Whenever I ask people want to do before they die, it always seems that traveling is on top of their list. Yet, so few people travel—why? Sure there are the default answers, “It is too expensive”, “I have no time”, “Isn’t it dangerous?”, “I have ‘responsibilities’ that I have to take care of” and the… Read more about How to Quit Making Excuses and Travel (before you die)
Stumped for ideas, I recently I asked to the members of my Facebook Fan page what I should blog about next. These are the responses that I received that inspired me to write this post: Eric Houng: “What prompts you to snap a picture of someone? is it cuz you see a story about that person? stuff… Read more about What Goes on in My Mind When I Shoot in the Streets
(UPDATE: I’m going!) Help Me Achieve My Dream of Leading a Street Photography Workshop in Beirut, Lebanon!
UPDATE 9/30/10! Thanks to your kindness and generosity, I have raised enough money to finance my plane trip to Beirut, Lebanon! Huge thanks to everybody who contributed, especially to Thomas Leuthard who paid for a large percentage and will be presenting at my street photography workshop as well! I will keep you guys informed with… Read more about (UPDATE: I’m going!) Help Me Achieve My Dream of Leading a Street Photography Workshop in Beirut, Lebanon!
In holding to my mantra of open source photography, I have decided to give away all of my presets that I use in my street photography for Lightroom 3 for FREE. Feel free to share these presets with anybody/everybody you know. >>Download (zip)
This post was originally posted here by Neal Bingham, but I thought I’d repost it here to share it with the rest of you guys. A great resource for any aspiring street photographer. Please pass it on! Also follow Neal on Twitter! — I thought it would be useful to create a topic where people… Read more about The Ultimate Aspiring Street Photographer Resource Post
In street photography, one of the popular techniques that photographers employ is “shooting from the hip.” To sum it up, “shooting from the hip” it is holding your camera at wait-level, and shooting upwards without looking through the viewfinder. One of the reasons why this technique is widely popular is because it allows you to… Read more about How to Shoot from the Hip
Lately on the web, there has been a ton of buzz about the phobia that people are having about street photographers. We have been called creepers, pedophiles, and even in some cases, terrorists (as the TSA would like the public to think). Is all this anti-photographer sentiment leading to the death of street photography as… Read more about The Death of Street Photography (and what you can do to stop it)
Hey fotog friends, I recently created a Flickr page dedicated to all of your awesome street photography titled: “Aspiring Street Photographers.” Feel free to join and contribute your images (as well as inviting your friends to join as well!) I hope to build a well-knit community of street photographers of all skill-levels to share their photographic insight… Read more about Join “Aspiring Street Photographers” on Flickr!
In lieu of the popularity of my last post about the “100 Things I Have Learned about Photography,” I decided to make a new list that pertains to street photography specifically. Also if you don’t know, I am currently writing a book titled: “Street Photography 101,” and the excerpts are being posted here. This new… Read more about 101 Things I Have Learned about Street Photography
Hey fotog friends, Hope you guys all had a wonderful Labor-Day weekend! I just got back from the Bay Area (my hometown) after hanging out and visiting friends and family I haven’t seen for quite a while. Was planning on doing some street photography in San Francisco, but catching a cold over the weekend prevented… Read more about KOREA GOT SEOUL – Black and White Street Photography from Korea