If you want to escape from the crowds and the giant buildings of Manhattan without leaving New York, jump in the subway and go to Coney Island !
The first time I went there, it was because I was bored and wanted to see what the last stop of my subway line looked like. And I was not disappointed!
When you exit the station, just go straight and the street will lead you to the beach. Take off your shoes, feel the sand under your feet and grab your camera. Pictures of the sea are a classic — they always look great because they capture what we love the most about this kind of places: the calm atmosphere and peaceful feeling coming from the endless waves.
After photographing seagulls and collecting shells, head to Luna Park, the amusement park facing the sea. The first time I came here, it was closed and it looked like a Zombie movie set. But thanks to that, my pictures look super creepy and I love them.
Later, I came back with my Lomographers friends llablaude and Elodie and we had a lot of fun! It was just like when we were 7 years old and I think you get this feeling when you see our pictures.
That’s what I really like about Coney Island: less than an hour away from the city, you get to go to the beach, have fun in Luna Park and take plenty of colorful pictures. Show me yours!
For a small island, I find that there's actually so much to see and do in Penang. If you do decide to visit this quaint state and its eponymous island in Malaysia, I bet you'll want to stay for at least a week, so I decided to do a number of day trip installments. If you're ready, let's get started!
There’s something about New York that attracts people, something that makes both visitors from the most bucolic places and tourists from the most cosmopolitan of cities fall in love. Countless movies and television programs have been filmed in New York, and so many songs have been written in reminiscence of the place. It’s not just the Empire State Building, Times Square or Broadway; there’s something special about the streets and the people who walk on them that make spectators stop, look, and listen.
"Haunted by the present, she looks to the past" tells the story of a woman reflecting her life through memory in an audio-visual soundscape. Traveling into the past in a sometimes nightmarish state of mind, the narrative blurs and distorts into a new reality - revealing a somewhat colorful, burning new picture of truth.
Born in Germany and raised in the mountains, but now residing in New York, Jessica Barthel is an awesome and talented photographer. We were thrilled to lend her a shooting prototype of the new Lomo'Instant to play with and were more than thrilled to see the results. Head past the jump to catch Jessica's instant which are full of excitement and adventure!
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.
C/O Berlin is a foundation, thus independent from state grants and capitalist interests. It is focused on fostering contemporary and young-blooded photography. In 14 years, the team has grown from three founders to a group of 53 people that guarantees independent exhibitions. After many years of residing in the "Postfuhramt" in Berlin Mitte, this extraordinary cultural institution has found a new place to stay for the next 16 years: the Amerika Haus.
Some weeks ago, I made a tribute to the great photographer Robert Frank and his 1958 black and white series taken in New York from a bus window. He is the master of the ordinary moments, capturing the essence of daily life in a series of free and random sequence of photos where nothing important happens! And as I've written there I wanted to take a similar experiment with color film, which would change the perception of the environment where people live. Read more after the jump!
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You probably don't feel like leaving your comfy sofa to go out and fight the cold and the crowds for a great deal, do you? We don't blame you! Instead, grab a plate of leftover turkey with all the fixin's and check out these gorgeous black and white photos from the classic LC-Wide camera. When you're done, scoot on over to the Online Shop to save a sweet 30% on it and other choice analogue deals!
Going to festivals is tons of fun, whether you’re going to a cultural one or a rock fest. Every moment is excitement, unfolding, every scene is for you to behold. Taking pictures during such events is a must lest you want those memories gone with the wind and lost forever.
Driely S is a young fashion, events and documentary photographer who based out of New York. She was given the opportunity to take photos at this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which also came as an opportunity for her to try out the New Russar+ Lens.