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  • Fontana di Trevi

    written by ng1336 on 2008-05-09 #places
    Fontana di Trevi

    Hasn't anyone heard of this famous wishing fountain before? You might at least see it in movies from America to Italy to Hong Kong or in music videos or on fashion shots. Although it may or may not be the most beautiful fountain in Rome, but it is without doubt the most famous and packed with tourists and locals. It is said that it became famous after

  • Historical Downtown

    written by holgardo on 2008-05-09 #places
    Historical Downtown

    I know you boys and girls think you had visited a city, maybe you think you live in a city, a big city... someone must tell you the truth: you have never been in a city if you don't know Mexico City. And the place to be is the Historical Downtown.

  • Villa Auska

    written by a_lab on 2008-05-09 #places
    Villa Auska

    The Villa *AUSKA*, I would like to present you, was build in late 60s for Leonid Brezhnev - General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1964 - 1982), but he never stayed there. It is a beautiful and authentic place in the forest near the seaside in the city of Palanga.

  • Semenyih Dam

    written by reinertlee on 2008-05-09 #places
    Semenyih Dam

    Do you love fishing? Actually fishing was not my real hobby. My boss is the one who knows fishing very well and often takes me to fish. Semenyih is a small town located in Selangor, Malaysia. It shares its name with Semenyih River, which is the main river passing near the town.

  • Orphanage and Thai funeral

    2008-05-09 #places
    Orphanage and Thai funeral

    I met a group consisting of 12 people in Chiang Mai that I was to be leading for the next 2 1/2 weeks at the orphanage. We left civilization and made our way up north, through emerald hills and winding roads, to fang where kids' orphanage lies. It's always strange leading a group of people to a place you've never visited before but I went with the flow and all was well.

  • Central market

    written by vicuna on 2008-05-09 #places
    Central market

    It's the central market of Brive-la-Gaillarde. This little town is in the county of Correze, region Limousin. It's a very rural area, lost in the mountains in the centre of France. Brive-la-Gaillarde is a capital of this area and every Saturday morning, you have the big market on the main square of the city.

  • Petaling Street

    written by cruzron on 2008-05-09 #places
    Petaling Street

    Petaling Street in Kuala Lumpur or Chinatown for some, is a bargain hunters dream come true. Whatever you're looking for whether it be food, clothes, souvenirs or anything else in between, this would be the place to go. Haggling is a norm so feel free to bargain all you want. However one needs to be wary going here because of the sheer

  • Arugambay

    2008-05-09 #places

    "Welcome to the land of sand!". Finest black tea, wild elephants, Buddhist temples or ayurveda massages. White sandy beaches with lush and green hill areas. You'll find it all in Sri Lanka. And: There is magnificent to surf there as well.

  • Batu Caves

    written by jeepeng on 2008-05-09 #places
    Batu Caves

    Batu Caves is a limestone hill in the Gombak district, north of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia which has a series of caves and cave temples. How to get there? By bus from Lebuh Pudu (in China Town) every 30 minutes. Journey takes about 45 minutes. These pictures were taken during Hindu community's yearly Thaipusam festival.

  • Wanted: Your Deadstock Tale

    written by pan_dre on 2008-05-09 #news
    Wanted: Your Deadstock Tale

    Pass on the torch and tell the Tale of the Tribe, the Russian Deadstock Tribe to be precise.

  • Lomographic Challenge in Matosinhos

    written by katja on 2008-05-09 #news
    Lomographic Challenge in Matosinhos

    The Lomographic Embassy Porto is restlessly tempting you to lomograph! This time it’s all about Matosinhos, a city belonging to Oporto, Northern Region of Portugal.

  • Lomofolio-Philes Uncovered+ Winning Story

    written by ca-ro on 2008-05-09 #news
    Lomofolio-Philes Uncovered+ Winning Story

    Your 'who's the lomofolio-phile' stories had us all entertained - thanks to all who put took part! Alas there can only be one winner and that is wilber - a truly crazy cat :)

  • Diana+ Mods

    written by d_i_d on 2008-05-08 #news
    Diana+ Mods

    This week proves to be very exciting for our dear Diana+. The Dream Queen keeps revealing all sorts of talents, and we feel that she’s deserving of some fresh changes, to keep up with her moods!


    written by shhquiet on 2008-05-08 #news

    Kai Yamada is having fun with plastic. Cameras, that is. "The reason I like shooting with plastic cameras is for the simplicity. Working with the Diana, or Holga or whatever, strips down photography to the essentials. You, the subject, a simple lens to refract the image onto a medium. It doesn’t get any plainer than that!"

  • this was the first london lomography thursday

    written by scapegoat on 2008-05-07 #news
    this was the first london lomography thursday

    6 PM sharp: 47 Lomographers were lined up in front of the HMS President Ship, ready to get the party started. The first hour passed in a breeze with intense episodes of meet and greets, LomoCocktails, Lomographing and tongue twisting.

