Unlike most museums, the Contemporary Arts Museum at Makiki is extremely photographer- and Lomographer-friendly. There are lots of interesting things to see and photograph. If you ever have the chance to drop by for a visit, don't forget this arts museum!
Out of town and up in the hills of Makiki Heights near Honolulu is the Contemporary Arts Museum at Makiki. Once you get there, you’ll quickly discover that this used to be a very large residential home which has been converted into a museum. You’ll also find that unlike a lot of stuffy museums, this one is cool with you taking photographs in and around the grounds.
On this day I took my LC-A+ and had it loaded with Lomography Redscale XR film. What I wanted out of the trip was a nice quiet walk around the grounds of the museum. The grounds are amazing and features a lot of art out in the open getting weathered by the sun, rain and wind. There is a long path that you can follow which is very much in the mode of a Japanese garden. There is also a cafe at the museum near the graffiti area if you need to rest and change film. On my next trip there I plan to explore the inside galleries; maybe on a rainy day.
As I mentioned earlier, they are photo friendly. That is pretty important to us lomographers! On the day I was there I counted three professional photographers. One had a couple in tow and was photographing them. The other two were lugging tons of gear around to snap images of the grounds. There were also a handful of people with iPhones taking pictures around every corner. So me with my little tiny LC-A+ felt rather covert.
Aside from the fact that Ubud is a must-visit tourist spot in Bali, it is also the perfect place to relax and get inspired. There, you’ll see and feel something different. Staying there for a month in 2012 made me discover good places to visit. If ever you'll be in Bali for a holiday, don't forget to visit Ubud. Now, I shall take you on a quick visit to this town!
The time has come to launch our amazing new Lomography Art Lens - the Petzval lens. What better way to celebrate than by throwing a party on August 21 at the Lomography Gallery Store Soho? There will be live music from London-based folk singer Denai Moore, lots of bubbly and the chance to meet the lens face-to-face! Read on for full details.
"Mirror Mirror... Frida Kahlo Photographs" is set to open in May at the Throckmorton Fine Art and will feature no less than 30 photographs of the renowned artist taken by 20 of the most legendary photographers of the 20th century.
Read on dear friend and I will weave a story for you. There may be more questions than answers raised by this peculiar tale. But if it’s clarity you seek, have no fear, things will become clear in time (they always do, don’t they?). So rub the Sandman’s dust from your sleepy eyes and take a journey with me. If you think you have an answer when we reach the end, please do share it in the comments!
For the first time ever, this collection of photographs by Aaron Rose is currently on exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York until August 3, 2014. Won't be at the Big Apple during this time? Don't worry, we've got you covered; get a preview of it right after the jump!
This article is dedicated to Serge Moulinier, a largely unknown French photographer who won one of the most important prizes in France with a book on Greek architecture. Strangely, little information can be found on the Internet about this great photographer whose work had also been published in an important essay written by the famous John Szarkowski, former Director of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
If you want to know the heart of a person, peek inside his/her wardrobe! And no, nobody famous said that; I only just made it up. But really, don't you think it's true? After all, the way we dress screams our personality; at least for most of us. And that is why, as soon as I land on a new city, one of the things I absolutely must do is find the local boutiques. Sure, I love the fancy chain boutiques as much as the next person, but there's just something else about a local clothing store. It's unique!
I went to the Victoria & Albert Museum's Friday Late, an event that takes place every last Friday evening of the month. For March 2014, the London borough of Tottenham was invited to curate an evening of creativity. There were a number of events that went on ranging from music and art to fashion and film. Accompanied by my LC-A+ and Fisheye No. 2, here are my highlights of that evening in photographs.
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!
From May 21 to 24, Somerset House will be hosting Photo London 2015, bringing together 72 of the most well respected galleries from all over globe. Each gallery will be presented in six areas, showing a mixture of vintage, modern and contemporary photography. There will be an extensive program of talks and events which are supported by the LUMA foundation.
Horst P. Horst was a fashion photographer who became famous for his striking use of composition and lighting. His photographs depict sheer and timeless beauty. The Victoria and Albert Museum is celebrating Horst's work with a retrospective exhibition of photographs from his prolific career. Lomography has teamed up with the V&A to give YOU the chance to win amazing prizes including tickets to see the exhibition, a book of his photographs and a Diana F+ Colette. Read on to find out more.