Since 1998, the council of Vitoria included this forest in the Green Ring of the city. The Green Ring means that all the city is rounded by green parks and places to go biking, walking, running and picnic areas. The Armentia forest is an ecologic area between the urban city and the mountains. It has 5 kms of tracks and paths and is located in the southeast of the city. You can also fin open fields, picnic areas and leisure spaces.
The are different kinds of people that go there. First of all, it’s a nice place to go running. Some marathon men usually train here. On the other side you can find old people walking and looking for berries. It’s also a good place for lovers when they don’t have any other place to do what they want to do, and finally, on sundays, it’s full of people that move all the kitchen to the picnic areas for a leisure weekend. So, you have plenty of things to shoot and a lot of kinds of tries and birds.
Janne Parviainen is a 35-year-old artist from Helsinki, Finland. He is both a painter and a photographer but sometimes, he swaps his painting tools for light and creates illuminated pieces of art. Abandoned places are his favorite places for shoots because, according to him, "there's so much lived life and stories in abandoned places, they are the lost diaries and photos turned to dust of lives that once bloomed."
North or South, East or West - in every corner of Germany you can find analog photography lovers. Lomography brings them together and shows their pictures to a worldwide community. With this rumble we want to get to know you a little better. Show Lomography and fotoforum where you come from, capture your hometown on film and win a one-year subscription of fotoforum magazine as well as a Lomo LC-A 120 camera. Please note: This competition is only for users from Germany, Austria or Switzerland.
We’re back on track with the Lomopedia series - the place to get a quick heads up on what’s what with cameras, lenses, and films you may come across with. For this comeback installment, we’re taking a look at the simple but dependable Industar 26M 50mm lens.
Edie Sunday is a 26-year-old film photographer from Austin, Texas. With her creative approach and experimental nature, she has been trying out all sorts of techniques and methods. However, over the years, she has evolved to focus more on simplicity while still creating images as intimate, mysterious and obscure as ever.
This article is dedicated to the Italian street photographer and portraitist Ugo Mulas who masterfully documented the miniature circus of the great sculptor Alexander Calder. To write this tribute I documented a recent Christmas event in my city Como, a wonderful exhibition of vintage toys in a forest of snow-covered pines. Take a look!