You’ve heard the quote a thousand times. “If your pictures aren’t good enough, then you’re not close enough.” But what exactly did Robert Capa mean? 70 Magnum photographers tackle this question in the latest Magnum Square Print Sale and the results are both insightful and inspiring. Hit the jump for my personal selection from the latest Magnum Square Print Sale!
The Fuji X100 series of cameras have been a favorite of street photographers since day one. And the latest Fuji X100F is a stellar little shooter but whenever the camera powered down the manual focus distance reset to 2 meters which made manual focus shooters (like me) a little crazy. The latest firmware fixd the Fuji X100F manual focus reset and all is right in the world. Hit the jump for all the details!
The Observe Collective is holding a street photography contest to celebrate their 4th anniversary. This year’s theme is “Down By The River” and the contest closes Saturday May 28 2017. Entry is free so dust off those RAW files and get to submitting already! More details after the jump!
Spring is in the air and the StreetFoto 2017 photo contest is accepting submissions. The international competition is broken down into four categories including single image, series, mobile and a special category for shots taken in San Francisco. This year’s contest is being judged by street photography’s original bad boy, Bruce Gilden so get your best shots out and get them in already! Hit the jump for more info!
Time to get a head start your Xmas shopping with the latest Magnum Square Print Sale! 71 Magnum Photographers share images on the theme of “Conditions Of The Heart: On Empathy And Understanding In Photography”. Signed or estate stamped archival prints from your favorite Magnum photographers are only $100 bucks so get your credit cards ready and let the shopping begin! Hit the jump for more details!
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!
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!
Why would anyone want to take pictures on the street? This question is answered by some of the top names in street photography in Cheryl Dunn’s fantastic street photography documentary, Everybody Street. It’s the one movie every street photographer should see and it’s now streaming on Netflix so you what are you waiting for? Hit the jump for all the details!
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!
Matt Stuart is one of the most prolific and well-respected street photographers out there and he’s taken the first step to becoming a full member of Magnum. The grandaddy of all photo agencies accepted Matt as a nominee at their 69th annual general meeting on June 23-26, 2016. Hit the jump for all the details!