Last summer my family and I went on a holiday to Alsace, in north-eastern France. Colmar was my favorite city I saw in the trip. It was founded in the 9th century, because of that you can feel its rich history.
The city is renowned for its well-preserved old town, its numerous architectural landmarks and its museums. But I fell in love with the “Petite Venise”, the area crossed by canals of the River Lauch. I love the colors of the houses and the flowers hanging from the windows. Also the canals give a unique touch to this city. An advise if you visit the city during the summer “don’t forget the sun cream” and most importantly “taste the wines of Alsace, especially whites”.
In general, Alsace is a good place to go on a holiday. In winter they have a colorful Christmas and in summer you can practice many activities like trekking or water sports.
With my visit to the polar station of Ny Ålesund I already got a taste for the far north. But eventually I wanted to get a piece of the real thing. So I went on a journey straight to the North Pole, 90° latitude and a point, where every compass goes cuckoo crazy. It was remarkable.
Last summer we were lucky to visit 4 cities in 3 different countries, just within a few days. This was reason enough to give my very first LomoChrome Turquoise a try. Afterwards I was astonished by the absolutely unexpected colors of the shots.
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!
Tay Kay Chin is one of Singapore's front liners in the field of photography. Earning himself one of the 12 Hasselblad Master of the World titles with his winning photo book called Panoramic Singapore in 2003, he continues to produce celebrated works to this day.
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy explores the world of color infrared film and its somewhat steep learning curve.
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