After catching the NANTA Cookin’ Show at the Jeongdong Theatre, take a left and stroll down the historic Jeongdong Street towards the Deoksugung Palace. Jeongdong Street lies in the centre of Seoul and has a wealth of colonial heritage hidden within its tree-lined cobblestone walks.
After taking a left from the Nanta Theatre, the first signs of why the street’s heritage begins to reveal itself through various signs announcing the locations of several foreign embassies. When Korea opened up its society to the world in the late 19th century, the world’s great powers located their embassies in Jeongdong, near Deoksugung Palace, the then royal residence of the Korean Emperor.
Missionaries soon followed and the first Methodist church, Chungdong First Church, was soon constructed. Today, Chungdong First Church still remains and it’s red brick façade is a landmark in Jeongdong Street. Further down, the Seoul Museum of Art and public art installations can be admired by visitors.
As a scientist, Pierrick is often curious about the mechanism behind how things work. His first brush with analog photography is no exception. Eager to know more about the inner workings of a film camera, he started from scratch and tested his DIY skill with the Konstuktor camera.
On July 4, 1776, the redrafted version of Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence made it to Congress. Some 90 years later it was made into an official holiday. Since then, Americans have celebrated Fourth of July in full regalia. Some parade in flag-themed costumes or party in their best dresses, while others bond with friends over beer in the park.
This article is dedicated to one of the most important masters of photography, Robert Capa. Capa is well known for his photos of war, from the famous image of the Republican Spanish soldier collapsing backwards after being fatally shot to his images taken in Indochina. He was also a co-founder of the famous Magnum Photo Agency, the first cooperative agency for freelance photographers worldwide. For this article, I took advantage of a rare event held in my city, Como, some weeks ago: a military drill for civil protection purposes.
There are things that artist Valeriie Liin can't leave the house without: her earphones, two notebooks, keys to her home in Taiwan, and a little color palette for painting. It's not always that she can paint, though, so for those times she turns to her cameras.
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!
Lomography warmly invites everyone to join us on a trip to Rockaway Beach on Saturday, July 25. We will be conducting a couple of workshops to make sure you're well equipped onyour summer beach escapades.