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  • I'm Dreaming of a Bright Christmas: Holiday Travel Guide to Asia

    I'm Dreaming of a Bright Christmas: Holiday Travel Guide to Asia
    A month until Christmas! Have you started to plan for your holiday? Instead of traditional activities, how about a new experience at these never below zero degree locations in Asia? Instead of joining the tons of street shoppers on a cold Christmas Eve how about a relaxing trip to a warmer climate? Here is a photo travel guide by Lomographers for Lomographers!
  • La Sardina Wardrobe Artist - First of May's No Nukes

    La Sardina Wardrobe Artist - First of May's No Nukes
    Two man team "First of May Studios" runs an illustration blog. Their brain is filled with fantasy, in their tiny kingdom, one can find your innermost cells of cuteness and melancholy. Under the touch of their creative black and white pen strokes, what will the La Sardina DIY look like?
  • Horizon Perfekt: I Can't Stop Nodding to this Head-Turning Camera

    Horizon Perfekt: I Can't Stop Nodding to this Head-Turning Camera
    As the name implies, the Horizon can capture everything on the horizon. With a squeeze of the shutter release, the turning lens records everything the eyes can see. No other camera come close to the panoramic view it can produce!
  • La Sardina Wardrobe Artist - Joe's Surnames

    La Sardina Wardrobe Artist - Joe's Surnames
    Taiwan's homegrown bicycle brand "SENSE30" derived its name from the tattoo on Joe's hand "30". Aside from being the planning & design director, Joe, who loves to create, is also the design director of the famous design firm, Good Studio. What type of blueprint does Joe see on the La Sardina DIY?
  • La Sardina Wardrobe Artist - Aaron Nieh's Gossip

    La Sardina Wardrobe Artist - Aaron Nieh's Gossip
    Aaron Nieh rose to prominence in his sophomore year due to the Eslite Mall project. He published a book and had his own studio before the age of 30. He is the designated designer for many iconic pop albums, and is an award winning book cover art designer. In the hands of such an accomplished designer, what will the La Sardina DIY be transformed into?
  • Taipei Biennial 2012 – Modern Monsters / Death and Life of Fiction

    Taipei Biennial 2012 – Modern Monsters / Death and Life of Fiction
    The Taipei Biennial 2012 is in full swing and is definitely the hottest thing in the Taipei Art scene going on currently! So, travelers through the beautiful city should mark the venues on your maps! Curated by the renowned Art critic Anselm Franke. Hong Kong artist Pak Shueng Chuen will be among the 40 participating artists. After the jump, get ready to museum-hop!
  • Cars and Things Engulfed by Nature

    Cars and Things Engulfed by Nature
    When I was a child I was mortified about the thought of being swallowed by quicksand. In the city, marshes aren't that prevalent and as I grew older my fear, that had been fed by childhood fiction, was quickly replaced with the more realistic fear of being engulfed by toxic smog from car engines.
  • Modern Toilet Restaurant: To Eat or to Poop?

    Modern Toilet Restaurant: To Eat or to Poop?
    Have you ever tried eating inside a comfort room? Or eating from a toilet bowl? This wacky themed restaurant will definitely give you a unique and fun dining experience as if you're inside your own bathroom!
  • US CitySlicker Jeff goes to China

    US CitySlicker Jeff goes to China
    Earlier this summer I was fortunate enough to be asked to play percussion with the Bard Conservatory Orchestra on their greater China tour. We played 7 concerts in 7 different cities over the course of 3 weeks! Luckily, there was also just enough down time to explore a bit. Read on to hear about the highlights of my trip!
  • Ultra-Wide Angle Street Photography with the Lomo LC-Wide in Taipei

    Ultra-Wide Angle Street Photography with the Lomo LC-Wide in Taipei
    When the streets of Taipei City meets an ultra-wide angle lens...black-and-white fun of wide angle street shooting begins. Here's a mini-review of the Lomo LC-Wide as a "street" camera.
  • Lomography in Taiwan!

    Lomography in Taiwan!
    Earlier, I wrote an article about seeing lots of analogue things in Taiwan. What I didn't mention was that there were also multiple familiar Lomography items as well! Read more about it after the jump.
  • Analogue All Around Taiwan

    Analogue All Around Taiwan
    Upon my arrival to Taiwan, I quickly realized how much faster the analogue world has caught up compared to my small island of Hawaii. Almost every store window I looked into had an analogue camera as decoration, advertisement, or inventory! See the analogue goodies after the jump!
  • Nine Levels Copper Refinery Taiwan

    Nine Levels Copper Refinery Taiwan
    Doing some Urbex photography has been one of my photography goals this year, but it took awhile to find a good first location. With a bit of research I found out about an old Copper Refinery that dates back to the Japanese Occupation in Taiwan. It closed down in the early 70's and was left abandoned for nature to take over. It's located on the north coast of Taiwan and it would be a full day trip to reach the location.
  • A Piece of Treasure in the Middle of the City: Treasure Hill, Taipei

    A Piece of Treasure in the Middle of the City: Treasure Hill, Taipei
    An old veterans' community restored as an artist village in 2010 - Treasure Hill is every bit as alluring as its name.
  • Flea Market at FuHe Bridge in Taipei

    Flea Market at FuHe Bridge in Taipei
    On weekend mornings, you'll find antique collectors and bargain hunters gathering at the FuHe Bridge Flea Market, scouring for treasures amongst piles of second-hand junk.
  • Cherry Blossoms in Taichung

    Cherry Blossoms in Taichung
    My only expedition to see the cherry blossoms this year took me to Dakeng, Taichung in Taiwan. We visited Taichung over the long weekend back in February and my friends decided to make the trip to a private plot of cherry trees that was kindly made public by the owner for the first time this year. There are other famous cherry blossoms viewing spots in Taiwan, for example: Yangminshan National Park, Wuling Farm and Alishan Forest but they are usually way too crowded during the peak of blooming.
  • A Rain Trapped City: Tour of Pingxi

    A Rain Trapped City: Tour of Pingxi
    Who says one needs to stay at home during rainy days? Get out there and have fun with your camera! Taking a train from Taipei, we will pass by Nuannuan, Shifen...before reaching Pingxi.
  • Provincial Highway No.11: The Cool Blue Summer Highway

    Provincial Highway No.11: The Cool Blue Summer Highway
    To me, the ocean is synonymous with traveling.
  • Spotted: Analogue Cameras in By2's 'Isn't It' Video

    Spotted: Analogue Cameras in By2's 'Isn't It' Video
    By2 is a Singaporean girl group composed of musical twin sisters and, in their recent music video debut, they are spotted using several analogue cameras. Check out "Isn't It" now! Can you tell what kinds of cameras those are?
  • Troopin' Over to Taipei

    Troopin' Over to Taipei
    If you were ever able to catch an episode of Fun Taiwan hosted by the lovely Janet Hsieh, you'd see how fun it really is to be in Taiwan - aside from its picturesque countryside with an abundance of flora and fauna, it's highly-developed capital, Taipei, is a vibrant mix of east and west; traditional and modern. Interested in paying it a visit? Check out what your fellow lomographers have to say through this Locations series feature on Taipei!