Ever wonder what dictates the times zones of the world? Bet you didn’t know it all happens at the Greenwich observatory where the longitude is measured and the zones are set. In technical terms (from the BBC) : Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the time measured on the Earth’s zero degree line of longitude, or meridian. This runs from the North Pole to the South Pole, passing through the Old Royal Observatory in the London suburb of Greenwich. So basically, we have the chance to actually stand right on the time line! How cool is that?!
Apart from this, there is a massive park overlooking the city of London plus a observatory with a camera obscura and where you can find interestng things like this ancient rock which is over 4.5 billion years old – it’s the oldest thing you’ll ever touch!
Greenwich Park and Observatory
Greenwich, Southeast London
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No other country can easily dance between the lines of natural lands and urban space than of Austria. Tread lightly, for in this landlocked country one may find himself strolling the streets, to the feet of the Alps shortly.
Escape the bustling city for a while and take refuge in the relaxing ambiance of lush forests and flower-filled parks. Don't forget to take the Lomo'Instant Automat with you for some unique photographs to keep your short yet refreshing trip by!
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!
By far the oddest-looking camera I own, the Electric Eye is an auto-exposure viewfinder camera made by Bell & Howell in the late 1950s. I picked one up online and ended up with another one, that came with a very cool, retro looking carrying case, from my grandfather. It took a little while to try these two out but after running some film I found that this camera is a lot of fun to shoot with.
Lomographer Stephan Kaps, popularly known as @mephisto19 in the community, is a master of quirky portraiture and mind-boggling multiple exposure photos. As a rule breaker, he employs several photography techniques to bring out the personality of his subjects personality and redesign the world in line with his creative vision.