The Harbour/Port of Hamburg – a photo opportunity not to be missed!
Hamburg is home to a very busy port on the river Elbe that has been a defining part of the city for hundreds of years. Today it is still very active – massive cruise ships and gigantic cargo ships intermingle with smaller masted ships. It is particularly nice to walk around St. Pauli Landungsbrücken and if you feel so inclined, you can go on boat tours from there.
It is definitely worthwhile to visit Hamburg in the first week of May because this is when the Harbour Birthday (Hafengeburtstag) takes place. The Harbour Birthday is quite a big event with activities such as Tugboat ‘Ballets’ (Schlepperballett) and fireworks. The harbour is full of boats of all sizes and many people from all over travel to Hamburg just for the Hafengeburtstag.
The vibrancy of the Harbour, particularly during the Hafengeburtstag, makes it a great location to take photos, particularly with the variety of boats and the “carnivalesque” feeling on shore with its many food stalls.
Every waking minute is a photo-opportunity waiting to happen, and the versatile, multi-format Lomo'Instant Square will make sure you won't miss out taking these chances for the freshest, in-vogue portraits.
Yesterday was Mother's Day. In case you missed celebrating it, here's a Monday Moodboard to give some love to some of the most important women in our lives. As to all mothers -- old, young, single, married, working or non-working -- cheers to you for being awesome and thanks for everything!
Canadian photographer Marianna Rothen's square-format photographs of women are not like any other. In a society where either distressed damsels or misses independent are sought after, Marianna contemplates of the complex edges of the femme fatale.
You know that a subculture was successful if they managed to go widespread. The punk subculture is one of the few ones that continue to stand the test of time. And here's how the punk scene was in the port city of Marseilles.