Tag: museum

  • Purifying Photography: Group f/64

    written by fivedayforecast on 2011-01-24
    Purifying Photography: Group f/64

    The Portland Museum of Art did a showing of photos to display the motives and photographic work of the legendary Group f/64, a powerful collective of photographers who all desired to purify photography, an idea that now has a strange irony to lomographers.

  • Man's Achievements: the Giza Necropolis

    written by jclasync on 2011-01-11 #places
    Man's Achievements: the Giza Necropolis

    After spending 17 hours and traversing one quarter around the globe, I finally set foot on Egypt's Cairo. This is my first trip to Africa so I wasted no time in documenting my trip through analogue photographs - especially the pyramids, definitely one of the highlights of my trip.

  • British Museum

    written by sandkorn on 2010-04-06 #places
    British Museum

    One of the world’s oldest museums, the British Museum in London is without doubt a fantastic place to visit.

  • The Beautiful Jardim Calouste Gulbenkian (Lisbon, Portugal)

    written by photohuggers on 2010-05-30 #places
    The Beautiful Jardim Calouste Gulbenkian (Lisbon, Portugal)

    This garden is one of the most beautiful parks in Lisbon. It has lots of trees, grass and secret places, and also two different museums, library, restaurant, ... If you're in Lisbon don't miss it!

  • 300 Polaroids by Helmut Newton

    written by webo29 on 2011-06-20 #news
    300 Polaroids by Helmut Newton

    The Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin is currently exhibiting over 300 of the German photographer's polaroids.

  • Electricity Museum Lisbon

    written by pedrofelix on 2009-05-28 #places
    Electricity Museum Lisbon

    Electricity Museum in Lisbon Portugal. Design by the french engineers.

  • Analogue for a Day: 24 Ideas for 24 Hours!

    written by sirio174 on 2012-04-26
    Analogue for a Day: 24 Ideas for 24 Hours!

    How to have fun for a day without a personal computer, laptop, mp3 player, cell phone, and other digital devices? Here you can find some simple and cheap ideas! Enjoy!

  • 10 Unusual Ways to Visit Barcelona

    written by ariannapaloma on 2012-06-29 #places
    10 Unusual Ways to Visit Barcelona

    Are you thinking about visiting Barcelona? Are you seriously planning to grab a guide and be an ordinary tourist? As here at Lomography we love experimenting and exploring, here is your short guide to be an unusual traveler through 10 unusual perspectives! And, of course, get 10 unusual opportunities to shoot great analogue pictures! Pack your bag and let's go!

  • Museum of Photo Cameras (Berdigestyah - Sakha Repiblic, Russian Federation)

    written by plyshbel on 2009-09-25 #places
    Museum of Photo Cameras (Berdigestyah - Sakha Repiblic, Russian Federation)

    Detailed exposition of Soviet photo cameras and equipment in deep of North-East Siberia.

  • 5 Ways to Photograph Art Pieces

    written by K. Aquino on 2015-07-15
    5 Ways to Photograph Art Pieces

    When photographing art troves, think like a minimalist curator. Edit out visual clutter and play up the intriguing angles of each piece.

  • The State Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg, Russia

    written by grad on 2010-05-02 #places
    The State Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg, Russia

    Visit the Hermitage Museum, a major tourist attraction of St. Petersburg, and see one of the greatest art collections in the world. Housed in the opulent Winter Palace, the Hermitage Museum contains the works of important masters such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and Titian.

  • The Kodak 1 and the Very First Amateur Photos

    written by cruzron on 2013-10-10
    The Kodak 1 and the Very First Amateur Photos

    For old photos, more often than not, the pictures were commissioned and usually involved hours of portrait sittings. With the introduction of the Kodak 1, it brought semi-affordable photography to the people for the very first time. Here's the very first amateur photos that were taken with it!

  • Wellington, Capital of New Zealand

    written by vicuna on 2011-01-23 #places
    Wellington, Capital of New Zealand

    Finally, here we are at Wellington! This was our last stop in New Zealand, and is the capital of this country. Even if it's not the biggest city of the country, it's the political capital and also known as the heart of the cultural and artistic life of New Zealand

  • My Favorite Monument in Lisbon

    written by saidseni on 2012-07-18 #places
    My Favorite Monument in Lisbon

    Someone asked me once which was my favorite monument in Lisbon. It is probably the city's aqueduct. I like that it distributes an essential element for life and its beautiful construction makes me burn film after film.

