Wheal Coates was a Tin mine situated on the North Cornish coast between St Agnes and Chapel Porth.
One of the most striking things about the Cornish coastline are the old mine buildings standing proud on top of the cliffs. One of the most famous and picturesque are those at Wheal Coates. Situated between St Agnes and Chapel Porth they offer a great chance for photography local history and stunning sea views.
The mine itself opened in 1872 and closed in 1889. If you happen to visit Cornwall seeing these fabulous buildings is a hard thing to not manage as they dominate most coastline views. Wheal Coates is especially worth visiting as it has stood the test of time so well.
Hopefully it will still be standing in another 100 years time…
Last month Lomography UK celebrated 25 years of Lomography by building a great big Lomowall on Ganton St, Soho. We launched this on the same week as the Carnaby St Street party and it grabbed a lot of people's attention.
German photographer Hans Hansen came to prominence while he was taking photography campaigns for Lufthansa in the 60's. Initially a graphic designer-in-the-making, the self-taught photographer saw a connection between graphic design and photography.
Lomography Team member Sarah Knoll shoots her Diana F+ regularly in low light situations. But when she got her hands on our prototype of the Diana Instant Square she took it out into the sunny streets of New York City and created a series of wonderful summer portraits.
Our friends at Wayward are excited to carry the Lomo'Instant Square in all of their three stores now and called up a bunch of their very own West Coast Amigos to celebrate and test the camera. Austin Santiago is the first one and took it straight to SXSW
Curious about infrared photography? Check out Júlia Brümmer's work here and learn more about the infrared photographic process and have a closer look at the differences between Lomochrome Purple and Infrared Photos.
Colors mean differently for all walks of life. The color chartreuse is a vivid yellow-green, one that resembles lime and green apples, or the nuclear substance in the disaster movies. Such color is like a poisonous tango between sweetness and danger, isn’t it?
LomoAmigo Brian Bruno returns with a colorful and dazzling project collaging together instant photos to make a bigger overall image. Using the Lomo'Instant Square, Brian was able to create some amazing compositions that play tricks on the eye.