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Leave your photographic legacy in a digital world

Our First Guidebook About Leaving Your Photographic Legacy in a Digital World

January 17, 2017

Are you ready to use the internet to leave your legacy and tell your story with your images? Most of us want to do just that, but setting up a website, keeping up with social media and interacting with others online can seem overwhelming. With these concerns in mind, we put together our very first guidebook, […]

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Viewbook – Visual Storytelling Grant

December 6, 2016

More than ever, we need visual storytellers, especially those with local perspectives, to decipher meaning from a volatile world. The Viewbook Visual Storytelling Grant supports photographers who explore the varied possibilities of visual storytelling and pursue creative ways of bringing their work to a wider public. The grant is part of a wider ‘Transformations’ program, […]

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Magnum Presents – The Day Trump Won

November 15, 2016

After a contentious Presidential race which brought about many firsts, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton on Election Day. Magnum photographers, in the US and abroad, covered events on election night and the day after. From the mood on the streets to personal reflections, they captured authored perspectives on the world on November 9, 2016. Source: […]

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What’s in a Street Shot? Steve Huff’s Thoughts

September 20, 2016

A lot of you are familiar with Steve Huff. Well, he’s got a great video we want to share with you called, “Street Photography to Me by Steve Huff.” This video is all about different ways to go about street photography. While there is much debate about whether street photography must be candid (though we […]

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Must-Read: Robert Fisher’s Street Photography Series

September 5, 2016

In case you haven’t stumbled across it already, we wanted to point you in the direction of a spectacular street photography series by Toronto Photographer Robert Fisher. This eight part series (plus a prologue and epilogue) goes deep on what some might call street photography basics. It covers the definition of street photography as an examination […]

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A Must Read: “Why Photography Matters” by Nico Gooden

August 5, 2016

People often ask me why I shoot and when it all started. For a very long time I found this to be one of the toughest questions to answer. With photography as a creative outlet it’s pretty difficult and near impossible to narrow down to one particular date or one particular event when it all came […]

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Ron Corbin: “This is What’s Out There”

July 26, 2016

I love to shoot people that [other] people turn a blind eye to when they walk down the street…I want to throw that in your face, because this is what’s out there.” – Ron Corbin Ron Corbin is working on his life’s goal, which is to take photographs that hold meaning for other people. When […]

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A Matter of Perspective: Street Photography and Privacy Rules Around the World

July 16, 2016

Are you concerned about privacy laws when taking photos on the streets in other countries? Gina Williams gives you an excellent overview of international privacy laws in this article.

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Valerie Jardin’s New eBook

June 28, 2016

If you haven’t heard about it yet, be sure to check out Valerie Jardin’s new eBook, “Street Photography: First Steps and Beyond.” Here’s a snippet from the website about the book: This 76 page ebook is designed for beginner to advanced street photographers. It will help you get started in street photography as well as give […]

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book cover - Street Photography - A Day in New York

Daniel Hoffmann Publishes a New Street Photography Book – A Week in New York City

June 11, 2016

Danish photographer, Daniel Hoffmann, visited New York City a few years ago where he became fascinated with life on the streets. He liked it so much that he visited the city again last year to make images for a a new street photography book (his second). And I must say the results are fantastic. As […]

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One-on-one Workshops with GMB Akash

June 10, 2016

You may have read last week’s post GMB Akash and the Power of Street Photography, in which GMB Akash shared some of his images and his thoughts on street and documentary photography. GMB Akash is an outstanding photographer and more importantly, visual storyteller. To see some of his powerful stories, visit the stories page on […]

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