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  • King's Forest at West Stow

    King's Forest at West Stow
    If you flew over East Anglia in a helicopter you'd see below you a dark and rather gloomy area of forest somewhere in the middle of the more usual fen and farming landscape. If you drove along the A11 to Norwich, you would drive through a desolate and unexciting section of the same dark, dripping pine forest. Either way, you wouldn't feel tempted to explore further, which would be a shame, as on the boundary of this admittedly uninviting forest is a place where a much older deciduous woodland still exists among the plantations of pine and fir.
  • Warsaw University Library

    Warsaw University Library
    Earth is our motherland, so we have to be good and not waste it. But today all we hear is pollution, greenhouse effect and so on... What to do? The answer is simple - even today, when technology is going straight forward, we can live without hurting the Fauna and Flora duo.
  • Burbiskiai Estate

    Burbiskiai Estate
    This place fell into my mind when I was little - my grandmother told me her youth story about, how did she go to that times (around 1940-ties) discos. Yes, of course - no DJs, no house or RnB remixes - just simple plain countryside's music festival every weekend. People were gathering there from all of the region - my grandmother herself had to walk about 9 km to this place and then come back home (no taxis, mind that!). So when I grew up, I did finally go there. It's in the north part of Lithuania, just between to big cities Siauliai and Panevezys. The small town Radviliskis is the nearest to this place, so if you go the main road towards Panevezys you will find a brown sign with "Burbiskio Dvaro sodyba" ("Burbiskiai Estate Gardens").
  • Kazakh Steppe

    Kazakh Steppe
    The largest country of Central Asia is Kasakhstan. But that doesn't mean that it is densely populated. The opposite is the case. The former Soviet Republic is rich of oil-resources but otherwise the nature is very poor. The harsh and high temperatures make it a not very fruitful soil. But besides the steppe of wild grass the soviet leadership tried to implement monocultures such as wheat or cotton in a very big style. So eventually the people, who formerly lived as nomads and had huge herds of sheep and cattle, became a nation of peasants and filled the largest chamber of wheat in the union.
  • Zoo Hundshaupten

    Zoo Hundshaupten
    The Zoo Hundshaupten is a neat little park located in the heart of Franconian Swiss near Nuremberg, Germany. It is embedded in a small valley where you can walk up and down and all around to see the typical animals which belong to the nature surrounding you.
  • Walk around Hong Kong

    Walk around Hong Kong
    It's my first trip ever to Hong Kong! It was supposed to be sunny, hotter than Singapore I heard. But it was pouring throughout my 5 days stay. What's more, Cyclone No.8 was hoisted on the first day! All the shops were closed in the middle of the day and we were advised to stay indoors! It was really an experience of a lifetime. No sightseeing as the weather was a spoilsport. Nonetheless, I still managed to capture some pictures of the busy city amidst the rain for the next few days.
  • Erg Sand Desert

    Erg Sand Desert
    Sahara stands the biggest hot desert in the world, with 8.5 million km2. It runs on ten countries: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Mauritania, Niger, Suddan, Tchad and Tunisia. Sahara means "desert" in Arabic.
  • La Dombes

    La Dombes
    The natural park of the La Dombes is a huge area north from the city of Lyon. The natural park of 23 ha, offers you lot of lakes, forests, little villages and fantastic landscapes to explore on foot, by bike or whatever else... It's well known for its very rich fauna & flora reserve, and if you like birds, you have got there a lot of different species to discover.
  • Porto

    Porto
    Take the road which goes northwards along the West coast of Corsica and after passing the Calanches of Piana you arrive in Porto. Administratively, Porto is a simple hamlet which depends on the village of Ota, situated higher in the mountain. Nevertheless, if Ota is unknown, Porto, on the other hand, and its exceptional site transformed this small village into a highly visited place. Besides a factory of 'Nacre' jewelery, the small town offers numerous expeditions of diving and its colossal (very windy) beach of black pebbles offers an open view to the tower of Porto. It was probably built in the second half of the 16th century, before the appearance of the round Genoese towers. The tower of Porto is one of the only square fortifications built on the coast, the place of departure for the visit of the nature reserve of Scandola.
  • Downtown Vancouver and beyond

    Downtown Vancouver and beyond
    From street level at the Harbor Centre building in Vancouver you can ride the elevator to The Lookout, a 360 degree observatory high above the city. It's open all day from about 9 am to 10 pm and your ticket is valid for the whole day, so you can go back for night shots. It costs about $13 per person. The elevator is on the outside of the building which is great for views too.
  • Alanga Hotel

    Alanga Hotel
    Searching for a trip next spring? Wanna see the real Sea and smell the real vacation-time-smell? Then you must at least give a chance to the most popular Lithuanian resort near the sea, called the Palanga town. It has a lot to offer, not only in the summertime, when the streets are full of street artists and lots of attractions, but also at any time of the year. And if you need a really peaceful accommodation place, then you just have to choose this hotel - Alanga. Yes, you're completely right, if you did get the idea of the hotel's name: Alanga is in Palanga and it has only the first letter missing. And it's also the name of the river, near which the hotel is situated.
  • FRIM

