Earlier this week we held an excellent live discussion on Zoom with street photographers Valérie Jardin, Lauren Welles and Jens Krauer about the state of street photography during the Coronavirus pandemic. As promised here's a replay of the discussion posted on our YouTube channel.
Were you planning on an amazing street photography filled summer complete with festivals, workshops and more, only to have your plans shattered by a global pandemic? (Bet you didn't see that coming!) If you were, you certainly aren't the only one. (i.e. this ambivert photographer) Or maybe, you weren't planning on doing any workshop at all, but suddenly you found yourself stuck at home with time on your hands and a stimulus check burnining a hole in your pocket. If you didn't already spend it
Back in September 2019, Deborah Cole wrote an article called, "There's No Place Like Home for Street Photography" all about finding inspiration in your own backyard, in your own city where you may have even been born and raised. She wrote, "As is often the case, the acres of diamonds are in our own backyard. Opening one’s mind, heart and eyes helps us see the stories unfolding right in front of us." That said, Deborah has always been an avid traveler, since long before she found those acres
Two spots are still left as of the writing of this post for a very special workshop in NYC with Vineet Vohra. The workshop was organized by the Miami Street Photography Festival and promises to be a real gem for all photograpers looking to improve in the art of storytelling. Here's a few words from the organizers: This is a five-day workshop tailor-made for those who wish to train their eye to find order in chaos on the streets. This workshop will help ease the anxiety next time you go out to
If you are anywhere near Los Angeles next week be sure to check out Street Week LA. It's the annual event sponsored by the Los Angeles Center for Photography that features a week-long series of workshops, lectures, exhibits and other street photography learning events. The special guest for this year is photographer David Gibson. You have the ability to attend workshops taught by street photo luminaries like Ibarionex Perello, Julia Dean, Thomas Alleman and Kevin Weinstein. This is
Join us for Community Day to celebrate the opening of the International Center of Photography’s new home at Essex Crossing on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Learn more about our educational programs and public events for teens, adults, and families. Visitors will have an opportunity to view ICP’s four opening exhibitions: Tyler Mitchell: I Can Make You Feel Good, CONTACT HIGH: A Visual History of Hip-Hop, James Coupe: Warriors, and The Lower East Side: Selections from the ICP
Just a quick note to let you know that we just published the annual special issue with the 2019 Miami Street Photography Festival finalists and winners. Each year the entries in this amazing festival get better and better. This year is no exception. Also, we are very proud that the cover image was made by Eric Davidove a regular contributor to Street Photography Magazine and active member of our Facebook group. And don't forget our December 2019 issue will be published tomorrow
About the Exhibit We are pleased to announce our Sixth Annual Street Shooting Around the World Exhibition! The exhibit will run from February 7 – March 6, 2020, with opening night reception scheduled for Friday, February 7, 7-10 pm, 2020. The theme is street shooting around the world. The juror, David Gibson, will select images for exhibition based on creativity, originality, and quality. There is no limit to the amount of images which can be submitted. Prizes Single Image Competition $250
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.
Two LifeFramer calls for entry going on now are sure to be of particular interest to all you street photographers out there. The first is specifically themed, "Street Life" and is judged by the (in?)famous Bruce Gilden. Sadly, there are only a couple more days to enter that one, but if you've got a killer street photo up your sleeve, this could be the place to use it. The second contest has the theme, "Night Life" and seems to be another great opening for street photographers of the night owl
"PhotoNOLA is an annual celebration of photography in New Orleans, produced by the New Orleans Photo Alliance in partnership with museums, galleries, and alternative venues citywide. Showcasing work by photographers near and far, the festival includes exhibitions, workshops, lectures, a portfolio review, gala and more. PhotoNOLA draws hundreds of photography professionals to the city to partake in a variety of educational programs, and reaches broadly into the local community with exhibitions