been making attempts to do some street photography in the past two years, I must confess that I've let my introverted side take over countless times, resulting in half-baked (and sometimes half-hearted) snaps. However, once I started letting go of my inhibitions and just immerse myself in the task and experience, I found that street photography forcing my eyes open on so many things.
Like many impressive artists who have made their own renditions of famous artworks, Michael Mapes has successfully incorporated his signature style on his recreations of famous paintings from the Dutch Golden Age of portraiture.
In this article, I'll show you the usual route I take whenever I walk through the streets of Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, this time in preparation for making a puppet called Mr. Golden. Sham Shui Po is famous for its stores selling fabrics and other clothing supplies, as well as electronic accessories. It is also full of different places to explore.
This photo looks like it comes from a tale of fire and ice! Enjoy this street snap that flawlessly combined fiery red and icy blue colors in one go. Congratulations to mafiosa for having our Photo of the Day!
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.