Interview with Chu Viet Ha

Chu Viet Ha is one of my best friends in Hanoi, and also one of my favorite contemporary street photographers.

Mixing Prose and Pictures: An Interview with Stephen Leslie on His Latest Photobook, “Sparks”

Editor’s note: Last time Stephen was on the blog was over 5 years ago. So it’s nice to welcome him back! This time he shares with us his latest work,a photobook titled Sparks. He also shares with us a very interesting short story at the end. Give it all a read. All photos by Stephen Leslie. Interview… Read more about Mixing Prose and Pictures: An Interview with Stephen Leslie on His Latest Photobook, “Sparks”

Pushing Belgian Photography Forward: Interview with BSPF 2016 Head, Daniel Oshi (and BSPF contest reminders)

Editor’s Note: Today we have Daniel Oshi of The Brussels Street Photography Festival. It promises to be a great Photography event highlighting the beautiful city of Brussels and a special insight to Belgian Photography. I talk shop with Daniel and he invites us to join in their contest (more info at the bottom of the… Read more about Pushing Belgian Photography Forward: Interview with BSPF 2016 Head, Daniel Oshi (and BSPF contest reminders)

Traveling Scared to Death and That’s OK: Interview with John Milton

(A.g.’s note: Today’s interview is probably an interesting one. John Milton is a citizen of the world. His travels has brought him to some of the most uncommon places for travel. He answers Eric’s questions and shares some of his experiences on the road and what pushes him to keep going)

What I Learned From My Photo Project (Standstill) by Mehran Khalili

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

10 Dinge die wir von Garry Winogrand über Street-Fotografie lernen können

A.g.: In the spirit of Open Source here on Eric’s Blog, this is a German translation of 10 Things Garry Winogrand Can Teach You About Street Photography. There’s also a German translation of 10 Things Henri Cartier-Bresson Can Teach You About Street Photography both made by Lukas Beinstein.

Reminder: Last Day to Submit for Streetfoto SF Competition

The last day for submission to the contests is on April 20 (Today) at 23:59pm US Pacific Time. Streetfoto San Francisco 2016  extended their due date to all of their competitions to accommodate more entries! I suggest you go ahead and do some last minute submissions and click the link for more info.

Streettogs Academy No. 19

Youngjae wants us to photograph the invisible. For this month’s assignment, it’s going to be wind! (Details of joining and more info after the jump!)

Kaushal Parikh About His New Book, Leaving Something for His Son, and Running A Collective

Kausal Parikh is one of the names the pops up when talking about contemporary street photography in India. Being the founder of the Indian Street Photography collective That’s life  and balancing that with the responsibilities of being a father and an active street photographer did not seem to deter KP in pursuing self-publishing his very own photo… Read more about Kaushal Parikh About His New Book, Leaving Something for His Son, and Running A Collective

Streetfoto: Putting Street Photography and San Francisco in the Photo Festival Scene

(Photos used in this interview is used with permission from Streetfoto and the respected copyright of the owners. Streetfoto Poster image by Jack Simon) San Francisco is probably one of the most under rated US cities when it comes to street photography. Home to a lot of hard workers and street shooters, the city will… Read more about Streetfoto: Putting Street Photography and San Francisco in the Photo Festival Scene

Observations Vol. 1 No. 1 by the Observe Collective Out Now

(Cover Photo by Oguz Ozkan) We’ve always love the hard work that Observe Collective puts out. They understand that photography is not just shooting but also showing your work. Presenting your observations if you will. Which is why we’re happy to know that the Observe collective Magazine aptly named, Observations recently went up online. This issue isn’t a… Read more about Observations Vol. 1 No. 1 by the Observe Collective Out Now

Streettogs Academy Assignment No. 18

For this month’s assignment, the editor’s choice, Kim Allen, chose “Adapting to the elements!” (Details of joining and more info after the jump!)

Streettogs Academy No. 17 “Self Awareness” Results and Analysis

Here we go! This latest one was very nice from my point of view because I got to know a little bit of each of the member just by their photographs alone. It was interesting mix of humor, drama, and a life with photography.  Without further ado, here are the choices for this assignment:

Streettogs Academy Assignment No. 17

For the latest Assignment over at Streettogs Academy, our editor’s choice, Jota Barros chose Self Awareness. (Details of joining and more info after the jump!)

The Edginess of Harvey Stein

Interview by A.g. De Mesa, photos by Harvey Stein The thing about any creative pursuit, specifically photography, is that it is easy to pick up but only a few can stay with it let alone be good at the same time.

Street Photography Quick Links: Sept 2015

Street Photography Quick Links is a compilation of Links, Projects, News, Videos, Events, or anything that is related to street photography or photography in particular that I have personally consumed. Perhaps these might interest you or make you think. If you want to send some links my way, details will be at the post below:

Streettogs Academy 14: “Rhythm” Results and Analysis

(Cover photo by Assignment 14 Community’s Choice, Michele Berlingeri) This has got to be one of the assignments that got the most number of beautiful pictures so far! The number of interpretations given to our theme is very diverse. Let’s start our analysis with our Community’s Choice: