I recently had the great honor to meet with Alexander Strecker, managing editor of contemporary photography powerhouse LensCulture at his Paris office. Alexander’s background as a writer and photographer, as well as his journey from his hometown of Boston to living and working in Paris intrigued me, so I followed up with him. He was kind enough to answer my questions with thoughtful, thought-provoking and inspiring responses about the art of photography, the art of life, taking risks and
Siena International Photography Awards founder Luca Venturi on sharing his passion for photography with his Tuscan hometown and the world From Oct. 29 to Nov. 30 2016, Siena, Italy will come to life as a showcase for photography from all around the globe and a center for cultural discovery during the Siena International Photography Awards (SIPA) Contest celebration and Siena Art Photo Travel Festival. Founder Luca Venturi is a relative newcomer to photography, albeit highly successful.
A photographer must always work with the greatest respect for his subject and in terms of his own point of view. – Henri Cartier-Bresson Last spring, Espen Eichhöfer, a well-known photographer based in Berlin, appealed a conviction that he was wrong to publicly display a photo of a woman crossing a street and display it in an open-air photography exhibition at C/O Berlin. After the woman sued for privacy violation based on a 1907 German law, both the district court and the Berlin
I am thrilled to have the opportunity to attend the 2016 Photo London exposition in May and will be reporting on street photography aspects of the event for Street Photography Magazine. Photo London is a large international photography fair that was founded just last year but is already known as an important celebration of the continuing importance of photography as a global art form. The 2016 festival will bring together 80 of the world’s leading galleries along with a public program of talks,