What Type of Locations is Lomography Looking for?

Got something to say? Anything to share? Then why wait a moment longer when you can get your special travel and other locations stories published at Lomography.com? Submitting articles – and of course, your precious lomographs doesn’t just allow you to have your stories read by your fellow Lomographers, it also earns you much deserved piggies that we’ll gladly reward you for your hard work. This should serve as your quick guide in checking if you have the right content that we’re looking for; it also saves you the trouble of having getting notified by our Locations editor requesting you for more materials.

So are you ready to start typing away? Read these first to know what kind of articles we’re looking for:

Urban Adventures
Take your camera and dig deep into the city: this is as lomographic as it gets. Get electric, feel the beat and shoot from the hip as you explore the highs and lows of the metropolis.

Jump over the fence
Hidden place
Above the clouds
Shots from the hip
The Best View: scenic images that takes your breath away
Speed challenge
Public transport
Sports & Action
Parks & Chill out
Flea markets & Second Hand
Animal Kingdom
Modern Marvels: skyscrapers, modern sculptures etc.

Food and Drink
Where’s the most sizzling Schnitzel? The smoothest ice cream or the finest brewed coffee in town? From traditional eateries to avant garde fusion joints, this is about the best and most secret hole in the wall discoveries to satisfy your every craving.

Best coffee in town
Best ice-cream in town
Best burger in town
Best pizza in town
Best sushi in town
Best breakfast in town
Food for thought
Local delights
Sweet explosion
Cheap but good
Hangover therapy
Worth the Splurge
Mouthwatering Exotica

Escape from the City
Sometimes you need to flee from the daily trappings of city life. So where do you go to relax and recharge your batteries?

Best beach
Top of the mountain
By the lake
Romantic hideaway
Into the wild
Village wonders & Satellite cities
Wood & fields
Nature’s finest
Tales from the Backpacker (your favorite hostel to your el-cheopo travel destinations)

Night on the Town
When it gets wild on the weekend…out comes your analogue cameras!

Hardcore clubbing
Music & Concerts
Dance Dance Revolution
Arty party
Best cocktails in town
Dirtiest pub in the world
Raw & sexy
Glam & Glitter
House Parties (sometimes, it’s the private parties that lead to the most memorable weekends)

Art & Culture
There’s art in every corner of the city. Sometimes it’s quite obvious, sometimes you got to look twice. Where’s your source of inspiration?

Amazing Museums
Street Art
Art Galleries
Must see exhibitions
Happenings (book signings, movie premieres, store openings)
Mindblowing Architecture
Design & Fashion (fashion shows, fashion exhibits, fashion shoots, fashion/design competitions)
Oldschool Opera
Avantgarde Theatre
Hipster Happenings (events, concerts – featuring artists and topics considered to be hipster-ish)

Local flavor
There are things that define the character of each city in the world. What are the vibes that define your place?

Events & Festivals (also includes national holidays)
People & Characters (everyday folks, local personalities)
Retail Therapy (local brands, local malls, fleamarkets, weekend markets, bazaars)
Traditional clothing
Urban Myths
Local Lifestyle
Do’s and Don’ts (cultural quirks and practices)
Local Landmarks

Remember, to check the Requested Posts page monthly to see which Locations will earn you 10 piggies!

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written on 2011-05-20 in #locations #magazine