A quick update for the Samsung Camera NL NX20 campaign here in Chicago in the video above! Unfortunately I was mistaken and there is no live feed available on Facebook, only visitors to the Amsterdam Beurs van Berlag exhibition. If you are in Amsterdam, make sure to check out the exhibition event on Faebook here.… Read more about Day 1: Street Photography in Chicago for the Samsung NX 20 Campaign
I am excited to share that starting today (Thursday 11/29-Friday 11/30) I will be doing a live-streaming street photography exhibition with the Samsung NX20. The concept is that every 2 hours I will be emailing (via the NX20) my best photos to a gallery space in the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam every 2 hours alongside… Read more about Street Photography in Chicago with the Samsung NX20 for the “Shoot Wow” Live Campaign
Eric’s Note: When I was in Berlin earlier this year, I was able to meet up with Severin Matusek, the head of content & community at EyeEm, one of the most popular mobile photo sharing applications. He manages EyeEm’s worldwide community affairs, blog and partnerships and he has also previously published photos books, city guides and… Read more about Building a Worldwide Mobile Photo Community: Interview with Severin Matusek from EyeEm
(Above: Photograph from my on-going “Suits” Project. The Netherlands, 2012) When I was in Korea earlier this year, my friend and fellow street photographer David Kim shared a TED talk with me titled: “How great leaders inspire action.” David holds a leadership position at his job, and he told me that this talk changed the… Read more about Why Do You Shoot Street Photography?
Eric’s Note: I am pleased to share the work of Krishnendu Saha, a street photographer based in Kolkata. Krishnendu is part of That’s Life, an Indian Street Photographer Collective. He is a student and teacher of Mathematics, but has been honing his photography skills for the last few years as a way to tell the “untold stories”… Read more about The Untold Stories From Kolkata: Street Photography by Krishnendu Saha from “That’s Life”
Heading back to the states from Tokyo today, so I made this video to give you guys all an update and what to look forward to! Thanks so much for your continued support, it means so much to me :)
Eric’s Note: I am pleased to feature this article by Colin Corneau, a Brandon, Manitoba based photojournalist and street photographer. A few months ago he organized a charity photography auction, and wanted to write this article to share his experiences. Also check out his past article on this blog on why he shoots street photography solo… Read more about When A Picture Is More Than Just A Picture: How to Organize Your Own Charity Photography Auction
One of the guys I have been spending the most time with here in Tokyo is Mike Nguyen, a street photographer based in Tokyo. What I love about his work is that he is a very versatile photographer – combining landscapes, portraits, and street shots into his distinctive style. His photos are a visual diary… Read more about Capturing the Constantly Vanishing Tokyo: Interview with Photographer Mike Nguyen
Announcing the Custom SLR ProDot – a Tactile Shutter Release Button to Quicken Your Shooting Time for Street Photography
The team at Custom SLR (one of my awesome sponsors) is starting a kickstarter campaign for their new “ProDot” – a tactile shutter release button for cameras. When they first told me about it, I thought it would be a great solution for street photographers out there using DSLR’s to get more tactile response when… Read more about Announcing the Custom SLR ProDot – a Tactile Shutter Release Button to Quicken Your Shooting Time for Street Photography
Erics’ Note: This guest blog post is by Christian Nilson, a street photographer based in Zurich. For this article he shares his experience (so far) of the 1 year, 1 camera, 1 lens project. You can also see his last article he wrote on the benefits of shooting a TLR for street photography here. Hope you… Read more about The 1 Year, 1 Camera, 1 Lens Project
About a week ago I met up with my buddy Mijonju, a great photographer (who also has a great YouTube channel about film cameras). I visited him at the Impossible Project Space in Tokyo, and he gave me a tour of the store, taught me more about the Impossible Project, and his own interests in… Read more about GoPro Tour of the Impossible Project Space in Tokyo with Mijonju
I was very impressed with all of the student work with my last two workshops with Bellamy Hunt in Tokyo. For the Introduction to Street Photography Workshop, students focused on overcoming their fear in street photography, better understanding what to look for in a street photograph, and also improving their composition. For the Intermediate/Advanced Street… Read more about Tokyo Street Photography Workshop Student Photos
In this interview I had the chance to chat with Bellamy Hunt, aka Japan Camera Hunter. We chatted about how he started photography, his inspirations, and why he does what he does. Keep reading to see more of Bellamy’s street photography below!
Having fun with my mate Bellamy Hunt (Japan Camera Hunter) in Tokyo. Hope you enjoy the video where we talk about the philosophy of shooting film, film cameras, and his favorite film recommendations!
The last few weeks I was in Michigan, and heard about the disaster from Hurricane Sandy. I was quite ignorant of how severe the situation was, thinking that it was just “another storm” going through the states. I was horribly wrong. I contacted a few friends and family there and the damage and after-math is… Read more about Open Your Heart and Donate to the Victims of Hurricane Sandy
(A photograph from my ongoing “Suits” project. London 2011) This is an essay I wrote addressing our obsession with “favorites” and “likes” on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr, 500px, Google+, photo blogs, and so on. If you have ever felt that you were photographing more for affirmation from others than yourself, give the essay a read.… Read more about How Many “Favorites” Or “Likes” Are Enough?
The ThinkTank Gallery in Downtown LA is the home to many street photographers in LA. Last year, I was one of the curators for “YOU ARE HERE” – a street photography exhibition in which photographers spent a week photographing the fashion district. It was a great success, and you can see the video of the… Read more about Support Street Photography in Downtown LA: Donate to The ThinkTank Gallery Today!