If you’re passionate about street photography, join me in Bangkok (April 29-30) for an epic street photography workshop experience (hosted by Monogram Asia).
(Editor’s Note: Words and Photographs by Steve Simon. Steve is a very passionate photographer, author, and an educator that has traveled the world shooting for various brands, companies, and organizations. His work focuses on street and documentary photography. He shares with us today how simple it is to start a street project and how it… Read more about The Street Project by Steve Simon
This article is written by Neil Ta, originally posted here. The views posted here are his and his alone and may or may not be shared by Eric or any other contributors to the website. My life is pretty good. I live in one of the coolest cities in the world, I have a lot of… Read more about On Feeling Inadequate as a Photographer (and the Worst Sony A7R II Review Ever)
Join Me at PopUp GPP Seattle for a Special “Conquer Your Fear of Shooting in the Streets” Workshop (September 16-18th, 2015)
Hey streettogs, I am excited to announce I will be teaching my popular “Introduction to Street Photography Workshop” in Seattle (September 16-18, 2015) hosted by Gulf Photo Plus as part of their PopUp GPP Seattle event! For those of you who have never heard of “Gulf Photo Plus”, it is the most happening photography educational center in… Read more about Join Me at PopUp GPP Seattle for a Special “Conquer Your Fear of Shooting in the Streets” Workshop (September 16-18th, 2015)
Removing Myself from My Own Photos: What I Learned While Editing and Sequencing My “Harmonious China” Project
Eric: This is a guest article by Neil Ta, my homie and babysitter. In this article he shares his new project, “Harmonious China” and his thoughts about the editing process. Neil: My good friend and International Street Photographer, Eric Kim, first introduced me to the idea of letting photos marinate. The concept is really simple. When… Read more about Removing Myself from My Own Photos: What I Learned While Editing and Sequencing My “Harmonious China” Project
Eric’s Note: This article is written by Neil Ta, my manager and good friend who recently attended a Magnum Photos workshop in Toronto. The project he worked on for the week was “Meat Locker.” Below is his write-up of the experience and the lessons he’s personally learned. You can see upcoming Magnum workshops and events… Read more about 4 Lessons I’ve Learned from the Magnum Photos Toronto Workshop
Christmas is around the corner and Dodge & Burn is feeling generous. They know that many of you streettogss are rangefinder users, so they’re giving away four of their awesome t-shirts featuring vintage rangefinder cameras. The Rangefinder Classic, Street Shooter, Fast Shooter and V-Squared tees are up for grabs! If you’re a fan of Leica,… Read more about Dodge & Burn T-Shirt Giveaway!
MOO has generously provided us with 2 sets of 100 Classic Business Cards and 2 sets of 200 MiniCards ($50.00 retail value each) for a give-away to four lucky readers of the blog! I really like MOO Cards for a number of reasons: they’re printed on high quality thick stock, the sizes are unique (the MiniCards are about 1/2… Read more about FREE Giveaway! MOO Business Cards and MiniCards!
(Above photo from my “Dark Skies Over Tokyo” series) “The grass is greener on your side” When I started street photography, I resented the fact that I lived in Los Angeles. To me it was a boring, tired city that I lived in- and I wanted to go somewhere more exotic. I wanted to go… Read more about 10 Tips For Traveling and Shooting Street Photography
We street photographers constantly struggle with the concept of identity. We idolize certain photographers and their shooting and aesthetic styles, but sometimes we have difficulty carving out our own photographic identity. We are also, in a way, saying something about the identities of the people we photography in the style we choose to tell the… Read more about Street Photography Contest and Giveaway! Theme: “Identity”