Thanks a ton to Michael Meinhardt for interviewing me for the “Shooting Street” podcast. We talked about shooting street photography with flash, finding your own style, overcoming boredom, shooting film, photo books, and ideas for the future! Check out the hour-long interview below: Podcast: Play in new window | Download Past episodes to check out: SSP 003 –… Read more about “Shooting Street” Podcast Interview
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.
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
This guest blog post is by JT White, a street photographer currently based in Seoul, Korea. JT: Eric and I often talk about projects as we work on them. We often help each other edit, sequence. He usually does the editing, me the sequencing. I suppose that is just what we’re good at. While editing my… Read more about “The Culture”: Documenting the Life of a Korean Tattoo Artist by Josh White
The photos in this article are from my new “Detroit” series. I’ve had the pleasure of being a judge for a handful of street photography competitions: including the International Street Photography Awards 2012, the Urban Picnic Street Photography Contest in 2013, and the International Street Photography Awards 2014. It was a fascinating experience being a… Read more about 5 Tips When Entering a Street Photography Contest
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
Disclaimer: I was given the Fujifilm X-T1 as well as a 23mm f/1.4 Lens, a 27mm f/2.8 lens for free from Fuijfilm. I am not getting paid to do this review, and will try my best to give an un-biased opinion as possible. But note that because I was given to it for free, I… Read more about Real-World Review of the Fujfilm X-T1 for Street Photography
When I was here in Dubai for Gulf Photo Plus, the guys from Fujifilm were generous enough to give me a new Fujifilm X-T1, the Fujifilm 23mm f/1.4 (35mm full-frame equivalent), as well as the Fujifilm 27mm f/2.8 Lens (~40mm full-frame equivalent). I shot with it everyday for around a week. Overall I like the camera a lot and… Read more about Video Review of the Fujifilm X-T1 for Street Photography
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! :)
Above is another GoPro video I made on the streets of Dubai during my street photography workshop here at Gulf Photo Plus with the new Fujifilm X-T1 and Fujifilm 27mm f/2.8 Lens. Here I instruct Jillian and give her a little encouragement to overcome her fears of shooting street photography. Check it out!
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.
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!
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)
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)
I interview Mike Gesgregen, a homeless man in Berkeley– who shares the secret of happiness in this video above.
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
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