“If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever.” ― Alfred Tennyson
Valentine’s just went by and swiped some good coin for florists all over the world. I always thought that flowers were a bit trivial and honestly speaking, I was glad to be so wrong. It’s one of my biggest mistakes to date and this year’s Valentine’s was the time and venue to make amends. Just seeing the face of my future wife light up with surprise as I handed her the followers, while my friends and I serenaded her, was priceless.
It’s true that Valentine’s need not be all about giving presents to show a loved one how special he or she is and that you can easily do something romantic without breaking your bank. But it’s always good to show how you feel even if you’re just being converted into a full-time romantic.
Flowers are a great way to start with that. You can just pick flowers from your garden or at a park (provided that it’s allowed and if not, don’t do it you scoundrel.) It’s a simple gesture but it goes a long way. And not to mention, a simple pop of color from a budding tulip can easily brighten anyone’s day! Just take a hint from these floral beauties from our community members.
It’s easy to connect the idea of love with flowers. After all, romantics often use “flowery” words to express what they feel. And I don’t have any qualms with that. Add beauty and romance to your life with flowers as well as put a smile on the face of your loved ones even if Valentine’s is already over.
I’m still trying to get flowers for my mother, after all she’s the first woman in my life. You, too can catch up with the flower thing and don’t limit yourself to just Valentine’s!
It's been a boiling, scorching, baking hot summer here in the Philippines since March, and believe it or not, I haven't been to the beach yet. I'm going to do something about that, but not without making another playlist for the trip! This time, I decided to make a mix inspired by the summer vacations of my younger days.
There are just days that you feel you’re colored black and blue. But somehow, you can still see beauty in the most unexpected moments. This series of photos from Silvia Grav silently communicates a tornado of kept emotions.
They're among the first things we see in a movie, yet they're also among the ones that we often overlook. For this week's dose of inspiration, we'll have a look at a number of lovely, elaborate movie titles from yesteryears.
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.
Three months into the New Year, I can finally tick off the most crucial item in my analogue resolutions list for 2014. Yesterday afternoon, I finally got a “new” old SLR to replace my broken Minolta α-7700i from the good ol’ streets of Hidalgo in Quiapo – a Canon A-1.
So, how do you make a beautiful series of photographs? It’s simple – merge two already beautiful subjects like women and flowers the way photographer Lara Kiosses did with this amazing series of multiple exposure photographs.
Any analogue enthusiast worth his salt will know what features an analogue photo needs to have to stand out in a sea of digital shots. And they might as well just stop looking for pixels in photographer Nastya Kaletkina’s work.
Going away for the weekend is always fun, especially if, like me, you live abroad and go back to visit your home city! For my walk through Milan, I decided to bring with me the Lomo’Instant because well, I just love it! Here are my thoughts after this special weekend!
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.
You might have gotten used to living in a concrete jungle, where countless skyscrapers and people stand. But you could actually fight for your own green in the city with analogue, and here comes the chance with Let's go GREEN! The competition by Lomography and Green Monday allows you connect healthy lifestyles with analogue photography, the coolest thing is you may even win a new camera!
If you run a small business selling hand made items online, you would know how vitally important it is to have amazing product shots to help sell your work. I tested out the new Petzval lens on some of my hand-printed items to see if I could get a winning shot, and below is an overview of what happened.
My list of resolutions for 2015 consists of 12 projects, one for every month. In February, I wanted to take one of those long exposure night shots of traffic. You know the type: nighttime cityscape, with bright red and white stripes where traffic passes. I love those shots, but I had never gotten around taking one.