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  • Guidelines for Submitting Location Entries

    written by lucasjakobsson on 2008-09-05 #news
    Guidelines for Submitting Location Entries

    The following guidelines have been prepared for you to see what it is that we look at before we publish a location. As you will see, the guidelines allow for personal freedom yet they point out several things that you should think about when writing an entry. A location should be a location. What we mean by this is that a location entry should be a specific place, not a general city. Therefore, Paris is not good, but the Eiffel Tower is great.

  • Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha)

    written by eazy360 on 2008-09-05 #places
    Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha)

    Upon entering the most sacred temple in Thailand, you will be overwhelmed by its ornate grandiosity and magnificent religious art, leaving you gawking at the entire orchestration in a state of pseudo-nirvana: "Wat a sight!"

  • Garden for The Blind @ Queen Sirikit Park

    written by evev on 2008-09-05 #places
    Garden for The Blind @ Queen Sirikit Park

    I am amazed to enter the garden for the blind. It is the first time for me. When I walk through the garden, there is sound from a loud speaker telling about flowers in the spot that I am standing. Everything in the garden is decorated for the blind. It is the segment of the big Queen Sirikit Park. You can enjoy other section, peaceful and harmonious with nature.

  • The Buren's Columns (Paris)

    written by louison on 2008-09-04 #places
    The Buren's Columns (Paris)

    The Buren’s columns are perfect to take pictures. You can use your friends or your family to compose a great pictures: say to your mother «you! sit down on this little column! now! », ask your father «just stay motionless like a statue », order your sister «don’t move! stand up on this 3 meters high column! raise your hand like that! yes! NOOooooo! YEs!»

  • Fed 3

    written by brendend on 2008-09-04 #gear
    Fed 3

    A hefty Russian rangefinder with a beautiful Industar 61 lens that's willing to put out and give you beautiful, sharp, vibrant photos on the first date - as long as you get to know him first!

  • Come Rain or Shine

    written by lucasjakobsson on 2008-09-04 #news
    Come Rain or Shine

    These days you can go on vacation all-year round... And, if you don't fancy the slopes and après-ski in the winter you can get jet off to another corner of the globe and catch some rays. It's a good thing that Lomography is an all-season activity!

  • Playmobil Funpark (Zirndorf)

    written by minicooper on 2008-09-04 #places
    Playmobil Funpark (Zirndorf)

    Did you play with Playmobil when you were younger? Have you ever pictured yourself inside the pirate ship or defending the medieval castle?

  • New Beta Homes Count

    written by lucasjakobsson on 2008-09-04 #news
    New Beta Homes Count

    A week has passed since we gave you the last statistics from the Beta site. It is time to now give out some more piggies to the most active users in the last 7 days!

  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

    written by artpunk on 2008-09-04 #places
    Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

    The largest monolith in the world sits majestically in the center of the Australian landmass. With the beautiful rocks of Kata Tjuta (meaning 'many heads' in the traditional aboriginal _Pinjantjatjara_ language) nearby (well, 50 kms by road distant from Uluru which _is_ nearby if you are used to driving Australian distances!), this is one of the most amazing areas in the world that you can visit.

  • Wat Arun (Temple of the Dawn)

    written by eazy360 on 2008-09-04 #places
    Wat Arun (Temple of the Dawn)

    Named after the morning glow that bounces off its mosaic Khmer-style towers called prangs, the Wat Arun or Temple of the Dawn sits by the Chao Phraya River that meanders down through the bewildering urban sprawl of Greater Bangkok.

  • Manifattura Moncalieri (Torino)

    written by champi on 2008-09-03 #places
    Manifattura Moncalieri (Torino)

    I can't remember how many times I passed in front of this abandoned factory with my car, insulting myself for not having a camera with me to take a few shots of this awesome piece of architecture... Till the day I said come on, I have to go there and shoot! So I took my bag with a few cameras and drove to the factory!

  • Urban Nomad Week 1 Winners!

    written by ouroborosx on 2008-09-03 #news
    Urban Nomad Week 1 Winners!

    The time is upon us to reflect on the first week of fierce competition in the Urban Nomad competition.

  • Lomography, JPG, Photojojo Meet-up Tonight!

    written by ouroborosx on 2008-09-03 #news
    Lomography, JPG, Photojojo Meet-up Tonight!

    That's right San Franciscans and New Yorkers, tonight is the night!

  • Seagull 4B I

    written by iamwen on 2008-09-03 #gear
    Seagull 4B I

    Have some fun with this cool vintage Seagull TLR and discover the tricks that you can try with it!

  • LomoLocations Map Unveiled

    written by lucasjakobsson on 2008-09-03 #news
    LomoLocations Map Unveiled

    One of the reasons that the whole website is being relaunched is to be able to introduce more wonderful functions and gadgets that will make your stay at our webspace more enjoyable. One such gadget is being unveiled today.

