How to Approach Strangers on the Street: Brandon Stanton from Humans of New York Shares His Technique

Brandon Stanton from Humans of New York shares some insightful tips on how to approach strangers on the street. If you’ve ever been nervous approaching strangers, this will be a great watch for you! If you want to learn more how to overcome your fear of shooting street photography, you can download my free e-book:… Read more about How to Approach Strangers on the Street: Brandon Stanton from Humans of New York Shares His Technique

Before/After: Istanbul Week-Long Travel Street Photography Workshop Student Photos 2014

I recently finished teaching my Istanbul Week-Long Travel Street Photography Workshop with Charlie Kirk. We started off the workshop with a portfolio review, and we focused on each student’s individual needs. I am very impressed with all of the improvements from the students in working really hard during the week, and making a tight edit… Read more about Before/After: Istanbul Week-Long Travel Street Photography Workshop Student Photos 2014

How to Post-Process Your Street Photography into Black & White in Lightroom 5 and Silver Efex Pro 2

My good friend and talented photographer Gary Tyson from F8 Photography in Hong Kong has recently put together a very helpful video on how to convert Fujifilm X-T1 RAW files into black & white with Lightroom 5.4 and Silver Efex Pro 2. If you are unfamiliar with post-processing your street photography into black & white,… Read more about How to Post-Process Your Street Photography into Black & White in Lightroom 5 and Silver Efex Pro 2

Interview with Jesse Marlow from In-Public on His New Street Photography Book: “Don’t Just Tell Them, Show Them”

Jesse Marlow is a street photographer based in Melbourne, and a member of In-Public. He recently published his book: “Don’t Just Tell Them, Show Them.” The images were shot over a 9 year period on the streets of Australia and Europe and features 50 color photographs. I interview him on his start in street photography, the… Read more about Interview with Jesse Marlow from In-Public on His New Street Photography Book: “Don’t Just Tell Them, Show Them”

“Bad Weather” Street Photography Assignment Winner: Julian Furones from Spain

I am excited to share this week’s winner for the “Bad Weather” street photography assignment is Julian Furones from Spain. I love the sense of humor in the shot, the striped tie juxtaposed against the curved stripes on the ground, and the slightly out-of-focus figures of the people in the background with umbrellas. It is a shot… Read more about “Bad Weather” Street Photography Assignment Winner: Julian Furones from Spain

F$%K GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)

This article by Josh White, a street photographer based out of Korea. This article originally appeared on Josh’s blog here.  DEFINITION Gear Acquisition Syndrome (abbreviated to GAS) is a term used to describe an urge to acquire and accumulate lots of gear. TREATMENT None GAS hasn’t received any major medical attention. GAS is not a clinical condition. It can be the result… Read more about F$%K GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)

Street Photography Technique: Waiting For Your Subject to Enter the Frame

In this video I share a basic street photography technique: finding an interesting background and waiting for an interesting subject to come in and create a juxtaposition. Filmed on my GoPro Hero 3 with the Fujifilm X-T1 in Dubai, during my street photography workshop at Gulf Photo Plus 2014.

Shooting on the Streets of NYC with Jerry Pena

I recently hit the streets of NYC with Jerry Pena, a color film street photographer based in upstate New York. Watch him talk about his inspirations in street photography and footage of him shooting on the streets above. You can also see my other feature with him on the blog here.

6 Lessons Jeff Mermelstein Has Taught Me About Street Photography

All photographs in this article are copyrighted by Jeff Mermelstein. I love the street photography of Jeff Mermelstein. Hailing from New York City, he is one of the most prolific street photographers and photojournalists out there. Besides his personal street photography work, he has done major assignment work for Life Magazine, The New Yorker, and… Read more about 6 Lessons Jeff Mermelstein Has Taught Me About Street Photography