Capture of the Day: Sophie Voituron

I met Sophie Voituron, an award-winning fine arts photographer based in Brussels, during a street photography workshop in Paris with Valérie Jardin. I’ve been a fan of Sophie’s stunning work ever since. See more of her photography at her Facebook page and website here: https://www.facebook.com/SophieVoituronPhotographies/ http://www.sophie-voituron.com Merci beaucoup, Sophie! Continue reading Capture of the Day: Sophie Voituron

Interview: LensCulture Managing Editor Alexander Strecker

I recently had the great honor to meet with Alexander Strecker, managing editor of contemporary photography powerhouse LensCulture at his Paris office. Alexander’s background as a writer and photographer, as well as his journey from his hometown of Boston to living and working in Paris intrigued me, so I followed up with him. He was kind enough to answer my questions with thoughtful, thought-provoking and … Continue reading Interview: LensCulture Managing Editor Alexander Strecker

On Human Rights Day: Albert Kahn and His Archives of the Planet

I desperately wanted to see the Albert Kahn Museum and gardens in Paris the last time I was there in October, but it’s undergoing a long-term renovation. Japanese architect Kengo Kuma won the design contract of a new 2,300-m² building. The museum will also feature new housing for prints and a 120-seat auditorium, as well as the opening of a Japanese tea room and a … Continue reading On Human Rights Day: Albert Kahn and His Archives of the Planet

Feed Your Soul

I returned to the U.S. recently from an amazing adventure to Boston, Paris and Siena, Italy where I reported on the Siena International Photography Awards Contest and Siena Art Photo Travel Festival. I interviewed photographers and editors along the way and had the chance to chat with Street Photography Magazine editor Bob Patterson about the experience. Take a listen on the podcast: http://streetphotographymagazine.com/feed-your-soul-through-street-photography/ Watch these … Continue reading Feed Your Soul

Inspired: A Conversation with Award-Winning Indian Poet Vinita Agrawal

I recently had the distinct honor of getting to know the work of internationally acclaimed Indian poet Vinita Agrawal. She graciously agreed to an international-style interview, in English here and translated into French by Paris-based arts & culture blogger Pravesh Bhurtha, founder of Bollywood Sources, whose mission it is to promote Indian cinema, arts & culture in France. See the French-language version HERE: http://bollywoodfilm.over-blog.com/2016/09/interview-vinita-agrawal-poete.html Thank … Continue reading Inspired: A Conversation with Award-Winning Indian Poet Vinita Agrawal

Large-scale murals by Seth — eMORFES

Born in Paris Julien Malland began painting murals in the 20th arrondissement of Paris under the name of Seth. Since 2003, he entured across the world to exchange with street artists from different cultures, in order to broaden his horizon on life and on mural painting. From this experience he has been compelled to draw […] via Large-scale murals by Seth — eMORFES Continue reading Large-scale murals by Seth — eMORFES

Photographing at the Speed of Life

“Street photography means having to deal with time, which requires the photographer to quickly notice the various details, elements and factors, that are present in the potential subject. The photographer must then determine which of the elements are to be included or excluded from the frame. The effective organization of the various details and factors is determined by accurate framing and precise timing of the … Continue reading Photographing at the Speed of Life

A Question of Color

“It is the norm for street photography to be in black and white. People almost expect it to be in black and white. Personally however, I much prefer to shoot in colour and very rarely put out black and white images.” –Chris Gouge from his new Street Photography Magazine piece, “Why I Shoot in Colour.” I love this article (you can access it with the … Continue reading A Question of Color