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The Photographer’s Creed By Josh Rose

Josh Rose Photographer's Creed - Make The Shot

Why do you shoot? What drives you to pick up that camera day in and day out and hit the streets? Money? Fame? Or something more intrinsically satisfying? Josh Rose ponders these questions and draws his own conclusions in The Photographers Creed. It’s a manifesto for living life as an image maker that will strike a chord with a lot of street shooters. Hit he jump to read the article!

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Ikea KLIKK Camera App Only Lets You Take One Picture – Ever!

Ikea Klikk App Lets You Take Only One Picture

If you could only take one picture what would you shoot? The Ikea KLIKK camera app gives you one chance to take a good shot then submit it to Ikea’s 2016 Art Collection where one winning will be turned into a poster to be given away at Ikea stores in Belgium. Sounds interesting but why did they call it KLIKK? Hit the jump for all the details!

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Johan Jehlbo Interview: Shooting Flash And Dealing With The Consequences

Johan Jehlbo Flash Street Photography

Image © Johan Jehlbo

Flash street photography is as devisive as it is engaging. Many street photographers think that “flashing” people on the street is invasive and confrontational but Johan Jehlbo and the Full Frontal (Flash) Collective aim to change that perception. They sidestep Gilden’s in-your-face style of shooting for a quieter approach that uses artificial light to reinforce their vision of the world. I sat down with Johan to talk about shooting flash and dealing with the consequences. Hit the jump for the interview!

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Video: The History Of Photography In 5 Minutes (And 12 Seconds)

History Of Photography In 5 Minutes

It’s time to get your learnin’ on with The History Of Photography In 5 minutes (and 12 seconds). The upbeat video traces the development of photography from Daguerrotypes to the Leica I and all the way to modern smart phones that let people instantly share images of their delicious breakfasts with the whole wide world. Hit the jump to watch the video!

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Video: Joe Aguirre On Photography And Finding Meaning

Joe Aguirre Ether

San Francisco based photographer Joe Aguirre is known for his passionate images that span the gap between street and documentary photography. This beautifully shot video follows Joe to Denmark where he was shooting for his upcoming book, Ether. He talks about photography and how he creates meaning by finding the connection between himself and his subjects. Hit the jump to watch the video!

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Video: The Boy With A Camera For A Face

The Boy With A Camera For A Face

So you were born with a camera instead of a head. And you can’t help recording everything you see. And you get a reality show of your life as it happens. And anyone who watches your show becomes a television zombie and can’t leave their house. And the only way to save the world is to electrocute yourself in the bathtub while watching reruns of your own birth. It’s what you get when you’re the boy with a camera for a face! Hit the jump to watch the video.

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Video: David Alan Harvey On Inspiration And The Fuji X Pro2

David Alan Harvey Fuji X Pro2

Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey talks about his lifelong relationship with photography as he shoots in Puerto Rico with a brand spanking new Fuji X Pro2. He’s one of the greatest documentary photographers working today and while he doesn’t say anything specifically about the new flagship Fuji camera you can’t help but be inspired by his words. Hit the jump to watch the video!

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New Photobook: All That Life Can Afford By Matt Stuart

All That Life Can Afford by Matt Stuart

Photo © Matt Stuart

Matt Stuart’s witty vision and keen sense of timing have made him one of the strongest voices in modern street photography. The iN-Public member’s work has been exhibited around the world and his first photobook is finally available for pre-order. We asked Matt a few questions about the process of making his first photobook and how it influenced his work. Hit the jump for the interview!

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StreetShootr’s List Of Lists Of Best Photobooks 2015

StreetShootr's List Of Lists Of The Best Photobooks 2015

Photobooks continue to be a source of inspiration for street photographers around the globe and as the new year approaches it’s time for our annual list of lists of the best photo books 2015. If there’s any money left after Xmas then it’s time to treat yourself to one of the year’s best! Hit the jump for StreetShootr’s list of list of best photobooks 2015!

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