What Street Photographers Can Learn About Design and Composition from Classical Art

Adam Marelli, a talented photographer and artist that I have taught two workshops with recently gave a superb lecture at the B&H Photo space in NYC on design/composition. The talk is about an hour and a half, and worth every minute. I highly recommend every street photographer who wants to better understand how to compose… Read more about What Street Photographers Can Learn About Design and Composition from Classical Art

Capturing the Comedy and Drama of Everyday Life: The Street Photography of Nico Chiapperini

Eric’s Note: Nico Chiapperini is an Italian street photographer currently based in Den Bosch, The Netherlands. He wanders the streets looking for documents, memories, and impressions, in which composition and light freeze feelings for eternity. He also uses his street photography as a way to collect his thoughts in which he uses a metaphor of a… Read more about Capturing the Comedy and Drama of Everyday Life: The Street Photography of Nico Chiapperini

“Take Your Street Photography to New Heights”: Introduction to Street Photography Workshop in Dubai (3/22-3/23)

Eric’s Note: I am excited to share that the registration for my Introduction to Street Photography Workshop in Dubai (3/22-3/23) is now open! More info in the post below: 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… Read more about “Take Your Street Photography to New Heights”: Introduction to Street Photography Workshop in Dubai (3/22-3/23)

Exciting New Trailer for “Finding Vivian Maier” Feature-Length Documentary Film

About two years ago, John Maloof started a Kickstarter to fund a feature-length documentary film: “Finding Vivian Maier“. Since then, the film has made a lot of progress (it will be released later this year) and an official trailer has just been released (watch above). After watching the trailer, I am confident that the film will… Read more about Exciting New Trailer for “Finding Vivian Maier” Feature-Length Documentary Film

Revealing the Beauty, Wonder, and Struggle Within Everyday Life: Interview with “Oculi”, Australian Photography Collective

Eric’s Note: I am very excited to share this interview that I did with the members of Oculi, one of the most established photography collectives in Australia. Their members are diverse and practice many different styles of photography including documentary, fine art, reportage, street photography, and more. Their current members are: Donna Bailey, James Brickwood, Lee… Read more about Revealing the Beauty, Wonder, and Struggle Within Everyday Life: Interview with “Oculi”, Australian Photography Collective

Take Your Street Photography to New Heights in 2013! (Hong Kong, Dubai, Chicago, NYC, Toronto, Vietnam, Bangkok, Istanbul, LA, SF, Tokyo, and Kyoto)

Much thanks to the help of my girlfriend Cindy, I have nearly finalized the dates most of my street photography workshops for 2013. In my recent blog post I mentioned the difficulties of traveling too much, so I am spending more time in Northern America (to spend more time at home with my loved ones,… Read more about Take Your Street Photography to New Heights in 2013! (Hong Kong, Dubai, Chicago, NYC, Toronto, Vietnam, Bangkok, Istanbul, LA, SF, Tokyo, and Kyoto)

The Nostalgic Black & White Photos of Japan: Interview with Street Photographer Junku Nishimura

Eric’s Note: Junku Nishimura is one of the most talented street photographers that I know in Japan. Not only is he incredibly passionate about his photography (he shoots exclusively film and develops and prints all of his work) but he is also one of the most down-to-earth. I taught a film street photography workshop in… Read more about The Nostalgic Black & White Photos of Japan: Interview with Street Photographer Junku Nishimura

The .7 Meter Challenge

I recently conducted a video interview with Satoki Nagata, a talented street photographer based in Chicago about his photography and approach. One of the questions I asked Satoki was regarding his Cabrini–Green Housing, a documentary he did with people in the Cabrini–Green area of Chicago (known to be a dangerous area full of gang-activity with low-income housing). Satoki… Read more about The .7 Meter Challenge