Algarrobo: Where I See What My Father Saw

2012-12-11

For me, Algarrobo is more than just a vacation spot.

Photo by calfaroz

Algarrobo has become, in recent years, one of my favorite places.

It is a very important place for my family because the first pictures of my parents’ holidays were taken there (in fact, there is a picture of my mother as a child in in front of my father’s father car). And it was also in Algarrobo, where I took my first picture with a Kodak 35mm camera.

Photo by calfaroz

The place is famous for its docks, sunsets full of seagulls and pelicans, the yachts, fishing, and traveling to “the Island of the Penguins”.

Photo by calfaroz

You can see together the yacht club and the fishing cove. Hills, forests, and beaches. Metal, wood, and stone. In short, there is everything.

foto de: calfaroz

For analog lovers, it’s heaven. The main dock is handmade, like the boats that leave from there (made ​​by Don Carlos, the same that handles them). It is one of the few inlets that still dock a large number of wooden boats, and not fiberglass ones. Not to mention the kiosks are stilt houses, stone walls, and old houses.

The best thing to do is walk the waterfront to get to craft fairs, beach or hill.

Photos by calfaroz

Lomo On!

written by calfaroz on 2012-12-11 #places #chile #family #location #beach #algarrobo #locust #travel-destination #personal-history #escape-from-the-city
translated by calfaroz

More Interesting Articles

  • TEN AND ONE 2016 Competitions Recap: Human Stories

    written by Lomography on 2016-12-12
    TEN AND ONE 2016 Competitions Recap: Human Stories

    People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what makes an image good or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the photographs that took the top spot in the Human Stories category.

    2016-12-12 5
  • TEN AND ONE 2016 Competition Recap: Adrenaline Junkies

    written by Lomography on 2016-12-15 #news
    TEN AND ONE 2016 Competition Recap: Adrenaline Junkies

    People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what makes an image good or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the photographs that took the top spot in the Adrenaline Junkies category.

    6
  • TEN AND ONE 2016 Competition Recap: Monochrome

    written by Lomography on 2016-12-14 #news
    TEN AND ONE 2016 Competition Recap: Monochrome

    People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what makes an image good or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the photographs that took the top spot in the Monochrome category.

    12
  • Shop News

    Get as much as to 20% off on Instax films if you buy the Lomo'Instant Automat Cabo Verde Bundles!

    Get as much as to 20% off on Instax films if you buy the Lomo'Instant Automat Cabo Verde Bundles!

    Conjure up loads of perfectly lit instant mini images this summer with the Lomo’Instant Automat Cabo Verde + 10 Instax Film Bundle!

  • The Diary of a Whimsical Getaway with the Lomo'Instant Square

    written by Lomography on 2017-10-12 #news
    The Diary of a Whimsical Getaway with the Lomo'Instant Square

    Sometimes there is nothing more inspiring than planning a weekend getaway or just gathering up your friends and going on the most unforgettable road trip ever! Let's be honest; you will need pictures to prove what a fantastic time you had.

    2017-10-12
  • From Tactile Processes to Lomo'Instant Wide Surprises: An Interview with Lomographer Iefa Shamsir

    written by Crisselda Robles on 2016-11-04 #gear #people
    From Tactile Processes to Lomo'Instant Wide Surprises: An Interview with Lomographer Iefa Shamsir

    It is clear that printmaker Iefa Shamsir has an eye for design. In this brief interview, we see how Iefa utilized the Lomo'Instant Wide to produce clean long exposure photos seemingly capturing more than one moment in a single frame.

    2016-11-04 1
  • TEN AND ONE 2016 Competitions Recap: Off the Grid

    written by Lomography on 2016-12-13 #news
    TEN AND ONE 2016 Competitions Recap: Off the Grid

    People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what a good image or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the photographs that took the top spot in the Off the Grid category.

    19
  • Shop News

    Check out what's on discount!

    Check out  what's on discount!

    Save up to 60% on selected cameras, bags and accessories!

  • TEN AND ONE 2016 Competitions Recap: Trial and Error

    written by Lomography on 2016-12-13 #news
    TEN AND ONE 2016 Competitions Recap: Trial and Error

    People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what makes an image good or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the photographs that took the top spot in the Trial and Error category.

    12
  • TEN AND ONE Competitions 2016 Recap: Instant

    written by Lomography on 2016-12-14 #news
    TEN AND ONE Competitions 2016 Recap: Instant

    People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what makes an image good or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the photographs that took the top spot in the Instant category.

    16
  • TEN AND ONE 2016 Competition Recap: Game Changers

    written by Lomography on 2016-12-16 #news
    TEN AND ONE 2016 Competition Recap: Game Changers

    People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what makes an image good or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the photographs that took the top spot in the Game Changers category.

    10
  • Shop News

    Introducing the newest Lomo'Instant Automat in time for summer: The Lomo'Instant Automat Cabo Verde!

    Introducing the newest Lomo'Instant Automat in time for summer: The Lomo'Instant Automat Cabo Verde!

    Instantly immortalize the explosive nature of your summer adventures with the newest instant camera to erupt onto the scene: the lean, mean, tropical green Lomo'Instant Automat Cabo Verde!

  • TEN AND ONE 2016 Recap: Migration and Identity

    written by Lomography on 2016-12-16 #news
    TEN AND ONE 2016 Recap: Migration and Identity

    People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what makes an image good or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the photographs that took the top spot in the Migration and Identity category.

    7
  • TEN AND ONE 2016 Competitions Recap: Breaking Boundaries

    written by Lomography on 2016-12-12 #news
    TEN AND ONE 2016 Competitions Recap: Breaking Boundaries

    People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what makes an image good or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the photographs that took the top spot in the Breaking Boundaries category.

    15
  • TEN AND ONE 2016 Competition Recap: Urban Explorer

    written by Lomography on 2016-12-15 #news
    TEN AND ONE 2016 Competition Recap: Urban Explorer

    People love competitions and Lomographers are no different. But more than a search for standout photographs, the TEN AND ONE Annual Competition celebrated the community's shared love for photography and its power to create enduring stories. This list by no means set a conclusive standard on what makes an image good or not. But nonetheless, we're proud to introduce the photographs that took the top spot in the Urban Explorer category.

    5
  • Find Out More About