Bruce Gilden is one of the most divisive figures in modern street photography. His “in your face” confrontational style has sparked much debate about the boundaries of art and personal space and it seems people either love him or hate him. A new mini-documentary features Bruce shooting on the streets in New York City. Hit the jump for the full video.
Leica Rumors is reporting that Leica will allow existing M 240 owners to partially upgrade their cameras to M-P. While the upgrade stops at the cosmetic looks and does not include the larger buffer or frame selector switch it is welcome news for existing M 240 owners who want the stealthy look of the Leica M-P without buying an all-new camera. More info after the jump.
Today was the day that the world got its first look at the Leica M-P. The latest rangefinder from Leica is essentially a beefed up version of the M-240 with M9-P style cues and an expanded buffer for more continuous shooting. It may just be the street photographer’s dream camera but is it worth the $700 premium over a standard M-240? Hit the jump to find out!
It seems that photography is becoming more vilified each day, with countless reports of police over-stepping their authority and harrassing or even arresting photographers that are well within their legal rights to document a scene. With this in mind the ACLU has published a clear and concise guide to photographers rights in the USA. Well worth a read!
27. Dark clothes and a dark camera will help you stay discrete. Don’t wear a brightly coloured hat.
The movie that every street photographer is talking about is now available on DVD! I was lucky enough to see this film at the premier at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2013 and I can tell you that it’s a must-see for anyone interested in this enigmatic woman’s story. Trailer and more info after the jump.