Jerónimos Monastery is Located in Belém, Lisbon. Is one of the interesting places to visit when you are in the City.
Jerónimos Monastery is located in Belém, a really wellknown place in Lisbon. The idea of building a great monastery at the entrance was of the king D. Manuel I, in 1496. Works started in 1501 and approximately one century later they were finished. This building can be considered one of the most prominent monuments in Lisbon and is certainly one of the most successful achievements of the Manueline style (Portuguese late-Gothic). It is considered a UNESCO world heritage.
It is located in a nice place to visit, in Belém there are some other important places to visit near of the monastery, as the Belém Tower, Padrão dos Descobrimentos and is where the president house is located. Two other great things to visit is the CCB, the museum of modern art that has a great collection there and some nice temporary exhibitions and Pastéis de Bélem that is one of the most well know shop/factory/pastery of the “cake” called Pastel de Bélem. It’s impossible to visit Lisbon without trying that pastery , they are really good because they are always warm an are made moments before you buy it. So visiting the Jerónimos Monastery can be an opportunity to know other different things as well.
Colombia is one of the most vibrant countries in Latin America. In the last years the country went from being one of the most dangerous in the region to one of the most interesting places to visit. One of the jewels of Colombia is a hotels in its capital, the Hotel de la Opera.
Located in the Zhejiang province, Hangzhou is known as one of the most beautiful cities in China. I went there following my aunt’s advice. She studied calligraphy in Hangzhou Arts University (杭州美术大学) and told me, "When I sat by the lake, I just understood Chinese painters. They painted what they see, not less."
It was a cold and cloudy winter day in 2012 when I came up with the idea of compiling photographs of people's faces. I decided that the most personal way to do it is through instant shots. They are one of a kind and you immediately have something in your hands.
Here's the third and final part of my Lomography Day Trip features about Ubud. To be honest, there are a lot of places there that are worth visiting, but I just picked some of them to help you make the best of your trip. So prepare your notes or travel books and take note of the must-see places that I'll mention below. Maybe one day you'll visit Ubud.
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.
In New York City, winter has been harsh and long, the nights long and cold, and shooting outside is not fun anymore. So when the Lomo'Instant Boston Edition hit the shelves this week and the new Splitzer arrived at the Lomography Gallery Store New York, we decided to do a round of light painting portraits instead of sunny ones.
When I was a child, I regularly went to Blaavand, located at the Danish west coast, with my brothers and parents. I stopped going there as I grew up. In 2012 however, we hit the road again. It was my first return visit in about 20 years. I took the chance and packed as many cameras as possible into my luggage. In part two of my journey log, I'm going to show you the pictures I took with my Lomography cameras.
There couldn’t be a better time for photography enthusiasts than October. In honor of the European Month of Photography, there are fascinating photography exhibitions taking place around the continent, and Vienna is one of those locations. Starting October 29, the series “The Nocturnes of Day” by Andreas J. Hirsch will adorn the walls of the Lomography Embassy Store in Vienna. You're invited!