Definitely, this a very MUST in your “bucket list”.
My girlfriend set up a little (huge) surprise for me. The reason: our second anniversary. She told me to drive in direction to Huamantla, Tlaxcala, to a hotel called Cuamanco. About two hours later (160 kilometers) we arrived and dinner was waiting for us. We spent a great evening at the hotel restaurant.
The next morning, the receptionist called to our room at 5:00 a.m. It was time to leave. A tour van took us to where this great experience was going about to start. Surrounded by hundreds of stars and nothing but frozen air, we realized that people started to inflate the hot air balloons. The amazing sound of the heaters and the sun rising made a beautiful mix. Inside the canister, the sound and the heat were much more exciting. We started to float over Huamantla and the sunlight was starting to let us see the beautiful landscape up there. In about an hour of flight, we could see some volcanoes (Popocatepetl, Iztaccíhuatl, Pico de Orizaba and the Malintzi) and great field extensions. As we arrived to the end of the trip, there was a prearranged champagne toast while we see how the balloon was being deflated. Afterward we went back to the hotel to have some breakfast and get our stuff ready for going back to Mexico City.
If you once visit Tlaxcala, don´t forget about this place. You will not be disappointed and neither your girl/boyfriend. Definitely, this a very must in your “bucket list”.
The LC-Wide is definitely one of Lomography's must-have cameras. Its Minigon 1 Ultra-Wide-Angle lens adds a different flavor to your shots, on top of the stunning vignettes, intense colors and breathtaking saturation and contrast LC-A cameras are known for. The Lomography Team is no stranger to the LC-Wide's creative potential, and has proven it capable of the most captivating images. First on the list is danika, from the Lomography Headquarters in Vienna.
The LC-Wide is definitely a must-have, especially for someone who lives and breathes Lomography. In this case it's nural, Lomography Turkey's General Manager, who candidly shares her first meeting with the LC-Wide in this short interview.
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We constantly search far and wide, meticulously seek out, hunt down, and hand-pick some of the most experimental and alternative gear out there - and we've now gathered them all in one easy to browse shop category, ready for the picking! In the Lomo-Bazaar, you canalso be part of our process of collecting fresh new products, rare treasures, and crowd-funded creations to sell on the shop - after all, they’re all for you! Get in touch with us to share your suggestions for amazing gear - go on, we’re all ears!
As many of you would already know, shooting under low light conditions requires more than a steady grip (or a tripod) if you're aiming for outstanding results. You must also have the proper gear, and that, of course, includes film. In this post, we list down five fast films that work their best under such conditions.
Thailand is probably on everybody's bucket list. The country is just a too desirable destination with its delicious street food, Indiana Jones’s-like ancient ruins, picture perfect heavenly beaches, opulent temples and laid back hippie atmosphere. Follow Andrejrusskovskij's steps in his travel log.
Shh! We've got a secret matter at hand, and it's coming at you at the speed of light!
We're being as mysterious as the Cosmos about our new out-of-this world product, constantly orbiting around our big reveal. But the eclipse will pass and soon the stars will align. Until then, there must be some questions floating around in the universe, right? Well, there's no need to look to the stars to find your answer! Stay on Lomography's wavelength as we kick into hyperdrive. Let your imagination skyrocket and see if you can decipher our otherworldly clues!
Brazil is an awesome country for traveling. There's so much to explore, each place very different from one another. It will definitely take a stretch of trips just to get to know this this South American pearl. I finished my copa tour last year in Marajó, the island of bulls—it just might be an eternal highlight for me.
This article is a tribute to Yann Arthus-Bertrand, the French environmental photographer known worldwide for his aerial photography and environmental reportage. Over the years, this photographer has built a rich portfolio featuring the most beautiful landscapes in the world—including my wonderful Lake Como—taken from helicopters or balloons. Take a look!