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By Antonio M. Rosario | Sharing those shots from the streets. Tips, equipment, techniques and everything related to grabbing those great street image.

How Walker Evans Changed the Way We See America

Walker Evans, <i>Truck and Sign</i>, 1928–30. © Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Courtesy of SFMOMA.Back in the 1930s, before …

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See Hyperfocal Focusing in Action for Street Photography

One of the best tricks street photographers have up their sleeves for getting sharply focused snaps is the zone focusing system. If you’ve heard of …

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“Crossing Instant” Street Photography in New York

Fabien Courtitarat is a street photographer who catches very special moments of daily life, unveiling feelings, expressions, gestures that you could …

41 Amazing Photos That Capture Everyday Life of New York in 1949

Homer Page (1918-1985) was an American documentary photographer whose most famous photographs were taken in New York City in 1949-1950, after he …

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STREET PHOTOGRAPHY MANUAL by ERIC KIM: How To Be More Aggressive

Singapore, 2016Dear friend,Let’s continue STREET PHOTOGRAPHY MANUAL by talking how by being more aggressive, you can make better photo and …

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Why Black & White is the goto look for street photographers

Black & White still remains the photographer’s favorite for Street Photographers with very good reasons. Where in other genres, monochrome has become …

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Shooting 10 Powerful Street Photos in One Ugly Location

When I started out in photography, I always thought: if I could shoot in New York City, Tokyo, Paris or Amsterdam, my street photos would be much …

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Michiel de Lange: Picturesque Moments in the Street

<i>All images by Michiel de Lange. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Michiel de Lange has a body of imagery that’s absolutely fantastic in that his …

The ’60s Photographer Who Captured the Street in Vivid Color

In 1962, Joel Meyerowitz left his job in advertising and set out to be a photographer. He started by venturing outside with two Leica cameras (one loaded with color film and the other with black and white) to snap the world in motion: In one image, a man strides through the streets of New York …

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Time, Patience, Repetition: The Ingredients of Special Street Photography

<i>“Time…It’s all about time. You need lots of it. If you can afford this most cherished commodity, then you will be well on your way. Apart from that, good shoes, a degree of empathy, optimism and lots of spare batteries.”</i><p><i>Photographer Matt Stuart has been shooting on the street for over twenty years.</i> …

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Meet the Most Famous Photographer You’ve Never Heard Of

AD looks at the work of Todd Webb on the eve of two major shows celebrating his architectural oeuvre<p>For his relative lack of fame, Todd Webb, an American photographer who spent much of the middle of the 20th century documenting the residents and buildings of New York and Paris, had no shortage of …

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From Somewhere, To Elsewhere – Street Photography Series By Japanese Photographer Yota Yoshida

As the title indicates, this story takes the simple format of coming from somewhere and heading away elsewhere. As with numerous stories, the …

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Finding art in the ordinary Style

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12 Priceless Street Photography Tips by Elliot Erwitt

<i>“Photography is an art of observation – it’s about creating something extraordinary out of the ordinary. You choose a frame and then wait until the right time for something magical to come along and fill it. ” – Elliott Erwitt</i><p>Photographer Elliott Erwitt was recently commissioned by luxury single …

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SNAP-SNAP-GO, Kyoto! -my X-T20 technique by Mindy Tan

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Joseph Szabo: the teacher who photographed a bygone era of American youth

In 1972, Joseph Szabo, a 28-year-old art and photography teacher at Malverne High School, Long Island, was struggling to connect with his pupils. So he started taking pictures of them. “I tried to photograph everybody,” he says, speaking on the phone from Long Island, where he still lives. “I …

Delicate Photographs of Loneliness in Tokyo

The street photographer of Tokyo, Yota Yoshida has no training in photography but is inspired by subjects that surround him. This was the case in his …

How one sleepy town spent Saturday afternoon in the Great Depression

Saturday afternoon in Hagerstown<p>A quiet stroll through Everytown, USA<p>Founded in 1762, the small city of Hagerstown, Maryland sits just south of the …

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Is street photography killing itself?

Is the most egalitarian form of photography, ‘street photography’, being destroyed by its own popularity? Is such a thing even possible? I won’t …

Top 12 Street Photographers Who Captured the Grit of New York in the 70s and 80s

The 1970s and 1980s were gritty, exciting times in New York City. Manhattan pulsed with energy, with different sides of the city revealing danger and opulence. As the city transformed into the New York we now know, those heady days seem a distant memory.<p>Why are people so interested in New York …

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Rinzi Ruiz on Using Colors and Lighting in Street Photography with the Fujifilm X100F

<i>All images by Rinzi Ruiz. Used with permission.</i><p>The photography of Rinzi Ruiz has always has a very noir-esque look to it. His works over the years …

Tales From a Street Photographer in St. Petersburg

When I asked Alexander Petrosyan to tell me why St. Petersburg is a great place for street photography, he answered honestly. It isn’t. It’s usually …

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Wear Your Camera Like a Necklace or Bracelet

I believe one of the best ways to ‘inspire’ and motivate yourself to make more photos is to always have your camera on you, and ready to shoot.<p>1. …

17 truths on the art of street photography

I wanted to write you a letter on the art of street photography, based on my personal experiences, my personal passion, and things I’ve learned along …

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Katkin Tremayne: ‘Dad would climb over people to get his picture’

Photographer Roger Mayne captured scenes of exuberance and innocence on the streets of 50s and 60s Britain. Ahead of a major retrospective, we talk to his daughter about the man who helped to shape postwar photography<p>Katkin Tremayne is looking at a photo of her father, Roger Mayne. It is a colour …

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The f/8 Rule for Street Photographers on the Move. Let's Take a Look...

Commonly Known as the “f/8 and be there” Rule<p>Why f/8 anyways? Well, if we're going to take an average, many lenses are pretty darn sharp at around …

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