“Walkers With the Dawn”: The Epidemic of Residential Fires in the Metro Detroit Area by Brian Day

Eric’s Note: I am pleased to share the work of Brian Day, a street photographer based in Detroit, Michigan. I have had the great honor of meeting Brian several times – and he is an incredibly down-to-earth and honest guy. Not only that, but he is passionate about storytelling both the beauty and the struggles… Read more about “Walkers With the Dawn”: The Epidemic of Residential Fires in the Metro Detroit Area by Brian Day

Weekly Assignment #6: Emotion

Sorry for not having the weekly assignments up regularly, it will be back to usual every Tuesday! Please submit you images to Erics Facebook fan page here. So for this week the theme is “Emotion”, see how you can capture emotion on the street during everyday life! Make sure you submit your best image by Friday for… Read more about Weekly Assignment #6: Emotion

Street Photography Weekly Assignment #5: View Point Winners

(Above image by Nick Kenrick) Eric: Congratulations to Nick Kenrick for winning the Weekly Assignment #5 for “View Point”. Myself and Charlie loved the viewpoint that he captured from an unusually high vantage point, the simplicity of the leading lines, the complex curves, and the minimalism with that one man in the bottom. Runners-up include Antoine Brsslt,… Read more about Street Photography Weekly Assignment #5: View Point Winners

Street Photography Weekly Assignment #5: View Point

(Copyright: two cute dogs) So for this week, the assignment is “View Point”! This was chosen by the winner of last weeks challenge Anna Delany. Upload your best 1 view point shot captured between now and this Friday to Eric’s Facebook fan page. We will choose the best shots and feature them on the blog! Now GO GO GO!

Street Photography Weekly Assignment #4: Legs

(Above Image Copyrighted By Henri Cartier-Bresson / Magnum) So for this week, the assignment is legs! This was chosen by the winner of last weeks challenge Giovanni Savino. Upload your best 1 legs shot captured between now and this Friday to Eric’s Facebook fan page. We will choose the best shots and feature them on the blog! Now GO GO GO!

Street Photography Weekly Assignment #2: Silhouettes Winners

(Above Image Copyrighted By Hao Jiang) Hi guys, I hope everyone is having a good weekend, after talking to Eric we decided that the photo above by Hao Jiang has won the second week of the assignment series, so huge congratulations to him!

3 Quick And Easy Tips To Keep You Motivated Shooting Street Photography

(Above image by Charlie Atkinson) Eric’s Note: I am excited to announce that moving forward, every Tuesday will be “Charlie Atkinson Tuesdays”. Charlie will help the community by write inspirational articles every Tuesday. Please give him a round of applause as this is his first post!  Charlie: On Eric’s last night staying with me in… Read more about 3 Quick And Easy Tips To Keep You Motivated Shooting Street Photography

Street Photography Weekly Assignment #2: Silhouettes

(Copyright: Alex Webb / Magnum Photos) So for this week, the assignment is “Silhouettes”. This was chosen by the winner of last weeks challenge Steven Xue. Upload your best 1 silhouettes shot captured between now and this Friday to Eric’s Facebook fan page.

“Arrivals and Departures”: A Journey Across The Trans-Siberian Railroad by Jacob Aue Sobol, Magnum Photographer

Jacob Aue Sobol, Magnum Photographer embarked on a journey from Moscow to Bejing using the new Leica M Monochrom camera with the new 50mm f2 summicron. The images he captured show really raw emotion, and makes the viewer think about the story behind the images. The Leica blog is currently having an on going series… Read more about “Arrivals and Departures”: A Journey Across The Trans-Siberian Railroad by Jacob Aue Sobol, Magnum Photographer