When browsing through the Lomolocations I’ve already submitted to this ever growing collection of travel anecdotes you probably notice that most of my locations are situated near the water.....
When browsing through the Lomolocations I’ve already submitted to this ever growing collection of travel anecdotes you probably notice that most of my locations are situated near the water. Well, I grew up living near a huge lake so it couldn’t be avoided. The location I now present to you is situated in the village I was born and grew up in. It is called “Badeinsel” and was and still is the place to go in summer.
The Badeinsel was created out of a reed island that was situated near the shore. In 1975 people decided to use sand out of the Steinhuder Meer to create a beach on this island. They heaped up the reed island and a fake island was born, to be reached from the bank via a bridge. Houses were build on the island with showers, toilets, a bistro and a first-aid station. Playgrounds were also build for the children. So in summer we enjoyed playing in the warm sand, taking a swim and playing on the playgrounds – the best there were in our village! Additionally to the beach meadows were also created. They were and are still used for youth camps. In the late 1990s the old houses were demolished and a new building was erected powered by solar power. The Badeinsel was part of the Expo 2000 project.
Nowadays there still is a beach, but it’s getting smaller every year. The water takes back what once belonged to the bed of the lake. It is even more crowded in summer because it feels a bit like holiday being at the beach. The playgrounds are still huge and very good! It’s even fun to play there as a grown-up. Right now a digger disposes the accumulated mud around the island to make swimming more fun. Because the area around the beach was not deep enough anymore.
So if you come to Hanover this summer then don’t go to an open-air pool but take the train from the central station to Wunstorf and then the bus No. 711, 710 or 716 to Steinhude. Leave either at “Badeinsel” or at “Friedenseiche” and then follow the signs. It is a very nice place to be and makes you feel like holiday!
It was the Amazon which I had longed for my whole life. And when it was finally a set deal that I will travel to Brazil with two of my best friends for the Copa do Mundo (World Cup), we really had to start our adventure in the Amazon. I had known about this magical place deep in the rainforest. There was a lodge run by local people of indigenous background, with wooden houses that float on the water and a limited number of visitors. It was eco-tourism as how it should be. To preserve and to celebrate one of the most impressive locations I have seen so far.
Browsing through the Lomography website, you can find a lot of redscale shots, which are all done on color negative films. I asked myself if it’s possible to redscale a slide or chrome film and then cross process it. (And yes, it is.) In this tipster I’m going to teach you how to create the bloodiest homemade redscale film I've ever come across.
What’s not to love about the Lomo LC-Wide? If you are a fan of wide angle lenses or Lomography, you probably have one in your collection. The LC-Wide is a powerful camera with many fun features to get creative when shooting. Best of all, all these are already built into the camera.
The new year is still young, but it seems as if it'll be over quickly. My organizer is already filled with entries until June. 2015 will probably be worse than 2014 when it comes to having time off so I could take some analogue shots. Anyway, there are some photography-related things that I really want to get done. It is probably best to set some goals if I only have very limited time.
My family and I were in Udaipur (India) for a wedding ceremony and decided to travel around the area. We went to Jaisalmer, one of the most gorgeous cities I have ever seen (located on the border with Pakistan) and decided to stop by the remote Thar Desert, which is where these pictures were taken.
Having a respectable career photographing social, political and economical matters, Philip Wolmuth is capable of starting a dialogue with the public via his thought-provoking photographs.
Going through the collective of images on his latest work, it seems impossible not to be instantly affected by the rawness of the emotions captured within the images. The passion, the anger, the commotion, the rebellion, the fervor, the shouting, the devotion; his work is inebriating. It's as if the images are screaming at you and, for a short while, you are transported to the Speakers' Corner without actually setting foot on that location.
Really want to bring your film photos to life? We’re now offering totally analogue fine art prints in a host of large sizes and formats! Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.
When asked to recall the moment they first became truly interested in photography, most photographers would remember the magical feeling of picking up a hand-me-down or secondhand camera, the thrill of shooting an entire roll through, and the elation upon seeing and holding their first ever set of photographs. Caleb Savage, however, had quite a unique experience. At 10 years old, he had his first taste of working in the darkroom making prints at Boy Scout camp, thereby beginning a more than a decade-long affinity with photography.