Summer solstice is here, marking the longest day of the year and the official start of the summer season in the Northern Hemisphere! So while you eager beavers soak up those rays, here's a playlist to keep you company throughout the day!
For those unfamiliar, the summer solstice occurs when the tilt of Earth’s axis is most inclined towards the Sun. This happens twice in a year, one occurring in the northern hemisphere and one in the southern hemisphere.
The world Solstice comes from the Latin words sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still). Understandably, the day when summer solstice occurs is also the day that experiences the longest period of daylight.
Here Comes the Sun by The London Starlight Orchestra (Beatles cover) Rhythm of Love by Plain White T’s Hey Love by Quadron In the Sun by Blondie Ask by The Smiths Boyfriend by Best Coast Sun is Shining by Bob Marley and the Wailers Heroin by The Velvet Underground Summer in the City by The Lovin’ Spoonful Roosevelt Island by Eleanor Friedberger Step by Vampire Weekend
How about you guys? Got other songs on your Summer Solstice playlist? Share them below!
With the frosty months of winter behind us here in the northern hemisphere, we're very happy to see spring is finally here to bring new life and longer days. And this roundup of gorgeous springtime photos shot with the New Petzval Lens is just the ticket to match the season!
Are you ready for an adrenaline rush? A little while ago, we teamed up with the snowboard and film-making collective Yougofirst and gave them a LomoKino and some film rolls to play with. After a season of crazy riding, jumps and tricks, they have finished their latest movie HETEROTOPIA which features footage shot with our 35mm movie-maker. We had the chance to catch up with Vid and Matic from the collective about the new movie and their experiences shooting analogue on the slopes. It's also our pleasure to showcase the movie here!
Jungle, home, haven. The same words may apply to both city and nature. Though different they are linked. The city takes after the colors of flowers and animals; people mold their neighborhoods after the shapes of nature. Other similarities are accidental: the fun bit.
Bastien Bonnarme is an action and lifestyle photographer from France. He took several Lomography cameras such as the LC-A 120, the Supersampler, as well as the Lomography Petzval 85 Art lens during this year's surf challenge.
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Ouagadougou is the capital of Burkina Faso. 1.6 million people live there when 20 years ago there were only 700,000; that is to say, the incredibly quick growth and the stunning density in this city shows today.
Armed with disposable cameras, a number of people affected by homelessness in London trooped out in the streets and captured life from their individual perspectives. That was in July; now, 13 photographs have been selected via public vote and will be featured on the upcoming calendar by Cafe Art, an initiative that "[showcases] artwork created by people affected by homelessness or are socially vulnerable."
UK-based Dutch Uncles released their fourth album titled “O Shudder” earlier this year. The band is composed of Pete Broadhead on guitar,
Andy Proudfoot on drums, Robin Richards on bass guitar, and Duncan Wallis on lead vocals and piano. They've been busy on tour and have been playing in various festivals around the UK, and documented these experiences with an LC-A camera.