Hoping to get a sense of Oahu Island's natural beauty in Hawaii and what it has to offer, I set out for a day of exploring. Get your film and camera ready for a fun and totally free day trip that will take your from the Pacific to the inside of Koko Head Crater.
When going out for a day trip on the island of Oahu, Hawaii there is really no need to spend any money at all. There are places of beauty that are totally free as well as fun for every nature-minded Lomographer. Let me take you on a tour of a favorite day trip of mine where we went from the Pacific Ocean up to Koko Crater Botanical Gardens. Before you head out for the same destination, however, fill up a bottle of water in case you get thirsty later and slather on lots of sunscreen.
Our final destination was at the east end of the island – to the unfinished Koko Crater Botanical Gardens. The botanical garden is a work in progress but even in its wild state it is very stunning. Before we got there though there are two scenic turnouts along the way for you to stop at. These are located just after you pass Haunama Bay on Highway 72. The first place is simply stunning with breathtaking views of the Pacific. The other also sports a blow hole in the rocks. When the wave hits, the ocean water sprays up into the air. For this day trip you need to stop at both places to take in the sights.
Next, we embarked on a short drive from the scenic lookouts up to Koko Head to the Koko Crater Botanical Garden. This is an unfinished botanical garden and there are no facilities. This is why I urged you to bring water. What you will find there is a moderate two-and-a-half mile trail through Koko Crater. This is a loop trail so you will end up exactly where you started. Need a map? In the parking lot, there is an unmarked black mailbox. Look inside the black mailbox and you’ll find a stack of maps. Take your time on the trail and enjoy the wild natural beauty of the surrounding crater.
Have you ever experienced feeling goosebumps all over your body, that your heart seems to jump out of your ribcage, your common sense is set on pause and you just breathe and enjoy the moment? Together with The Red Bulletin, we want to see YOUR moment beyond everyday life. Are you ready for the photographic #yourmoment #beyondtheordinary challenge? Take part in our photo competition! The two best shots will be awarded with a camera, and the first 500 to register will get a one-year free subscription of The Red Bulletin!
The sun is shining and we are in the mood for some fun! If you're planning a trip to London this coming month, then why not book yourself for one of our special market workshops? We'll be heading off to Brick Lane, Portobello Rd and the Columbia Flower Market to shoot all the sights on film. If you’re visiting London and staying in a hostel, just present proof of your booking and get to join a workshop for free! Book your space now.
This August, we bring you back to your roots and explore the wonders of nature! First, we cook up a storm with a film soup experiment. Followed by nature photowalks at beautiful scenic parks in Singapore to unearth the tips & tricks of trouble exposure, as well as the unique methods to perfect our macro shots. To cap off the learning month, we'll gather on a cozy Friday night for a new special sharing series by the Lomography Community -- with Sharing Session #1: Nature.
It looks like it’s time to get out the cameras and pack your bags. Together with the Shift School Dresden, we offered amazing prizes, including an insider trip to Paris, where you can take part in photography courses and visit the world-famous Paris Photo Tradeshow. Of course, there’s also a ton of Lomography prizes at stake like cameras, accessories and film so that the winner can capture memories from the trip on film. And now to announce the winners!
This sunny season is not only for long road trips and days spent at the beach. Invite your friends to a spectacular day at summer fairs and snap fantastic, surreal photographs like this winning Photo of the Day by gakurou!
Lomography has teamed up with Foto DC to get a true sense of Washington through a Spring competition. A slew of visceral, expressive images went under the critical eyes of curators Frank Hallam Day's and Melissa Golden, and we have a set of winners! Join us in the D.C. area on July 2 at 6:30 p.m. for an exhibition of the photos of the Faces and Places of D.C.
Where are you headed to this summer? Where I'm from summer has ended too soon, so I'm still daydreaming of sand and seafoam. I decided to check out the archives for some cool beach-y snapshots and came across a lot of interesting underwater photos! Check out my finds after the jump; hopefully this list will inspire you to grab a Fisheye Sub or a Krab, along with your Fisheye cameras and LC-A+, for some underwater adventure.
If you're still on the hunt for the perfect gift for your DIY friends and family, today is your day! With our super Advent deal, you can save a smooth 20% on our range of accessories for the Konstruktor camera, as well as our wide selection of other Accessories. Head over to the Online Shop and bulk up your cameras now!
Common sense tells us that when the weather gets bitterly cold, it's best to stay inside and drink a cup of something warm. But when you have a primo lens like the Petzval, it's hard not to go on an adventure! Equipped with nerves of steel and a Petzval lens, these Lomographers around the globe bundled up and braved the conditions to capture the top 10 wintry (not so) hot spots.