Tag: historic

  • Howick Historical Village: A Heritage Experience

    written by amytam on 2012-09-10 in #world #locations
    Howick Historical Village: A Heritage Experience

    An architectural museum/village that offers a historical representation of Howick in the mid-1800s. With beautifully-restored buildings, tranquil pond, and live days every month, the Howick Historical Village is an excellent place to take the family and explore as well as learn! Keep reading for more details!

  • Grand Historic Fourth Street in Grand Analogue Style

    written by 110isnotdead on 2012-08-01 in #world #locations
    Grand Historic Fourth Street in Grand Analogue Style

    The homes on Fourth St. NE in Massillon are more than just large mansions in an otherwise unassuming city, they represent over 150 years of architectural style and opulence. They harken back to a time when Massillon was great.

  • Devín: A Surviving Beauty

    written by livi on 2012-07-24 in #world #locations
    Devín: A Surviving Beauty

    Only 15 minutes away from the busy capital of Slovakia, Bratislava lays Devin. Devin is a small village-looking suburb of Bratislava, famous for its ruined castle and old church. Since I've lived here, these two beautiful buildings became symbols for my home. Let me tell you more about Devin and it's beauties after the jump.

  • The Panmure Fencible Historic Reserve

    written by amytam on 2012-07-20 in #world #locations
    The Panmure Fencible Historic Reserve

    You can drive pass the same beautiful location everyday and never have time to stop, get out, and take some photos. Last week, I made the most of the sunny weather and explored a reserve that I regularly drive pass on my way to work - The Panmure Fencible Historic Reserve.

  • Historical Manoa

    written by dearjme on 2012-06-21 in #world #locations
    Historical Manoa

    Took a Lomowalk around the old neighborhood of Manoa, Hawaii. I have found the most beautiful and stunning houses, some dating back to many years ago.

  • Black and White Tanjong Pagar

    written by coolsigg on 2012-04-27 in #world #locations
    Black and White Tanjong Pagar

    Tanjong Pagar is a historic district located in downtown Singapore. As with everything in Singapore nowadays, it has undergone tremendous transformation in recent years. Let's take a look after the jump!

  • Charming CHIJMES in Black & White

    written by coolsigg on 2012-04-26 in #world #locations
    Charming CHIJMES in Black & White

    CHIJMES is a famous tourist landmark in Singapore. It used to be a Catholic convent known as the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus (CHIJ) and the convent quarters are known as Caldwell House. Historical buildings always evoke a different feel when shot in black and white. Read on after the jump to see CHIJMES in black and white!

  • Egg White, Salt and Silver Nitrate

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-03-20 in #lifestyle
    Egg White, Salt and Silver Nitrate

    Since the beginning of photography there have been many photographic processes. Some of them remain to this day, some crashed and burned within two decades of their release even if the quality of the resulting image using that process what pristine. It's safe to say economics and practicality had a lot to do with it.

  • The Best of LIFE: 1936-1972

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-03-01 in #lifestyle
    The Best of LIFE: 1936-1972

    Photojournalism at its best. This is the 37-year legacy LIFE Magazine has left us. It's creator, Henry Luce, founder of the other boldly titled magazine, TIME, had a vision that the editorial proved to have achieved. This vision? As stated in his profound mission statement: "To see life...to see the world; to eyewitness great events...to see strange things...the see and be amazed".

  • Ferns Cathedral

    written by bear1973 on 2011-08-23 in #world #locations
    Ferns Cathedral

    Looking for a good location to take some atmospheric photos? Just check out your local church. It has all the history of your area.

  • Give Me Convenience, or Give Me Death

    written by hotdustyroads on 2011-03-07 in #lifestyle
    Give Me Convenience, or Give Me Death

    This is a paper I wrote for my English course about the downfall of photography with the digital revolution and its resurgence in modern times.

  • The Past Preserved at Robie's Country Store

    written by carmenism on 2011-02-08 in #world #locations
    The Past Preserved at Robie's Country Store

    Hooksett, the small town I come from in New Hampshire, does not have much to show for itself these days. Littered with shopping plazas and used car dealerships, little evidence remains of what was once both a beautiful tourist destination and a bustling manufacturing village in decades long past. Perhaps the only remnant of these times is Robie's Country Store, a lone testament of more fruitful days for my community.

  • Pearl Harbor Navy Base, Oahu, Hawaii

    written by kdm315 on 2010-11-12 in #world #locations
    Pearl Harbor Navy Base, Oahu, Hawaii

    It is so easy to forget that on the sunny, tropical island of Oahu lies the Pearl Harbor Navy Base, famous for the 1941 bombings that killed almost 2,500 people. When my friends and I decided to vacation in Hawaii, I know they had surfing, tanning, and swimming in the ocean on their minds. I, however, grabbed my Diana F+ and booked a seat on a bus to take me to Pearl Harbor, where I had one of the most moving experiences of my life.

  • The Bridges to Wayne, Alberta

    written by dirklancer on 2010-10-03 in #world #locations
    The Bridges to Wayne, Alberta

    This is a story of crossing eleven bridges in 6 kilometres and discovering the hamlet of Wayne - population 27. Wayne is a hamlet in the Canadian province of Alberta. Once home to thousands of coal miners and residents who worked in support of this industry, now home to 27, according to the changeable sign near the saloon.

