Street Photography

William Eggleston: "Perfectly Banal"

William Eggleston, known as ‘the father of colour photography’, was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1939, his father an engineer and his mother the …

Photography

The Free Way to Become Rich

Dear friend,<p>I will share with you a secret on how to become rich — for free.<p>1. Don’t lose money<p>First of all, the biggest mistake we have in trying to …

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Suit alleges artist illegally profited off Vivian Maier's world-famous photos

Former Rogers Park artist Jeffrey Goldstein has long expressed disgust over Cook County's takeover of the Vivian Maier estate, saying a cumbersome government bureaucracy had no business managing the reclusive Chicago nanny's stunning archive of world-famous photographs.<p>When the public administrator …

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Pain is skin deep: Extreme close-up portraits of people on the edge

<i>A portrait from photographer Bruce Gilden’s 2015 book ‘Face.’</i><p>“The older I get, the closer I get.”<p>—Photographer Bruce Gilden on his ever-evolving …

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Casablanca: A City Nothing Like the Film

<i>This week Lens is featuring photographers from around the world who have been chosen to attend the fifth annual New York Portfolio Review.</i><p>For most of his life, Yassine Alaoui Ismaili didn’t know anything about street photography. But he knew a lot about the street.<p>That education began in his …

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This Weekend: Join Us For Our Black and White Street Photography Workshop

Hey everyone,<p>This weekend, we’ve got a two day street photography intensive workshop with Adorama; and you can still join. Details are after the jump …

Photography

AI-AP | Profiles » Photographer Profile - Petra Barth: "I hope to create an emotional connection between the viewer and the subject"

Petra Barth came late to photography. But she is making up for lost time.<p>Barth, who was born in Germany and studied fashion design in Milan, worked …

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On Going Home

Did you move away from your hometown? For me, Springfield, Missouri, is a strange place to visit because it sparks so many memories of growing up. …

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Frank Jobin in the Streets and Air

If you’re looking to find <b>Frank Jobin</b>, point your eyes up in the air and see if he’s flying overheard. If you don’t see him, feel free to lurk around …

Snowboarding

Eight Photographers on Their Favorite Image from Robert Frank’s “The Americans”

I<i>n 2009, the Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of Robert Frank’s foundational photography book “The Americans” with an exhibit of the volume’s eighty-three images. It was the first time that the project had been exhibited in New York. At the time, Jason Eskenazi, a</i> …

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The Three “A”s of Autism, with Dr. Stephen Shore

<b>Spectrumly Speaking is also available on:</b> iTunes | Stitcher | SoundCloud<p><b>IN THIS WEEK’S EPISODE:</b><p>In this episode, hosts Lauren Gerber Ms. Ed., PSY. D. …

Autism

Sickening scenes on the television of 50,000 English people chasing 10 Kenyan men through the streets of London. Theresa May is this your England

Sickening Scenes On The Television Of 50,000 English People Chasing 10 Kenyan Men Through The Streets Of London. Theresa May Is This Your England<p>Back …

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England's Biggest St George's Day Parade, Through the Lens of Martin Parr

The legendary Magnum photographer went to the country's largest St George's Day parade, in West Bromwich.<p>Martin Parr is the ultimate chronicler of Englishness. From his early works documenting rural communities in West Yorkshire and his hyper-real photographs of the North West's working class …

Martin Parr

The Street with Trotsky's Bones | by Álvaro Enrigue | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

It was late December when Alex Webb asked me to write a piece for a book that collected thirty years of his photographs of Mexican streets. I …

Mexico

Bangkok Street Food back already?? - Wandering Aramean

Remember the kerfuffle last week about Bangkok street food vendors possibly being run off their stalls? Seems like that was either an exaggeration of …

Thailand

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Go to Photography or Art School

Dear friend,<p>If you’re reading this — you might be considering whether to go to photography or art school.<p>I will give you some honest advice.<p>Who are …

Photography

Capturing the modern masculinity of Algeria’s youth

Benjamin Loyseau’s photos from electronic duo The Blaze’s ‘Territory’ music video explore the hidden cultures of Algiers<p>Benjamin Loyseau captures the enduring hidden emotions that persevere through stories of conflict or human strife. Through his photography, Loyseau implores us to find empathy in …

behind the scenes

Revisit Groundbreaking Photos by Diane Arbus

View Slideshow<p>The book <i>Arbus Friedlander Winogrand: New Documents, 1967</i> revisits the groundbreaking 1967 Museum of Modern Art exhibition “New …

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My Quote Challenge for National Photography Month May 2017

A week from today National Photography Month begins. Here’s a blurb from the official website The American Photography Association (sadly, not …

Photography

Paris Show Charts the Rise and Fall of Photography’s Love Affair With Cars

Reviews<p>At Fondation Cartier, a survey of cars as a photographic subject matter honors a genre in decline.<p>,<p>Last week, on a rainy morning in Boulevard …

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Sixteen: Giving Voice to the British Youth

“Sixteen” is a group project I am leading with fifteen other photographers all around the UK. The central idea for the project is to give a voice to the next generation and hear them speak to us about their dreams, ambitions, hopes and fears for the future. Within the group, we aim to explore how …

Photography

Magnum Manifesto Will Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Collective

<i>All images in this article are used with permission from ICP.</i><p>Next month, the International Center of Photography is teaming up with Magnum Photos for …

Photography

Spoiler alert: Fondation Cartier’s blockbuster car photography show gets into gear

The Fondation Cartier has devoted its entire exhibition space in Paris to a new show on cars – hundreds of them – without featuring a single actual vehicle. Instead, the fittingly named ‘Autophoto’ is focused on car-related photography from the early 20th century through the present, with various …

Martin Parr

Pensioner gets into the Soho spirit during street rave

<b>If you ever are struggling for a reason to smile, think about this raving pensioner who absolutely loves life.</b><p>While more than 40,000 people prepared …

Senior Citizen

NY Diary: The City in Glorious, Raw, Gritty Black and White

<i>All images by Federico Chiesa. Used with Creative Commons Permission.</i><p>When you think about a lot of the more famous photos of NYC, it’s easy to bring …

Photography

Photo Essay: The Homeless Children on the Streets of Kitale, Kenya

It’s five o’clock in the morning, and a cold mist lies upon the small Kenyan town of Kitale. Only if you walk around the empty town at the break of …

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City Street Guides by f.d. walker: A Street Photography Guide to Moscow, Russia

<i>*A series of guides on shooting Street Photography in cities around the world. Find the best spots to shoot, things to capture, street walks, street</i> …

A Photographic Life: An Interview With Finnish Photographer, Jukka Heinovirta

I first met Jukka Heinovirta a few years ago. Many of his photographs of rural Finland evoke emotions of being out in the rugged landscape, taking in …

Photography

The Photographer’s Touch: Photograms and Alchemy

<i>One of the things that led me to this way of working…was frustration with not being able to say what I wanted using straight photography.</i><p><i>—Klea McKenna</i><p>Artist Klea McKenna diverged from traditional point-and-shoot photography many years ago. In its place, she started experimenting with photographic …

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The Modern Democracy of Photojournalism: The Digital Era...

We live in a world driven by immediacy.<p>We have countless sources of information through our various social media platforms.<p>The curious dynamics …

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