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Flash The Animals By Full Frontal (Flash)

Flash The Animals - Full Frontal Flash - Conor Beary

Photo © Conor Beary – Full Frontal (Flash)

Nobody said street photography had to be limited to pictures of people walking down the street and the Flash The Animals slideshow from the Full Frontal (Flash) Collective proves it! They turned their cameras (and their flashes) on some furry critters and the collective’s epic use of flash pulls the animals out of time and portrays them as ethereal guardians of the spaces in which they dwell. Hit the jump to watch this excellent slideshow!

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2015 Miami Street Photography Festival Winners Announced

2015 Miami Street Photography Festival Winners

The winners for the 2015 Miami Street Photography Festival have been announced and this year’s grand prize goes to Swapnil Jedhe for his masterfully layered shot of kids at play. Swapnil goes home with a brand new Leica Q and a bunch of other prizes in addition to the pride of winning the most respected street photography contest on the planet. Hit the jump for more info on all of this year’s winners!

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Magnum Contact Sheets Print Sale – Half Off Until December 1, 2015

Magnum Contact Sheets Sale

Contact Sheet Print: Chihuahua, New York © Elliott Erwitt

The first ever Magnum Contact Sheets Print Sale to benefit the Red Cross features work from 13 of the agency’s most iconic photographers. 16×20″ giclée prints of each contact sheet are stamped with artist copyright the back and for a limited time are being sold for half off. Hit the jump for more info!

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Blake Andrews Interview: Shoot First, Ask Questions Later

Blake Andrews Interview In Public

Photo © Blake Andrews

In Public’s Blake Andrews is an outspoken street photographer and blogger based in Eugene Oregon. He shoots mostly black and white film and while his work fits within a broad definition of street photography, he sees himself as a photographer first. Looking for images wherever they can be found. I sat down with Blake to talk about the process of finding images and making photographs. Hit the jump to read the interview!

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Video: Observe Collective Group Show In Iserlohn, Germany

Observe Collective Group Show In Iserlohn

Members of the Observe Collective gathered in Iserlohn, Germany for their first ever group show and it was the first time many of the “Observers” met face to face. The video captures the candid moments at the Observe opening and follows them to the Under Construction pop-up show that took place a building that was still under construction. Get it? Hit the jump to watch the video!

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Latest Magnum Square Print Sale Features Their Most Intimate Photographs

Magnum Square Print Sale Intimacy

The latest Magnum Square Print sale is now live and you can grab a signed archival print from your favorite Magnum photographer for only $100. The theme for this sale is “Up Close And Personal: The Most Intimate Photographs From Magnum” and each photographer has chosen an image that illustrates this theme. There’s a ton of great images that you can get for a song! Hit the jump for more info.

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Street Photographer Gets Beat Up, Learns His Lesson

Street Photographer Gets Beat Up, Learns His Lesson

Street photography can make some people uncomfortable so you have to expect confrontation – especially when you’re shooting flash at night. But Mike Boyd got more than he bargained for when a grab shot resulted in an ass kicking and a stolen camera. He learned a lot from the experience and has some tips to help street photographers avoid confrontation in the first place. Hit the jump to watch the video!

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Video: Trent Parke On Making Minutes To Midnight

Trent Parke On Making Minutes To Midnight

Photo © Trent Parke – Minutes To Midnight

Trent Parke’s Minutes To Midnight is one of the most beautiful black and white photo books ever published and is considered a must-have by street and documentary photographers alike. Trent talks about spending 2 years on the road in Australia as he shot the images for the book and ultimately created the life of his son, Jem. Hit the jump to watch the video!

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