Sometimes when you want to escape from the city, you can actually find an escape within the city itself. Like the garden next to the Dom Church in the Netherlands.
One of my favourite places in the city where I go to school at, Utrecht, is actually close to the school. Almost every time while walking to school, I pass by it. It’s a garden that is hidden next to the Dom Church. At first I didn’t know it was there then one day, one of my classmates showed me this ‘short cut’ to school and I was sold.
This garden is so quiet, even though most of the time it’s filled with tourists and children, it still feels like you’re miles away from the city. But you’re not, you’re actually right in the middle of it. It’s a place where I often go to eat my lunch, read up on some homework or just sit and watch people walk past the numerous herbs growing there. It feels like being in a totally different world, if only for a moment.
Lomography and The Cult teamed up to invite Lomographers to show us your Hidden Cities - those secret places that you escape you, the worlds within worlds. See the winners and some of our favorites here!
This colored island sitting within the Venetian Lagoon is an understated travel destination with astonishing distinction, setting itself apart from famous cities and travel spots around the world. The street portraits of Mirko Saviane now brings Burano to center stage for everyone to adore.
Reality can sometimes be brutal, sinister and strong. The series “Hope” of the photographer Sebastian Palmer, who divides his time between London, UK and São Paulo, Brasil works the hope inside the hard reality for those who come from the countryside to find a better life in São Paulo.
Photographers capture uniqueness. Fashion photographers strive for new faces. Conflict photographers are present, when history is made. And some folks, like me, go to hidden places with an own narrative. Like the car cemetery of Båstnäs, deep within the forrest maze, where Sweden touches Norway
A bunch of quotes can be cited when talking about what our pets mean to us. However, the special bond between owner and pet are sometimes expressed in a different language -- one that is exclusively spoken by spirit and heart.
Summertime in the city means finding cool ways to beat the heat! Don't miss our exciting roundup of events in August including a Double Exposure workshop, an exciting scavenger hunt around the city with Hypeist, and several exciting gallery shows. See you there!
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!
Our friends at the Penumbra Foundation in New York City are having some pretty amazing workshops in the next few weeks. We wanted to help them spread the word to our New York and tri-state Lomographers. Come spend a photo-filled afternoon at Penumbra!
Get out of your comfort zone and explore your city in a totally different angle - when you try to think more and experiment, you will find that there is always something fun in your everyday life! Let your creativity roam, visit every corner of your city, and share with us your discoveries!
Lomography caught up with musician Evan Nachimson, founder of the underground story tellers night Candle Room. Lomography NYC is excited to partner with Evan for a special musical event to benefit the Stand Up To Cancer Foundation. Find out how you can help the cause too, from anywhere in the world.