Guest Post

The Parisienne

November 2, 2016

I like to take horizontal black and white film picture. This timeless sense of the black and white and especially the film fascinates me. We can take a picture in 2016 but thanks to the black and white, the picture is full of mystery as to the time. I shoot with a Nikon FG – […]

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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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The Murals and People Project

June 21, 2016

The streets and alleys of San Francisco are a vibrant art gallery. Throughout neighborhoods, hundreds of walls and fences are adorned with colorful works of art featuring themes ranging from cultural heritage to social political statements. As San Francisco continues to play a central role in the digital age, the city’s artists choose to use […]

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Alan Cheung on Capturing the “Decisive Moment”

January 1, 2016

Untitled As an amateur street photographer, HCB is definitely my biggest influence. I saw a lot of his writings, videos and of course, the photos. HCB emphasized decisive moment and composition in his work and these theories influenced me naturally when I was out shooting. For beginner photographers (which I believe I still am), regardless of […]

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The Difference…

November 17, 2015

Sometimes a good story can cover up some technical issues. Take this photo, that doesn’t follow the thirds rules, not really balanced, definitely not a “beautiful” photo. It was difficult to take…I was close to a glass window, one step back, and the wall around me would appear on my frame, as well as an ugly […]

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I See the World through the Eyes of a Stranger

August 21, 2015

My name is John Kayacan and I am 18 years old. I’ve been a street photographer since age 14 and I’m based in Los Angeles. I love capturing the world around me. I see the world through the eyes of a stranger. I don’t know these people, who they are, or how they even got […]

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Shoes – The Mirror of the Mind

August 18, 2015

Shoes are the most important part of a person’s gesture. From a photograph of footwear it is possible to describe the wearer’s personality and economical demographics. It has been said that you can’t judge a book by its cover but apparently you can judge a person by his or her shoes. Shoes are a powerful indicator of […]

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