Originally based in Parque del Buen Retiro, the Zoo Aquarium de Madrid moved to Casa de Campo in 1972, and many of the exhibits have not changed architecturally!
The pens for the animals may well be viewed as old fashioned and small compared to some of the larger more modern Zoos around the rest of the world, and they encourage you to buy and feed the animals, including elephants, with peanuts, and they willingly beg.
Despite their housing, the animals seem healthy and the architecture is VERY angular and 70s, especially the tiger pen. And they have breeding groups of rarities such as the Barbary Lion – extinct in the wild. With the birds, unlike any other Zoo I’ve been to, the Pelicans and Flamingos roam free with wild Cranes flying overhead! It’s home to over 6000 animals of 500 different species.
A neat little day out as long as you’re not too bothered by the small pens.
In man's world, true strength automatically means austere physical manifestations. More often than not, there is no room for softness and gaiety in the Latin American narrative. The lens-based artist Antonio Pulgarin rummages through old photographs and archives to change the story.
UK based film photographer and Creative Director of The Earth Issue talked to us about her latest series of photographs that were exhibited at the Jam Factory in Oxford and her reasons for choosing to shoot with film.
In celebration of the Illuminating India Season of exhibitions and events, we have teamed up with the Science Museum to offer you the chance to win a Lomo'Instant Sanremo and Vasantha’s Yoganathan’s A Myth of Two Souls Book which is featured in the exhibition.
After the Second World War, society learned that there are many things needed to be changed by the way authorities run their businesses -- from employers, high society, and politicians. This the incomplete history of protest, from the 1940's to now in art and photographs.
Eleanor Hardwick is a photographer and sound artist based in London. Her work has been exhibited in galleries around the world, including The Southbank Centre and Palais De Tokyo. We lent her the new Neptune Convertible Art Lens System to test out amongst the spring bluebells.
Manila-based illustrator Ella Lama revisited Japan and we grabbed this opportunity to have her in the Tokyo store for a chit-chat. Not only that, but she customized our Lomo'Instant Automat by drawing Japanese details in her trademark cute and cheerful style.
A new film stock is around to change the game of analogue photography. FOQUS Type-D 200 is a 35m film produced in Russia, and unlike most modern B&W stocks, the film is not one of the rebranded products in Europe.
There is a well-known saying: "It's not about the destination; it's about the journey."Although we do agree on this matter, sometimes it truly is about both of these things. Over the years, we have been writing about many beautiful destinations, and we have pictures to prove it.
Lomography have teamed up with the Fashion and Textile Museum in London to offer you the chance to win tickets to the Louise Dahl–Wolfe: A Style of Her Own exhibition which runs until 21st January 2018 and the exhibition book. You could also win a La Sardina Eightball camera!
The '90s was a memorable, incredible decade. Apart from the founding of Lomography and the community, there were other fads and pop culture icons that made noise, forever etching in the minds of many. Remember flannels? You have to thank Nirvana for that.
A train station is not just an infrastructure of public commute. It's the collective consciousness of a city. So many can be learned just by looking at a city's train station, and Enig Hui reveals them all in his oeuvre dedicated to subways.