Tag: culture

  • The Minimalist Analogue Photographer with Simeon Smith and the LC-A+

    2016-07-13 #gear
    The Minimalist Analogue Photographer with Simeon Smith and the LC-A+

    In this new series photographer and analogue enthusiast Simeon Smith talks about the use of minimalism in photography and how he applied this method to his own work using the LC-A+ camera.

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  • Lisbon Graffiti: Fado Tribute

    written by saidseni on 2012-12-03 #places
    Lisbon Graffiti: Fado Tribute

    Fado is a Portuguese traditional music genre, added in 2011 to the list of World’s Intangible Cultural Heritage. It has always been present in Portuguese art, from past centuries paintings to today's modern graffiti walls.

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  • Alun-Alun Bandung, Indonesia: A Favorite Place for Street Photography

    written by ekeupratama on 2013-10-19 #places
    Alun-Alun Bandung, Indonesia: A Favorite Place for Street Photography

    For everybody who loves to walk around and snap a picture, this is the right place for you!

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  • "Square Head" Building by Sosno (Nice)

    written by vicuna on 2009-03-12 #places
    "Square Head" Building by Sosno (Nice)

    The "Square Head" is a sculpture by the french artist Sacha Sosno, and it is also the very first giant sculpture to have been transformed in a habitable building.

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  • Visit the Lion Dance Shop

    written by ripsta on 2011-06-27 #places
    Visit the Lion Dance Shop

    I was lucky to be able to view the process of making this dragon statue for the traditional dance performance.

  • Lisbon Graffiti: Av. Infante D. Henrique

    written by saidseni on 2014-03-30 #places
    Lisbon Graffiti: Av. Infante D. Henrique

    Come on, street art lovers! Grab your lomo cameras, it's time for another graffiti tour in my beautiful city, Lisbon. This time, lets walk along the Tejo river and discover some fine masterpieces.

  • The Smallest Chinatown in the World

    written by lintrs on 2013-03-24 #places
    The Smallest Chinatown in the World

    No matter where you go in the world, in almost every large city you will find a Chinatown. Mexico City is no different, but what sets this Chinese hub aside is its tiny size. Covering but a single block, this Mexican Chinatown is probably the smallest in the world.

  • Lisbon Graffiti: Amoreiras Wall of Fame

    written by saidseni on 2013-02-25 #places
    Lisbon Graffiti: Amoreiras Wall of Fame

    Someone said to me, or maybe I read it that this is the biggest graffiti wall in the Iberian Peninsula. I can't be sure of that, neither the length of it, but it is huge!

  • The Ruins of Bacolod City

    written by bluemie5 on 2011-08-17 #places
    The Ruins of Bacolod City

    The famous ruins is a must-visit whenever you go to Bacolod, Negros Occidental, Philippines. It showcases what is left of the Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson Ancestral Home, a rich sugar baron. The mansion was the largest residential structure ever built there. Sometimes considered as the city's Taj Mahal because it was said to be built for his beloved wife, Maria Braga, a Portuguese from Macau whom he met during one of his vacations in Hong Kong.

  • Kampung Sauk

    written by yunc on 2008-05-09 #places
    Kampung Sauk

    My lovely hometown, Kampung Sauk is a small village located in Kuala Kangsar, the state of Perak Darul Ridzuan. "Kampung" means village in Malaysian. By taking an express bus from our capital city, Kuala Lumpur to the town of Kuala Kangsar will spend you about 3 hours journey if it's not a peak season.

  • Kaunas Days Festival

    written by jogintas on 2008-04-27 #places
    Kaunas Days Festival

    Kaunas - is the second largest city in Lithuania, which was even the capital of Lithuania lots of years ago. Today this is a city, known for its basketball club "Žalgiris", basketball player Arvydas Sabonis and so on. So it is so natural, that the city with such history has got its own festival, which is called the "Kaunas' Days" festival (sometimes it is called only the "Day", not "Days").

  • Ipoh Railway Station (Perak)

    written by jeffcwk on 2008-05-09 #places
    Ipoh Railway Station (Perak)

    Ipoh Railway Station is situated in the state of Perak, Malaysia. It was built in the 1800's, during the tin mining era in Malaya (the former name of Malaysia). Known as the "Taj Mahal" of Ipoh, it is an impressive landmark combining the Gothic and Moorish architecture plus modern embellishments.