“You need a change of soul rather than a change of climate” – Seneca Over the last year or so I have been incredibly lucky to travel to over 15 cities internationally, and have met some of the most incredible people in my life. However as much I have been traveling, I have been longing… Read more about On Travel and Street Photography
The last week or so I have been on the road– moving from Michigan to California. Instead of just taking the easy route (flying) we decided to partake in an adventure– to travel the US by car. I wanted to write this article to share some of my personal experiences through this road trip– and… Read more about How to Plan Your Own American Street Photography Road Trip
Just uploaded a new GoPro POV video at Gallo Boxing. This time with Ty, a boxing promoter with great swag and bling. The story behind what happened is that initially I was photographing another boxer, and I was going to take some photos of him working the punching bag. Then I saw Ty on my… Read more about 3 Lessons I Learned Photographing a Blinged-out Boxing Promoter
Eric’s Note: This is a guest article by Kristian Leven, a wedding and street photographer based in London. Kristian: When I started photography six years ago, I didn’t have a problem going out and finding inspiration. Everything was so new and subsequently there seemed to be no end to the ideas I felt I could produce.… Read more about 5 Ways to Improve Your Creativity in Street Photography
Eric’s Note: Ola Billmont is a street photographer based in Stockholm, Sweden. He is also one of the co-founders of CUP (Contemporary Urban Photography). Learn more about the founding of CUP (Contemporary Urban Photography in Stockholm), his work in film and digital, and how he approaches strangers on the street.
Here is Volume 2 of my GoPro POV series at Gallo Boxing. I first saw Christian Bleha chilling after a long workout, dripping in sweat and puffing from exhaustion. I saw him from afar–and loved his tattoos. But I was a bit nervous to first approach him. However I knew I would regret not asking to… Read more about Gallo Boxing GoPro POV: Volume #2 (Christian Bleha, Fighter with Tattoo)
Conquer Your Fears in Street Photography in San Diego, Istanbul, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Kyoto!
If you feel uninspired in your photography, want to conquer your fears, and meet other passionate street photographers— join me at one of my upcoming workshops below! This would be a great opportunity for you to step outside of your comfort zone, and even take a break from the day job to travel to an… Read more about Conquer Your Fears in Street Photography in San Diego, Istanbul, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Kyoto!
For last month’s fiestamovement challenge, I learned boxing at Gallo Boxing in Lansing, Michigan. I have always been fascinated with boxing culture– both the sport and the culture behind it. I remember watching tons of Rocky movies growing up, and loved the skill, determination, and physical/mental endurance that boxers had to endure to become great… Read more about Gallo Boxing GoPro POV: Volume #1 (Little Boxer)
I am excited to share our itinerary for our American Road Trip! My girlfriend Cindy has spent the last 2 years in East Lansing, Michigan studying her Ph.D. in Vietnamese Colonial History– and has recently got accepted into UC Berkeley’s Ph.D. program in the same field. So we are packing our bags, and loading them… Read more about American Road Trip Itinerary 2013
Eric’s Note: Aik Beng Chia (ABC) is a street photographer based in Singapore. I first met him a few years back, and he is one of the hardest working and humble street photographers I know. He has recently published, “Tonight The Streets Are Ours” with Invisible Photographer Asia. To check out what he has been… Read more about Photography is Democratic: Interview with Aik Beng Chia (ABC) From Singapore