Good street photos always tell a story. But many of us struggle sometimes finding a story within the frame. Not to fear. SPM contributor Marie Laigneau, featured in Issue 10, has just published a new free eBook, Creating Impact, about this very subject. Marie uses her creativity in the cool Issuu publishing platform to teach us how to tell stories with our images. Click Here to Check it Out.
Award-winning street photographer Michail Moshcolios is best known for his ability to capture moments, emotions, and human nature in a way that some describe as "poetic", "brilliant", and "technically perfect". Time and again, his shots reveal an intuition that allows him to take what is ordinary and turn it into something inspiring and beautiful. His personal inspiration? H.C.B., Robert Frank, Gary Winogrand, and other greats of the American "school of street photography". One thing is for
Free eBooks as marketing incentives are so plentiful, that many people ignore them as mere hype. Not so with a new free street photography eBook published by PhotoWhoa called The Street Photography Collective. The cover makes it look like a fashion photography book, but don’t let that fool you. It’s chock full of good street photography info and images. Like most free online stuff, the cost of admission is your email address, which is a small price to pay for a book with some real quality
The ability to ignite creativity is a challenge almost every photographer has at one time or another. Here's an excellent video from John Cleese, of Monty Python, about how he taps the power of "sleeping on it." Although he speaks about writing, his process applies to any creative pursuit...photography in particular.
It seems we are short on intelligent conversation in the media today. Just tune in CNN or Fox News to get a dose of talking heads, shouting at each other about God knows what. That's why I love Ibarionex Perello's podcast The Candid Frame. Not only is it the best, don't-miss photography podcast on the Internet, he's just a damn good interviewer. One of the best in American media today. He was a big influence on my starting SPM, and we've never met. Thanks dude, one day I'll