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!
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.
There’s been a lot of Leica rumors lately and we don’t want you to think we’re just another Leica fan site. In an effort to stay fair and balanced I present to you a video of Kai from DigitalRev pimping his producer’s Leica M9. Wen he’s finished it’s the most beautiful Leica M9 in the world! Full video after the jump.
Only a few more days until the 60 Years Of Leica event at this year’s Photokina and the folks at LeicaRumors have posted additonal details on the upcoming Leica M Edition 60. If the rumors are true then it looks like the fabled digital M without an LCD is real but out of reach for most street photographers. Hit the jump for more info.
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.
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.