If you're looking to get the best donuts in New York (and I generally am), look no further than the Doughnut Plant.
There are only a few things in life greater than a donut and a delicious cup of coffee. That duo is made even better by the incredible donut concoctions made by the Doughnut Plant at the Lower East Side. They divide their selection by ingredients. There are the yeast donuts (the creme brulee donut is my favorite) and cake donuts (okay, maybe the tres leche donut is my favorite). They’ve got typical round donuts, square donuts, and churros, which are sort of like stick donuts. Whatever you get, it will most likely be delicious and you’ll want to eat more.
Anything can happen when you’re at the Doughnut Plant. Sometimes I’ll even go wild and get one of their amazing chai teas instead of coffee.
Their storefront on Grand Street has seating in the windows and a few stools scattered about. If you eat your treats there, then you’ll be able to get first pick of the fresh ones as they come out of the oven, which is at the back of the store. They’ve just opened up another store in the Chelsea Hotel, and they also sell their doughnuts at stores around the city like Dean & Deluca but at a considerable markup.
If you want the real deal at the best price, then head down to the original store.
Ever wondered about those cool photos with overlapping images? Those are Multiple Exposures, and if you're curious about how to do this technique, look no further. We have prepared a guide that gives you all the information that you need!
The new year is still young, but it seems as if it'll be over quickly. My organizer is already filled with entries until June. 2015 will probably be worse than 2014 when it comes to having time off so I could take some analogue shots. Anyway, there are some photography-related things that I really want to get done. It is probably best to set some goals if I only have very limited time.
Before moving to New York City, I was told that people keep to themselves. Thus, I set forth to put myself out there and create connections with the people in my community, using the Lomo'Instant as an icebreaker! I was proven wrong—if you show an ounce of kindness to anyone, they will overflow in return.
We know you're all raring to see more of what Lomography's latest offering, the New Russar+, can do. Well, look no further, as we present to you these awesome-looking photographs taken with it paired with one of the community's favorite emulsions, the Lomochrome Purple!
For a small island, I find that there's actually so much to see and do in Penang. If you do decide to visit this quaint state and its eponymous island in Malaysia, I bet you'll want to stay for at least a week, so I decided to do a number of day trip installments. If you're ready, let's get started!
Really want to bring your film photos to life? We’re now offering totally analogue fine art prints in a host of large sizes and formats! Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.
Born in Germany and raised in the mountains, but now residing in New York, Jessica Barthel is an awesome and talented photographer. We were thrilled to lend her a shooting prototype of the new Lomo'Instant to play with and were more than thrilled to see the results. Head past the jump to catch Jessica's instant which are full of excitement and adventure!
If you're still on the look-out for the best travel destinations this spring, better head to Kyoto, Japan's former imperial capital, where the breath-taking sight of cherry blossoms in full bloom await.
We asked some of New York’s hottest designers to lend their talent in designing some of our La Sardina DIY cameras, and we are very excited to share with you Steen of Steen Drawings. Steen is a New York based illustrator who likes to create her own fantasy world and creates stories from her wild imagination. Take a look at Steen's wonderful work and get inspired to do your own DIY project.
You’ve shouted your analogue love from the rooftops and worn your heart on your sleeve – Now it’s time to take it to the next level and wear it on your skin! Our new Lomography Tattoos are fun, easy to apply and come in five designs.
Wide-angle lens are further divided into sub-classifications: Wide, ultra-wide and ultra-ultra-wide. Based on current standards, wide lenses for 35mm cameras are those with focal lengths ranging from 24 to 35mm. Lenses are considered ultra-wide if they have focal lengths from 17 to 21 mm, and ultra-ultra-wide if from 12 to 16mm. The New Russar+ is a 20mm lens; hence it falls under the ultra-wide classification. If you have an ultra-wide lens or if you intend to get the Russar+, you might as well make the most out of your precious investment. Read on for a few guidelines on shooting with ultra-wide lenses.
Two years ago I swore to myself, I'll be coming back soon!" This October my chance finally came and I flew for the second time to New York City to visit my dear colleagues in the Lomography Gallery Store New York. What I didn’t see coming, though, is the opportunity to test a new secret film during my trip.