  • London Street Photography

    written by willyboy on 2011-02-22 #news
    London Street Photography

    Vivian Maier. Andre Kertesz. Henri Cartier Bresson. Every Lomographer here is probably no stranger to these greats. What ties them together? Lucid, transformative photos, documenting the everyday, the mundane and the rare moments of beauty that the worlds streets consistently cast. Best of all? All of these are analogue kings, proponents of Lomography long before it even existed.

  • Beijing's 798 Art District!!!

    written by phiphu on 2010-07-12 #places
    Beijing's 798 Art District!!!

    The 798 Art District is in northeastern Beijing. This place provides creative people with an opportunity and an outlet to enthusiastically pursue their artistic ideals. It has also given them a unique, spiritual homeland. China's artists have truly inspired new life into an area of Beijing, resurrecting the ghosts of the past while breathing in energy and innovation in the present. Indeed, China's vanguard has turned an industrial graveyard into an artistic paradise.

  • The Getty Villa

    written by erikamentari on 2010-04-12 #places
    The Getty Villa

    Right on the Pacific Coast Highway with a view of the ocean, the Getty Villa is a rare treat in Los Angeles. It was envisioned by oil tycoon and billionaire J. Paul Getty and opened for the first time in 1974. It has one of the world's largest collections of ancient glass!

  • Museum of Communism is Here!

    written by anarchy on 2009-08-05 #places
    Museum of Communism is Here!

    The Museum of Communism might be hard to find, but when you finally get inside you're in for an interesting trip back to a time that seems so much further away than only 20 years ago.

  • Take Off at The Museum of Aviation

    written by liquidpapercut on 2009-07-13 #places
    Take Off at The Museum of Aviation

    With almost 100 planes and helicopters dating back from WWII, the Museum of Aviation is a great destination for lomographers and aviation enthusiast alike.

  • California Academy of Sciences

    written by migueld on 2009-05-15 #places
    California Academy of Sciences

    Three museums in one in San Francisco' s Golden Gate Park.

  • Black and White Pictures of 1960's Subway Scenes

    written by rosebud82 on 2012-02-17 #news
    Black and White Pictures of 1960's Subway Scenes

    This is a wonderful way to take photographs if you are a shy person. During the 1960's Enrico Natali used a Yashica camera by his side to shoot unnoticed on the Subways of New York and the results are remarkable and are now part of an exhibtion. Read after the jump for more information.

  • Foamlabbers as LomoAmigos #4: Liset

    written by mrmaart on 2012-01-04 #people
    Foamlabbers as LomoAmigos #4: Liset

    Seven young photography fans in one creative team - meet our newest Amigo from the Foam Lab. You know Rosa, Erik and Eelke already, so here is foam labber #4 - Liset van der Laan!

  • La Perouse

    written by fung63999259 on 2010-07-31 #places
    La Perouse

    La Perouse, located in Sydney Australia, is a historical and indigenous heritage area which was named after Le Compte de Laperouse, a French explorer who arrived here in 1788. Learn more about this interesting destination here!

  • The Titan Missile Museum

    written by majorted on 2010-05-06 #places
    The Titan Missile Museum

    Return to the front line of the Cold War at the only remaining nuclear missile silo left in the United States!

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

    written by torium on 2010-03-14 #places
    Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

    All the contemporary art lovers will fall in love with this one. No doubt!

  • Bohus Fortress

    written by anarchy on 2009-11-21 #places
    Bohus Fortress

    There are several fortresses and bastions surrounding Göteborg and one of the more interesting ones is the impressive Bohus Fortress... Historically the area has been subject to many confrontations between the Swedes, Norwegians and Danes.

  • Searching for Twin Photos Part IV

    written by deprofundis on 2012-05-25
    Searching for Twin Photos Part IV

    I present to everyone the fourth issue of my particular search for twin photos of mine in the huge world Lomography.

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp I

    written by lihooi on 2011-11-12 #places
    Auschwitz Concentration Camp I

    Auschwitz, located in Oswiecim outside of Krakow, Poland has become a symbol of the Holocaust. The preserved memorial consists of two parts of the former concentration camp: Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau. A guided tour makes it possible to understand this place and requires about three-and-a-half hours. This article shows pictures of Auschwitz I.

  • Tower of London and Bridge

    written by vicuna on 2011-03-13 #places
    Tower of London and Bridge

    Tower Bridge is perhaps on of the world's most famous icons of London, but besides the bridge, you also have a beautiful old castle to visit and can learn a lot of things about English history.

  • Lomography at FOAM Amsterdam

    written by paramir on 2010-04-28 #news
    Lomography at FOAM Amsterdam

    Lomography is visiting the Photography Museum Amsterdam