Hey streettogs, for those of you who like videos– I just put together a new one sharing my personal experiences photographing my own wedding. You can read the original blog post here: What I Learned Photographing My Own Wedding
We can not control the winds but we can always adjust our sails. Lets see who made the best out of our 19th Assignment!
Dear friend, I wanted to write you this letter about some thoughts I have on “doing nothing”; not feeling like we always need to be “productive”, that we don’t always need to be producing, and how calmness, peace, and tranquility might be the key to what we’re searching for in life.
6 months ago, right around the time of my birthday, I actually got a very interesting message from Eric: “You should write something about yourself so that our readers can know the real you.” For those of you who don’t know, I’m A.g.. I’m his content manager here at the blog and I’m also in… Read more about Dear Photography, I love you by A.g. De Mesa
Dear friends, family, and loved ones: on June 11, 2016 I just married the love of my life, Cindy. It was (one of) my favorite days with her, and also one of the most stressful days to prepare for. It was a celebration of love, friendship, and shared experiences. Needless to say, being one of… Read more about What I Learned Photographing My Own Wedding
Editor’s Note: Mehran Khalili is a British-Iranian photographer that works in political communications by day and shoots photos by night (and sometimes the other way around). He recently published a photo project on Greece, ‘Standstill’, which looks at the country’s economic shock in over six years of crisis. It has been featured on LensCulture, Vice, Dodho and other… Read more about What I Learned From My Photo Project (Standstill) by Mehran Khalili
Hit the streets with my buddy Josh White (@jt_inseoul) in this film about the 24 Hour Project with photographers (Pierre Ricadat (@ghostdogpr), and Michael Fincham (@thelastfin). It is beautifully directed by Dong Kim of AFTER STORY FILM, shows what it is like to roam the streets of Seoul, and has incredibly soulful music to get you in the mood. The mission… Read more about 24 Hours of Street Photography in Seoul
One of the most toxic feelings that a photographer (or human being) is to feel envy. Apparently envy is a trait that is deeply embedded in us, even as babies. But why is it that we feel envy, what are we envious about, and what can we do about it?
Dear streettogs, I know I already advertised some past workshops as my “last workshops” in the states before leaving to Vietnam, but this time is “for real.” If you’re looking to invest in an unforgettable adventure and experience, join me at one (or both) of my workshops below: July 30-31st, 2016: LA “Conquer Your Fears… Read more about My Last Workshops in America Before I Leave to Vietnam
A nomad mindset means that you are mentally and physically light. You don’t hold onto past possessions. You live in the moment, and you are flexible.
A few weeks ago, I taught a SF Street Portrait workshop in the downtown financial district. It was an intensive 1-day workshop, where the students hustled hard to (quickly) conquer their fears of shooting street photography, as well as learn how to better interact with strangers.