Streettogs Academy No. 10

I’ve always believed that good work will stand out on its own and it will spread. That is pretty much what happened in our assignment No. 9. given by Harry Fodor. Everyone gave out great black and white work which in turn gave a bit of limelight to the group attracting new members. Streettogs Academy… Read more about Streettogs Academy No. 10

Paved Paradise: Street Photography Group Show at Artis Coffee in Berkeley, Friday (3/20) from 6-9pm

Hey streettogs, I am excited to share that my friend Walter Margerison and I are curating a group street photography show at Artís Coffee in Berkeley, comprised of 24 Bay-Area based street photographers. The exhibition is this Friday, March 20, from 6-9pm. Free alcoholic beverages will be served, and this will be a great chance to… Read more about Paved Paradise: Street Photography Group Show at Artis Coffee in Berkeley, Friday (3/20) from 6-9pm

Take Your Street Photography to the Next Level in 2015: Re-inspire Yourself, Build Your Confidence, and Join an Amazing Community

Dear streettogs, This weekend is the last opportunity for you to qualify for the early-bird discount for my Toronto Intermediate/Advanced Street Photography Workshop. I am also excited to announce I have added an Amsterdam Intermediate/Advanced Street Photography Workshop as well! If you wanted to take your street photography to the next level and invest in your own… Read more about Take Your Street Photography to the Next Level in 2015: Re-inspire Yourself, Build Your Confidence, and Join an Amazing Community

Street Photography 101 Translated to Portuguese by Caio Proença

I was stunned to hear that photographer Caio Proença recently translated my free e-book: “Street Photography 101: An Introduction to Street Photography” into Portuguese (free download here)! Caio writes a bit about why he decided to translate it:

6 Lessons Dorothea Lange Has Taught Me About Street Photography

I recently got a new book in the mail: “Dorothea Lange: Aperture Masters of Photography” (courtesy of Aperture) and was deeply inspired and moved by her work, life, and philosophy. I have always known Dorothea Lange’s work documenting the Great Depression (and her famous “Migrant Mother” photograph), but didn’t know much about her life and… Read more about 6 Lessons Dorothea Lange Has Taught Me About Street Photography

The Golden Rule in Street Photography: Photograph Others How You Would Like to Be Photographed

One thing I notice when I’m teaching street photography workshops is that a lot of photographers don’t like having their own photograph taken. This is a huge problem. If you want to build up your confidence in shooting street photography, I think you also need to be comfortable being on the other side of the… Read more about The Golden Rule in Street Photography: Photograph Others How You Would Like to Be Photographed

Video Podcast Interview about Street Photography on ISO 400 (The Phoblographer)

Julius Motal (passionate street photographer) from The Phoblographer recently did a podcast interview with me on their new podcast series, ISO 400. We talked about how I joined my interests in sociology and photography (to grow my interest in street photography), the projects I am currently working on, as well as tips and advice for street… Read more about Video Podcast Interview about Street Photography on ISO 400 (The Phoblographer)

Video: Introduction to Editing, Processing, and Workflow in Lightroom

Hey streettogs, I just put together a video introduction to using Lightroom 5 for editing, post-processing, and workflow. In the video I share some fundamental hotkeys, tips, and suggestions. I hope you enjoy the video, and please let me know what other questions you have about using Lightroom 5 (or editing/post-processing in general) in the… Read more about Video: Introduction to Editing, Processing, and Workflow in Lightroom

5 Lessons Sebastião Salgado Has Taught Me About Street Photography

All photos copyrighted by Sebastião Salgado. I recently saw Sebastião Salgado’s “Genesis” exhibition in Toronto about a year ago, and was blown away by the body of work. It was the most ambitious project I had ever seen– essentially Salgado aimed to photograph the entire world. He photographed people, landscapes, and nature– and did so… Read more about 5 Lessons Sebastião Salgado Has Taught Me About Street Photography