Remote, isolated and gorgeous. Lewis and Harris or Leòdhas agus na Hearadh in the Outer Hebrides is the largest island in Scotland. Lewis, to the north, has a relatively flat landscape and is home to the island's main(only) city(large town), Stornoway or Steòrnabhagh and also the five thousand-year-old megalithic monument at Calanais.
Harris (my favorite part of the island) is more like another planet. It’s a vast set of rocky hills and immense wind-swept beaches. We found ourselves walking along the incredibly unsettling Coffin Road, a old route through a remote (and misty) valley that ends at the sea and the solemn fifteen-year-old church of St Clements.
Harris is also home to Harris Tweed, traditional handmade fabric that may sound like something you’d find in granny’s bungalow, but will also save your life when you find yourself freezing to death in a tent on top of those wind-swept dunes.
An Argentinean writer and photographer living in the Pacific Northwest, Lorraine Healy is a long-time fan of plastic cameras and is the author of "Tricks With A Plastic Wonder," a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera, available as an eBook from Amazon.com. In this article, Healy shares her experiences photographing in Cuba in early 2013.
Dora Kontha makes the familiar worthy of a tribute. She frames icy weather or glinting water so that it looks boundless, more than a spread of pretty blue. Analog photography, her medium of choice, makes these everyday sights as intimate as memory itself.
Heads up, Metro Manila-based Lomographers! A film photography workshop to be conducted by Meerly, former general manager of Lomography Singapore, featuring the Diana F+ will be held this month at Common Room in Quezon City, Philippines.
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