Eric’s Note: Geric Cruz is a Filipino photographer that discovered photography on accident in 2006 when his uncle gave him a Polaroid Instamatic Camera. Through his travels in the states and in the Philippines, he discovered his unique voice in photography and focuses on personal projects that deal with social issues. His documentary and personal work… Read more about From the Streets of the City to Social Documentary: The Personal Projects of Geric Cruz
Eric’s Note: Geloy Concepcion is a young photographer from Manila, who is both interested in photography and street art. Upon graduating from The University of Santo Tomas, he got selected at the 7th Angkor Photo Workshops in Cambodia, and has exhibited his work in Taiwan, Tokyo, and most recently in Singapore. If you are looking for… Read more about Understanding How to Live Truthfully and Happily: The Photographs of Geloy Concepcion from Manila
Eric’s Note: This is a transcription of an interview I had with Leanne Jazul, a photographer based here in Manila. He is one of the founders of Usapang Kalye, a forum for “street photography talk” in the Philippines. I was very impressed with his thoughts and philosophies on street photography, as well as his vision and… Read more about The Tension Between Form and Content in Manila: Interview with Leanne Jazul
Eric’s Note: Last year, I was a judge and featured photographer of YOU ARE HERE, an innovative street photography event/exhibition in Los Angeles run by the Think Tank Gallery. The concept of the project last year was that 35 photographers had 10 days to shoot in a one-square-block street in Downtown LA’s fashion district. The… Read more about Announcing “Shoot a Cop – A Celebration of Our Boys in Blue” – YOU ARE HERE II
Eric’s Note: Chio Gonzalez is a 17 year-old street photographer based in Manila, Philippines. He has been shooting street photography seriously for almost a year now, equipped with a Nikon D60. I first discovered Chio when he applied (and was awarded) for a student scholarship to both my Manila Intro and Intermediate/Advanced Street Photography Workshop. Not only… Read more about The Vibrant Light and Colors of Manila: Street Photography by Chio Gonzalez
Enter “Streets of Chrome” Photography Contest to win a Fujifilm X-Pro 1, 35mm F/1.4, and Chrome Niko Camera Backpack!
Chrome Industries is launching the Streets of Chrome – A photo contest to find the world’s next great street photographer in conjunction with the drop of its new Niko Camera Bags. Chrome is calling for entries from street photographers everywhere for its Streets of Chrome photo contest, which runs January 22–February 14, 2013. Finalists will… Read more about Enter “Streets of Chrome” Photography Contest to win a Fujifilm X-Pro 1, 35mm F/1.4, and Chrome Niko Camera Backpack!
Eric’s Note: Denmark-based street photographer Jonas Husballe Normann recently embarked on a U.S. tour this summer, and met SF-based street photographers Brad Evans and Travis Jensen. After getting to know them, Jonas was inspired by their work and how they gave back to the community and made this mini-documentary on them and their work. Below is a… Read more about “More Than Photography”: A Mini-Documentary on SF Street Photographers Brad Evans and Travis Jensen
I am excited to share that I finished my first Manila Introduction to Street Photography Workshop here in Manila. Street photography here is amazing, with some of the friendliest people, and bright vivid colors. Definitely a place I will be visiting yearly! You can see the best student photos from the Manila Introduction to Street… Read more about Student Photos: Manila Introduction to Street Photography Workshop 2013
“The Americans” by Robert Frank is one of the most influential photo books published of all-time. It has inspired countless numbers of photographers across all genres, especially appealing to documentary and street photographers. I know the book has had a profound impact on my photography and how I approach projects. While I am not an… Read more about Robert Frank’s “The Americans”: Timeless Lessons Street Photographers Can Learn