Erik Witsoe Captures Beautiful Slices of Life in Monochrome

While black and white is a popular look not only for street photography but also for any project that calls for a classic or dramatic imagery. From portraits to landscapes, documentary photography, and photo diaries, photographers turn to the simplicity and elegance of black and white for both professional and personal work.

Mark Broyer Highlights Color in Latest After Hours Installments

We've been following the night strolls of Hamburg-based photographer and art director Mark Broyer through his After Hours series, curious about the persona his town takes on come nighttime. We find ourselves wanting to do some street photography at night with each installment, and the two latest ones are no exception.

Salvatore Matarazzos Ricoh GR II Snaps Eyes From the Street

One of the first things we learn when we're photographing people is to make sure their eyes are in focus. Italian contemporary street photographer Salvatore Matarazzo often takes this fundamental portrait photographylesson to his bold work.

Should We Embrace Staged Street Photography?

Staged street photography is often given the label of being the stain on the craft. Most people in the scene are busting their ass just to get an authentic, candid frame. Some, however, are bringing a preconceived concept to life and passing it off as something that it isn't.

Gustavo Rosass Street Photography in Buenos Aires Shows Pops of Color

Black and white is the quintessential look of street photography, but the craft is also now impressive in color. Some of our favorites aren't just simple captures of what's happening here and there -- they're also clever exercises on how to catch the eyes with pops of color.

Get a Glimpse of Jakarta in These Fujifilm X100 Street Snaps

Not so long ago, we came across a video saying that the eight-year-old Fujifilm FinePix X100 still makes a perfect shooting companion. There were some sample photos included to make the case strong, but if you still need some convincing, we have just the stuff for you.

Dimpy Bhalotia: Pure Black and White Street Photography of Lifes Beauty

Street photography may just be one way of seeing and capturing the world for many for us. But for Bombay-born, fashion design student turned street photographer Dimpy Bhalotia, it's both the toughest and purest form of creative photography, for reasons that every street photographer out there is familiar with.

10 Best Street Photographs On Social Media

Many people blame social media for the supposed death of street photography. What was once a rich man's game is now accessible to the many and not the few. With that comes great grumblings - "now anyone can put their rubbish pictures out to the world" or "all the good photographs are far outweighed by the bad ones".

10 Best Street Photographs on Social Media

Many people blame social media for the supposed death of street photography. What was once a rich man's game is now accessible to the many and not the few. With that comes great grumblings - "now anyone can put their rubbish pictures out to the world" or "all the good photographs are far outweighed by the bad ones".

Three Modern Day Masters of Natural Light Street Photography

Lighting will make or break a photograph. You could have the most interesting subject in the world, but if it isn't lit well then you may as well forget about it. From softboxes to strobe lights; flashguns to Rotalights, we have come with wonderful ways of ensuring our sensors capture the best images possible.

My Affinity with Street Photography: A Love Story Like No Other

I've been practisingstreet photography for roughly 6 years now. When Ifirst started, I would walk around the streets with an old Olympus bridge camera - taking photos of anything and everything. I didn't actually learn the term "street photography" until two years after I started practising it.

Florian Muellers Street Photography Turns the Lens to Shanghais Streets

Night scenes are among the favorites of many street photographers. The sheer number of outstanding works we've featured on the topic are a testament to this. We're adding one more to our roster of favorites in the form of Florian Mueller's latest set, which takes us to the streets of Shanghai and its colorful Nightshift scenes.

Ludwig Favre Captures the Glow of New York Chinatown Just Before Dawn

If you're not an early riser, the dreamy images you're about to see will give you an idea on what you're missing out. During an early morning stroll in New York City, Paris-based fine art photographer and Lumix Ambassador Ludwig Favre captured a mesmerizing side of Chinatown, showing how it transforms with a bit of rain just before the dawn breaks.

How To Develop Your Photographic Voice

New photographers often want to imitate those that inspired them to first delve into the world of photography. They look at images from the past masters and confirm to themselves "I want to take photographs just like that".

How to Get More Intimacy in Your Photographs

Intimacy is a beautiful part of being human. It makes our heart beat faster, our pupils dilate and fills our brains with endorphins. To have the opportunity to record that is an extremely satisfying thing to do.

How To Get More Intimacy In Your Photographs

Intimacy is a beautiful part of being human. It makes our heart beat faster, our pupils dilate and fills our brains with endorphins. To have the opportunity to record that is an extremely satisfying thing to do.

