Twenty-fifth Street in Ogden, Utah is truly historic and is experiencing a revitalization of epic proportions.
You may not know 25th Street…but you should.
You may not know that Elvis got off the train here to greet local high school girls on his way east or maybe west for his military service. You may not know that Ice Cube played a concert in the street a few months back. You may not know that 25th Street is mentioned in On The Road by Jack Kerouac. You may not know that every great blues player in the last 30 years has played the local clubs on their way from here to there. You may not know that many, many movies have been filmed on the street. Or that many TV programs are filmed on this street. You may not know that there is an artsy movie theater there, a skate shop, bike shop, multiple art galleries and eateries. You may not know that this is the crossroads of the west. You may not know about the many coffee shops, salons, bars, and train station that fill this street.
You may not know about any of these but you should! This street has been a happening place for over 100 years. It’s a railroad town and you can always find anything you ever wanted…good or bad, on this street. The place has been wild forever and the history of the street is endless and there is much more to come. You may not know this street but now (through this article) you know that you should.
Common advice tells us that Tokyo is best experienced at night. The neon lights of Ginza come on, Shibuya Crossing gets crammed, Ropponggi lets loose. Reverse the advice and we’ll get something like a palate cleanser. The Imperial Palace, Shinjuku Gyoen and small parks peppered around the city offer relief, from morning until late afternoon. Even ordinary streets appeal to tourists. We suspect those secret ramen spots add to the charm.
Snow-capped or covered in lush greenery, monumental or of smaller proportions, mountains create the most picturesque natural landscapes. The folks at The Gap Magazine are no stranger to their beauty and will showcase such visual splendor in their next issue. Do you have a scenic photo of mountains? Share your pictures with us and get featured in the December issue of The Gap.
How do you bring a fresh perspective to a landscape that has been photographed from every possible angle? Using a brand-new film, of course! With this goal in mind, I loaded some LomoChrome Turquoise XR into my Nikon 35Ti and went on a major trip across southern Utah and northern Arizona.
Raymond Chin, otherwise known as Raywychin, is an experienced and active Lomographer based in Hong Kong. After showcasing photos taken using the LC-A 120, he continues to impress the community with images created using LomoChrome Turquoise color negative film.
I have been constantly returning to the Sahara, and my last visit was the fifth in a row. Every visit was full of excitement and surprises. I feel like this place has become my second home. This year, I decided to travel there for a fortnight.
Ladies and gentlemen, it is with great pride that we bring you the newest member of Lomo'Instant family: the stunningly beautiful Lomo'Instant Kyoto Edition! To give it a warm welcome to our brand new jewel, sneaked out from our HQ in Vienna and went in search of a truly enlightening adventure.
Paul White is a South East London-based hip-hop producer with tons of energy and a penchant for film photography. He recently released his fifth album on the mighty R&S label. We decided to arm him with a Sprocket Rocket to shoot his adventures with. Read the full interview and see his images here.