A series of photographs depicting colonial houses/buildings; life and flora in the beautiful, lush and wide expanse that caught my attention at the old Seletar Camp on the northern area of Singapore.
Old Seletar Camp was formerly a British airbase. Hence many of the roads are named after their namesakes in Britain – Oxford Street; Swallow Street; Knights Bridge; Piccadilly Circus; Lambeth Walk; Park Lane and so on. Up to recently, it was used by the Singapore Armed Forces. Civilians and foreign expats could rent the houses as residences. However, most of these residents had been relocated to other locations and many of these old colonial houses had either been demolished or scheduled for demolish in the near future. Plans are now underway to redevelop this beautiful place into another commercial space (an aerospace hub). And many of the trees and buildings you can find here may be gone by 2009.
Therefore, to keep this forgotten place in my memories, I made a trip down and try to get as much as I can before it’s all gone.
We’re fizzing with excitement to introduce our latest Kickstarter project: the Lomo’Instant Square. We’re talking about the world’s first analogue camera to produce square-format Instax pictures. It features a 95mm glass lens for super sharp photos, an advanced automatic mode that takes care of exposure, all of Lomography’s signature creative features — and a compact, foldable design. The Lomo’Instant Square has launched on Kickstarter. Come join the fun and back us on Kickstarter now to save up to 35% on the planned retail price, and scoop all sorts of extra treats. Be sure to snatch up the deals before they run out. Be there and be square!
Tristan Aitchison is a filmmaker and photographer based in the UK. He took the LC-Wide out on a 500 mile journey across the most northern parts of the Scottish Highlands, famously named the North Coast 500. Join him as he discovers the hills, beaches and landscapes of this sparse and beautiful area.
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Solène Ballesta is a Parisian photographer who started photography at 15 years old. This talented photographer was awarded in 2014 by the special mention of the young fashion photography Picto Awards. In her shots, Solène drives us to an enchanted world. For this series, she used the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens and she's telling us the story of a woman who is waiting for someone or something in her small theater and who decides to venture to the morning mist. “It is the uncertainty that charms one. A mist makes things wonderful.” said Oscar Wilde.
The TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards is made up of 11 different categories. Through these 11 different categories — 10 unchanging and one modified every year to reflect contemporary global issues — we’re asking to see the world through your eyes and to share your experience as a human on this beautiful, bizarre and bewildering planet. Celebrate chance encounters, beautiful coincidences and breathtaking simplicity that make everyday life extraordinary through the winning photographs in the Urban Explorers category.
Go retro-futuristic with these photographs by Maria Svarbova that show off extremely controlled scenes and figures in mid-movement, no frill or joy, just austere compositions and the remarkable displays of discipline.
In the olden times, traveling was a rather intimate hobby. How so? To share one's journey to the unknown would require effort. Effort, in the sense you'd have to send them a keepsake with notes on the back. So why not relive the tradition of sending postcards with the Lomo'Instant Square?
The '90s was a memorable, incredible decade. Apart from the founding of Lomography and the community, there were other fads and pop culture icons that made noise, forever etching in the minds of many. Remember those Calvin Klein waistbands? We remember them, too.
London based photographer Alia Wilhelm is a regular contributor to forward thinking teen mag Rookie. She took a handful of Lomography films along to a photoshoot and talked to us about the joys of film photography and the trials and tribulations of being a teen.