  • Conquering Mutianyu, The Great Wall

    written by kaelcat on 2010-08-30 in #world #locations
    Conquering Mutianyu, The Great Wall

    I decided to end my summer trip in Beijing with a BANG! True enough, IT WAS! My friend and I decided to go to Mutianyu where the watchtowers and passes were built on the steep mountains (and what a climb it was!). Hiring a private taxi indeed was the best transport to take since it only took us a little over an hour. And it’s cheap! It’s a fast and easy way to get to the Great Wall if you want to spend a lot of time trekking the only man-made structure visible from space!

  • Saint Mary's City

    written by lomoblood on 2010-08-13 in #world #locations
    Saint Mary's City

    St Mary's City, located in Annapolis, Maryland, is the site of the fourth permanent settlement in British North America. It is Maryland's first capital and the birthplace of religious toleration. Take a visit and get a little lesson in history and culture!

  • Twin Arrows: A Route 66 Lomographer's Paradise

    written by bcartwright on 2010-07-28 in #world #locations
    Twin Arrows: A Route 66 Lomographer's Paradise

    Twin Arrows is an abandoned gas station in Northern Arizona that is one of the most easily identifiable landmarks along Historic Route 66. The giant arrows, crumbling buildings and high desert views make for a great opportunity.

  • 1920s Midway - Fort Edmonton

    written by dirklancer on 2010-04-13 in #world #locations
    1920s Midway - Fort Edmonton

    Step back into a simpler time in the middle of the city.

  • Schatzalp Davos, Switzerland - Slow Down, Take it Easy

    written by furano on 2010-04-10 in #world #locations
    Schatzalp Davos, Switzerland - Slow Down, Take it Easy

    An almost forgotten area in the Grisons in Switzerland: The Schatzalp in Davos. Once a well known ski area, then closed for years and the only highlight: the historic hotel. But I have explored this spot for me again.

  • The Abandoned Geo. W. Reed & Co. factory a.k.a.

    written by cheesegirl on 2010-01-18 in #world #locations
    The Abandoned Geo. W. Reed & Co. factory a.k.a.

    Historical and factual information on this building is scarce due to the fact that it is an abandoned factory that is located on an abandoned street. It is a dream location for anyone interested in urban exploration, abandoned factories, and graffiti.

  • The Natural History Museum, London

    written by minty on 2010-01-07 in #world #locations
    The Natural History Museum, London

    Get up-to-date on the dates that have already passed.

  • Place du Trocadéro, Paris

    written by janidays on 2009-08-30 in #world #locations
    Place du Trocadéro, Paris

    Place du Trocadéro is a huge square where people go and enjoy the beautiful view to the Eiffel Tower.

  • Fells Point

    written by ssamm66 on 2009-08-05 in #world #locations
    Fells Point

    Historical Place near downtown Baltimore and a must see must see local music store.

  • Baltimore's Inner Harbor

    written by ssamm66 on 2009-07-31 in #world #locations
    Baltimore's Inner Harbor

    Baltimore's Inner Harbor is a seaport centered at the edge of Downtown Baltimore. The harbor as been around since the 1600's bringing people, ships and goods from all over the world.

  • The Externsteine

    written by zark on 2009-07-18 in #world #locations
    The Externsteine

    The Externsteine are a distinctive rock formation located in the Teutoburger Wald region of northwestern Germany, not far from the city of Detmold at Horn-Bad Meinberg. The formation consists of several tall, narrow columns of rock which rise abruptly from the surrounding wooded hills. The name probably means "stones of the Egge".

  • Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

    written by dirklancer on 2009-06-25 in #world #locations
    Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

    I knew who Alexander Graham Bell was - most people know that he invented the telephone - but I had very little knowledge of his work as a prolific scientist, innovator, and engineer, and even more important to him, teacher of the deaf. Now that I have spent some time at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, I wish I would have had the chance to meet this amazing, driven, and compassionate man.

  • Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia

    written by dirklancer on 2009-06-24 in #world #locations
    Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia

    This historic and picturesque fishing village may cause your film stock to hit unprecedented low levels.

  • Real Gabinete Português de Leitura

    written by wil6ka on 2009-05-23 in #world #locations
    Real Gabinete Português de Leitura

    There are few places in the world, which I have visited because of one pictures I have seen of it. Such a place is the Real Gabinete Português de Leitura. A colonial library in the centre of Rio. A couple of years ago I was intrigued by a massive grand format picture from Andreas Gursky. He is one of the most famous photographers of our time, he surely is the most expensive one. His technique is to manipulate and enlarge pictures. His topic is the gathering of large groups and the enhancements of architectonic structures. He also chose the Gabinete as a sujet and that was, why I went there.

  • Star Ferry at Tsim Sha Tsui (Hong Kong)

    written by k4ren on 2009-04-07 in #world #locations
    Star Ferry at Tsim Sha Tsui (Hong Kong)

    The ferry terminal overlooks Victoria Harbour and is a stunning sight at night. This is the biggest open space you can find in Hong Kong.

  • Taj Mahal, India

    written by wil6ka on 2009-02-08 in #world #locations
    Taj Mahal, India

    I am not such a touristy traveller, checking out all the sites and then getting drunk with your native co-travellers. No, I want to see, what the locals do, feel and think. So my tracks are different to the ones of the masses. But there are certainly some spots that you have to see, when you go abroad. So I went to Taj Mahal and to write it from the beginning: I was disappointed.