Tag: conservation

  • A Mermaid's Tale

    written by venusattack on 2010-07-08 in #lifestyle
    A Mermaid's Tale

    Have you ever been interested and curious about shooting with your Lomography cameras in the ocean blue? It's certainly not an easy task to do but venusattack is here to give you some tips and pointers about diving headfirst into underwater Lomography!

  • Earth Day the Analogue Way!

    written by jasonskung on 2013-04-19 in #news
    Earth Day the Analogue Way!

    In just four days...it’ll be Earth Day! It’ll be a environmentally-friendly day for all forms of life! Want to see what you can do to help? Find out after the jump!

  • Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

    written by neanderthalis on 2012-12-06 in #world #locations
    Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

    Just thirty minutes away from the Las Vegas strip lies a beautiful conservation area that captures the beauty of the desert.

  • Bird Island - Seychelles

    written by shoot_the_piano_player on 2011-04-14 in #world #locations
    Bird Island - Seychelles

    One private island, 5 kilometers of white sand beaches, 24 giant tortoises, 200 baby turtles, 750,00 sooty tern birds, and you - the ultimate nature lovers' paradise!

  • Arroceros Forest Park: Oasis of Old Manila

    written by eazy360 on 2008-11-05 in #world #locations
    Arroceros Forest Park: Oasis of Old Manila

    Beneath the soothing shade of century-old rubber trees, you can feel the damp air rise from the tree-stump fungi and rich humus where black ants, millipedes and snails went about their business on their own pace. Sparrows and bulbuls flitter past pink frangipani and bright palm fronds. For a few seconds you felt far away from the city, until you hear LRT cars rumble overhead and see tugboats shuttle through the river, transporting you back to where you actually are: the epicenter of chaotic Manila.

  • Get on Your Coat and Go to Ancoats!

    written by twizzer88 on 2012-01-05 in #world #locations
    Get on Your Coat and Go to Ancoats!

    Ancoats is undergoing rapid changes at the moment. Nevertheless, it is still the best place to see the industrial heritage of the world's fist industrialised city.

  • Xmas at Grand Old Dame

    written by coolsigg on 2011-01-03 in #world #locations
    Xmas at Grand Old Dame

    What do a tiger, Ernest Hemingway, and W Somerset Maugham have in common? They had all set foot onto Raffles Hotel, one of the oldest and most famous hotels in Singapore. Aside from its rich history, the old world elegance of the Raffles Hotel continues to make it a favorite among guests.

  • Philippine Eagle Conservation Center

    written by halfawakehaiku on 2008-10-30 in #world #locations
    Philippine Eagle Conservation Center

    An hour’s drive from the City proper of Davao lies the Philippine Eagle Conservation Center. It has been successfully breeding the endemic Philippine Eagle for more than 10 years. Locally known as “Haribon” (eagle king). It is the largest eagle in the world with an impressive wingspan of 2 meters. Aside from its size, the Philippine Eagle has brown tufts on it’s head which resembles a lions mane which gives the bird of pray its regal appearance similar to common depictions of the mythological griffin.

  • Going Analogue on a Conservation Program in South Africa

    written by blondielocks on 2014-08-25 in #lifestyle
    Going Analogue on a Conservation Program in South Africa

    At the end of March I left London and started working on a conservation research program at the Kwantu Game Reserve near Port Elizabeth in South Africa. My role, as part of multinational team of volunteers, involved a wide range of nature and wildlife conservation tasks.