When in Agra, the number one thing on the to-do list is to visit the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Every year, millions of tourists arrive at Agra just to marvel at the sight of the Taj Mahal. It is not only the fine Mughal architecture that attracts the people. The story behind the Taj chronicles the dedication and love of the Emperor, Shah Jahan’s love for his Queen, Mumtaz Mahal. The construction of this extravagant monument is a promise made by the Emperor to his Queen at her deathbed. The mausoleum took more than 20 years to complete.
Watching sunrise at the Taj Mahal is a highly-recommended activity. At dawn, the Taj appears greyish white and turns slightly pinkish as the sun rises. But do note you have to be up very early to queue for the tickets. Within the Taj’s premise, take a closer look at the thousands of intricately crafted coloured gem stones which are embedded into the white marble. The artisans must have spent countless hours just to make a single piece. The Taj Mahal might be an extravagant monument but how can true love ever be measured.
What makes the LomoChrome Purple emulsion a fan-favorite among Lomographers is it's a film stock like nothing else, and its reformulation is more than ever ready to make things delirious and wonderous. Witness the world drenched in medium-format purple.
March is Women's History Month and we want to take a closer look at the wonderful women behind cameras. Lauren Lepore loves capturing true NYC moments to last in her photos beyond the existence of people and places. We talked to her about her thoughts on "controversial" work and the depiction of women in photography.
After some articles on ergonomics of 35mm cameras, this one is dedicated to medium format ones, especially about some wonderful Lomo cameras, from the fully manual Lubitel to the fully automatic Lomo LC-A 120.
Irene was born and raised in Larnaca, Cyprus. She studied Audio and Video Production in Cyprus and Photography in Italy. She returned to Cyprus and worked as a photojournalist for many years, until 2011, when she decided to open up a little photography shop and introduce Lomography to the locals. She's been the Lomography Authorized Dealer ever since. She is known for her love for analog and people call her "Khal-lomo" (a reference to Game of Thrones' Khaleesi = Queen)!
Alessandro Casagrande is one-of-a-kind photographer who embarked on this photographic journey when he got his very first camera from his father. He has been taking photos ever since, and his photographs will help you see the world from a whole new perspective.
One of the many great names in photographic history that ought to be remembered is Maria Austria, a profound figure of the neorealist photography movement. Visit her showcase in Berlin this coming October.
“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 Inès de Ferran (@inesdeferran) showcases the local color of Dubai.
March is Women's History Month and we want to take a closer look at the wonderful women behind cameras all over the country. In today's interview, we are talking to photographer Kate Sweeney about her attempt of re-writing the narrative of how women exist in this world.
Krzystyna Caldarone is the creative eye behind the Vintage Girl Studios. When we got our first prototype of the Diana Instant Square we couldn't wait to see how she would capture her vintage wonders on Diana Instant shots.
You might wonder why the world has gone green for today. Every 17th of March, one would find people wearing shamrocks, attending cèilidhean, marching parades, drinking the best Irish beer and whiskey in the area. No doubt, today is Saint Patrick's Day.