The Grand Hotel overlooks Scarborough’s South Sea and is built around an interesting concept; it is one of Scarborough’s most recognizable landmarks and is a brilliant example of Victorian architecture.
The Grand Hotel was designed by architect Cuthbert Brodrick, (who also designed Leeds Town Hall and Corn Exchange) and was built between 1862-1867 and was one of the first and largest purpose built hotels in Europe.
The design was based on the concept of time with four towers to represent the four sessions, twelve floors to represent the twelve seasons, fifty-two chimneys to represent the weeks, and 365 bedrooms for each day of the year.
The hotel was also built in the shape of a ‘V’ in honour of Queen Victoria and is a key example in Victorian Architecture. Although the hotel does not offer the same grandeur as when it was built, it is still a remarkable building on Scarborough’s seafront.
We constantly search far and wide, meticulously seek out, hunt down, and hand-pick some of the most experimental and alternative gear out there - and we've now gathered them all in one easy to browse shop category, ready for the picking! In the Lomo-Bazaar, you canalso be part of our process of collecting fresh new products, rare treasures, and crowd-funded creations to sell on the shop - after all, they’re all for you! Get in touch with us to share your suggestions for amazing gear - go on, we’re all ears!
“Around the World in Analogue” is your bite-size guide to the most amazing travel destinations across the globe, as documented by the members of the Lomography community. Today, lomographer Claire Devos recalls her one-year adventure to Norway with nothing but a bag of clothes & an instant camera.
Luca Font is a visual artist with a strong recognizable style: it is impossible to forget his works once you see them. Let's have a look to his version of the La Sardina DIY and the shots he realized with it.
Hodachrome, the moniker of Japan-based photographer Hodaka Yamamoto, is synonymous to vivid, multiple exposure photographs. His distinct, easily recognizable style of creating harmony among layers of images and colors has earned him a legendary status in the Community. Now, he lends his expertise in experimental photography to the TEN AND ONE panel.
Camper Obscura set up a vintage van as a mobile camera obscura with the aim to visit communities around the South West of the UK, delivering photography workshops & events to schools and colleges. We gave them an LC-Wide to document their fantastic journey helping people engage with photography.
Striking architecture, busy bazaars and fantastic food – our latest instant inspiration is a love letter to the Bollywood capital of the world. Capture all the commotion of the city in an instant with the Lomo’Instant Mumbai!
One of the most intense moments of world history is the fall of Tsarist Russia. Up to now, it's one of the most discussed, with the on-going debate of whether Anastasia died or not. Swiss writer and academician Pierre Gilliard captured what would inevitably be their last days.
For French photographer Nathalie Dufaur-Dessus, taking a photograph is more than just finding the perfect lighting or composition—it's about sharing a piece of oneself to the audience through an emotional visual story. Dive deeper into the mind of our TEN AND ONE Awards judges in this interview.