A shopping store with almost 200 meter and has a history of several centuries.
Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa is the oldest temple in Japan and is visited by tourists from all over the world. The temple entrance gate is called Kaminari-mon Gate, and situated just above the entrance is a large red lantern. It is said that the temple gate was named Kaminari-mon because on the left and right of the entrance are two large wooden statues representing the God of Wind and the God of Thunder.
The gate is a favorite of sight-seers, always ready to have their photo taken while posing in front of it. Since we were playing tourists for the day we couldn’t resist the urge to have our photo taken in front of the Kaminari-mon too! Just past the gate you enter a long and narrow shopping street neatly lined with tiny shops selling a variety of Japanese souvenirs and “dango” (Japanese dumplings). It’s a very convenient place for tourist to buy souvenirs.
As a tradition Japanese people visit shrines and temples during New Year’s to pray, Senso-ji is one of the most popular places for this New Year’s tradition. It attracts so many people that for first two to threes days of the new year it is impossible to move.
(orangebird,akabee,chuo104,takezzo,gng,Super-Sa joined up for this journey in Tokyo’s Shitamachi;Ueno,Yanaka,Nezu,Asakusa)
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Lomography has teamed up with the Victoria and Albert Museum, London to give you the chance to win tickets to see “Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century,” the first retrospective of this highly influential photographer in over 30 years. You can also win a Henry Carroll Book and a Lomo’instant Wide.
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It is general knowledge that history—ruled and written by austere patriarchy—has not been so kind to women. Photography is one of the rare exceptions; womankind has set its pervading presence and participation in photography since the birth of the camera in the 1800's. Lomography traces the role of women in photography with a special, comprehensive summary for International Women's Day.
The touristic appeal of Japan lies not only in its castles and flower storms, but also in the mix of unique practices and Occidental influences. The duality is evident in Tokyo and even in Osaka, which has gained more visitors over the years. A port city, Osaka has retained its 'merchant' status with a battery of retail shops amid an area of cultural interest.
Anyone with a phone camera can now call himself a photographer. The Internet hosts photos of almost anything under the sun, and it does not take a researcher to scavenge, nor a pro to reproduce them; social media has made it all easier. So what now? How do art experts judge aesthetic value?
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The ice is melting and winter's almost over. Mother Earth is brought to life once again as spring crawls in. Time to head out and take photos! The colors of Lomography XPro 200 35mm is the perfect balance for spring: subtle azure for traces of winter and a mesh of sunny yellow for the promise of summer.
Andrej Russkovskij AKA Andrea Russo is an avid film photographer and active community member who has a soft spot for portraits, making him the quintessential Petzval Amigo. He recently tested the Petzval 85 Art Lens with different kinds of film, among them black and white, Velvia 50, Kodak Elitechrome and Fuji Superia 200.
You won't believe what we have in store for you with the launch of our newest mystery product. What a crazy idea, they thought. It can't be done, they said. But at Lomography, we know that there's a first time for everything. So we've decided to travel back in time and have a quick look at some of the unbelievable ‘firsts’ of photographic history. Could these milestones have anything to do with our mystery product?
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Art history has the reputation to rebuke aesthetics that does not comply to its tradition, as well as the irony of welcoming them. Ukrainian fine art photographer Oleg Oprisco upstages the classicism with a more contemporary, liberating, outré twist.
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