Don’t Compete, Collaborate.

“You don’t eat to be “the best” taster the world, don’t take a stroll to be “the best” stroller in the world, don’t push buttons in an elevator to be the best button pusher in the world.” – Nassim Taleb One question which has always bothered me is the following: “Why are photographers so competitive?”… Read more about Don’t Compete, Collaborate.

Interview with Todd Gross on Shooting Film (vs Digital), Working in Color, and the Secret Identity of Quarlo in New York

I recently had the chance to interview Todd Gross, currently one of my favorite color street photographers when I was in New York about a month ago. We sat down at Jackson diner, had some great Indian food, and chatted about street photography for about 45 minutes. Watch the interview above or you can read… Read more about Interview with Todd Gross on Shooting Film (vs Digital), Working in Color, and the Secret Identity of Quarlo in New York

“Common Ground” Opening in Los Angeles, July 6-27th / Featuring: Blake Andrews, Richard Bram, Bryan Formhals, Chuck Patch, and Jack Simon

I am excited to share that some of the most talented street photographers I know which include Blake Andrews, Richard Bram, Bryan Formhals, Chuck Patch, and Jack Simon are sharing some of their work at “drkrm” in LA July 6-27th, 2013. Opening reception: Saturday, July 6th from 7-10pm Address: 933 Chung King Road, Los Angeles,… Read more about “Common Ground” Opening in Los Angeles, July 6-27th / Featuring: Blake Andrews, Richard Bram, Bryan Formhals, Chuck Patch, and Jack Simon

8 Rare Insights From an Interview with Josef Koudelka at Look3

Josef Koudelka, one of the greatest living photographers in history, gave a rare interview at Look 3 in Charlottesville recently. You can see a full transcript of the interview here, but I wanted to share some specific insights which I got from the interview below.

American Street Portrait Interview #1: Eric Rivera, Ex-Wall Street Trader Turned Philosopher in Philadelphia

When I was in Philly to pick up my Ford Fiesta for the Fiestamovement campaign, I met up with Chris Urie, a street photographer and journalist based in Philly. We took a stroll around one of the major parks there (forget what it was called) and we started to chat with some of the people… Read more about American Street Portrait Interview #1: Eric Rivera, Ex-Wall Street Trader Turned Philosopher in Philadelphia