Rich shades let the mountains look different every moment. Our navigation system says we're in the middle of nowhere and the unfamiliar quietness won't let us doubt that it is right.
Actually Oman is quite easy to travel by car. Wide Highways are criss-crossing the whole Sultanate. But take a turn left twice and you´ll find yourself on rocky tarmacs surrounded by rugged mountains. Merely the power lines and groups of goats are indicating that there must be human life in these valleys – so we could experience one of these extremely rare cases of total silence!
Looking for a far off Wadi (temporarily dried out riverbed) we must have gone astray – who cares – just follow your nose. There was a lot to discover although there was not much at first sight.
Photography is not only an act of documentation or communication, it is also a way of seeing the world. The camera opens our eyes and lets us see what lies behind the obvious, and we start looking at things as potential subjects of a photograph. Every leak of light unveils secrets that talented photographers turn into a piece of art. Li Hui is one of those gifted artists. We talked to her about her work and her sensitive photographs that picture a wonderful vulnerability.
These photographs, recently digitized through the efforts of the Cushing Center at the Yale School of Medicine, come from the collection of patient photography of Harvey Cushing, M.D., the father of neurosurgery.
Originally from USA, biochemistry student Hayden Williams traveled halfway across the world to continue his studies in Hong Kong. Going to the Far East opened an opportunity for him to explore what he truly love the most: photography. His adventures in his current home, no matter how spontaneous, are captured in well-executed double exposure photographs. Meet our newcomer of the week, haydenwilliams.
Yes, we're still very much on Earth. Marvel at these breathtaking photographs taken with the LomoChrome Purple 35mm, culled from the most popular bunch in the community (also, find out how you can earn piggies and have your very own photographs be featured on the Online Shop)!
Sonja started her analog adventures during her teenage years. She took her first film photographs when she was 13 and has been in love with the magic of the process since. Her idea of a perfect day involves developing film rolls while listening to jazz and having a cup of tea in between. In this interview, she recalls about her experience with her first Lomography camera, a Holga 120 CFN.