Picture This: Freedom

Whenever I see birds flying around, I think of freedom. I wish I was one of those birds to fly freely through the immensity of the sky, with no obligations, no destination, light as a feather. To have the sky as the limit, literally.

Credits: luffyblu

Freedom is a really complex theme. We can say no one is entirely free. We always depend on something ( such as timetables, money o food) or someone. However, in some situations, we can experience a big feeling of freedom. I feel it when I am in contact with the wild, with nature in its pure form, away from manmade places. When contemplating the greatness and peace of nature, being a part of it, I find myself totally free.

Credits: luffyblu

That is why a desert beach or the countryside bring me freedom. Watching the strength of the waves against the rocks and then fainting in the sand, hearing its music, feeling the wind in my hair… what else can me more liberating? Animals running through the green fields, fish swimming in the unlimited blue sea, birds crossing the sky… All that means freedom to me. And Summer holidays are the perfect occasion to enjoy all of those precious things!

Credits: luffyblu

You should also run away to the wild once in a while. I bet you would feel completely free, even if it was just for an afternoon.

Who says film is dead? Lomography’s got its very own emulsions to keep the fire burning! Visit the Shop and see which Lomography film is right for you.

written by luffyblu on 2013-07-28 in #lifestyle #sky #wild #bird #freedom #fly #free #nature #holidays #sea

More Interesting Articles

  • My Day in Analogue As a Prop Maker: A Visit to Sham Shui Po

    written by ccding on 2014-09-03 in #lifestyle
    My Day in Analogue As a Prop Maker: A Visit to Sham Shui Po

    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.

    4
  • The Magic Yet To Come: Part 5

    written by Lomography on 2014-09-06 in #news
    The Magic Yet To Come: Part 5

    Last week, I received the strangest thing through my letterbox. It was a postcard with this photograph on 1 side. The photo is of me sitting by the sea whilst I was on vacation last year. But I have literally no idea who took this shot – That’s why I came here, to ask for your help on my search for my mysterious photographer and to try and get to bottom of the riddle they wrote me. Please help me if you can!

    10
  • The Magic Yet To Come: Part 2

    written by Lomography on 2014-09-03 in #news
    The Magic Yet To Come: Part 2

    I’d only heard rumors of the Magic Tree. I had no idea if they were true and, honestly, I’m still half disbelieving of it despite the story I’m about to tell you. If you have faith in what I say, I’m grateful. If you don’t, I bear no ill will towards you. But either way, please shout out in the comments what secrets or sophistries you think I found through its twisting branches.

    18
  • Shop News

    110 Experiment Kit

    110 Experiment Kit

    With this bundle, you can choose a camera, film and accessories to spice up your 110 shooting experience!

  • My Day in Analog: Bike Rides with My Dad

    written by mmxi on 2015-04-28 in #world #lifestyle
    My Day in Analog: Bike Rides with My Dad

    My dad and I have been riding our bicycles for as long as I can remember. We had no camera back then, so I only have the pictures from our recent rides. Each ride to the island of Khortitsa today is like a reunion with my childhood and my father's care.

  • Transient Living: Armitage & McMillan in Denver, Colorado

    written by maliha on 2015-01-07 in #world #locations
    Transient Living: Armitage & McMillan in Denver, Colorado

    If you want to know the heart of a person, peek inside his/her wardrobe! And no, nobody famous said that; I only just made it up. But really, don't you think it's true? After all, the way we dress screams our personality; at least for most of us. And that is why, as soon as I land on a new city, one of the things I absolutely must do is find the local boutiques. Sure, I love the fancy chain boutiques as much as the next person, but there's just something else about a local clothing store. It's unique!

  • Light is Magical: A Talk With Li Hui

    written by jennifer_pos on 2015-04-10 in #people #news #lifestyle
    Light is Magical: A Talk With Li Hui

    Photography is not only an act of documentation or communication, it is also a way of seeing the world. The camera opens our eyes and lets us see what lies behind the obvious, and we start looking at things as potential subjects of a photograph. Every leak of light unveils secrets that talented photographers turn into a piece of art. Li Hui is one of those gifted artists. We talked to her about her work and her sensitive photographs that picture a wonderful vulnerability.

    8
  • Shop News

    LomoKino & LomoKinoscope Package

    LomoKino & LomoKinoscope Package

    Enjoy a truly analogue moviemaking experience with Lomography's 35mm movie camera and an accompanying accessory to watch your films with. View your masterpieces in the most analogue way possible with the LomoKinoscope. Get it now 20% off the regular price!

  • Revealing Photographs of the Earliest Patients of Brain Surgery

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-05-24 in #world #lifestyle
    Revealing Photographs of the Earliest Patients of Brain Surgery

    These photographs, recently digitized through the efforts of the Cushing Center at the Yale School of Medicine, come from the collection of patient photography of Harvey Cushing, M.D., the father of neurosurgery.

    2
  • Photo of the Day by erisin

    written by Eunice Abique on 2015-05-24 in #world #news
    Photo of the Day by erisin

    So, what's on the news today?

    1
  • Libellula is our LomoHome of the Day!

    written by Eunice Abique on 2015-05-24 in #world #news
    Libellula is our LomoHome of the Day!

    From everyone here in Lomography, congratulations to libellula for winning Home of the Day!

  • Shop News

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.

  • Newcomer of the Week: haydenwilliams

    written by Eunice Abique on 2015-05-24 in #world #lifestyle
    Newcomer of the Week: haydenwilliams

    Originally from USA, biochemistry student Hayden Williams traveled halfway across the world to continue his studies in Hong Kong. Going to the Far East opened an opportunity for him to explore what he truly love the most: photography. His adventures in his current home, no matter how spontaneous, are captured in well-executed double exposure photographs. Meet our newcomer of the week, haydenwilliams.

  • Beautiful Otherworldly Scenes Courtesy of the LomoChrome Purple

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-05-24 in #gear #news
    Beautiful Otherworldly Scenes Courtesy of the LomoChrome Purple

    Yes, we're still very much on Earth. Marvel at these breathtaking photographs taken with the LomoChrome Purple 35mm, culled from the most popular bunch in the community (also, find out how you can earn piggies and have your very own photographs be featured on the Online Shop)!

  • Awesome Albums: Light Painting with Wong Kar-wai by paula412

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-05-24 in #world #lifestyle
    Awesome Albums: Light Painting with Wong Kar-wai by paula412

    Today's featured album combines stills from the poignant films of award-winning auteur Wong Kar-wai and electrifying bursts of light painting.