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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 …

Museum of London

Lindbergh/Winogrand, Women on street

Today, anyone who deals with “street photography” sees a broad spectrum of social, humanist, political or documentary motivations and views, which …

Photography

Daniel Arnold on the ethics of street photography

<b>Were you always a photographer?</b><p>To be honest, I’m not totally sure. I always liked it. I think there’s just a universal appeal to it. It’s like great …

Why Street Photography Matters in 2017

“Street photography is dead”, declare forum threads and thinkpieces far and wide. The Internet and phone cameras have watered the quality down. The …

Street Photography

The Street Photographer's Guide to Hats

<b>Baseball Cap</b> — From its meager beginnings as an item of sporting equipment, the baseball cap has blossomed into the default headgear for dorky white …

How to Shoot Street Photography with a 28mm Lens

Dear friend,<p>As of early 2017, my only camera is the Ricoh GR II, which has a fixed-focal 28mm lens.<p>I wanted to share my personal experiences shooting …

Street Photography

The 'Subwayhands' Photo Series Captures the Complicated Emotions of Transit - Creators

Sometimes, riding the subway in New York City can be good. Maybe your train arrives just as you step on the platform, you hear some good music from a busker, and, despite the hustle and bustle of the clanking train, you find a moment for peaceful meditation. Other times your train never comes, …

Transit

Never-Before-Seen Diane Arbus Photos Hit the Museum - Creators

No photographer managed to disrupt the normal and humanize the fringes of society with as much elegance and poise as Diane Arbus. Her photographs of two eerie identical twin girls, a disjointed boy holding toy grenades, and a naked, seemingly-post-coital dwarf are still unabashed masterpieces …

Street Photography

Bus Stop: Unique street photography that uses graffitied bus shelters as its lens

Street photography always adds a fresh perspective on city life, but for Birmingham photographer Stephen Calcutt he's breaking the mould and finding …

Street Photography

Street View: Photographs of Urban Life, displays 100 years of photography

<i>Street View: Photographs of Urban Life</i> at Graves Gallery, Sheffield, showcases a hundred years of familiar urban landscape photography. The …

Photography

Inside a 1950s Brooklyn Gang

They were young, poor and reckless but the very embodiment of 1950s cool. Taken in the hot New York summer of 1959, Bruce Davidson's classic essay</i> …

Street Photography

An interview with David Bailey

BJP meets with the giant of British photography to discuss his new book - the re-edited NW1 - his career and his approach to life itself<p>If you’ve …

Entertainment

How Our Changing Cities Are Transforming Street Photography

Developers, the threat of terrorism, and smartphones are all challenging the genre.<p>Nick Turpin has been around the block, quite literally. He's been a practicing street photographer for nearly 30 years. But times have changed—so much so that Turpin now prefers the term "candid public photography" …

The drifter: Joel Sternfeld on his sly glimpses of wild America – seen from the endless highway

When Joel Sternfeld had the chance to crisscross the US with a camera, he got in his campervan and never stopped. The 72-year-old photographer talks about his beguilingly sinister take on Americana<p>In 1980, as Ronald Reagan was in the process of being elected president, Joel Sternfeld was embarking …

Photography

Walk Your Camera

Tokyo, 2015Don’t call it “street photography” — call it “walking your camera” (like walking a dog).We are generally “walk-deprived”. We spend most of …

Street Photography

How to get over your fear and shoot street portraits with permission

If there is one genre of street photography I specialize in, it is “street portraiture.”<p>I love talking with my subjects, engaging with them, and …

Street Photography

Zack Arias: Master Of The Balancing Act

When we spoke for this article, Zack Arias was in the midst of preparations for several new adventures, including a trip to London, where he was …

England in the 1970s Through the Lens of an Outsider

Back when he could only get to England by ferry, French photographer Gil Rigoulet saw it as a gloriously strange, distant planet.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE France</i><p>Before the construction of the Channel Tunnel, which was opened for passengers on November 14th, 1994, the French tended to …

Photography

Why Some Street Photographers Pooh-Pooh The Idea Of The Decisive Moment

Either you’ve read it or you’ve heard it, some street photographers tend to roll their eyes and say something negative when they hear the...

Street Photography

Study These Photographs by the Legendary William Eggleston and You’ll Learn Plenty About Portraiture

The legendary American photographer William Eggleston was a true pioneer in the potential of color photography and his quirky, eccentric portraits of …

Photography

Too shy to shoot? Street photographer Valerie Jardin shares her top tips

Thinking of trying your hand at street photography, but feeling a little apprehensive about venturing out with your camera for the first time? Having …

Street Photography

Jill Freedman's Madhattan - Miami Street Photography Festival 2016

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© Ella Murtha<p>My childhood was not what you would call "conventional" but it was filled with fun, laughter, music, photography and creativity. I used …

Employment

Ed Templeton’s new zine is the lick

<i>Born in Orange County, California, in 1972, Ed Templeton started skateboarding in 1985 and by 1990, had turned pro. He took up photography in the</i> …

Street Photography

The eyes of the city: 20 years of street photography – in pictures

From 1977 to 2001, photographer Richard Sandler regularly walked the streets of New York and Boston, capturing all that the streets had to offer<p>The Eyes of the City by Richard Sandler is published by powerHouse books

Street Photography

Make Your Street Photography Better than Average | Blog, Advice

Your photography used to be <i>the</i> shit.<p>It was fantastic. The bomb. You were a natural. I’m-a-coming for your crown, Adams / Arbus / …

Top 35 Spots to Photograph New York City: Voted by the Locals!

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Intro to New York CityI’m not sure …

New York City

Where are All the Female Street Photographers?

There has been a lot of talk about diversity in street photography and, in particular, the lack of visibility for female street photographers in a …

Street Photography