Download Thomas Leuthard’s (85mm) NEW Street Photography Book: “Collecting Souls: What Street Photography Means to Me” For FREE!

I am excited to announce that Thomas Leuthard (85mm) has just released his second book on street photography titled: “Collecting Souls: What Street Photography Means to Me“. This book is much more advanced than his previous book, and contains more of his personal thoughts and ideas when it comes to street photography. It includes more… Read more about Download Thomas Leuthard’s (85mm) NEW Street Photography Book: “Collecting Souls: What Street Photography Means to Me” For FREE!

Day 2: Downtown Los Angeles Intermediate Street Photography Workshop Recap (Finding Your Own Street Photography Style)

The last day of the Downtown Los Angeles Intermediate Street Photography Workshop really touched my heart. Being able to facilitate a community of equally passionate and open-minded street photographers really made me realize how wonderful life has been to me. A year ago, I had a faint idea of starting a street photography blog to… Read more about Day 2: Downtown Los Angeles Intermediate Street Photography Workshop Recap (Finding Your Own Street Photography Style)

Call for Photographers: Think Tank Gallery Looking for for 32 Street Photographers in Los Angeles!

Hey streettogs, the Think Tank Gallery in Los Angeles is looking for 32 street photographers for a fascinating project. They will select an undisclosed location, and you will be given 10 days to shoot during October 1st-10th. Those chosen will then have their best 3 images shown in their gallery during the LA Downtown Artwalk… Read more about Call for Photographers: Think Tank Gallery Looking for for 32 Street Photographers in Los Angeles!

Day 1: Downtown Los Angeles Intermediate Street Photography Workshop Recap (Finding Your Own Street Photography Style)

Hey streettogs, I’m excited to say that the first day of my Downtown Los Angeles Intermediate Street Photography went extremely well! It was the first time I taught the Intermediate workshop, and quite frankly was worried how it would go. I made the Intermediate Workshop from scratch (completely new material from the Introductory Workshop) and… Read more about Day 1: Downtown Los Angeles Intermediate Street Photography Workshop Recap (Finding Your Own Street Photography Style)

Seconds2Real Street Photography Exhibition in Berlin – October 15th

Some of the talented street photographers over at Seconds2Real, a co-operative of thirteen passionate Austrian and German street photographers are going to be hosting an exhibition titled:  “Fascination Street”, their first exhibition of contemporary Street Photography. The Berlin show opens October 15th, 2011 and runs for two weeks. They will also be showing more than 100… Read more about Seconds2Real Street Photography Exhibition in Berlin – October 15th

The 10 Most Important Things You Should Be Looking For When Buying a Classic Camera (Or How Not to Get Ripped Off)

Pictured above: Canon 7 Black w/50mm f1.2 screw mount. Shot by Bellamy Hunt   Eric’s Note: For this blog post I am excited to present this article written by Bellamy Hunt (aka Japancamerahunter). Not only is he a skilled street photographer, but he is a professional camera hunter. If you are looking for a vintage… Read more about The 10 Most Important Things You Should Be Looking For When Buying a Classic Camera (Or How Not to Get Ripped Off)

10 Things Henri Cartier-Bresson Can Teach You About Street Photography

Don’t forget to pre-order the new re-print of “The Decisive Moment” by Henri Cartier-Bresson! I have been doing quite a bit of research into Henri Cartier-Bresson, the godfather of street photography. Although my current approach in street photography is more like Bruce Gilden and less of Henri Cartier-Bresson, HCB influenced much of my earlier work… Read more about 10 Things Henri Cartier-Bresson Can Teach You About Street Photography

Upcoming Street Photography Workshops in Los Angeles (8/27-8/28) and San Francisco (9/10-9/11) with Eric Kim

