Eric Kim

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Is Black and White or Color Better for Street Photography?

Sounds like a basic question: but what’s better for photography or street photography: black and white or color? To start off, I think both are good …

Street Photography

SUITS: First Edition Signed Hardcover Photo Book Ready to Order!

Don’t miss out your opportunity to pick up a signed first edition copy of SUITS > (only 19 copies available!) Timeless fold-flat design Order SUITS: …

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Elderly Photography Assignment

STREET CLUB ASSIGNMENT #3: photograph the elderly! Why photograph the elderly? The elderly are generally lonely and ignored. If you talk, interact, …

Senior Citizen

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Photolosophy: With Physical Proximity comes Emotional Proximity

A photolosophy idea: by photographing at a close proximity to your subjects, you’re more likely to feel the emotions of your subjects. And the closer …

D Day

The Joy of Photography

Philosophy means love of wisdom (philos=love) Sophia (wisdom). I then thought as photographers we are also philosographers (lovers of making photos, …

Street Photography

12 Life Lessons from Virgil’s Aeneid

Currently reading the Aeneid, super inspired: You can also read the full Aenid here. 1. Anger and rage compels men into action ‘Furor arma …

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ERIC KIM SAIGON NEWSLETTER #2: SUITS Print Book, ZEN OF ERIC, PHOTO JOURNAL

Dear friends,<p>A life update from Saigon:<p>Currently as I write these words at ‘The Coffee House Signature’ (probably the most beautiful coffee shop in …

Street Photography

My Top 10 Simple Joys in Life

Insofar much as I know, true “happiness” in life is eliciting more joy, meaning, and purpose in our lives. I don’t have the answer for others, but I …

Top 10

STREET CLUB Summer 2018 Assignment 2: Park

Thanks Cindy! Here’s the page from STREET HUNT<p>Liked by<p><b>Here are the 4 photos made today at a local park.</b><p><b>People at the Park</b><p><b>Texture and Touch</b><p><b>Diagonal –</b> …

Anti Optimization in Life

In today’s crazy technological world, we are always trying to “optimize” our lives. But what does “optimize” really even mean, and is it actually …

HomePod

Soul Street Photography

Dear friend,<p>I think what we’re trying to do in street photography is capturing the souls of others, as well as reflecting our own soul in the photos …

Street Photography

New Orleans Travel Street Photography Workshop Experience (November 7-11, 2018)

Dear friend,<p>If you want to go on an epic street photography experience, join me for my new and upcoming street photography workshop experience …

Street Photography

Via Negativa Photography

Some practical #photolosophy thoughts— don’t seek to add in your photography, seek to SUBTRACT from your photography, in order to make better photos, …

Street Photography

Street Photography Travel Tips

If you’re shooting street photography while on the road, here are some practical tips I’ll give you (advice I wish I could have given myself:<p>1. Keep …

Street Photography

How to Gain More Willpower

Will power: the power of our will to enact change which we desire to see in reality / the power to create things we desire to create! #entrepeneurship<p>…

Will Power

Photography Project Tips

• <b>Only pursue a project you’re passionate about</b>; a project that is personal to you, and has personal significance. Most likely the project will take …

Photography

New HAPTIC Notebooks Available!

New HAPTIC Notebooks available. Contact Cindy at hapticindustries@gmail.com and tell us which cover you like!<p>HAPTIC Notebook Concept<p>The concept is …

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Preorder SUITS Print Book (First Edition Limited to 30 Signed Copies)!

Street Photography 101

If you’re new to street photography, start here:<p><b>STREET PHOTOGRAPHY STARTER KIT</b>: Everything You Need to Master Street Photography.<p>Never Stop …

Street Photography

America

<b>ONLY IN AMERICA</b>: My culmination of my visual street sociology from 2011-2016:<p>OPEN SOURCE<p>Download this free open-source photography PDF book …

Demographics

Free Photography PDF Book: SUITS by ERIC KIM

Dear friend, I am proud to share my first PDF photography book with you: <b>SUITS</b>:<p>What is ‘SUITS’?<p>Essentially, SUITS is probably my best photography …

Street Photography

Visual Sociology Street Photography

Saigon, 2017You are a visual sociologist with a camera.Dear friend,What is a street photographer? My idea: a street photographer is a sociologist …

Street Photography

Social Media Treadmill

Dear friend, I think a lot of us fall victim to a “social media treadmill”; we seek to get more and more followers for the sake of it; without really …

Social Media

10 Lessons Philip Jones Griffiths Has Taught Me About Photography

Philip Jones Griffiths: one of the ultimate photojournalists of history: Warning: Graphic photos ahead: Not since Goya has anyone portrayed war like …

Vietnam

What’s Your Prime Mover in Life?

What’s your prime mover in life? Or in Latin, your “primum movens” in life? Motivation means “to move” A lot of us in life aren’t “motivated”— which …

Motivation

Thrivival

Dear friend, A fun concept I came up with: don’t think of mere survival; think of “thrivival” (a life of thriving). #zenoferic Download PDF: …

Muscle

Avoid Boredom at All Costs!

Dear friend,<p>A practical life philosophy: to live a more fun, joyful, and exciting life, avoid boredom at all costs!<p>Processed with VSCO with a6 …

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15 (More) Lessons Taoism Has Taught Me About Street Photography

I have been a long-time admirer of the philosophies of Zen Buddhism, Taoism, and Stoicism. In-fact, I have gained more insights about photography …

STREET CLUB Summer School 2018 Assignment #1: Cafe Photo Composition Feedback

Congrats to everyone who participated in STREET CLUB #1: Cafe. Week 2 Assignment now live: PARK Assignment. Read more to see some photo feedback I …

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