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Capture of the Day: Lou Jones

I caught up with Boston-based photographer Lou Jones last fall when I had a long layover in the city. In the past year, I’ve made a practice of interviewing at least one photographer or artist in every city I visit while traveling and I’m so glad I do. There’s no substitute for meeting these amazing artists in person. I did a Google search for street photographers in Boston, found Lou and tracked him down by…

Photo Contest: Henri Cartier-Bresson Passporte Prize in Street Photography

May 15 is the deadline to enter the 2017 Henri Cartier-Bresson Passporte Prize in Street Photography. Juror is Stephanie Heimann, Photo Director for the New Republic. Details here: http://www.thepassporte.com/prize-call-for-entry/ The Passporte is an online fine art gallery dedicated to contemporary photography. Image credit: Ben Shahn. Natchez, Mississippi, 1935. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987. Public domain. http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/265337 Cartier-BressonCompetitionContestPassportephotoPhotographersPhotographyPrizeStreet Photography

Capture of the Day: Majid Saeedi

I met Iranian photographer Majid Saeedi at the Siena International Photo Awards event in Siena, Italy last October. I had already interviewed him for Street Photography Magazine, but it was an honor to meet him in person. I later wrote this piece about him for LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/majid-saeedi-stepping-back-the-art-of-seeing As you’ll read in LensCulture, Majid has seen and been through a lot as a war photographer, a career he began at age 18. He is humble and soft-spoken and…

Capture of the Day: Yuri Rasin

Yuri Rasin is a talented street photographer and blogger who lives in the south of France. He was born and raised in Almaty (former capital of Kazakhstan), spent half of his teenage years in Israel and later lived in England. I found his work through his well-written and informative blog and was impressed from the beginning with his work and his willingness to share and exchange ideas and information about photography in general, his various projects, and…

New Feature: Capture of the Day

I’m kicking off a new daily post to help share the work of photographers I meet from around the world. Thank you to Sicilian photographer Vincenzo Saputo for today’s Capture of the Day: “Stolen Kisses.” See more of his amazing work on his Facebook page here https://www.facebook.com/SaputoVincenzo/ and photography group page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1430266103938158/ Also, take a photo tour through Sicily with Vincenzo here! http://onsicilycard.com/onsicilycardblog/sicily-through-the-eyes-of-vincenzo-saputo/ Adventurecapturecapture of the dayInspirationItalykissLifephoto of the dayPhotographyStreet PhotographyTravelVincenzo Saputo

Let Your Heart Be Your Compass: Podcast with Street Photographer Valerie Jardin!

Thank you so much to street photographer, instructor, storyteller and light whisperer Valerie Jardin for the great honor of including me as a guest on her “Hit the Streets” podcast (of which I am a huge fan) recently. Take a listen as we chat about changing up our lives, following dreams and working hard to keep it all going. Thanks again, Valerie. I appreciate you and your talent — and all you do to teach,…

FujiLove Live 2017 Recap: Never Stop Learning

Street photography with Valerie Jardin **Thank you to Swiss FujiX photographer Jens Krauer for sharing images from the event. Check out his work here: http://fujifilm-x.com/photographers/jens-krauer/ FujiLove Magazine editor Tomasz (Tomash) Trzebiatowski had never been to New York City when he began planning the FujiLove Live conference held February 25-26. But bringing photographers from around the world to the Big Apple was a big part of his vision. After one trip to NYC to scout for a…