Eric’s Note: CritiqueMe is an on-going street photography critique series by Ollie Gapper, a photography student and street photographer based in the UK. Ollie Gapper: So this week I thought I’d try and do something different with the CritiqueMe series, where, instead of trying to offer a full critique to a photographers work, I wanted to shape… Read more about CritiqueMe: “Beautiful Silence” by Irwin Lewis and The Importance of Editing
Foreword by Ollie Gapper: CritiqueMe is still alive and well, I just haven’t had time to produce a good, in-depth critique this week, it will be returning soon! Its been thrown at you pretty relentlessly over the past few months: the notion of shooting film and its merits over digital, but what should you know… Read more about 5 Useful Tips to Know When Shooting Film By Ollie Gapper
Eric’s Note: If you are wondering what all those crazy things coming out of Ollie’s head are, check out his last blog post. Ollie Gapper: I was recently lucky enough to pick up a Canonet QL17 rangefinder off of eBay for a steal at £30 with postage, a camera I had been after for quite… Read more about The QL17 Love Affair and My Newly Adressed Obsession With Gear
Ollie: Let me start this with an apology. I haven’t had time this week to produce a nice in-depth interview or to find something or someone to write massively about, (the reason is stated below) so as much as I dislike talking and promoting my own work, this week I haven’t really got a choice.… Read more about Ollie Gapper: Making the Best of a Rough Situation and Your Opinions on the CritiqueMe Series
Eric’s Note: CritiqueMe is an on-going street photography critique series by Ollie Gapper, a street photographer based in the UK. Ollie: For this weeks CritiqueMe I chose to comb through the work of prolific Tweeter, Gustavo Mondragon. I was sucked into the portrayla of life Mondragon presents from his hometown of Mexico City. I always… Read more about CritiqueMe #2: Gustavo Mondragon
In this post I’m honoured to have the privilege to present an interview with one of the original members of In-Public and practicing street photographer, David Gibson. David’s work is among the strongest I’ve seen from a practicing contemporary street photographer, and has inspired me to refine my eye even more, to try and make images… Read more about David Gibson: “I’m Still Learning Through Teaching” By Ollie Gapper
Eric’s Note: This is part of an on-going critique series called “CritiqueMe” by Ollie Gapper. Enjoy the feature below! Ollie Gapper: Well I’d like to first off say thank you to everyone who took the time to enter for the first installment of CritiqueMe, I’ve had the great pleasure of looking at some truly fantastic work. I’d… Read more about CritiqueMe #1: Nicolas Hermann
In this article I was fortunate enough to be able to conduct an interview through email with NY-based photographer Mike Peters. His style of street portraiture is one that has been attempted many times by many names, but never quite to the extent or success of Mike’s work. He is consistent and his work flows… Read more about Mike Peters and The American Dream by Ollie Gapper
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(Above image copyrighted by Joel Meyerowitz) Eric’s Note: This article is by Ollie Gapper, a street photographer based in the UK- and now a weekly contributor to the blog. Stay tuned for more of his “Ollie Gapper Thursday” posts! With any genre of photography its easy to become saturated in your work and the work… Read more about Have An Escape, Not An Exit From Street Photography
Eric’s Note: This article is by Ollie Gapper, a street photographer based in the UK- and now a weekly contributor to the blog. Stay tuned for more of his “Ollie Gapper Thursday” posts! Over the past few months it’s fair to say I’ve spent a lot of time and money on printing. Though it… Read more about Why You Should Print Your Photos
After seeing Eric becoming ever more inundated with his workshop work, videos, Leica work and all the associated travel I decided to get in touch and say “Hey, how about I help out on a more regular basis?”. The result of the following email conversation? OG Thursdays. (My middle name is Mathew (with one ‘T’)… Read more about Introducing Ollie Gapper as a Weekly Contributor to the Blog!