Užupis is a recognized district for artists and won the name of the most mysterious and romantic district of Vilnius.
Užupis is the city in the city. It is officially called the different republic in Vilnius city. Užupis is one of the oldest districts of Vilnius, mentioned in the historical sources as far back as the 16th century. But now this is the place for romantic, artistic soul. You can always find the painters or musicians sitting in the middle of district and sharing theirs ouvre. Everybody knows that Užupis is a recognized district for artists and won the name of the most mysterious and romantic district of Vilnius. Užupis is the artists’ “republic”, which has its own constitution, national anthem, calendar and map.
As I found some information about Užupis it says that: „It also has its President, Prime Minister, Ambassadors from many countries of the world, military force (consisting of 12 people), a bishop, two churches, the Bernardino cemetery, which is the oldest cemetery in Vilnius, seven bridges and a wonderful patron saint– the bronze Užupis Angel erected in its main square…“ (From Vilnius tourism information). You can feel the soul of Užupis. Every time I come here to spend some hours just walking down the old streets or the river bank I feel different I feel that my soul is charging with the positive mood. It is definitely the MUSTSEE place in Vilnius.
My good friend Joan, with my passion for analogue photography in mind, gave me a great aluminum roll holder. She found it at the Encants Market, the largest flea market in Barcelona, and I discovered that it was carrying another gift inside.
Shufi had been browsing the website for inspiration for years before finally she finally created her own LomoHome. Her endless research and strong passion for film photography finally bore fruit when the community recognized her talent and hailed her as one of October's most popular newcomers. Meet our newcomer of the week from Jakarta, Indonesai, Shufi Handhayani!
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I've been experimenting with many substances, more or less corrosives, for film manipulation. The images come out so different, that sometimes you can't even recognize them. The pictures in this experiment are a result of mixing bleach and detergent powder.
Bruce Springsteen is known for his stylistic brand of poetic lyrics and dramatic songs. And exactly 20 years ago today, he won the 1994 Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Streets of Philadelphia.”
Imagine an alien space mission from a planet of the Sirius Star System to an abandoned industrial zone of Como, a city situated in the North of Italy. The alien photographer named sirio174, used a powerful futuristic camera, called Lomo Lubitel 166U loaded with a Kodak Portra film roll. Yes, no digital, because the future is...analogue! During his journey, he learned the most common language of our planet -- English -- and he wrote this article for us. Read more after the jump!
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Carlos Somonte is an award-winning and prolific photographer whose experience spans over three decades of personal and professional work. Aside from photos that have been used in various advertising campaigns by some of the world’s most recognized advertising firms, he has done work for publications, and even film and theater. Mr. Somonte has worked with the likes of directors Alfonso and Jonas Cuaron, and producer Cameron Mackintosh. He has photographed the stills from their productions and his photos have appeared on numerous publicity posters.
This is a homage to another important street and social photographer who captured the essence of the life in Paris. As a multi-faceted and versatile artist, he was involved in street photography, urban details, and experiments in pictorialism. In this article, I pay tribute to this great artist and one of his most important books: "Graffiti." Read more after the jump!
I'd like to tell you about a very unusual place - the Helikon Art Center. This space was built by the hands of a single person, Turkish sculptor and philosopher named Orhan Özçalik, and is now open to artists from all over the world.