I like to think I’m a manly man. I work out. I swear. I spit. You know, manly stuff. And then I saw this picture of a live spider inside the viewfinder of a Sony a7R III. And I imagined looking through that viewfinder and seeing that horrific beast right next to my eyeball. And I ran screaming through the streets! Hit the jump for the full story!
The Spring 2022 Magnum Square Print Sale – Precedents is now live and photographers are donating 50% of their proceeds from the sale to the Red Cross! Great chance to grab an archival print and support the IRCR’s humanitarian relief efforts around the globe! Hit the jump to see my favorite pics from the sale!
One of the best parts of running this site is that I get to meet all kinds of street photographers from around the world. Some are the big name Magnum types that everyone has heard of but I also enjoy talking to everyday folks like you and me that are drawn to shooting on the street. We The Street is a new series dedicated to sharing these stories. Hit the jump to watch Episode #3!
The Magnum Square Print Sale is in full swing and here’s your chance to grab a signed image from your favorite photographer for only $100 bucks! Over 100 Magnum and Aperture photographers share their images that things that would otherwise be hidden. Hit the jump to check out my top shots from this one!
Summer has come and gone in North America and as the Autumn season settles upon us it can mean only one thing… it’s time for another Magnum Square Print Sale. A couple times a year Magnum has a time-limited sale where you can buy signed archival prints by your favorite Magnum photographers for only $100 bucks. Hit the jump for all the details!
Rinzi Ruiz discovered his passion for street photography on the cavernous streets of downtown Los Angeles. I met up with Rinzi on my recent trip to LA trip and had a great time exploring the city and getting some insight into what makes Rinzi tick as a photographer. Hit the jump for the video and some epic shots from one of LA’s most dedicated street photographers!
Larry Towell spent the last 4 years photographing the restoration of Union Station (Toronto’s version of Grand Central Station) and the work is finally ready to be seen. I got to chat with Larry at the opening of his show at the Stephen Bulger Gallery in Toronto and we discussed his process as a photographer plus his personal definition of street photography. Check out the video after the jump!
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.
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!