Ma. Cristina Falls is one of the most beautiful and beneficial falls throughout the Philippines. It is the primary source of energy of almost all Mindanao cities and provinces.
It is in Iligan, Lanao Del Norte you can find a scenic and breath-taking waterfall like this called as Ma. Cristina Falls. Located in the southern part of Iligan City, Ma. Cristina Falls is perhaps a beaut to most of the tourists visiting the place. Finding your way there can be as easy or you can just merely drop by the Iligan City Hall for some directions. If you like it the “Filipino Way”, you can pull over a car and ask a “manang” or a passer-by about the directions to the Ma. Cristina Falls. Surely they will tell you which way to go and maybe some shortcuts too.
National Power’s Hydroelectric Plant, or more commonly known as Agus 6 Hydroelectric Plant runs the whole electricity and power of city industries and establishments almost throughout the whole Mindanao region. Its strong current powers up almost the whole Mindanao and is one of the greatest among the 23 other waterfalls found in the so-called “Majestic City of the Waterfalls”.
Some few years ago, Ma. Cristina Falls has two waterfalls that looks like tears flowing. Today, it has only now a single drop from the 320-feet high mountain. A legend tells that a giant monster once owned the place called Lake lanao. Rajah Solaiman, a chieftain of some place near the lake confronted and attacked the giant, but he was defeated. Then his brother, Rajah Indarapatra followed the monster and killed him.
For years Indarapatra looked for his brother’s lost ring. He asked the animals to helped him but it didn’t gave him any solution. Soon enough, Indarapatra made some irrigation system that later came to known as Agus River, which has a part that drops down water from a deep ravine, now called the Ma. Cristina Falls.
Ma. Cristina Falls is famous and is the tourist spot for Iligan City. Getting there is easy and fast.
Located in the Zhejiang province, Hangzhou is known as one of the most beautiful cities in China. I went there following my aunt’s advice. She studied calligraphy in Hangzhou Arts University (杭州美术大学) and told me, "When I sat by the lake, I just understood Chinese painters. They painted what they see, not less."
At the geographic center of the Canadian Maritime Provinces, right at the heart of Moncton city lies the Art Shack, an art supply store and studio. Originally established in Sackville NB, the Art Shack art supply store and studio is run by local artists. It provides a myriad of art materials and framing, and focus an approach of education through art to the surrounding communities. Some of the most iconic Lomography analogue cameras are available at the store.
The city of Santiago stands beautifully in Chile's central valley and along the Andes mountains. As one of the most developed cities in South America, not only does it possess scenic natural attractions, but an incredible urban life as well.
“The perfect portrait is somewhat like the Holy Grail,” notes Jonas in our interview, and his selection of Petzval portraits leaves one almost breathless,close to perfection. It helps to have beautiful subjects, but it’s amazing how the doctor and talented photographer has seem to have mastered the Petzval Lens' bokeh capabilities. Meet Jonas Hafner, the creator of the blog “Aufzehengehen.”
Situated along the banks of the Ganges, the vibrant city of Varanasi is one of the most important in Hinduism. It is where pilgrims flock to wash their sins in the waters of the great river and hold sacred rituals. During a trip a few years back, flyaway was able to capture scenes unique to this city on film.
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Aside from the Magazine, going through the User Blogs is another way to keep tabs on the latest happening in the community. Throughout the year, it was filled with articles on new discoveries, thought-provoking opinions, and exciting exhibits that surely entertained, challenged, and inspired everyone. Let's take a look back at the fruitful year through the most popular user blogs of 2014.
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You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!
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!
The Lomo LC-Wide has a special place in the hearts of Lomographers and analog photography lovers. With its compact size, it's the best companion on trips or even as part of one's daily routine, and its wide 17mm wide angle lens tickles one's creativity. Recently, the LC-Wide explored France, yielding a photo diary of beautiful French cities and landscapes.
Lomo Lubitel 166+ is a match to the classic beauty of black and white photography. Perennial scenes of city life and nature get the right amount of light and dark, thanks to trusty exposure settings. The glass lens, with its sharp vision, helps photographers get tonal and evocative imagery. These photos from all over the community are prime examples.