Situated on east coast of the Southern most tip of Africa. Durban's is a melting pot of cultures with beautiful swimming beaches.
Durban is one of the 3 major cities in South Africa and is one of the top holiday destinations in the country. A bustling city without feeling like one. With year-round beautiful weather, people flock to Durban’s beaches no matter the season. With the Drakensberg mountain range only a couple of hours outside of Durban, you can be frolicking in the waves at the beach in the morning and be snuggled up in front of a fireplace looking out at the mountains in the evening. These pictures were taken in Autumn/Winter- what a perfect time!
Nestled on the East Coast, Durban is South Africa’s best kept tourism secret. With her balmy sub-tropical climate, it’s pretty much shorts and tee shirt weather all year round. Spend a day on one of Durban’s gorgeous beaches, as the warm Indian Ocean laps your toes, or travel 45 minutes outside of the city to watch haughty giraffe strut across the horizon at a private game reserve. A little further, and you enter the majestic realm of the Drakensberg mountains, a World Heritage site renowned for its beauty and grandeur.
Back in the heart of the city you can get caught up in the bustling throngs of a street market, or take time out in the Botanic Gardens, a lush oasis amidst the hurly burly of city life. With an array of cultures and people as warm as the climate, you’re sure to be made welcome in Surf City.
East and west, old and new coexist harmoniously in the highly-urbanized Southeast Asian city-state, Singapore. Singapore is home to various nationalities not only from around Asia but even from other far-flung countries all over the globe - a true cultural melting pot, with four different major languages and five official religions.
New York City is the busiest and most populous city in the USA. Home to 8.5 million people, it is a massive melting pot. The city embraces many different cultures, which makes it home to many immigrants, too. Let's take a look at NYC through the lens of the Lomo LC-A!
New York City has long been synonymous to skyscrapers, throngs of people both locals and tourists, neon lights, entertainment, and all things loud and hip. It is, after all, a metropolis, a melting pot of cultures - the city that never sleeps. However, back in the 1960s, Duane Michals was able to capture these photographs of a New York that many people has rarely seen.
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The Lomo LC-A+ is always the best companion for traveling and wandering around. Hong Kong lies on the southern coast of China and is well known as a metropolitan city and where the Eastern and Western cultures meet and mix. Let the LC-A+ take you around and feel the hustle and bustle of one of the world's busiest cities!
The Algarve region in the south of Portugal attracts tourists from all over Europe all year round. But what most people (luckily) don't know is that there is still a great unexplored part of the coast in Algarve, away from the masses and the cities. Come and see the Costa Vicentina, a diamond on Portugal's southwest coast.
If you want to spend a weekend near the sea but do not want to restrict yourself to the usual routine consisting of the hotel and the beach, I recommend taking a trip to Cesena and Cesenatico, two towns located on the Adriatic coast of central Italy. I did mine by combining sunbathing and cultural excursions.This was documented with my trusty Lomo LC-A. Have a look!
Tom Skyrme is a musician from East London who has been shooting on film since he was a kid. His psych-pop band Swim Mountain will be playing live at the Lomography x Nixon Exhibition in Soho on July 24th. We caught up with Tom ahead of this gig to find out what makes him tick.
Paul White is a South East London-based hip-hop producer with tons of energy and a penchant for film photography. He recently released his fifth album on the mighty R&S label. We decided to arm him with a Sprocket Rocket to shoot his adventures with. Read the full interview and see his images here.
Ellie Smith is a London-based fashion and portrait photographer with a real talent for taking simple and beautiful portraits. Recently, she took the Petzval Art Lens to the streets of East London to capture some urban shots. Read on for the full interview and see her striking photographs.
Last October I toured southern California with musician Patrick Park, a LomoKino and a plethora of film. I'd intended to capture the scenic terrain and abstract beauty of the land, but fell short on my first attempt to control the Lomokino.
Steffen Böttcher's blog is already home to some very beautiful portraits taken with the New Petzval Lens. But the Petzval does so much more than just taking beautiful portraits; Böttcher recently took the lens with him on a mobile home adventure across the South of France. Find out more about the German photographer and his road trip in this exclusive interview.