Upcoming Street Photography Workshops in Kuala Lumpur (3/3-3/4), London (3/10-3/11), Melbourne (4/14-4/15), Sydney (4/21-4/22), and Stockholm (5/21-6/2)!

Hey streettogs- I just wanted to keep you updated with all of my upcoming street photography workshops. See the list below if I am coming to a city below you! :) March 3/3-3/4: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Introductory – Info – to register email info@leica-store-malaysia.com 3/10-3/11: London, UK – Introductory – Info – Register now (to reserve your spot) – with Charlie Kirk April… Read more about Upcoming Street Photography Workshops in Kuala Lumpur (3/3-3/4), London (3/10-3/11), Melbourne (4/14-4/15), Sydney (4/21-4/22), and Stockholm (5/21-6/2)!

Street Photography GoPro POV Video in Downtown Nashville with a Leica M4 and Portra 400 by Patrick Casey

I stumbled upon a street photography POV video with a GoPro by Patrick Casey in Downtown Nashville. You can see that even though the streets aren’t very crowded, there are still lots of photo opportunities to be seen! He gets some solid shots in the video- and also shares them for everyone to see how… Read more about Street Photography GoPro POV Video in Downtown Nashville with a Leica M4 and Portra 400 by Patrick Casey

Streettogs Gallery Feature: “Lost Faces” by Mikhail Palinchak Jr.

Eric’s Note: Streettogs Gallery is an on-going feature and intiative by Manila-based street photographer A.G. De Mesa. Check out more info here. A.G.: I always defined street photography as “Photographing people in a public place with or without permission”.  That is how I go about shooting but when I encountered the work of William Eggleston, my definition shattered.… Read more about Streettogs Gallery Feature: “Lost Faces” by Mikhail Palinchak Jr.

Behind the Scenes: Street Photography Exhibition at the Downtown LA Art Walk at the Hatakeyama Gallery

Recently at the Downtown LA Art Walk, some of my fellow LA Streettogs and myself showed our work at the Hatakeyama Gallery. Lots of awesome people came out and supported and checked out some of the work by our group. In the video I use my GoPro video camera to take you behind-the-scenes of the… Read more about Behind the Scenes: Street Photography Exhibition at the Downtown LA Art Walk at the Hatakeyama Gallery

What Street Photographers Actually Do

The “What Photographers Actually Do” meme has been spreading like wildfire as of late. Danny Santos just put together a one for street photographers which is pretty hilarious (and true to a certain extent). What would you add/change in the image above? Leave your thoughts in the comments below! 

Breathtaking Street Photography of New York City by Stanley Kubrick in the 1940’s

Long before director Stanley Kubrick directed influetial films such as Lolita, Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange and The Shining — he took incredible street photographs in New York City since he was 17. He worked until the 1950’s for Look Magazine before he decided to pursue filmmaking. Keep reading to check… Read more about Breathtaking Street Photography of New York City by Stanley Kubrick in the 1940’s

An Inside Look Into the Life of Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel by Gil Cohen Magen

Eric’s Note: I am excited to present these images by photographer Gil Cohen Magen for his upcoming book: “Hassidic Courts“. The images are a great insiders look to the lives of ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel, and shot with a great street photography aesthetic. Check them out and let us know what you think!  The award winning Israeli photographer Gil… Read more about An Inside Look Into the Life of Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel by Gil Cohen Magen

Los Angeles Street Photography Workshop by Bellamy Hunt (Japancamerahunter) and Rinzi Ruiz 3/10-3/11

I am excited to announce that Bellamy Hunt (Japancamerahunter) and my protege Rinzi Ruiz will be teaching a street photography in Los Angeles March 10th-11th. The workshop will be a fantastic opportunity for beginners and intermediate photographers to learn more about the beautiful craft of street photography- including how to take photographs of strangers, composition,… Read more about Los Angeles Street Photography Workshop by Bellamy Hunt (Japancamerahunter) and Rinzi Ruiz 3/10-3/11

Snapshots from my Singapore Street Photography Workshop and “Proximity” Exhibition

Already missing the warm weather and awesome chicken rice in Singapore! Huge thanks to Adam Rahim for letting me stay at his place (and being my manager), Leonard Goh, Gracia Yap, and Sunil Kaul from Leica for hosting my workshop – as well as Invisible Photographer Asia for letting us use their gallery space. Let… Read more about Snapshots from my Singapore Street Photography Workshop and “Proximity” Exhibition

What’s Important in Street Photography: Style, Technique, Or Something Else?

I recently read a critique on Severin Koller’s blog regarding the ethics of street photography and shooting street photography close, with a wide-angle, and a flash (similar to Bruce Gilden). He brings up issues that I think that all street photographers should consider when they think about why they shoot street photography and whether there… Read more about What’s Important in Street Photography: Style, Technique, Or Something Else?

“Conquering Your Fear of Shooting on the Streets” Introduction to Street Photography Workshop in Kuala Lumpur (3/3-3/4)

INTERESTED IN STREET PHOTOGRAPHY BUT SCARED OR DON’T KNOW WHERE TO BEGIN? Have you ever walked on the streets and saw a moment that you wanted to capture, but you were too scared to take the photograph? Do you want to learn the best settings to use on your camera to capture the decisive moment… Read more about “Conquering Your Fear of Shooting on the Streets” Introduction to Street Photography Workshop in Kuala Lumpur (3/3-3/4)

What About Henri Cartier-Bresson? The Lightness Of Life. An Interview with Street Photographer Knut Skjærven

At The Beach (1) Shot in Normandy, France in 2006.  What goes through Henri Cartier-Bresson’s work is a certain lightness of life. It has to do with the subjects he picks, the way he handles them, and also with the print expression that he seems to insists on. Decisive moments and precise compositions, sure, but the lightness of… Read more about What About Henri Cartier-Bresson? The Lightness Of Life. An Interview with Street Photographer Knut Skjærven

SPNC – Year 2 – Instruction # 10: “Illuminate people. Use flash or other light sources.”

I am very excited to be part of the Street Photography Now Community’s Instruction #10. Check out the link below to participate! http://www.flickr.com/groups/spnc-year2-instruction10/ More info about SPNP: This is the tenth Instruction for the Year 2 of the Street Photography Now Project, written to inspire fresh ways of looking at and documenting the world we… Read more about SPNC – Year 2 – Instruction # 10: “Illuminate people. Use flash or other light sources.”

Ollie Gapper: Making the Best of a Rough Situation and Your Opinions on the CritiqueMe Series

Ollie: Let me start this with an apology. I haven’t had time this week to produce a nice in-depth interview or to find something or someone to write massively about, (the reason is stated below) so as much as I dislike talking and promoting my own work, this week I haven’t really got a choice.… Read more about Ollie Gapper: Making the Best of a Rough Situation and Your Opinions on the CritiqueMe Series

Street Photography POV Video in Downtown LA with Leica M6 and GoPro HD Camera

Just out shooting the streets of the fashion district in Downtown LA with my film Leica M6 and recorded with a  GoPro HD Hero 960 mounted on top of my hotshoe. LA Streettogs (featured in the video) Joel Sheiner: http://www.flickr.com/photos/65951850@N08/ Dana Barsuhn: http://www.danabarsuhn.com/ Rinzi Ruiz: http://www.rinziruizphotography.com/