My Thoughts On Objectivity vs Subjectivity: What Makes a Great Street Photograph by Trevor Marczylo

(Above image by Trevor Marczylo) Eric’s Note: I am pleased to announce Trevor Marczylo, a street photographer eating, living, and surviving in Winnipeg, Manitoba as a new weekly contributor to the blog! He is a full-time photographer, making a living selling prints that he takes on a daily basis. Make sure to check out his last… Read more about My Thoughts On Objectivity vs Subjectivity: What Makes a Great Street Photograph by Trevor Marczylo

Enroll in “All the World’s a Stage: Introduction to Street Photography” an Online Street Photography Course via UC Riverside Extension!

I am excited to announce I will be teaching my first university-level course on street photography at the UC Riverside Extension program! The course will be an online/offline hybrid class- with the majority of the coursework being online, with street photography outings, exhibition outings, as well as a final student exhibition in-person. The course is… Read more about Enroll in “All the World’s a Stage: Introduction to Street Photography” an Online Street Photography Course via UC Riverside Extension!

Medium Format Environmental Street Portraits by Ade Ogunsanya (Street Portraitist) from Tokyo

Eric’s Note: When I visited Tokyo recently to teach my street photography workshop, I had the great pleasure of meeting Ade Ogunsanya aka  Street Portraitist through my good friends Charlie Kirk and Bellamy Hunt. Check out his project — shooting portraits of strangers on the streets of Tokyo, focusing both on the people and juxtaposing them… Read more about Medium Format Environmental Street Portraits by Ade Ogunsanya (Street Portraitist) from Tokyo

Smaller Is Better: Why You Should Use a Compact Camera for Street Photography

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 or if you need to get hooked up with a lens or camera, contact him here!  Well well, good old Uncle Eric has asked me to… Read more about Smaller Is Better: Why You Should Use a Compact Camera for Street Photography

10 Things Not To Do As a Street Photographer

(Above image “Untitled” by Christos Kapatos) I just finished reading “The Black Swan” by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, where he discusses many misconceptions and fallacies that we face as humans. He talks from a scientific-philosophical viewpoint, and has many fascinating insights. One of them was about knowledge—and that it isn’t necessarily additive—rather something subtractive. For example, a… Read more about 10 Things Not To Do As a Street Photographer

Buy Books, Not Gear

You can check out a list of street photography books I recommend here: Inspirational Street Photography Books You Gotta Own Introduction: I was at Charlie Kirk’s apartment in Tokyo, when he turned me onto a book he recently bought and was moved by, which was a book by Alec Soth—a Magnum photographer. It a lovely book, with… Read more about Buy Books, Not Gear