Stephen McLaren, editor of Magnum Streetwise, is a freelance photographer, author, curator, former TV Producer and aspiring script writer. Born and raised in Scotland, he now resides in Los Angles, California. In addition to being a very talented writer Stephen is also a highly accomplished street photographer himself. Some of his personal street photography is displayed in this article. Magnum Streetwise is a collaboration between Stephen, his publisher, Thames & Hudson and the
Check out this video clip that demonstrates a very cool interactive street photo exhibit that Lauren Welles created in a collaboration with Coolture Impact. The exhibit can be seen in the Times Square area through the end of November. You can see it at the SW corner of 42nd Street and 8th Avenue (North wall of the Port Authority Bus Terminal). Lauren says to bring the kids.
I've been a huge fan of Smugmug for over 10 years. I used it for my personal portfolio for several years until I began developing WordPress sites. Since I already had hosting and access to tons of professional themes I moved my stuff to WordPress, then basically let it gather dust because I was too busy with other things. But a couple years ago I got serious about my portfolio gain and switched back because I missed many of their features that would have cost me time and money to replicate
Michael Stern is Los Angeles based commercial photographer who specializes in construction and industrial still photography and timelapse photography. But he's much more than that. Michael leverages his artistic and technical skills to become a storyteller of his clients' projects. His motto is: Think like an artist. Shoot like a director. Edit like a storyteller. These words of wisdom can serve all street photographers well as they work. In addition to his work as a commercial
Alex Casares spends most of his workday driving throughout his vast rural Arizona county. He loves it because it gives him the ability to take his camera to pursue his passion for street photography while he works. Because he visits open desert, small towns and urban areas through the day results in a an eclectic style making photos of a wide variety of subjects. In any single say he can make images of anything from broken down trucks, cactus, horses, street people and dog walkers. Alex
Last year I had an opportunity to attend the Miami Street Festival (MSPF). It was one of the most amazing experiences I've had since starting the magazine almost 7 years ago. The contest entries were amazing and the atmosphere was electric. The MSPF has become the premier street photography event of the year. Even if you can't attend you still have time to enter the contest. The deadline is Sunday, October 6. Like past years there are 3 contests to choose from: Singles Contest, the
I've been a big fan of the unique, minimalist street photography style of Cristóbal Carretero Cassinello for quite some time. Which is why I was pleased that he allowed us to feature his work in the March 2019 issue of Street Photography Magazine. So I was really happy to see that he's taken his minimalist approach to a new level by creating a series of short videos that use his photos to tell a deeper story. Below is his most recent video creation, Arcanos: Arcanos | Arcana ©