Situated between leafy suburban Dulwich and the diverse multicultural Brixton is one of London’s best-kept secrets. Herne Hill is an idyllic little “village” tucked tightly amongst the chaos of south London. You can find it by taking a short 5min bus ride from Brixton tube.
I’ve lived here now for nearly 9 years and cannot imagine being anywhere else. There is an abundance of small independent cafes and bars serving amazing coffee and homemade cakes. There is The Half Moon which is an old rustic pub dating back to 1896 which also has live bands, the occasional record fair and still has all the original stained glass windows. There is a local butcher and a cute little “laundrette”. The main attraction in this place is Brockwell Park which boasts of 125.53 acres of land and its very own outdoor LIDO. In the summer, the park is buzzing with picnic goers, runners, and sunbathers and has a friendly, warm atmosphere. There’s a number of festivals, circuses, and country fairs and there is even a toy railway for the kids.
I can’t recommend Herne Hill enough, if you are really lucky you may see some wild parakeets in the park or even pop singer LaRoux having a Sunday pint. If you are super lucky (like me) you may be able to get a shot of “Mr New Orleans”, a local man who always dresses in period 1920s gear including leather braces, spats, and a pocket watch.
No, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you. We are once again preparing for the launch of our newest mystery product! Have a seat, change your perspective, and stay focused because we're going to be dropping a few clues here and there before we let you in on our little secret.
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!
Pssst … we’ll let you in on a secret. Santa Claus got a little too excited for the holiday season and got his dates mixed up! He slid down the chimney with a sack full of Piggy Points* and now you’ve got to act fast. Claim your 10 Piggies and enjoy them in the Online Shop within 10 days … before Santa realizes his blooper!
Santa got his dates and lists mixed up causing a slight delay in the delivery of your most coveted analog cameras. To make up for it, we'll let you in on a little secret: We took a peek at his workshop and found him wrapping these premium cameras!
Revealing the contents of your bag is like revealing the deepest corners of your soul, one could argue. In this new series, we ask your favorite photographers and Lomographers to let us in on their secret of their most essential items. Lomography's Retail Marketing Intern Nour Matroud kicks off this new series.
We all know about 35mm and 120 film, right? And since Lomography re-introduced 110 film, we have another film format to play with. But in the years past, many more film formats were in use. Let me introduce you to a few golden oldies and tell you about my experiences with them. I'll start with Rapid film.
Common advice tells us that Tokyo is best experienced at night. The neon lights of Ginza come on, Shibuya Crossing gets crammed, Ropponggi lets loose. Reverse the advice and we’ll get something like a palate cleanser. The Imperial Palace, Shinjuku Gyoen and small parks peppered around the city offer relief, from morning until late afternoon. Even ordinary streets appeal to tourists. We suspect those secret ramen spots add to the charm.
You've taken lots of really great pictures and you just want to put it out there. Why wait to be published when you can publish your own zine? Photographer and creative director Igor Termenon, founder of Girls on Film zine, shares his experience in curating, editing, and self-publishing a zine.
In 2009, Neil Krug uploaded a commercial for Pulp Art Book on Youtube. In the comments section someone asked, “Does anyone know what kind of camera he uses or how he gets his pictures to look the way they do?” Krug was on to something. He did something wildly intriguing, one that looked to have a secret formula.