"Launched in 2012, the KAGE collective is a photography project exploring the medium in all its forms, through member essays, thought pieces, articles, books and curation. Our focus on visual storytelling aims to encompass all genres, from pure documentary reportage to personal and impressionistic imagery, without pre-conceived notions or restrictions." Source: About KAGE So the KAGE collective describes itself. To me, this collective has created a visual storytelling paradise. Not only are
How did you become interested in street photography? I am interested in street photography because it is so much fun and has many surprises and challenges. I am very happy to meet strangers on the streets, especially in my city, because sometimes they joke around when I photograph them. Where do you live? Do you shoot mostly in your city? Where are your favorite places to shoot? I live in Bandung, West Java. Indonesia, and yes I photograph a lot in my city. I want to record
Just two short days ago, most people in the United States were aiming cereal boxes, welders' masks and overpriced NASA-approved paper shades into the air for a once-in-a-lifetime view of the total solar eclipse of 2017 as it quickly crossed the length of the country. Most people could be seen pointing cameras and cell phones upwards in an attempt to capture even a reflection of the spectacle. At the same time, many street photographers caught their glimpse and then pointed their cameras in a
What drew you to street photography initially? I was drawn to street photography because I like to people watch and seeing the different faces - some sad, some happy, the different walks of life - as we all live in a multi-cultural society. Every day is a new one you never know what's around the corner, that's why street photography is exciting. It would appear you especially enjoy shooting street portraits. What kind of reactions do you usually get? It looks like you've seen it all.
At the base we labored in 107 degree temperatures but in front of us were snow capped Atlas Mountains four wheel drive took us until the new road came to an end the pass 7000 feet above sea level the rest of the trek was on foot into the ancient casbah random parts in disrepair we drank sweet mint tea seated on a rug with the town "mayor" & extended family this is the kingdom of the berbers and eleventh country I've photographed for panAFRICAproject after dark a long slow ride down
What drew you to street photography initially? I believe my interest in street photography came in a very natural way, because I have always been attracted to knowing more about human social relations and interactions with the environment in general. But, initially what drew me to this genre was the work of other photographers whose images have the power to tell stories with a strong sense of humanity and aesthetic. In 2016, I grabbed my phone with the intention of documenting things
This video. It will make you laugh and cry and think and feel deeply. It is a must see about a photographer with a love for people and fashion who has found himself caught between two cultures. In this short film, Jimmy shares his joy, his struggles and his passion for photography. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this video is worth a million so I won't waste any more of them here... Jimmy on the Run from Wytse Koetse on Vimeo. Enjoy!
What drew you to street photography initially? I was drawn to street photography, seeing the road as the metaphor of "passages of life". Where is your favorite place to shoot and why? I do not have favorite locations but special moments where I see "reflections" in the way of the feelings I experience. That said, however, I admit a certain preference to the city of Turin. Your images are often so mysterious! I notice you often focus on small details while keeping your subject
What drew you to street photography initially? I have always been interested in street life, capturing the short stories of random strangers and everything else that happens daily on the streets. That's what I find so exciting about it, every day brings new moments to capture. I love this shot: It really speaks to urban loneliness. Is this a theme you try to capture? Or is that just my interpretation? This shot is really about the urban loneliness, all of us are sometimes alone