Ireland has many estates leftover from the days when the landed gentry were the prominent landowners of the time. It is strange that the history and genesis of the estate is not fully known. It is thought to have been the site of a convent, although there seems to be no existing records to back this up. The house that sits there today is thought to be built upon the remains of an earlier dwelling dating from at least the 16th century. The estate became known as Altamont around the late 18th century by a connection with the Marquis of Sligo. (Lord) Altamont was a title conferred then on to the eldest son.
There are remains of a chapel that can still be seen on the Dark Walk, which take the form of a windowed end wall. Strangely, the stained glass herein is believed to date from Victorian times. Fragments of the chapel have been built into sections of the house – beneath the library and above the front bedroom window of the south wing.
The grounds are bisected by yews that slope down to a picturesque lake surrounded by rare treesand shrubs. A walk through the Arboretum, Bog Garden, and Ice Age Glen with its ancient oaks leading to the River Slaney.
"Around the World in Analogue" is your bite-size guide to the most amazing travel destinations across the globe, as documented by the members of the Lomography community. Today, lomographer Dorine Damofli explores dreamy destinations around Ireland.
“Around the World in Analogue” is your bite-size guide to the most amazing travel destinations across the globe, as documented by the members of the Lomography community. Today, lomographer Natalie Lunt (@lunt82) shares snapshots from the idyllic Northern Ireland.
Stephen Dowling knows a hell of a lot about film photography, he recently released his own B&W film and runs various blogs which delve into the wonderful world of analogue photography. We couldn't let his expertise go unnoticed & have crowned him one of our TEN AND ONE AWARDS Judges for 2017
British fashion photographer Tim Walker has been known for his painterly fashion. Walker's "Garden of Earthly Delights" compromises of nude portraits and figures, carefully posed in seemingly casual and nonchalant moods, emitting old-world aesthetic qualities in them.
Self-portraiture is synonymous to experimenting and getting to know one's self, it's a classic tradition of art history, but it never fails to be beautiful. And such is Rimel Neffati, who finds amusement within herself, through photography, red lipstick, masks, crowns, and flowers.
100-year-old Apo Whang Od is most likely the oldest tattoo artist in the world. A living legend in the Philippines, she has mastered the indigenous inking art of the batok and is a fascinating testament to the culture of the butbut people in Northern Luzon.
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So, here's something not quite new or shocking among Parisians, but a head-scratcher for all the people in the world. Apparently, the Eiffel Tower's been copyrighted when the lights are up in the night sky. In other words, you can't photograph the tower at night.
The "Nouvelle Vague", or the French New Wave, was a revolutionary movement in French cinema, in which romance in socio-political issues of the 60's became the new mod of artistry. The photographer Raymond Cauchetier has captured all of its beginnings, as with the iconic film "Jules et Jim".
In celebration of the 25th anniversary, we asked Lomographers to share their favorite places in Israel by submitting Lomographs. The collective effort pays off, and Lomography continues to go global as the erected LomoWall in Tel Aviv caught the attention of the Israeli press and media.