Street Photography

70 Street Photography Tips For Beginners by Eric Kim

I also recommend trying to master the art of “small-talk.”<p>We often frown down on “small-talk” because it feels shallow and superficial. However I …

Photography

How I Motivate Myself to Make Photos

I have a hard time motivating myself to take photos. This is what works for me:<p>1. Wear my camera like a bracelet<p>I am currently shooting on the Ricoh …

Eric Kim

How I Motivate Myself to Write

Writing is fucking hard. Far more unnatural than writing, photographing, or any other artistic form.<p>1. Writing is just expressing your soul<p>It has …

Eric Kim

Iphoneography

Iphoneography时代已经到来?<p>芝加哥摄影师Jeremy Edwards从2009年开始用自己的iphone手机拍摄的系列FROM THE POCKET 为我们带来了即时摄影与数字摄影两者结合所能产生的可能性和创造性。去他的tumblr看看吧。(需翻墙)<p>同时对iphoneography感兴趣 …

Photography

Galerie Droste Presents Sascha Kraus Photography this March

<b>Galerie Droste</b> in Wuppertal is delighted to showcase the latest <b>Sascha Kraus photography project FORTHRIGHT – Stronger than a weapon.</b> Animated by a …

Photography

Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York: The Power of Storytelling In Documentary Photography

"I stop a random person on the street and first create a zone of comfort. I ask questions such as 'What is your biggest regret in life?' and I get …

Photography

Beautiful Street Portrait Photography by Dennis Heeringa

<b>Dennis Heeringa</b> aka Dutchie is a talented freelance photographer and social media advisor currently based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. “Quite a number …

Photography

Are Primes or Zooms the Best Street Photography Lenses?

It may be difficult to know what lenses to take on a street photography shoot. Sometimes you have a good idea of what you’d like to shoot, at other …

Cameras

7 Lessons Horace Has Taught Me About Life

I’m really into the poet Horace– who mixed moral philosophy and poetry:<p>Here are some of my personal notes for myself, which I hope will give you some …

Eric Kim

Berlin Bhf

“Berlin Bhf” (bahnhof) was inspired by the experiences, visions, stories and expectations of Hungarian authors. The concepts are rooted in intimate issues of my personal life—here, I emphasize Berlin as a transitory place, a habitat of passengers, the temporary home for both these authors and …

Berlin

Fujifilm X100F Street Photography

This is the third article in my ongoing series on the new Fujifilm X100F. If you haven’t read the previous articles yet I have a full review of the …

Photography

How to Photograph Self-Portraits of Yourself

If you’re lacking inspiration to shoot others– shoot yourself.<p>1. Shoot yourself:<p>To start off, you are the best person to photograph. You give …

Eric Kim

Bryce Julien: I Will Continue to Shoot Black and White Film til the Day I Die

<i>All images by Bryce Julien. Used with permission.</i><p>I began analog photography very shortly after I took interest in photography as a hobby. It was a …

Photography

Location Tip: Subway Stations

Train stations are not a super secret anymore for great photo opportunities. Nonetheless I want to present a series shot at the Wittenbergplatz in …

Photography

How to Add the Fibonacci Spiral Composition to Your Photography

Dear friend,<p>I want to use this time to think about how to add more curves, dynamism, and perhaps the legendary ‘fibonacci spiral’ to your …

Eric Kim

Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking

<i>The kind of pleasure you can get from reading is like no other in the world.” ― Wendy Lesser</i><p>The Uncertain Future of Photojournalism – <i>Lens</i><p>Devotees of …

Photography

Fine Art and Cinematic Children Portraiture by Bill Gekas

<b>Bill Gekas</b> is a talented self-taught photographer who was born and residing in Melbourne, Australia. “I’ve been involved with photography since the …

Photography

Cologne Foundation Rejects Hauser Wirth’s Claim to Represent August Sander Estate

POSTED February 17, 2017<p>SK Stiftung Kultur, a Cologne-based cultural foundation, has declared that it represents the estate of twenty-first-century …

Bill Cunningham

Photography Friday: Interview, Solange Brand, former Art Director at 'Le Monde Diplomatique'

What’s left of photographic archives depicting important events in Chinese history? Many voices would agree: not much. China experienced a dramatic …

China

5 Creative Lessons Rick Rubin Can Teach You About Photography

I always like cross-pollinating creative ideas. For example, I am inspired by the zen-like philosophy of Rick Rubin, who sees himself (not) as a …

Eric Kim

Should I Crop My Photos?

Will cropping make a better photo?<p>For example, take one of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s famous photos:<p>He cropped the photo, because apparently he was …

Eric Kim

Everything Will Be Alright

Dear friend,<p>Every day, we face fears of exile, war, political unrest, and death.<p>But no matter how bad shit may seem, know that everything will be …

Eric Kim

Eternal Sunshine

Eternal sunshine<p>My soul and my muse<p>I wake up in the morning and spring blooms.<p>Your mind is divine, sweet and sublime<p>Let’s turn back the wings of time.<p>…

Eric Kim

What's in Store for the Future of Photography?

Photography Tomorrow – Looking into the Future<p>You may or may not have your own ideas of what sort of trends are coming this year & beyond and of …

Photography

7 Sensual Photographs That Challenge Notions of Intimacy - Creators

Representations of love and intimacy in art are multitudinous. They range from the virtual to the visceral, and from the ancient to the hyper-contemporary. At PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco, a recent iteration of the international art fair dedicated to photography, many participating creators showed …

Photography

Why The Analog Photography World is a Far Nicer Place Than Digital

Years and years ago, there were film photographers who loved taking their lenses and cameras into labs and testing the results with charts and such. …

Photography

Meet the Artist Taking Street Photography to New Heights - Creators

Street style is stale and street photography feels like it passed away when Bill Cunningham did. There are only so many ways you can capture images of people on the street, but somehow, artist Jeff Hodsdon is reinventing the wheel when it comes to urban portraiture. The artist’s project The Moments …

Photography

Peep Martin Parr’s early and lesser known works

A new exhibition looks at the British master’s monochrome years, showcasing the development of his eye for documenting life’s quotidian moments<p>The concept of what it means to be British is one Martin Parr has continually returned to throughout his career. With collections such as <i>The Last Resort</i> and</i> …

Martin Parr

Composition Lessons Raphael Can Teach You About Photography

I’m currently inspired by a lot of painting, and trying to figure out how I can improve my compositions in photography from the masters of art.<p>1. …

Eric Kim

Leica celebrates 100th anniversary with videos, a book and limited edition products

This year, the legendary Leica camera turns 100. Exactly 100 years ago, Oskar Barnack’s workshop journal listed “Liliput camera for cine film …

Cameras