This is the fourth largest roman church in the world. His construction begun in 1386 by the order of the prince Gian Galeazzo Visconti, and took over four hundred years to complete. This gothic cathedral is 157 meters long, 40.000 people can fit in his interior, has 3400 statues and more than 700 figures inserted in the marble alto-relieve.
But the most amazing part of Milan’s Duomo is the rooftop! You can use the stairs or the elevator. The rooftop is covered by 135 spires, innumerable statues and gargoyles, and offer a spectacular view if the entire historic centre of Milan. The steep small stairs of connection allow and make easy the maintenance and reparation works above the cathedral. The terraces are covered with slabs of Candoglia’s marble and they enlarge for 8000 square meters above the majority of the coverings of the Duomo.
The dimension of the main terrace is about 1350 m2 and 70 meters of height; which corresponds to the main nave stand out. This terrace seems to reproduce another Cathedral, which has the side spires as pillars and the dome lantern as a central point, with the Main spire completed by the Madonnina. In fact the terrace is so big that they do music concerts here!!
Durham is a beautiful but tiny university city in the north of England famous for its amazing cathedral, which is one of Britain's best loved buildings. When I was studying at the university, I loved to go for crisp, autumnal walks around the cathedral and the river, kicking the leaves and basking in the golden glow of the season. The Lomography Redscale film perfectly captures the beauty of this time of year.
After years of being abandoned, the statues at the Villa Olmo are finally being restored by a group of volunteers from a local Fine Arts academy. With my lovely Zorki 6 rangefinder, I documented one phase of this praiseworthy work. Take a look!
By now most of you would have heard of Lomokev, one of the UK's most prolific film photographers. Based in Brighton, Lomokev loves to shoot with the trusty LC-A and his work has been featured in numerous publications and projects. Here's an exclusive interview, along with a several fantastic shots by the talented UK-based photographer.
This article is the first one that I want to dedicate to the Expo 2015. A month ago, my city Como hosted a night spectacular preceding the opening of the Universal Exposition in Milan. With my Praktica and color film, I documented this joyful, artistic event.
Years ago, a young Christopher Logan moved to Milan after obtaining a Photography degree from The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. Falling in love with the European aesthetic which would later manifest in his photos, he was commissioned by a number of fashion houses, further developing his craft. He is now based in yet another fashion capital - New York City - and is still immersed in the world of fashion.
Like a cluster of cherry blossoms, the temples in Kyoto can stop visitors in their tracks. These people assume the pose of a statue, a camera dangling from their neck and hands. On a first visit especially, the impulse to photograph every angle is constant. The Kinkaku-ji Temple and the torii-lined Fushimi Inari-Taisha are always packed; one would think the tourists would hurry along. But really, many are busy taking snatches of Kyoto with them.
Going away for the weekend is always fun, especially if, like me, you live abroad and go back to visit your home city! For my walk through Milan, I decided to bring with me the Lomo’Instant because well, I just love it! Here are my thoughts after this special weekend!
Under the scorching light of Istanbul, Haiti and Mexico, Alex Webb photographed layers of life and war. His book “The Suffering of Light” is a collection of what many claim to be the best examples of complex framing.
The Lomo LC-A+ is always the best companion for traveling and wandering around. Hong Kong lies on the southern coast of China and is well known as a metropolitan city and where the Eastern and Western cultures meet and mix. Let the LC-A+ take you around and feel the hustle and bustle of one of the world's busiest cities!