“Conquering Your Fear of Shooting on the Streets” Introduction to Street Photography Workshop in NYC with Adam Marelli (8/31-9/2)

There are still spots open for my Introduction to Street Photography Workshop with Adam Marelli in NYC 8/31-9/2. This workshop will be a unique experience because not only will it be focused on conquering your fear of shooting street photography, but it will also be focused on building your visual literacy and compositional skills via… Read more about “Conquering Your Fear of Shooting on the Streets” Introduction to Street Photography Workshop in NYC with Adam Marelli (8/31-9/2)

“Walkers With the Dawn”: The Epidemic of Residential Fires in the Metro Detroit Area by Brian Day

Eric’s Note: I am pleased to share the work of Brian Day, a street photographer based in Detroit, Michigan. I have had the great honor of meeting Brian several times – and he is an incredibly down-to-earth and honest guy. Not only that, but he is passionate about storytelling both the beauty and the struggles… Read more about “Walkers With the Dawn”: The Epidemic of Residential Fires in the Metro Detroit Area by Brian Day

Weekly Assignment #6: Emotion

Sorry for not having the weekly assignments up regularly, it will be back to usual every Tuesday! Please submit you images to Erics Facebook fan page here. So for this week the theme is “Emotion”, see how you can capture emotion on the street during everyday life! Make sure you submit your best image by Friday for… Read more about Weekly Assignment #6: Emotion

How Studying Contact Sheets Can Make You a Better Street Photographer

(Two shots Henri Cartier-Bresson shot of the same scene. SPAIN. 1933. Andalucia. Seville. © The Estate of Henri Cartier-Bresson / Magnum Photos) One of the biggest misconceptions I know runs rampart in street photography is the “myth of the decisive moment”. What do I mean when I talk about “the decisive moment” simply being a myth?… Read more about How Studying Contact Sheets Can Make You a Better Street Photographer

Layers, Light, and Color in Seoul: Interview with Street Photographer Arthur Quejadas II

I have always been a fan of Arthur Quejadas II, seeing several of his images in the Hardcore Street Photography Group on Flickr. After interviewing Trevor Marczylo I had a chance to interview Arthur as well. Check out the interview and see how Arthur creates layers and depth in his images – and chases the… Read more about Layers, Light, and Color in Seoul: Interview with Street Photographer Arthur Quejadas II

Interview on Expert Photography

I recently got interviewed for Expert Photography which is run by Josh Dunlop. In the interview we discuss how I got started in street photography, how I would describe my style, as well as advice for aspiring street photographers. Check out the interview below if you have the chance! Interview with Street Photographer Eric Kim… Read more about Interview on Expert Photography

Just Plain Love: A Documentary Film About The Photos and Life of Henri Cartier-Bresson

If you haven’t yet, make sure to watch this documentary on Henri Cartier-Bresson, the grandfather of street photography. The great thing about this documentary is that he reflects not only on his photography, but on his life and relationship with other artists. The film was titled : L’amour Tout Court (“Just Plain Love”) and was… Read more about Just Plain Love: A Documentary Film About The Photos and Life of Henri Cartier-Bresson

What’s In My Bag? 2-Month Street Photography Journey to Korea, Paris, Marseilles, and Istanbul!

Hey streettogs – will be traveling for about 2 months to Korea, Paris, Marseilles, and Istanbul. Loaded up my bag with 100 rolls of Portra 400 (35mm), 25 rolls of Portra 400 (120 film) and my trusty Leica and new Hasselblad (thanks Jeroen) that I got for teaching a workshop in Amsterdam! I also share… Read more about What’s In My Bag? 2-Month Street Photography Journey to Korea, Paris, Marseilles, and Istanbul!

Interview with Emilio Banuelos on Creating a Photo Sketchbook for Street/Documentary Photography

When I was in SF the past weekend, had the great pleasure of meeting Emilio Banuelos after an introduction from my friend Ibarionex Perello, podcaster and photographer for The Candid Frame. Emilio is a street/documentary photographer currently based in the Bay Area, and has a strong body of work from all around the US as… Read more about Interview with Emilio Banuelos on Creating a Photo Sketchbook for Street/Documentary Photography

A Street Photography Book You Must Buy: “The Suffering of Light” by Alex Webb

Alex Webb’s recent book, “The Suffering of Light” is his seminal book encompassing his entire career shooting color street photography. During several decades he traveled across the world, primarily in Latin-American countries, using Kodachrome slide film to capture the intense color and light of the societies he visited. His images are full of life and… Read more about A Street Photography Book You Must Buy: “The Suffering of Light” by Alex Webb

An Inside Look into Ukraine, Russia, and Beyond: Street Photography by Thom Davies

(Above Image Copyrighted By Thom Davies) Eric’s Note: I am pleased to feature the work of Thom Davies, a doctoral researcher as well street photographer. I first met him in the Flickr group “Grit & Grain” and have been following him ever since. What I find most interesting about his photography is his mix between documentary… Read more about An Inside Look into Ukraine, Russia, and Beyond: Street Photography by Thom Davies