Tenement houses in Wing Lee Street were built in the 60’s. Here preserves the scene 50 years ago.
Tenement houses in Wing Lee Street demonstrate the typical Hong Kong street scenery in 60’s. It locates at Mid-levels, Central. Walking up from the Central business district, along the slope, you will see the old street after turning around a long staircase. Every little details are illustrating the life in 60 to 70’s, just like the carved gate of shops, the balcony, clothes drying poles….
Urban Renewal Authority planed to redevelop the area, keeping only 3 buildings and demolishing the rest. In the 60th Berlin Film Festival, a local film “Shui Yuet Sun Tau” was awarded with “Crystal Bear (Kplus)”. The story centers on the life of 60 to 70’s Hong Kong people, which background is Wing Lee Street. After the film won this international prize, it raised a big noise in society. The majority asked for retaining this valuable street. Finally the authority excluded Wing Lee Street in the renewal project. All tenement houses are preserved, as well as 50 years of time. The classic street scenery continues.
Wilson Lee is not new to Lomography. He has taken photos using the Petzval Lens, and produced stunning results. Before going back to London to finish his master's degree, he used the New Russar+ lens and Lomography Lady Grey film to preserve his memories of his hometown, Hong Kong, in black and white.
We'd like to introduce you to our latest Petzval Artist, Shima Eleven - a professional photographer based in Hong Kong. He specializes in large format photography and first got a glimpse of the Petzval Lens 5 to 6 years ago. In this video he talks about his Petzval passion, and shares his thoughts on the new Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art Lens!
Herbert Morris has been taking photographs for almost 60 years. From being his family's event photographer, he now acts as one of the community's resident guides who's always willing to give advice—photography related or otherwise—to fellow lomographers. In this interview, Herbert shares tidbits about his life as a war veteran and how being a sneaky photographer preserved the memories of his aunt.
Ouagadougou is the capital of Burkina Faso. 1.6 million people live there when 20 years ago there were only 700,000; that is to say, the incredibly quick growth and the stunning density in this city shows today.
A couple of years ago marcus_loves_film had the opportunity to spend time at a lodge more than half a century old in Woodruff, Wisconsin. Through these photographs, he had documented one night of his stay.
Get the perfect self-portraits or group photos with your friends with this instant camera! This camera allows you to be picture ready with its mirror next to the lens and gives you an idea where is best to smile!
Travel back in time and see places around Europe, Middle East, and North America as they were more than a century ago through these photochroms from the Photochrom Prints Collection of the Library of Congress.
Years ago, a young Christopher Logan moved to Milan after obtaining a Photography degree from The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. Falling in love with the European aesthetic which would later manifest in his photos, he was commissioned by a number of fashion houses, further developing his craft. He is now based in yet another fashion capital - New York City - and is still immersed in the world of fashion.
Issa Ng is a Hong Kong-based fashion and commercial photographer. Leveraging on many years working as an art director and stylist for several international brands in the advertising industry, he was able to develop a strong sense of style and talent for conceptual execution, composition and intense imagery. He now specializes in portraits, and is continuously on the lookout for new and exciting projects. He talks about his experience shooting with the Lomography Petzval 58 Bokeh Control lens in this interview.
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!
Mysterious apparitions and other inexplicable phenomena on film, or generally speaking, for that matter, are as highly debated topics today as they were many decades ago. In 1934, a certain Mr. C.P. MacCarthy of 15 Wilkinson Street, Sheffield held a lecture at 76 Clarkehouse Road located in the same city to "demonstrate under test conditions Fake Psychic Photography" before an invited committee. MacCarthy's demonstration was accompanied by a series of photographs titled "Psychic Photography From a New Angle."
The Glastonbury Festival is arguably one of the most anticipated and renowned music festivals in the world. It is a joy to be able to watch it, and a privilege to capture scenes on and off stage. Apart from creating beautiful portraits, the Petzval Lens is great for adding an albeit subtle drama to the already spectacular scenes of music festivals. Japanese photographer Taio Konishi photographed this year's Glastonbury with a Petzval 85mm Lens, and here are some of the photos. He also talks about his Petzval-meets-Glastonbury experience in this exclusive.
Ever since it opened in the '60s the Jigokudani Yaenkoen park in Nagano Prefecture, Japan has been visited by people from all over the world to observe the famous snow monkeys, or the Japanese Macaque. Lomographer ihave2pillows had the wonderful opportunity to see the snow monkeys up close a couple of years ago, and here are some of the photographs that he had shared with the community.