Photographers

Why You Must Grow as a Photographer and Artist

Dear friend,If you’re not growing in your photography, you’re dying.Why grow?Kyoto, 2015Okay, so my theory: all life is about growth.For example, …

Eric Kim

Why You Shouldn’t Go Into Debt For Your Photography

Dear friend,<p>Practical advice: to be happy and have creative freedom, don’t go into debt for your photography.<p>Debt is slavery<p>We can’t control that …

Eric Kim

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 …

Eric Kim

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 …

Eric Kim

Photographer Reimagines Caravaggio's Paintings

Photographer<p>Posted on June 22, 2017, 21:44 GMT<p><a href="http://Www.curiouszed.com" target="_blank">curiouszed.com</a><p>Being an avid fan of modern fine art, I recently came across the work of a dutch photographer Zdenek Sindelar who calls himself 'CuriousZed.<p>Seeing a couple of his photographs on …

Art

A Japanese Photographer's Snapshot Obsession

<b>This story appears in the June issue of VICE magazine. Click HERE to subscribe.</b><p>Kenya Sugai, a photographer based in Tokyo, is a veteran at capturing colorful snapshots on the street. In his series <i>AAA</i>, a self-published book featured here, we see close crops on peacocks, advertising, and blown-up …

Photography

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 …

Eric Kim

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. …

Eric Kim

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 …

Eric Kim

HENRI NECK STRAP: Decisive Moments Keep Falling in My Lap

HENRI NECK STRAP <br>Decisive moments keep falling in my lap<p>Henri neck strap<br>My mind inspired, and creatively packed.<p>Henri neck strap,<br>Always on my …

Eric Kim

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. …

Eric Kim

HAPTIC INDUSTRIES: The Place to Be

HAPTIC INDUSTRIES: the creative place to be.<br>A place where we can create together, freely.<p>Haptic Industries,<br>Let’s shoot together in the breeze, just …

Eric Kim

Review: BREDA Bresson watches

Having started life as a private label brand in 2009, watch designer BREDA has come a long way over the years and now operates out of a watch design …

Watches

Influential Photography Books

Dear friend,<p>Here is a list of my personal favorite photography books which have influenced and inspired me:<p>Photography Education<p>Magnum Contact …

Eric Kim

Fitness Blogger Dies After Whipped Cream Dispenser Explodes

A popular lifestyle blogger in France has died after a whipped cream dispenser exploded and hit her in the chest, her family said.<p>Rebecca Burger — …

Whipped Cream

Most Influential Photographers

A list of Eric Kim’s favorite and most influential photographers in history, who have influenced him:<p>High contrast, gritty black and white<p>It started …

Eric Kim

VIVIAN MAIER

VIVIAN MAIER,<br>you’re one of my photo heroes: you shot until the day you retired<br>Without fame or accolades<br>Rather you shot to take the pain of everyday …

Eric Kim

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 …

Eric Kim

THE PHOTOGRAPHER by ERIC KIM

Dear friend,<p>This book is my attempt at at a mini magnum opus of sorts. It is everything I have learned from photography, that can hopefully get you …

Eric Kim

Great Street Photographers to Follow

Street photo inspiration:<p>Some street photographers whose work inspires me, from the Hardcore Street Photography Photo Pool:<p>Street Photography …

Eric Kim

FILM NOTES: Monochrome Paradise

FILM NOTES: monochrome paradise<br>The grain is so exotic, and ever so nice.<p>Shooting film might be expensive,<br>Eat more beans and rice<p>But the silver …

Eric Kim

Will the Real ERIC KIM please Stand Up?

Is ERIC KIM, real or a fake?<br>Is he a farce– does he show us his real face?<p>Eric Kim praises a simple life,<br>But he wants to buy expensive shit, don’t …

Eric Kim

You Must Live and Look

In an interview from 1973, Henri Cartier-Bresson spoke frankly about the early days of Magnum. Drawn from Aperture’s forthcoming <i>Henri</i> …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

ERIC KIM EXPERIENCES 2017

Conquer your fears and meet new peers:• Sept 9-10: <b>Kyoto Zen Workshop</b> – <b>New</b><br>• Sept 13-17: <b>Tokyo</b> Street Photography Experience – <b>Sold out</b> (Contact …

Eric Kim

The History of Photojournalism. How Photography Changed the Way We Receive News.

Using images to communicate the news, photojournalism has shaped the way we view the world since the mid-19th century. What began as war photography has slowly spread to other newsworthy events, including sports, and even long-form storytelling through photo essays.<p>While some say its heyday has …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

For 70 Years, Magnum Photo Has Defined The Way We See The World

In 1951, Henri Cartier-Bresson and ten other members of the Magnum photo agency fanned out to fourteen countries to meet and photograph a generation …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Eyes On The World

Experiencing cultures and getting access to people and locations are key components of successful travel photography. From assignments that have …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

The Spirit of Magnum • Magnum Manifesto

Elliott Erwitt Magnum photographers during the annual meeting.Back row (standing): Paul Fusco, Raymond Depardon, Leonard Freed, Peter MarlowMiddle …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

ULTRALIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY

We’re riding on a photography ultralight beam,<br>We’re shooting together, all together on the same team.We’re riding a photographic ultralight dream<br>What …

Eric Kim

Street Photography Zen

Street photography Zen,<br>Where can I begin, my friend?<p>1. Look up and down.<p>First tip, treat street photography like walking meditation, and shoot …

Eric Kim