My incredibly beautiful and talented girlfriend (and manager) Cindy Nguyen put together this great footage of all the “behind-the-scenes” footage of my previous workshops in the UK, Switzerland, and Los Angeles. Props to her for putting together such a well-made video with cool music to accompany it as well! As a reminder, here is my… Read more about Upcoming Street Photography Workshops in Los Angeles (8/27-8/28) and San Francisco (9/10-9/11) with Eric Kim

Interview with David Kim about the “Society of the Individual” on the Leica Blog

Recently the Leica Blog just published an interview that I did with David Kim, a Korean-American street photographer currently living in Korea. He shoots film on a Leica M6, and many of his images capture Henri Cartier-Bresson’s “Decisive Moment” aesthetic. It was a fantastic interview, with many insightful thoughts from David himself about how he… Read more about Interview with David Kim about the “Society of the Individual” on the Leica Blog

“The Decisive Moment” Street Photography Contest: August 18-September 14th

I am excited to announce my first international street photography contest. Adam Elmakais is generously sponsoring the contest and is going to give away some sweet Lens Bracelets to the winners! The theme of this contest is going to be “The Decisive Moment” as a tribute to Henri Cartier-Bresson, the definitive master of street photography.… Read more about “The Decisive Moment” Street Photography Contest: August 18-September 14th

6 Inspirational Street Photography Essays from my Los Angeles Workshop Participants

Ibarionex Perello, from his “Shadows” essay For my Introduction to Street Photography Workshop in Los Angeles, I assigned all my students to go out on the 2nd day and shoot a consecutive street photography essay. They chose themes such as shadows, hands, tattoos, shadows, and even tourists. If you would like more information about my… Read more about 6 Inspirational Street Photography Essays from my Los Angeles Workshop Participants

Capturing Human Theater With a Flash: An Interview with Charalampos Kydonakis (Dirty Harrry)

Charalampos Kydonakis (or known online as Dirty Harrry) is a street photographer who was born in Heraklion of Crete and raised in Rethymnon. Dirty Harry is indoubtly one of the greatest contemporary street photographers out there. Not only does he consistently create solid work, but he also creates innovative images getting close and at times… Read more about Capturing Human Theater With a Flash: An Interview with Charalampos Kydonakis (Dirty Harrry)

Junku Nishimura: Japanese Street Photographer Shooting the Streets of Singapore

Recently my colleague and fellow streettog Kevin WY Lee put together a 15-minute documentary for Japanese street photographer Junku Nishimura. The film shows Junku shooting the streets of Singapore with his Leica, and you can even see fun clips of him pop-locking (he is also a DJ and breakdancer). It is quite insightful and well… Read more about Junku Nishimura: Japanese Street Photographer Shooting the Streets of Singapore

11 Touching Street Photographs of Hands

Roger Boon This week’s street photography assignment of the week was “Hands“. Thanks to everybody who sent in their submissions to my Facebook fan page. Stay tuned for next week’s assignment, and keep on reading to check out the rest of the inspirational images!

Support the Art of Street Photography: Donate to the London Street Photography Festival for 2012

Although I wasn’t able to attend the London Street Photography Festival 2011, I heard it was a huge success. Hopefully I will be able to attend next year, and so will you! If you live in the UK or somewhere closeby, check out their fundraising auction and help support this great cause! All the info… Read more about Support the Art of Street Photography: Donate to the London Street Photography Festival for 2012

18 Great Examples of Humor in Street Photography

Phil McAllister This week’s street photography assignment was “Humor” and many of you submitted great submissions to my Facebook fan page. Thanks to everybody who took the time to post, and here are 20 of the best images that stood out to me. Keep reading to check out the rest of the images!

Student Photos: LA Workshop 2011

Shot by Rinzi Ruiz. Phenomenal light! For the first day of my introductory street photography workshop, I was very impressed to see all the great photos everyone took! We were able to edit/post-process each of the photos with one another using Lightroom 3 and Silver Efex Pro, and the results look great. Read more to… Read more about Student Photos: LA Workshop 2011