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Photographer Profile: Majid Saeedi

It was an honor to have the opportunity to share the colorful street photography of Majid Saeedi via LensCulture recently (all images shown taken via mobile). I met the Iranian photographer briefly at the Siena International Photography Awards (SIPA) awards ceremony in Siena, Italy last October and followed up with this article on his amazing work and inspiring philosophy about the art of making images: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/majid-saeedi-stepping-back-the-art-of-seeing Read more about him and the work of British…

Artist Profile: Photographer Lou Jones

During my recent travels to Europe, I had a long layover in Boston. I tracked down photographer Lou Jones in advance & was lucky enough that the timing worked for us to connect and meet in person. Well, it wasn’t all luck. Lou dashed back from teaching at New York City’s PhotoPlus Expo to make it to our appointment and I am ever grateful. This month, he’s featured in Street Photography Magazine. I wrote the…

Apply Yourself

Check out an informative new podcast with Bob Patterson, editor of Street Photography Magazine and internationally renowned street photographer Valerie Jardin on applying street skills beyond the street. http://streetphotographymagazine.com/valerie-jardin-apply-your-street-photography-approach-to-other-forms-of-photography/ I attended Valerie’s two-day street photography workshop in Paris last January and it was an experience that launched an amazing year of fresh inspiration and new opportunity. Highly recommend! Because we know how to tell a story in a frame, they often hire street photographers to…

WHY?

“It can be a hard question to answer, ‘Why do you shoot?’ especially if you shoot street photography. In his post, Nico Goodden gets personal about the difficult circumstances that led him to become a photographer. We all have our reasons and Nico’s set of reasons might differ from your own, but he gets it. He has come to an understanding so deep he can even verbalize why photography matters, why it is important, relevant.” —Street…

A Matter of Perspective: Street Photography and Privacy Rules Around the World

A photographer must always work with the greatest respect for his subject and in terms of his own point of view. – Henri Cartier-Bresson Last spring, Espen Eichhöfer, a well-known photographer based in Berlin, appealed a conviction that he was wrong to publicly display a photo of a woman crossing a street and display it in an open-air photography exhibition at C/O Berlin. Read my full piece here at Street Photography Magazine: http://streetphotographymagazine.com/a-matter-of-perspective-street-photography-and-privacy-rules-around-the-world/ Cartier-BressonjournalismlawPhotographyprivacyprivacy lawsStreet Photography…

Hot Off the Press: New issue of Street Photography Magazine

I was lucky enough to have the opportunity last month to not only travel to London, but also attend the Photo London exposition and contribute a piece to Street Photography Magazine, now out in the new issue. Login, subscribe or buy a single issue to check it out! (Plus the new issue is full of a long list of fantastic and helpful articles). http://streetphotographymagazine.com/issue/issue-37/ #PhotoLondonFair16amwritingArtblackandwhiteLondonphotoPhotographyStreet Photography MagazineStreetphotographyTravelWriting

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 entire current issue for $4.99 here at the Newsstand: http://streetphotographymagazine.com/newsstand/ )…

London Calling

Thanks to Street Photography Magazine for the opportunity to cover the street aspects of the upcoming Photo London 2016 photography exhibition for the magazine in May! Follow festival news on Twitter at #PhotoLondonFair16. More details HERE: http://streetphotographymagazine.com/gina-williams-to-cover-2016-photo-london-photo/ *Above image public domain from Bishopsgate Institute http://www.bishopsgate.org.uk/ #PhotoLondonFair16EnglandfujifilmLondonPhotographyStreet Photography MagazineStreetphotographyTravel