Darwin Is “Street” By Salvatore Matarazzo

Darwin Is Street By Salvatore Matarazzo

Photo © Salvatore Matarazzo

Salvatore Matarazzo is best known for his irreverent flash street photography that uses extreme light and direct contact with his subjects to create an alternate reality that is both compelling and bizzare. His latest project, Darwin Is Street, compares the many people he sees with members of the animal kingdom to explore their similarities as well as their differences. Hit the jump to watch the video/slideshow!

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The Street Photographer’s Guide To The CNE

Street Photographer's Guide To The CNE

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) marks the unofficial end to summer for many Canadians. The many rides and exhibits attract hundreds of thousands of people every year and it’s a great chance to flex your street photography muscles. But what does it take to shoot a large multi-day event like the CNE? After 6 days of shooting I’ve compiled a series of tips in my Street Photographer’s Guide to the CNE. Hit the jump to read all about it!

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Fuji 23mm f/2 Hands-On First Look

Fuji 23mm F2 Lens Hands On First Look

I managed to get my hands on a pre-release copy of the Fuji 23mm f/2 lens and my first impressions are very positive. The lens is well built and solid and only weighs about 180 grams. No images to share because the lens was just a prototype but I think Fuji has hit it out of the park with this one. Hit the jump for the video and more!

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Flickr Find: Lollipop Girl By Chris Moxey

Flickr Street Photography Find - Chris Moxey (Moxette)

Photo © Chris Moxey (Moxette)

The intensity of her look belies the simplicity of the moment as a school girl enjoys a sugary treat on her way to wherever she’s going. Her friends faces echo her tense energy while framing the otherwise simple action to create a moment that steps outside of time. The girl in red’s pointing finger completes the lyrical sense of motion across the frame and the result is a shot that’s street photography gold. Hit the jump for more!

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Leica Q Firmware 2.0 Adds Feature Every Mirrorless Camera Should Copy

leica q firmware update adds great new feature

Leica is known for quality craftsmanship that comes with outrageous prices. They tend to produce old school photographic tools that don’t exactly innovate but the Leica Q is changing that perception across the board. And the Leica Q firmware 2.0 update just added a feature that every mirrorless camera should immediately copy. Hit the jump for the details!

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Martin Parr Does The Republican National Convention

Martin Parr Shoots The Republican National Convention

Photo © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos

Magnum photographer Martin Parr is best known for capturing the quirks of British life with his trademark humor and wit. So he might be the last person you’d expect to shoot the Republican National Convention! But his outsider status gives him a unique perspective to document the American political process and the people that power it. Hit the jump to see the pics!

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Alex Webb Does Cleveland

Alex Webb Cleveland

Photo © Alex Webb / Magnum Photos

There’s been a lot of news from this year’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland but how much do we know about the city itself? Alex Webb spent a week in The Rust Belt City to find out what makes the city tick and, as usual, his work is both revealing and inspiring. Hit the jump for more!

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Fuji XT-2 Announced, Is More Betterer In Every Way

Fuji XT-2 Announced - Is More Betterer In Every Way

The highly anticipated Fuji XT-2 uses the same 24MP APS-C sensor as the X-Pro 2 but ups the ante with improved autofocus, a 3-way tilting LCD and 4K video recording. This looks like a great little camera that’s bound to find its way into the hands of many street shooters but Fuji had a couple of other announcements that also caught my attention. Hit the jump for all the details!

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