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.
The StreetFoto San Francisco 2017 street photography festival just wrapped up and they’ve announced the winners of their international photography awards. Winners and runners up were selected in the single image, series, mobile street photography and the Streets of San Francisco categories. Hit the jump to see all the StreetFoto 2017 winning images!
Jacob Aue Sobol talks about finding inspiration while shooting his epic Arrivals and Departures series. The work is woven into every aspect of his life and he talks candidly about his influences, and how inspiration finds him in the process of living. Hit the jump to watch the video!
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!
The Fuji X100 series of cameras have been a favorite of street photographers since day one. And the latest Fuji X100F is a stellar little shooter but whenever the camera powered down the manual focus distance reset to 2 meters which made manual focus shooters (like me) a little crazy. The latest firmware fixd the Fuji X100F manual focus reset and all is right in the world. Hit the jump for all the details!
The Observe Collective is holding a street photography contest to celebrate their 4th anniversary. This year’s theme is “Down By The River” and the contest closes Saturday May 28 2017. Entry is free so dust off those RAW files and get to submitting already! More details after the jump!
Look! up in the sky! It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a street photographer! Okay, none of us can actually leap tall buildings in a single bound but that doesn’t stop the occasional superhero from walking through our frames. Hit the jump to check out seven super street shots starring superheroes.
Spring is in the air and the StreetFoto 2017 photo contest is accepting submissions. The international competition is broken down into four categories including single image, series, mobile and a special category for shots taken in San Francisco. This year’s contest is being judged by street photography’s original bad boy, Bruce Gilden so get your best shots out and get them in already! Hit the jump for more info!
Street photographers have been anticipating a new X100 for months and the Fuji X100F is finally here! I took this excellent little camera to Havana for a week of street photography and I was impressed every step of the way. It’s small, responsive and the image quality is out of this world. Hit the jump for my full Fuji X100F street photography review!
It’s not very often that a photobook on Kickstarter can pry my credit card out of my wallet. But David Gaberle’s new book, Metropolight: A Photobook is that kind of a book. The work spans 4 continents and depicts the modern metropolis as a place of common experience that unites and isolates at the same time. I talked with David about the his work and how the book came to life. Hit the jump for more!