Eric Kim

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HELLO HAPTIC. by Cindy Nguyen

papers flurry<br>ideas hurry<br>the warmth of freshly pressed thoughts<br>on eggshell leaves.<p>a touch of the keys<br>euphoric release<br>of fragments laced to …

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Story of HENRI STRAP & ERICKIM STRAP

<i>This post is written by Cindy aka Haptic:</i><p>Serendipitous Encounters: Saigon 2014<p>Three years ago, Eric and I met a group of talented artists in Saigon. …

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Why You Should Teach Photography Workshops

Dear friend,<p>If you want to make a living from photography, get some extra cash, or share your knowledge I recommend you to teach photography …

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How to Edit Your Photos

Dear friend,<p>There is no right or wrong way to edit (I mean post-process) your photos.<p>Editing vs post processing<p>Okay, so unfortunately, modern …

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GET CLOSER.

In photography and life, when in doubt, GET CLOSER.<p>Why get closer?<p>For example, if you want to make better photos,<p>Get closer.<p>Get closer, emotionally, …

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Keep or Ditch?

In today’s brave new world of photography, we are drowning with images.<p>Social media is endless visual spaghetti<p>We are drowning in images. In our own …

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Why is ERIC KIM So Controversial?

Why does ERIC KIM like to spit his truth, and write posts that are sweet with juice?<p>I hate ERIC KIM<p>It seems everywhere I look,<br>ERIC KIM is always on …

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POWER PHOTOGRAPHY

HOW TO BECOME A POWERFUL PHOTOGRAPHER<p>Dear friend,<p>I want you to gain more POWER in your photography. How, why, and what is power in photography?<p>I. …

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How to Get into a Street Photography Flow

Street photography flow,<br>Wherever your heart leads you, that is where you must go.<p>Let the visual champagne flow,<br>Life is a visual feast, make your …

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How to Make Better Street Photographs

Dear friend, If you want to make better street photos, here are some tips: 1. Shoot what scares you It is hard to know what makes a good photo or bad …

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How to Be a Passionate Photographer

Dear friend, I’m very passionate about photography and helping you– why, and does it really matter to be a “passionate” photographer? Passion First …

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Photography Business 101 by ERIC KIM

Dear friend, If you wanna start your own photography business, here are some practical tips I’d give you: 1. Barbell pricing: free or expensive Give …

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WHY YOU SHOULD PROMOTE YOUR OWN NAME

ERIC KIM x HENRI NECK STRAP: creativity overflowing to the brim like tonic and gin. Why do I always say my name? Where should I begin? We remember …

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Why?

Dear friend, The most powerful 3-letter word is “Why?” Why is why important? It is one of the first words we learn as a kid, yet is beaten out of us …

Happiness

10 Creative Photography Assignments to Re-Inspire You

Dear friend, Here are some fun photography assignments you can try out to re-inspire you: Listen to your favorite music album, and make a set of …

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PHOTOGRAPHY BLOGGING 101

Dear friend, If you’re a photographer, start your own photo blog. Much better than any social media. Download PDF > Why make a photo blog? To start …

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Street Portraits 101 by ERIC KIM

In street photography, there is a sub-genre of street photos called “STREET PORTRAITS”. To be honest, I kind of hate the term “street portraits”, …

PHOTOGRAPHY IS HARD.

Dear friend, Never forget: photography is hard. I. Photography is simple and hard Photography is both simple and hard. Photography is simple because …

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How to Build a Following

There are a lot of people I admire and follow. I. My heroes For example, Nassim Taleb, Elon Musk, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Peter Thiel, and …

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FOLLOW YOUR CURIOSITY

Dear friend, I’m currently reading Einstein’s biography by Walter Isaacson and was inspired: the best way to be innovative and a “genius” is just to …

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FEAR.

Live life with no fear, You control the steering wheel: know you can steer. Ignore the haters and the jeers And hold back your digital tears If …

Mind

Why Photography?

Dear friend, We always talk on how to make better photos– but never why make photos. For whom do we shoot for? For what do we make photos? I. Why …

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Fight Monotony with Street Photography

Street photography: the best way to fight the monotony of everyday life. To fight the strife, of putting in 40-hour weeks At a job that makes us …

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CRUSH THE BLACKS.

In photography, I love to crush the blacks. I. Don’t listen to Eric Kim My friend Charlie Kirk hates crushing blacks (increasing the contrast and …

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12 ERIC KIM Street Photography Assignments

Dear friend, If you’re a street photographer hungry for inspiration, try out these assignments: Shoot opposite: when you see a good street …

How to Make More Meaningful Street Photography

Dear friend, I think a lot of us are trying to find more meaning in our street photography. I. Meaningful street photography To find more meaning in …

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25 Street Photography Tips by ERIC KIM

If your photos aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough (Robert Capa) Make photos you would like to look at. When in doubt, ask for permission. …

How to Be a BOLD Photographer

In photography and almost everything in life, BOLDNESS will elevate you from timidity to grandeur. I think I’m a petty bold person. I’ll share my …

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50 Photography Tips by ERIC KIM

Download PDF > Camera in the hand, and don’t make any plans. Understand you need to make a lot of photos to get a few good ones. You don’t need to be …

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ERIC KIM STRAP: JUST SHOOT IT.

Announcing ERIC KIM STRAP: Just Shoot It. Bespoke. Made of supple artisinal leather, ERIC KIM STRAP will wear beautifully with you. Like the Japanese …

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