The black and white I SHOT IT photo contest closes in 6 days and the prize is currently sitting at over $5,000 plus a Leica Monochrom! The cash amount will likely triple by the end of the contest but either way it’s hard to ignore the chance to win one of the most alluring cameras in the recent history. Dig out your best black and white shots and hit the jump for more details.
Street Photography News
Allow me to introduce myself. I’m Karl Edwards and I’m the founder and editor in chief of StreetShootr.com. I’m passionate about street photography and I created this website to share this passion with the street photography community. StreetShootr.com features news reviews and inspiration by street photographers for street photographers and you’re an important part of the conversation. Hit the jump for more info!
The APF Magazine has launched a new curated Flickr group that features street photography by emerging young talent posting and celebrated professionals alike. Four excellent images will be selected each month from the new flickr group and their existing Facebook group and will be promoted on their external website. Hit the jump for more details.
The Vivian Maier story has taken an interesting turn as a potential new heir to the Maier estate has been found by a lawyer in Chicago. The future of the work of the reclusive nanny and talented street photographer is on hold as the courts decide who owns the copyright. Hit the jump for the full story.
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!
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.