Interview with Eric Kim about the YOU ARE HERE Street Photography Exhibition in Los Angeles with The ThinkTank Gallery and Leica

Interview conducted by Jacob Patterson, co-founder of the ThinkTank Gallery in Los Angeles. YOU ARE HERE is a street photography show at the ThinkTank Gallery at 939 Maple Ave in Downtown LA on October 13th which is sponsored by Leica Camera. Over 30 photographers were given 10 days to shoot the same one square block, and their… Read more about Interview with Eric Kim about the YOU ARE HERE Street Photography Exhibition in Los Angeles with The ThinkTank Gallery and Leica

Tenderloin USA Photo Journal: An Exploration of the Tenderloin District in San Francisco

I recently received my copy of Tenderloin USA, which is a 50-page black and white introspection of the Tenderloin, one of San Francisco’s most vibrant yet often overlooked neighborhoods. Street photographers Brad Evans and Travis Jensen go into the heart of the Tenderloin, and capture soulful images of the people who work, hustle, hang out,… Read more about Tenderloin USA Photo Journal: An Exploration of the Tenderloin District in San Francisco

Watch In-Public’s “In-Sight” Documentary Film on Street Photography

Nick Turpin recently put up the full 38 min version of in-public’s ‘in-sight’ documentary film which shows them shooting on the streets of New York, London, Melbourne and Rotterdam. Each street photographer had an HD camera mounted on their camera hotshoe to show them in action. Each photographer also discusses their motivation and approach to street photography.… Read more about Watch In-Public’s “In-Sight” Documentary Film on Street Photography

The Benefits of Shooting Street Photography with a Leica (or rangefinder)

Eric’s Note: This is article is part of an on-going weekly column by Japancamerahunter (Bellamy Hunt) where he talks about vintage cameras, film, and street photography. You can check out his part articles here.  So, it looks like Eric has got himself a Leica M9, the lucky little so and so. So I thought that this would be as… Read more about The Benefits of Shooting Street Photography with a Leica (or rangefinder)

“Finding Your Street Photography Style” Workshop in San Diego (10/7-10/8)

I am excited to say that I am teaching my Intermediate Street Photography Workshop in San Diego this up-coming 10/8-10/9 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel. The workshop will be focused on finding your own street photography style, and we will be studying the work of the masters (Henri Cartier-Bresson, Garry Winogrand, Elliott Erwitt, and… Read more about “Finding Your Street Photography Style” Workshop in San Diego (10/7-10/8)

Two Cute Dogs – A Documentary

I am pleased to announce that Adrian Storey (aka Uchujin) has just put up the documentary of two cute dogs. Having met him in Paris for the Leica Magnum Event, I would say it captures his eclectic personality quite well. He is quite the character and an awesome guy to hang around with. He takes street photography very… Read more about Two Cute Dogs – A Documentary

Chicago Introductory Street Photography Workshop with Jason Martini Day 1 Recap

Today was a phenomenal Day 1 of my Introductory Street Photography Workshop with Jason Martini in Chicago! It was my first time doing a workshop in Chicago and I was a bit nervous about all the logistical details, but in the end– everything worked well! Huge thanks to Souvik for helping with the accommodations and helping… Read more about Chicago Introductory Street Photography Workshop with Jason Martini Day 1 Recap

The 50 Best Street Photographs from my Intermediate Downtown Los Angeles Workshop

Photo above by Dana Barsuhn One of the most important parts about street photography is to only show your best work. Below are some of the best 5 street photographs taken by my Downtown Los Angeles Street Photography Intermediate Course participants. Add them on Flickr, Twitter, 500px, and take a look at their respective websites… Read more about The 50 Best Street Photographs from my Intermediate Downtown Los Angeles Workshop

5 Inspirational Minutes of Steve McCurry’s Colorful Photos from All Around the Globe

Steve McCurry, Magnum Photographer, and one of the best photographers of the 21st century recently received the first Leica Hall of Fame Award which was recently announced on their blog. According to Leica, “The prize is awarded to photographers who have rendered outstanding service to the Leica brand and to the genre of photography.” The… Read more about 5 Inspirational Minutes of Steve McCurry’s Colorful Photos from All Around the Globe

New Street Photography Magazine: “Radiate” Released (Issue 1)

(Cover photo by Charlie Kirk) Stu Egan, a passionate street photographer and magazine editor from London recently put together the first issue of Radiate Magazine, a new street photography magazine filled with great street photographers from all around the globe. Not only does the magazine include great images, but it includes insightful interviews and features… Read more about New Street Photography Magazine: “Radiate” Released (Issue 1)

“Alone” by Damien Rayuela

Damien Rayuela, an incredibly talented street photographer and former intern at Magnum put together a wonderful new series titled: “Alone“. His raw and gritty images are bursting with emotion, and tell a very personal story from his life. As stated from his site he describes the series: “Encapsulating those moments when breathing alone feels like… Read more about “Alone” by Damien Rayuela

Getting Close: Does It Really Make You a Better Street Photographer?

Eric’s note: The following guest blog post is by Simon Garnier, part scientist and part street photographer who lives and works in New Jersey. Read about his experiences in getting close in street photography–and how he grapples with the idea of getting close in street photography. Interestingly enough this post was written before Fabio Pires’… Read more about Getting Close: Does It Really Make You a Better Street Photographer?

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

The Think Tank Gallery is looking for 32 street photographers from Los Angeles for a fascinating project. Selected photographers will have 10 days to shoot in an undisclosed location during October 1st-10th. Those chosen will then have their best 3 images shown in their gallery during the LA Downtown Artwalk on October 13th. If you… Read more about Think Tank Gallery Looking for for 32 Street Photographers in Los Angeles!

Chinese Street Photographer ERIC Hitting the Streets of Hong Kong and Mainland China with a Mamiya 7II and Metz Flash

Looks like other street photographers (also named Eric) are shooting up-close and personal with a flash. Except the difference is that he is shooting with a medium-format Mamiya 7II and a large Metz flash. No idea how much it costs to develop all that film, but he makes fantastic photos and the process of him… Read more about Chinese Street Photographer ERIC Hitting the Streets of Hong Kong and Mainland China with a Mamiya 7II and Metz Flash