Day 4 of the Costa Manos Workshop at Magnum Days in Provincetown started with a short review and critique of the previous day’s shots and continued with more shooting in the afternoon. Costa was excited to see everyone’s work and shared his knowledge converationally while viewing the pics. More details after the jump.
Editing is one of the most important aspects of any street photographer’s work. Knowing why one photograph works while another fails is subjective but essential. Michael Ernest Sweet got Joel Meyerowitz and 12 other photographers to pick their very best images and discuss why they were chosen and the results are not what you might expect. Hit the jump for more.
Street photography is a creative pursuit but street photographers are often at the mercy of the whims of the world they record. It’s easy to feel helpless in the face of the randomness and uncertainty of shooting on the street. Joel Sorge talks about finding inspiration in the face of negative influences and rising to the challenge of creativity. Full video after the break.
International street photographer and social media star Eric Kim sits down for a quick video interview where he talks about fear, photography books and why he takes pictures in the first place. He’s one of the nicest guys you’ll meet and his unbridled passion and dedication have contributed greatly to the popularity of street photography in recent the years. Hit the jump to check out the video.
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.
27. Dark clothes and a dark camera will help you stay discrete. Don’t wear a brightly coloured hat.