Hackney Wick is a little post-industrial neighborhood where the world’s first toilet paper was manufactured. It’s located in the outskirts of the London Borough of Hackney, East London.
Today, Hackney Wick is a home to the most interesting graffiti art in Britain (if not in the world!) and a mixture of urban spirit and the beauty of life on the canal. Come here during the summer for the famous Hackney Wick Festival and enjoy art and music, meet crazy people, and remember to take your Lomo with you!
"The Americans" is the most celebrated body of work by the documentarian Robert Frank. Considered as one of America's national photographic treasures, Frank's diary of the "American way of life" post-war reveal the socio-political issues that pervade to this day.
Buried deep within thrift stories, entombed in dusty cameras, and hidden by the curtains of time lie the stories of yesteryear, waiting patiently to be found. Meet Levi Bettwieser, the man freeing these forgotten analogue fragments of the past from the hands of time.
Lomography have teamed up with the Museum of London to offer you tickets to see the London Nights exhibition, a collection of over 200 works by 60 photographers that document London at night. You could also win some Simple Use Cameras and some groovy MOL merch too!
For the wandering Lomographer, we've got some alternative locations and destinations you might want to check out for picture-perfect travelogues. Tuck in the City of Lights is a public park with many scenic secrets hidden in plain sight.
This month Lomography Soho are hosting an evening workshop at The Museum of London as part of their London Nights series. You'll also get the chance to discover the Queer History of Carnaby Street whilst learning all about the classic Diana F+ camera. Places are limited so book your spot today!