Egypt's historic capital may hardly be a top vacation spot for many travelers today, but we can always look back at its early days. Read on to take a trip down the streets of 1910 Cairo through some interesting colorized photographs!
Most of what we know about Cairo, Egypt’s capital and one of the most historic cities in the world, lies in its association with Ancient Egypt but perhaps not much about life in the more recent centuries. This is why the gallery of colorized photographs below, masterfully colored by hand, offers us a fascinating glimpse at what life was like in the city around 1910.
What do you think of these vintage, hand-colored photos of Cairo from circa 1910? Share your thoughts with us and leave a comment below!
Traveling is almost synonymous to taking photographs, and for many photographers, it's always a question of which gear to bring to document their trips with. For Carson Sanders, he brought his Fuji Instax Wide, among other cameras, on his first ever trip to Cuba just last May.
In the early part of the 19th century, lantern shows were the equivalent of movies. Photographs were hand-printed or transferred on glass plates, which were then projected on to a wall or cloth screen.
Inspired by summertime in bloom, the new Lomo’Instant Kyoto Edition is the latest addition to our creative instant photography line-up! With its intricate floral and peach design, this special edition camera is reminiscent of beautiful summer sunsets in Kyoto, a city adored for its picturesque shrines, temples and nature scenery.
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.
Alex Grünig is an ardent traveler,and he has taken his La Sardinia across Canada. Old Gypsy Man's Hat's frontman is making music and roaming around Montréal. in this exclusive interview, he recounts how Lomo and Photography have been with him along the way.