  • 120 Degrees of Life

    written by shhquiet on 2008-05-07 #news
    120 Degrees of Life

    "Everywhere We Shoot":, a creative duo (comprised of Ryan Vergara & Garovs Garrovillo) based in Manila, Philippines was commissioned by a charity institution, "Tuloy Foundation": for **120 Degrees of Life**, a photo exhibit featuring the streetchildren under their care. For EWS, this was a special challenge. After all, they have been dabbling in photography + art + design more prominently in the areas of fashion, music, and media.

  • Of Seagulls & Swollen Hearts : Q&A with Liad Cohen

    written by shhquiet on 2008-05-07 #news
    Of Seagulls & Swollen Hearts : Q&A with Liad Cohen

    Multiple-exposure images are easy to do, but quite difficult to pull off. Among the few who can master this trick effectively is Liad Cohen, LSI’s US Online Coordinator, and more importantly, a passionate Lomographer based in New York City. Besides taking long walks with his camera, he likes to write, play the guitar, and read (??Good Omens??, ??The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle??, ??Rule of the Bone??). He enjoys good movies (??Into the Wild??, ??Wristcutters??, ??Rocket Science??, ??Brotherhood of the Wolf??) and good music as well – his latest picks are ??In Rainbows by Radiohead??, and ??Mercy … by Ours??. A man of substance, talent, and good taste – that’s Liad Cohen for you!

  • Diana+ Fisheye Lens

    written by d_i_d on 2008-05-06 #news
    Diana+ Fisheye Lens

    A while back, we made this solemn promise: to continually develop the Diana+ into the most stunning

  • Oh Snaps!

    written by kazarareta on 2008-05-06 #news
    Oh Snaps!

    We are currently looking for the most scrumptious, eye-catching snapshots for the following films:

  • Mission Winner & Next Mission

    written by pan_dre on 2008-05-05 #news
    Mission Winner & Next Mission

    Congrats go out to "7SAMURAI": for winning what has proven to be one of the best and hardest to judge missions so far (at least as far as i know).

  • Lomo-Web-Out meets Chinesse fondue

    written by pan_dre on 2008-05-05 #news
    Lomo-Web-Out meets Chinesse fondue

    In yet another installment of our already infamous Lomo-Web-Outs, we decided to hit a new Chinese restaruant, specialising in the art of Fondue.

  • Diana+ doubles collaboration: Olivia & Ladyshadow

    written by ouroborosx on 2008-05-05 #news
    Diana+ doubles collaboration: Olivia & Ladyshadow

    I came across this "Diana+": collaboration gallery from "Olivia": and "LadyShadow": on flickr, and I just had to share it because it is packed with so much juicy analog goodness that you can almost taste the colors. Here's how this collaboration happened in Olivia's own words. Enjoy!

  • World Pinhole Day Gallery

    written by pan_dre on 2008-05-04 #news
    World Pinhole Day Gallery

    Last week we asked for your best shots to be taken on Sunday April 27, also know as the World Pinhole Day.

  • World Pinhole Day Winner

    written by pan_dre on 2008-05-04 #news
    World Pinhole Day Winner

    We have a winner! Although we had some great entries we all loved "alexroarsatlyons's": black & white gallery - it is true grit! Congratulations - We hope you keep up the good stuff with your pinhole princess the Diana+.

  • Lomo LC-A+ Amigo Mischa Christen

    written by cruzron on 2008-05-04 #people
    Lomo LC-A+ Amigo Mischa Christen

    Does your hair hang low? If so, the latest Lomo Amigo knows just where you can go.

  • Polaroid Pinhole shots by mate

    written by pan_dre on 2008-05-04 #news
    Polaroid Pinhole shots by mate

    "mate1": sent us this amazingly beatuiful set of Pinholeshots taken with a pinhole card board box ( polaroid ) and polaroid back ( 665 film )!

  • Supersamplershots from Eazy360

    written by pan_dre on 2008-05-04 #news
    Supersamplershots from Eazy360

    "I recently went on a backpacking trip through the Cordillera Region of North Luzon in the Philippines, home to the vast and spectacular 2,000- year-old rice terraces in Ifugao, Mountain Province and Benguet. Feast your eyes on these SuperSampled mountains!" (SuperSampler, Kodak Elitechrome 100)

  • Tipster Of The Day: Split 9's

    written by sbc72 on 2008-05-04 #gear #tutorials
    Tipster Of The Day: Split 9's

    Split and soft filter X-Pro’d 9’s

  • Film laundering... a step by step guide.

    written by ouroborosx on 2008-05-03 #news
    Film laundering... a step by step guide.

    When you are doing laundry, it's always best to separate colors... that is, unless you're accidentally washing your film in your pants pocket! Here is the tale of how "Keren Fedida": went to "Phagwa": 2008 with her Holga, and accidentally washed her film.

  • Quiz - Who's the Lomofolio-phile?

    written by ca-ro on 2008-05-03 #news
    Quiz - Who's the Lomofolio-phile?

    There is a new bag in town and some swell sorts have been spotted with it. So who are these Lomofolio-philes? You tell us....