Reflection on puddles, droplets on the window pane, squeaking boots on the concrete. Appreciate what the city looks like once the rain goes down, through these winning photographs from our City of Umbrellas competition.
Grand Prize Winner:
Here's what the jury has to say about this photo:
Lomographer @akio_nakai captures what a rainy day in a busy city looks like: A beautiful mess of light reflecting on the soaked surface, from the transparent umbrellas to the crowded roads. A scene of both chaos and peacefulness.
As soon as the sun goes down and soft, ethereal moonlight descends over the crowded cityscape, workers call it a day and shuffle back to their apartment blocks. While the rest of the city settles down to sleep, a myriad of multi-colored-neon lights, flickering shop signs and glaring car headlights illuminate the night.
It's just like any other night for New York-based photographer Daniel Schaefer. In the city streets of New York, he and his model who goes by Dove Mother grab some dumplings for dinner, with the side salad of night photography using the handy Lomo'Instant Square.
We've finally nailed down the basic colors from primary to secondary; now it's time to study other colors, hybrids, and palettes that make this world more complex and non-binary. With cinematic glasses, we tend to look at life like a movie. The reel rolls into a palette of silvery grayscale.