Observe Collective Interview #5: Fadi Boukaram

OBSERVE is an international photography collective focused primarily on the practice of candid street photography. This week’s feature is Fadi Boukaram, a street photographer currently based in Broumana, Lebanon.

Capturing Space, Color, and Light in Sao Paulo: Street Photography by Gustavo Minas

Gustavo Minas is a street photographer based in Sao Paulo, Brazil and part of the Street-Photographers and the SelvaSP collective. Gustavo: Hi there, I’m a 32 years old guy born in Cassia, a small town in Brazilian countryside, now living in Sao Paulo. I first got interested in photography during my journalism course at uni, around 2001.… Read more about Capturing Space, Color, and Light in Sao Paulo: Street Photography by Gustavo Minas

10 Lessons David Alan Harvey Has Taught Me About Street Photography

All photos in this article are copyrighted by David Alan Harvey / Magnum Photos David Alan Harvey is one of the living legends in street photography. He is a member of the prestigious Magnum Photos agency, and also quite active in the contemporary photography world– featuring emerging photographers through burn magazine while teaching courses all… Read more about 10 Lessons David Alan Harvey Has Taught Me About Street Photography

Dubai Street Photography GoPro POV with the Fujifilm X-T1 (Volume #2)

I saw some cool guys chilling outside of a barber shop in the African area of the Gold Souk in Dubai. The video was shot during my street photography workshop here at Gulf Photo Plus with the new Fujifilm X-T1 and Fujifilm 27mm f/2.8 Lens. Still tons more videos to come, stay tuned! :)

Behind the Scenes: Amsterdam Introduction to Street Photography Workshop 2014

If you were ever curious what it is like at my street photography workshops, here are some fun behind-the-scenes snapshots at my recent Amsterdam Introduction to Street Photography Workshop. You can see the student’s work on Facebook here. You can also see all of my upcoming street photography workshops here.

Dubai Street Photography GoPro POV with the Fujifilm X-T1 (Volume #1)

I just put together a quick GoPro POV of me shooting street photography in Dubai with the new Fujifilm X-T1 and Fujifilm 27mm f/2.8 Lens. I discovered Dubai to be a superb place to shoot street photography, and most of the people here are quite friendly. I have a lot more videos coming, stay tuned!

Introduction to Composition for Street Photography Presentation (Gulf Photo Plus 2014)

Above is the presentation I used as an introduction to composition in street photography. Feel free to use, edit, and distribute the presentation on Slideshare here. Learn more about composition in street photography via the lessons below: Composition Lesson #1: Triangles Composition Lesson #2: Figure-to-ground Composition Lesson #3: Diagonals Composition Lesson #4: Leading Lines Composition… Read more about Introduction to Composition for Street Photography Presentation (Gulf Photo Plus 2014)

Introduction to Urban Landscapes: A Street Photographer’s Perspective Workshop Presentation (Gulf Photo Plus 2014)

I just had an incredible time teaching my Introduction to Urban Landscapes: A Street Photographer’s Perspective at Gulf Photo Plus 2014 here in Dubai. If you were interested you can see the slides above or on on Slideshare. You can also read more in-depth about Urban Landscapes on the blog here. You can see all the… Read more about Introduction to Urban Landscapes: A Street Photographer’s Perspective Workshop Presentation (Gulf Photo Plus 2014)

How to Conquer Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography Presentation (Gulf Photo Plus 2014)

Today I just gave a talk titled: “How to Conquer Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography” at Gulf Photo Plus 2014 in Dubai. You can see the slides above or on on Slideshare. Unfortunately the talk wasn’t recorded, but I will try to re-record it for YouTube in the near future! You can also check… Read more about How to Conquer Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography Presentation (Gulf Photo Plus 2014)

Before/After: Amsterdam Introduction to Street Photography Workshop Student Photos 2014

Last weekend, I had a phenomenal time teaching my Amsterdam Introduction to Street Photography Workshop alongside Jeroen Helmink, Caspar Claasen, Peter Gerritsen, and Neil Ta. The students all did an incredible job conquering their fears in street photography and stepping outside of their comfort zones. I was also shocked to see how much progress all… Read more about Before/After: Amsterdam Introduction to Street Photography Workshop Student Photos 2014

On Fun and Street Photography

Life is too short to do shit you don’t like doing. I know a lot of people who work in jobs they absolutely hate, stay in relationships they don’t enjoy, and force themselves to do hobbies that they aren’t that interested in. We all have relatively short lives while we are here on earth. Not… Read more about On Fun and Street Photography