  • Vlissingen, The Netherlands

    written by mizzfonky on 2008-09-03 #places
    Vlissingen, The Netherlands

    A month ago, me and my boyfriend went for a little trip to Zeeland, Vlissingen, to eat some local fresh yummy mussels. I had my Diana for some months but due the boring Belgian weather and never getting the chance to have some vacation, this was the best moment to take her out for the first time.

  • Lucky SDH (120, 100 iso) user-review

    written by vicuna on 2008-09-03 #gear
    Lucky SDH (120, 100 iso) user-review

    Lucky film, happy shots: I bought my first Lucky SDH film on the lomoshop, firstly because I wanted to do some 120 b&w shots and secondly because it wasn't very expensive film...hmm, a chinese b&w film, I wondered what kind of results this could give with my Holga or my Rolleiflex...

  • Palace of Hacienda de Quilpué

    written by coca on 2008-09-03 #places
    Palace of Hacienda de Quilpué

    Many years ago, this palace was a magnificent place and of great importance, but today only a recollection stays of what it was.

  • Photokina - The Future is Analogue - September 23-28, Cologne, Germany

    written by lucasjakobsson on 2008-09-03 #news
    Photokina - The Future is Analogue - September 23-28, Cologne, Germany

    For the fifth time we are invited to present the world of Lomography at the Photokina 2008 in Cologne, Germany. This year we have chosen the theme "The Future is Analogue" both, as a statement of our belief in an analogue future, and a celebration of the unique creative film use coming directly from the one million + Lomographers, who devote themselves to creative analogue photography, embrace analogue lifestyle, and who are the very core of who we The Lomographic Society International are. This opens up a visual dialogue upon which a base for discussion and development is made.

  • Aurora

    written by zoe191 on 2008-09-03 #places

    Aurora Province is located on the East-Central side of Luzon Island in the Philippines. Many of its municipalities were once part of Quezon Province. Aurora became an official province in 1979. This is why when I told some friends I went to Aurora, they said, “Oh you went to Quezon.” I had to correct them.

  • Palácio de Cristal’s gardens

    written by paper_doll on 2008-09-02 #places
    Palácio de Cristal’s gardens

    This beautiful landscaped park was dominated by the original Palácio de Cristal (Crystal Palace), which was an astonishing building, made of iron and glass, built in 1860 for the International Show of 1865 and having the Crystal Palace in London as a model. It was big enough to receive 10.000 people at a time!

  • Extended Rumble: Smena Symbol

    written by kazarareta on 2008-09-02 #news
    Extended Rumble: Smena Symbol

    While we received a really good picking for the Smena Symbol day shots, we are still on the lookout for other brilliant Symbol lomographs, but this time only for the following, in HORIZONTAL/LANDSCAPE orientation only:

  • Duke Street (and surrondings). Liverpool, UK.

    written by minicooper on 2008-09-02 #places
    Duke Street (and surrondings). Liverpool, UK.

    Duke is my favorite street in Liverpool, but I have to admit it wasn't a love at first sight. There aren't the same fashion shops you could find anywhere and no cool places published in magazines, and nowadays it's hard to find.

  • Trophy of Augustus (La Turbie)

    written by vicuna on 2008-09-02 #places
    Trophy of Augustus (La Turbie)

    In the little city of La Turbie, near of Monaco, you can find one of the oldest roman antique trophy of the french riviera.

  • Smena Symbol Rumble Winners

    written by somapic on 2008-09-01 #news
    Smena Symbol Rumble Winners

    Again you didn´t make it an easy choice for us to select the winners of the latest round- the- clock special rumble. But finally we made our choice.

  • Smena 8m Rumble Winners

    written by lucasjakobsson on 2008-09-01 #news
    Smena 8m Rumble Winners

    For all of those that have patiently been waiting for the winners of the Smena 8m rumble, the time has come!

  • Upside Down - Downside Up - Vote Finalized

    written by lucasjakobsson on 2008-09-01 #news
    Upside Down - Downside Up - Vote Finalized

    Last week we asked you how you like the comments to be displayed. Chronologically, as they had been in the past, or with the newest comments on top, as has been the case during the last week.

  • Flowerama! Round-the-Clock Challenge Winners

    written by kazarareta on 2008-09-01 #news
    Flowerama! Round-the-Clock Challenge Winners

    We hope everyone had a blast showing off their best flower shots in our latest rumble! We received roughly 300 shots and we had a really tough time choosing between all the flowerrific entries! Congratulations to the following winners:

  • Agfa CT Precisa (35mm, 100 iso) user-review

    written by sadmafioso on 2008-09-01 #gear
    Agfa CT Precisa (35mm, 100 iso) user-review

    Oh Agfa, how could you break my heart and discontinue this beautiful, elegant film? This for me is the x-pro film of choice. Colour-shifts are intense without looking garish, contrast is beefed up without losing detail.

  • Warren Dunes State Park

    written by graycard on 2008-08-31 #places
    Warren Dunes State Park

    Warren Dunes State Park lies on the Western side of Michigan's Lower Peninsula on the shores of Lake Michigan.