Splashes of vibrant red draw your eye across the scene as a boy on a leash leads his father on a chase to capture an unimpressed seagull. A simple moment filled with dynamic energy and humor photographed near the CN Tower in Toronto, Canada. Hit the jump for more.
He’s one of the most prolific street photographers working today and his trademark black and white style is instantly recognizable. Rinzi Ruiz makes the streets of downtown Los Angeles his canvas as he elevates the ordinary moments of passers-by into monuments of style and grace. I sat down with Rinzi to discuss his photographic journey and what it means to be a street photographer. Hit the jump for the full interview!
The photography world lost one of its greats this week when Swedish photographer Lars Tunbjörk passed away at the age of 59. His seminal book Office perfectly captured the chaos and alienation of modern office life while his images ride the delicate line between documentary and street photography. Hit the jump for more.
Alex Webb was interviewed by Italian Vogue back in 2012 to mark the opening of The Suffering Of Light show in Milan. It’s a candid and revealing look behind the lens of a master photographer as he discusses inspiration and his photographic process in addition to the creation of several of his iconic images. Hit the jump for the video.
Rinzi Ruiz is known for his high contrast black and white street photography from the streets of downtown L.A. but he’s been experimenting with color images lately and this one is particularly well seen. The tentatively formal framing and perfectly saturated colors create sense of place so strong that you can almost hear the slot machines jangling in the background. Hit the jump for more on Rinzi.