Interview with John Vink, Magnum Photographer on his new “Quest For Land” book available on the iPad

(All photographs in this post are copyrighted by John Vink / Magnum Photos) When I was looking for photobooks to download on my iPad, I came upon “Quest For Land” by John Vink, Magnum Photographer. His project “Quest for Land” is a comprehensive photoreportage about land issues in Cambodia over a time span of more than… Read more about Interview with John Vink, Magnum Photographer on his new “Quest For Land” book available on the iPad

Experience the Neon Streets of Tokyo: Introduction to Street Photography Workshop in Tokyo with Bellamy Hunt (11/2-11/4)

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? Would you like to learn how to overcome your fear of shooting on the streets and destroy those moments of hesitation? Do you want to meet other street photographers who are… Read more about Experience the Neon Streets of Tokyo: Introduction to Street Photography Workshop in Tokyo with Bellamy Hunt (11/2-11/4)

10 Things Anders Petersen Can Teach You About Street Photography

(All photographs in this article copyrighted by Anders Petersen. Photographs used with permission from Petersen) Anders Petersen, b. 1944, is a Swedish photographer, who is best known for his intimate and documentary-based photography projects. He is best known for his project, “Café Lehmitz” in which he photographed prostitutes, transvestites, lovers, drunkards, and drug addicts from 1967-1970.… Read more about 10 Things Anders Petersen Can Teach You About Street Photography

FREE GIVEAWAY: Win 2 Custom SLR Packages and $500 Giftcard to B&H Photo (worth over $800!)

Hey streettogs, I am excited to share that the great folks at Custom SLR (one of my site sponsors) are launching its black C-Loop and wants you and a friend to shoot in comfort and style. The Custom SLR C-Loop and Glidestrap are fantastic for street photography (as they take pressure off your neck, keep your camera always… Read more about FREE GIVEAWAY: Win 2 Custom SLR Packages and $500 Giftcard to B&H Photo (worth over $800!)

Streettogs Gallery Feature: Ms. Helen Hill’s Mise-en-scène

Eric’s Note: Streettogs Gallery is an on-going feature and intiative by Manila-based street photographer A.G. De Mesa. Click here for more info. A.G.:There is a fine line between cinema and photography. Good cinematography and good photography shows when you have a good arrangement of elements such as light, composition, and subject. But more often than not, a cinematographer… Read more about Streettogs Gallery Feature: Ms. Helen Hill’s Mise-en-scène

Christopher Anderson, Magnum Photographer, Interview with VICE

VICE recently did an episode for their on-going series called “Picture Perfect” with Christopher Anderson, Magnum photographer. It is a great short video documentary on Anderson, that feels very intimate and discusses some of his past, present, and future projects. Also for those who are curious (who finished watching the video) he survived the sinking… Read more about Christopher Anderson, Magnum Photographer, Interview with VICE

Street Photography Weekly Assignment #8: “Surreal”

Jonathan Carvajal, the winner of last week’s photo assignment “Backyard” made this week’s street photography weekly assignment: “Surreal“. Interpret “Surreal” however you would like, and upload your best (1) shot to my Facebook fan page by 11:59pm on Thursday (8/23). Know it isn’t a lot of time to shoot, but remember “Pressure makes diamonds“.

3 Upcoming Street Photography Workshops in Japan (Intro, Intermediate/Advanced, Film) in Tokyo and Kyoto – November, 2012

(Above photo from my “Dark Skies Over Tokyo” series I shot last year in Tokyo) Hey streettogs, I am excited to announce that I will be teaching a series of 3-day street photography workshops in Tokyo and Kyoto with my  good friend Bellamy Hunt, aka Japan Camera Hunter. The first street photography workshop I did… Read more about 3 Upcoming Street Photography Workshops in Japan (Intro, Intermediate/Advanced, Film) in Tokyo and Kyoto – November, 2012

Street Photography Weekly Assignment #7: “Backyard” Winners

The winner of last week’s challenge: “Emotion“, in which the winner Michael Meinhardt chose this week’s theme: “Backyard“. I took a look at the entries on my Facebook fan page, and congratulations to Jonathan Caravajal for winning this week’s assignment! The reason I really like Jonathan’s image is for several reasons:

Interview with Fabrice Catérini, Photojournalist based in Lyon and co-founder of Inediz

Last year at the Leica Magnum event in Paris, I had the great pleasure of meeting Fabrice Catérini, an avid photojournalist based in Lyon who also enjoys to shoot street photography on the side. Fabrice was born in 1982 and has been working professionally with Claire Jeantet, another French photojournalist 2008. They founded their own… Read more about Interview with Fabrice Catérini, Photojournalist based in Lyon and co-founder of Inediz

Interview with Benedicte Guillon, Parisian Street Photographer from the Mobile Photo Group

I had the great pleasure of being introduced to Benedicte Guillon from my mate Misho Baranovic, one of the founding members of the Mobile Photo Group. Benedicte is currently based in Paris, and I was able to interview her about starting off in street photography with an iPhone, her travels all around the world, as… Read more about Interview with Benedicte Guillon, Parisian Street Photographer from the Mobile Photo Group

7 Things I Have Learned About Shooting Street Photography in Color

(Above photo: From my newly published “Downtown LA in Color” series) I have always shot street photography in black and white. After all, it is what all the classic street photographers did. Whenever looking at famous photographs shot by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Andre Kertesz, Garry Winogrand, and so forth they were always black and white. The… Read more about 7 Things I Have Learned About Shooting Street Photography in Color

Breathe the Streets of Venice and Verona: Introduction to Design/Composition Workshop with Adam Marelli and Eric Kim (9/17-9/22)

There are still spots open for my upcoming 5-day Design/Composition Street Photography Workshop in Venice/Verona with Adam Marelli 9/17-9/22. Adam is a phenomenal teacher, and has an incredible understanding and knowledge of design and composition. Having studied Sculpture and Photography from New York University, he has continued his education in the pursuit of art by studying at… Read more about Breathe the Streets of Venice and Verona: Introduction to Design/Composition Workshop with Adam Marelli and Eric Kim (9/17-9/22)

Street Photography Weekly Assignment #6: “Emotion” Winners

(Winning Photo: Michael Meinhardt) Eric: Congratulations to Michael Meinhardt for winning last week’s weekly assignment: “Emotion“. The reason I thought that this photo was the winning photograph was for several reasons. First of all, I feel that the emotion in Michael’s shot it is an emotion we can all relate with (envy, jealousy, and lust) related… Read more about Street Photography Weekly Assignment #6: “Emotion” Winners

Book Review: “Zona” – A Colorful Look into Siberian Prison Camps by Carl De Keyzer, Magnum Photographer

(All photographs in the article are copyrighted by Carl De Keyzer / Magnum Photos) Finding good photography books is tough, but I am excited to share a personal favorite of mine. It is titled: “Zona: Siberian Prison Camps” – by Magnum Photographer Carl De Keyzer. When I first purchased my iPad, I was looking for… Read more about Book Review: “Zona” – A Colorful Look into Siberian Prison Camps by Carl De Keyzer, Magnum Photographer

“Olympic Dreams”: A Project on the Physical and Mental Expectations of Young Children by James Dodd

Eric’s Note: James Dodd an award-winning Sheffield based photographer and founding member of Statement Images – a UK based photography collective and co-editor of Street Reverb Magazine. I met James personally a few months back when I was in London, and have been a huge fan of his documentary and street photography. Out of all the projects he has… Read more about “Olympic Dreams”: A Project on the Physical and Mental Expectations of Young Children by James Dodd