Paul Carmody

49 Flips | 1 Magazine | 4 Likes | 6 Following | 5 Followers | @paulicarmody | Primarily Street & Urban Photography in and around the North East of England.

American life through the eyes of a color photography pioneer

<b>(CNN) —</b> There was a time when color photography wasn't taken seriously. In the 1960s and 1970s, it was considered amateurish, good for holiday snaps and advertisements at best. It had no place in the art world, where black-and-white prevailed.<p>The work of a few rebels was instrumental in changing …

Street Photography

The Beginner’s Guide to Street Photography

It doesn’t matter whether you’ve been shooting photos for 10 years or 10 minutes, or whether you’re a commercial studio photographer or a wedding …

How My Approach to Street Photography Has Changed After More Than a Decade of Photographing New York

<i>All images by text by James Maher.</i><p>The time-honored approach to improving one’s photography has always been time spent out there taking pictures. …

Oh come on! Street Photography isn't dead!

Street Photography

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 …

How I see Britain: photographs that define the country

Former Guardian picture editor Eamonn McCabe’s TV series Britain in Focus has been charting the history of photography in the UK. Here, Irvine Welsh, Sadiq Khan, Jeanette Winterson, Nadav Kander and others pick the shots that sum up Britishness for them

The Red Army's Forgotten Photographer

He took the defining photo of the U.S.S.R.'s victory over Nazi Germany, although many of his photographs were heavily doctored or staged for Soviet …

Anti-Semitism

Daniel Valledor: Street Photography Inspired by Cinema

<i>All images by Daniel Valledor. Used with permission.</i><p>If you were to liken any sort of photography genre to cinema, it would be tough to do so with …

Getting Comfortable while taking pictures on the Street

After the last explanation that our fear of taking photographs in public is irrational – as seen in The Fear of Photographing in Public – I am here …

Self-help

A Journey In Street Photography And X Series Cameras

What inspires someone to pick up a camera and start taking pictures of strangers? Creative desire? Journalistic duty? Divine inspiration? For me, it …

Street Photography

Brick Lane exposed: a 1980s view of east London – in pictures

Raju Vaidyanathan has lived in Brick Lane in London’s Tower Hamlets all his life. In 1983, he acquired an old second-hand camera and started taking photos, but without enough money to print them he left the negatives stored in boxes. He began developing them 18 months ago. ‘I thought there might be …

Beware of Social Proof with Your Photography

You’re never as good or as bad as they say you are<p>As a photographer, how can you understand the true level of your talent?<p>You probably have an idea …

Subway Hands: Hannah Ryan Captures The Hands of NYC’s Metro Commuters on Instagram

Hannah Ryan is an avid photographer who captures unique hands displaying emotions on her train journey from Brooklyn to Manhattan. Hannah is on a …

The Ethics of Street Photography

<i>What should and shouldn’t you point your camera at?</i><p><b>“The right of a person to privacy in a public place is equal to the right of a photographer to</b> …

Small Camera Packs a Big Punch: Kyoto Street Photography with the Fuji X-T20

Arriving in Kyoto, I am holding onto Fujifilm’s X-T20 pre-production unit #48. I’ve had it for 3 months now and, to be honest, it competes for …

35+ Inspirational Photographers to Follow

Photo by Taras BychkoIf you’re looking for inspiration, follow these photographers:Elif GulenSean LotmanJosh WhiteAik Beng ChiaChristine ChungChu …

Tech Industry

Street Photography in India Through a Wedding Photographer’s Lens

I miss India. The explosions of bold colour alongside subtle, pastel textures and hues. The juxtaposition lurking on every corner. The …

Gorgeous Street Portrait Photography by Martin Nikolajev

<b>Martin Nikolajev</b> is a talented 19-year-old self-taught photographer and retoucher based in Tallinn, Estonia. Martin focuses on portraiture, he shoots …

Storytelling in Street Photography

Many street photography tutorials discuss the same topics over and over—focussing techniques, composition, candid shooting, etc. However, I believe …

Avoid these 28 common mistakes in Street Photography

1Always using the Manual Mode is a prominent Street Photography mistake<p>One common misconception and Street Photography mistake is the belief that …

Street Photography and Kodak Tri-X Film: 62 Years of Going With The Grain

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Bus stop windows graffiti photos at London Art Biennale exhibition

<b>A care worker has earned himself a place at an exhibition which shows off artwork from across the world - after taking photos of etched graffiti in bus stops.</b><p>Stephen Calcutt, 52, captured images while using public transport in Birmingham for work.<p>Now his photos will be on show at the London Art …

Streetwear

6 Tips to Make the Most of your New York City Photography

New York City is a complicated place to photograph. On one hand, it is one of the grandest, most awe-inspiring, fastest moving, and most diverse …

7 Tips for Overcoming Nerves When Doing Street Photography

Good street photography can sometimes look deceptively easy to do yourself. All you have to do is be in the right place at the right time, get a …

Street Photography

the loving eye of photographer ed van der elsken

A recent exhibition in Amsterdam shows the brilliant vision of the street photographer who made his name with the book Love on the Left Bank.<p>Ed van der Elsken was 31 years old when the world first took notice of his work, with the publication of his now iconic photobook <i>Love on the Left Bank</i>. The …

Cuba Street Portraits with the Sony a7R II and Tamron 35mm

Saint-Petersburg, Russia 2016