Trafalgar Square is one of the main tourist destinations in London and because of this I think that many Londoners give it a miss. Back in 2009, this was remedied with the One & Other project, a live artwork by Antony Gormley where different randomly selected people spent one hour on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square over a period of 100 days – varying from people dressing as Godzilla to teaching Swing Dancing to the public in Trafalgar Square. Although this is long gone, they continue to use the fourth plinth for contemporary artwork – currently it is ’Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle’, which, as the name suggests, is a replica of Nelson’s ship the HMS Victory in a bottle. It will be replaced by Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset’s ‘Powerless Structures, Fig. 101’ in 2012.
It is important to remember that two of London’s best galleries are by Trafalgar Square. On the north side of the square is the National Gallery, and just off of the square (in the same building complex as the National Gallery) is the National Portrait Gallery – both well worth a visit!
In addition to its beautiful natural landscapes and exotic vibe that draws tourists from all over the globe, Laos, largely a Buddhist country, is also home to a remarkable sight not seen just anywhere else in the world. Lomographer khunkrabi recalls his experience.
Why shoot square? ...Just take a second to look at these outstanding square photographs using the LC-A 120 and you will find out why! Selfies, silhouettes, walkways and winter landscapes are just a few of the themes featured in this spectacular photographic shortlist.
The Lomography Belair X 6-12 brought kleinerkaries closer not only to the most picturesque places in the world but to its beautiful people as well. A good conversation piece, it helped her discover hidden tourist spots and even restaurants that serve the best local food. Find out more about kleinerkaries and her Weapon of Choice after the jump!
In 1951, the Festival of Britain was organized as a way of boosting the morale of its citizens just a few years after the Second World War ended. The festival opened on May 4 and was basically a celebration of the British arts, science, and history. One of its most popular attractions was the Telekinema, described as a "state-of-the-art" cinema operated by the British Film Institute and seated up to 400 viewers.
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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!