A city inside the city. “It’s easy when you’re big in Japan”
The acid test for knowing if you’re getting the best Japanese food is when you have real Japanese eating beside your table. Hai! That’s not a problem here in Little Tokyo, Makati’s hole in the wall and a genuine tiny Japan. The people here are all Japanese. No Filipino servers at all! Even the menus are all in Jap! and with that, the ambient becomes truly authentic. Try the sake at Hana and the Okonomiyake beside it. This sleepy community of small restos and shops opens late afternoon so when you want to get the real deal you have to wait til 4pm for them to open.
Mondays are always the same -- the energy-draining weekday that everyone dreads. It's the day you're expected to be the most productive, to be the best version of yourself. To make Mondays a little more bearable, some words of the wise have been captured in Lomographs.
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.
Street photography is one of the most popular genres today, and it can all be repetitive. It doesn't have to be. The secret to great street photography is by getting to know the cityscape and culture, and in Tokyo, there's much to learn. We present to you some of the distinct qualities of Tokyo.
We have been obsessed with Conner Youngblood’s album Cheyenne. So when he told us he was planning to shoot the entire music video for the single 12 lbs with the LomoKino, it was like a little Lomo-Christmas. And today, he allows us to be the first to premiere the full video. Check it out!
Many among us live double lives -- a member of the labor force by day, a passionate go-getter by night. it's difficult to break into the art world when you need money -- so most of us keep our creative lives as hobbies. For the photographer, he can do a little bit of both simultaneously.
Most venues will have a huge in caps policy for "NO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY" but when the only lights you have are on stage or just a light bulb in a basement or coffee shop, how do you capture a good exposure? These are the tips and tricks for shooting great photos with little to no light and no flash.