In case you didn’t know it, the June issue of Street Photography Magazine issue is out…in fact we released it a little early this month due to our travel schedules.
Ashley was in LA with her husband enjoying the sites and improving her Vietnamese skills. She has a natural affinity for languages and I’m sure she’ll have it mastered in no time.
Me, I’ve been all over the place, Charlottesville, Myrtle Beach, Kelley’s Island in the middle of Lake Erie and Philadelphia. Now I’m back on the North Coast for the next several weeks and plan to get caught up.
Our guest this week is Matt Jerrams. He’s an executive producer who creates television commercials in the UK, but he has a passion for street photography. He almost gave it up out of frustration with his results, in the interview you will here how he had an epiphany that caused him to make a drastic change in his approach that made all the difference. He calls it “Get Close and Get Out.”
Matt has to work close because he favors a 12mm Samyang (also sold as Rokinon) manual lens on his Fuji X-Pro2. With that wide angle lens you have to be very close. Having the advantage of shooting in London, Matt has a wide variety of interesting places to shoot. His favorite spots are SOHO, East London, Brick Lane, Camden Town, Oxford Street and Dalston Kingsland.
The best place to see his work is in his Instagram account because he enjoys the active street photography community there. Although he’s taking a little time off from the platform while England is alive in the Word Cup. Matt’s favorite photographer on Instagram is British photojournalist Don McCullin
Where to see Matt’s work
A Selection of Matt’s Street Photos