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10 Things I Learned Shooting Flash Street Photography At Toronto Pride

flash street photography - gay pride - no place to hide

Photo © Karl Edwards – Click To Enlarge

Gay Pride Day can be a wonderful opportunity for street photographers as thousands of people coming together for a tremendous celebration of the life and spirit of the gay community. I’ve been shooting Toronto Pride for several years but my decision to shoot flash at this year’s celebration presented a whole new set of challenges. Hit the jump for 10 things I learned shooting flash street photography at Toronto Pride.

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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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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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Tyler Simpson (A Common Thief) Joins Full Frontal (Flash) Collective

Tyler Simpson (A Common Thief) Joins Full Frontal (Flash) Collective

Photo © Tyler Simpson (A Common Thief)

The Full Frontal (Flash) Collective has a new website and a brand new member, Tyler Simpson (A Common Thief on Flickr). Full Frontal (Flash) includes some of the best flash street photographers on the planet and Tyler’s brooding, monumental style is a natural fit for the group. Hit the jump for more info!

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The Two Cute Dogs Guide To Flash Street Photography

Two Cute Dogs Guide To Flash Street Photography

Photo © Two Cute Dogs

Anyone who’s shot flash on the street knows how challenging it can be. There are many technical variables to consider and there’s no way to hide what you’re doing so you need to be prepared for confrontation at every turn. But the results can be astonishing! The Two Cute Dogs guide to flash street photography is a great place to start if you’re interested in street photography’s darkest art. Hit the jump for more info.

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