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Sir Elton John's photography collection goes on display

Media playback is unsupported on your device<p>He is one of the best-selling, award-winning musicians of all time, but Sir Elton John also has what's regarded as one of the finest collections of photographs in the world.<p>It includes iconic images from the 1920s and 1950s, some of which went on display …

My Caffenol Experiment

It’s no secret to my friends that I like to try new things and I’m not afraid of trying new things. When I first read about Caffenol a few years ago, …

Fuji X-Pro 2 The Film Shooter's Digital

Yes, it’s been a long time since I’ve posted. Excuses? Not really, I guess just a little lazy. When I heard that Fuji was coming out with the X-Pro …

On being a female street photographer - Iwona Pinkowicz

When I got into street photography I quickly realised that it was a very male dominated arena. Knowing nothing about street photography I first …

Fred Mortagne: Skating in L.A.

Renowned skateboarding film-maker and photographer, Fred Mortagne, alias French Fred, set out to capture this urban sport with the new Leica SL. …

Yale University Unveils 170,000 Fascinating Photos Documenting the Great Depression and WWII

During the mid-1930s, in the thick of the Great Depression, the New Deal administration sent photographers like Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, and Arthur Rothstein to document all walks of American life across the country. Under the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, those …

revisiting the archives of street photography's poetic pioneer

Wilkes-Barre boasts a population of just over 40,000. It forms a fraction of northeastern Pennsylvania, a metro-region home to 560,000 people. These figures pale in comparison to the number of images photographer Mark Cohen has shot of the Rust Belt city's streets over the past five decades. He …

Street Photography

Kate Winslet Cast as Iconic Photographer Lee Miller in Upcoming Biopic

It seems that photographer biopics are a hot topic in the film industry these days. An indie film released earlier this year told the story of …

Hollywood

Japan’s First Woman Photo-Journalist, Still Shooting At The Age Of 101, Reveals Her Secret

Tsuneko Sasamoto is one of Japan’s first woman photo-journalists. Born on September 1st, 1914, she is also one of the country’s oldest photographers, …

Photography

The Wayfaring Tintyper

Giles Clement bends time and weaves wonder with portraits using an age-old photographic process<p>Reminiscent of traveling photographers of the 19th …

This is What Robert Capa Meant by This Famous Quote

<b>“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.”</b><p>Today were are starting of a new series of articles based around quotes from famous …

100 Cameras Were Given To Homeless In London And The Result Left Everyone Speechless

This July, Cafe Art, a UK based initiative that allows the homeless to express themselves through art and photography, gave 100 Fujifilm disposable …

London

Color or Black and White for Street Photography?

Note: This week is Black and White Photography Week on dPS and to celebrate we’re offering 50% off our Ultimate Guide to Black and White Photography …

The Ten Best Lenses for Mirrorless Street Photography

The best focal lengths for street photography tend to range from the low 20s to around 50, and given the ever-increasing popularity of mirrorless …

A Street Photographer's Guide to New York City

Street photography and New York City are terms that often go hand in hand. New York is a diverse city of nearly 8.5 million eclectic and vibrant …

I am Antonio Biagiotti and this is why I shoot film | Interviews

Here we are with another interview for you all. This time we’re sitting down with the incredibly passionate Antonio Biagiotti. Hailing from Northern …

Choosing a Camera for the Street: 7 Tips to Help You Find the Equipment You Need

With so many cameras available today, finding the one that's right for you to use on the street can seem daunting—but it doesn’t need to. Following …

Tips

11 of the Most Interesting Lenses in the History of Photography

For almost two centuries, the science and art of photography has allowed people to capture the world around them through carefully crafted lenses. …

Cameras

10 Famous Female Black and White Photographers

We bring you a selection of 10 famous female black and white photographers that ever lived.<p>Alice Austen<p>Berenice Abbott<p>Diane Arbus<p>Dorothea Lange<p>Helen …

Willem Jonkers: The Fisheye Master Of Street Photography

<b>All Images (c) Willem Jonkers</b><p><i>Willem Jonkers is not quite your average street photographer. His work is rather unique. Although he chases many of the same subjects as the other few million street photographers out there, he does so with an 8mm fisheye lens. This slight deviation from the normal</i> …

Street Photography

His Wife Left Him With Nothing But His Dog, So He Started This Fun Project

When your wife leaves you with nothing more than an empty apartment and a bull terrier, what do you do? Why, draw comical situations for the dog with …

Mobile Photography Interview with Gina Costa – Street Photographer

<i>“The street photographer wanders through the city with an inherent “readiness to respond to errant details, chance juxtapositions, odd non sequiturs,</i> …

A Story of Hope and Beauty on the Mississippi Delta

For New York City-based photographer Magdalena Sole, visiting the Mississippi Delta for the first time was like returning to a home she never knew …

Social Issues

Claire Yaffa: Leica Notebook, Thoughts of Photographers, Philosophers, Poets and Dreamers, Chapter 40

Claire Yaffa took her first photograph 49 years ago when her son was 18 months old and it was the beginning of her journey, first as a mother, then …

Leica Cameras

Life on the street never ceased to amaze me – Master Photographer Joel Meyerowitz

Joel Meyerowitz (born March 6, 1938) is a street photographer, and portrait and landscape photographer. He began photographing in color in 1962 and …

Street Photography

AP columnist launches search for lost camera

<b>Leading film photographer Andrew Sanderson is trying to track down an old Pentax SP500 35mm film camera he bought in the 1970s. Can you help?</b><p>Many …

Street Photography Tips and Tricks by Veteran Photographer John Free

In this video Veteran Documentary & Street Photographer John Free giving some amazing tips for aspiring photographers. Please check his Youtube …

Street Photography

9 Rangefinder Cameras Worthy of Note

Rangefinder cameras will always be at the heart of many photographers for their small size, simplistic ergonomics, silent shutter, and low profile …

Meet the photo pioneer finally getting the exposure she deserves

At less than five feet tall, Christina Broom may not have cut an imposing figure, and nor is she a household name, yet her photographs captured some …