    FRIM
    Nature lover? Here is a great opportunity for you to experience the great flora and fauna paradise. Lomography lover? Here is a good spot for you to take some high quality pictures. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) situated 600-ha site in Kepong, 16 km northwest of Kuala Lumpur is surrounded by Bukit Lagong Forest Reserve. Although it is a research institute, it has fascinating views and places which nature lover will easily fall for. Especially as a Lomography lover, you should not miss it. This place offers beautiful lakes, branches of trees and blooming flowers which turn out to be gorgeous on the pictures. As you are driving through the whole forest, you can see a lots of research buildings. Yet, those are not the things we are focusing on. The most important and special thing about FRIM, is the great view of the lakes and plants.
  • Ponte JK

    Ponte JK
    The Ponte JK (Juscolino Kubitschek Bridge), crossing Paranoá Lake, is today one of the most famous points of Brasilia, the planned city built by President Juscelino Kubitschek to be the capital of Brazil. It was inaugurated in 2002 in his honor and in 2003 it was elected in a World International Congress on Bridges (yes, such a thing exists...) the most beautiful bridge of the world. Alexandre Chan and Mario Vila Verde are respectively the architect and the engineer responsible for its design and construction, which cost around 160 million reis (Brazilian money) (or 80 million American dollars today...). It is a beautiful place, really, because it seems to be so light (despite it weights more than 13 000 tons) and at night the illumination gives it a special aura, as if Brasilia was a huge modern metropolis.
  • Silvretta-Bielerhoehe track

    Silvretta-Bielerhoehe track
    Silvretta-Hochalpenstrasse-Bielerhoehe. The Silvretta-Hochalpenstrasse is one of the most favored and beautiful mountain roads of the Austrian Alps. It connects the Montafon in Vorarlberg with the Paznauntal in Tyrol. The highest pint is Bielerhoehe in 2030 m sea level. There you can find lots of possibilities to spend your time. The simplest one is to sit down in the restaurant Silvrettasee with its amazing view over the Silvretta Lake. A very special one is to make a boat tour on the Silvretta Lake with the motorboat. It is Europe's one and only motorboat traffic in over 2000m sea level.
  • Mount Pinatubo

    Mount Pinatubo
    The 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo is known as the second largest terrestrial eruption of the 20th century. The explosion came after almost 500 years of slumber and dumped billions of tones of volcanic debris that buried entire farm communities, killed hundreds of people, and changed the world's climate.
  • Pigeons of Venice

    Pigeons of Venice
    Okay, okay, so many people call pigeons "rats with wings". They're everywhere, invading our planet by the hoards. They nip at anything edible, poop on your head if you're not careful and basically make a mess. However annoying they are, we all have to admit that they're one of the best lomographic animals around. If you want to mix the photogenic ability of these birds with a stunning backdrop, than there is no better place to go than to Europe's grandest drawing room...the Piazza San Marco in Venice! There are literally hundreds of pigeons constantly fluttering about giving you numerous chances to snap them up with your lens.
  • Capuchin Retreat Center

    Capuchin Retreat Center
    Located at the heart of Batangas, this retreat centre is a nice and relaxing place to reflect and meditate. The capuchin retreat centre which is handled by the men in brown, provides an atmosphere conducive for prayers and photography. The 4 hectare centre boasts spacious greens of gardens and landscapes that will make you crave for more film. Too bad I ran out of film the last time I visited the place. What to shoot? The landscapes and the sceneries are really good subjects! Try shooting those men in brown too! It's a three hour drive from the metro! It's a really cool place to relax and unwind! Try it out and share your photos to the LSI community!
  • Punta Fuego

    Punta Fuego
    Looking for a place to relax and unwind? Get out of the city and rest somewhere in Batangas, Philippines! Batangas is the HUB for those who want to beat the heat of the sun during summer. Hence, go there during the summer days or when you just feel the need to. Or a Lomo shoot perhaps. I stayed there a couple of times and I always enjoy taking memories with me through my Holga. I give the sceneries and the amenities 5 out of 5. The best shots I had with my Holga were captured at Punta Fuego, Batangas. It is located at the tip most part of Batangas and it is around 3 to 4 hours travel by land from the metro.
  • Labyrinth park of Horta

    Labyrinth park of Horta
    If you're in Barcelona, and a little bit tired of the crowd and the cars of the city, if you're looking for a quiet and refreshing place, if you're alone or with a friend (or more...), have a little excursion to the garden and labyrinth of Horta, located north of the city of Barcelona.
  • Aghios Nikolaos

    Aghios Nikolaos
    Need a vacation? Take it, but be careful - if you plan to take a rest at home, you can receive a call from your boss at any moment "please, can you come just for 15 minutes, we need your help". So the best plan is to go somewhere really far away, for example - the Crete Island. And if you really plan to go there for your vacation, choose Aghios Nikolaos town, as it is THE BEST resort town in whole Crete (well, at least you can hear that at your tourist information office). And it really is awesome. First of all, Aghios Nikolaos is a coastal town and the capital of Lasithi province (Crete Island is divided into 4 or 5 prefectures). The most amazing fact is that the town is built on the ruins of the ancient city. People call it Saint Nicholas town because Saint Nicholas is the patron saint of sailors and of all of Greece.