35mm vs 50mm Prime Lenses: What Makes Them Different? (Canon Edition)

Can two prime lenses so close in focal length really be so different, and why should you choose one over the other? This is a question that has been asked many times before. Here we will take a quick look at the differences between the two and what they are both good for.

Heres How You Get Flash in Your Street Photography

The next time you head to the streets for your usual photo walks, you might want to take things up a notch and get "Flash" in your shots. You don't need to be super fast, but you might need to brush up on your panning techniques first if you've been rusty!

Is This The End of In-PUBLiC? Questioning What Street Photography Really Is

iN-PUBLiC has been a long-standingand respected collective in Street Photography. For the best part of 18 years, it has featured some of the most applauded and successfulstreet photographers. But could one simple photograph be about to bring what has been a strong source of education for so many to its bitter end?

Could This 35mm F2.7 Be the Ultimate Pancake Lens for Street Photography?

Pancake lenses are revered primarily for the superb optics they provide in such a small package. If you're both a street photographer and a pancake lens fan still looking for one to pair your camera with, here's a Kickstarter project that could just pique your interest: possibly the smallest pancake lens in the world!

The Most Basic Thing You Need To Know About Street Photography

It was renowned street photographer Garry Winogrand who once said, Anything and all things are photographable. However, in todays society where almost everyone has a cell phone, and just about every cell phone has a camera built in, many people are increasingly concerned about their personal privacy.

Elsa Bledas Chinatown Glows an Eerie Neon at Midnight

All images by Elsa Bleda. Used with Creative Commons permission. Cities bathed in neon glow is certainly one of our favorite approaches to street photography and the neon trend itself, and we’re sure we share this with a lot of our readers.

Giving a Voice to the Voiceless: A Critical Look at Street Photography

Knowing the back roads, the old towns and the highly populated areas like the back of your hand all contributes to potentially obtaining themaximumartistic quality in your images. Of course it takes time to develop such awareness, something that can only come from an insane amount of walk time.

Andreas Kamoutsis Explores Alternate Visions Inspired by Self-Discovery

My primary photographic goal is to capture strong visual elements, such as mystery, feelings, harmony, and simplicity. This unique art also exists as an artistic expression of myself, a great field of continuous self-discovery, a path for personal creative fulfillment through the ever-changing vision of this world

This Quirky Photo Book is a Deep Dive Into the Unknown Side of Los Angeles

Attention, photo book lovers and self-publishers! We've spotted another interesting project you might want to support on Kickstarter. LA DRIVE-BY, a photo book by Hamburg-based Michael Lange, promises to take us deep into the dark and obscure side of Los Angeles through a series of photos shot from a car during his titular drives.

Luc Kordas: Finding the Daydreamers Among Us in NYC

For years, New York City has been a mecca for street photographers looking to capture unique moments occurring all around us. Unless you happen to be in New York City during a hurricane or a massive snow storm, chances are, you'll be surrounded by locals and tourists alike going about their lives, moving from one destination to the next.

The Slower Lens on the Sony RX100 VI May Turn Bokeh Lovers Off

With the new announcement of the Sony RX100 VI camera, there comes with it a number of great technologies but also a number of tradeoffs. Before I go on, I should state that I've spent a few minutes with the new camera and that I get to play with it more later on. But right off the bat, I've got a number of theories.

Op Ed: Working with a 28mm Lens as a 35mm Fanatic

It was the Sony 28mm f2 FE lens that first seriously introduced me to 28mm lenses, but it was the Nikon 28mm f1. 4 that made me really fall in love with them and the Leica 28mm f1. 4 that solidified that even further.

Review: Masters of Photography: Joel Meyerowitz

Thats what I said to myself 20 minutes into his new MasterClass offered by Masters Of. Photography. We rarely get to learn from the true legends of photography. And maybe thats a good thing, because the best photographers arent always good teachers.

Does Our Street Photography Have Meaning?

I have been practising Street Photography for some time now. As the years have gone by I have been happy with the progress that I have made, both aesthetically and in obtaining knowledge. A few days ago I was reviewing my portfolio, trying to understand exactly what direction I want to go with my body of work.

Can We Guess Which is Better? Leica M10 vs Leica M6

Ever been curious if it's worth "upgrading" from a Leica M6 to an M10? In a recent trip to New York City, George Muncey of Negative Feedback swapped his M6 with New Yorker Joe Greer's M10 for a day to see how the experience and the results would stack up.

Why Daily Life In South Africa Is So Magical

I go about my life here in the western cape and often can’t help whipping out my phone to capture the beauty of the scenery around me. Here’s just a small taste and appreciation post.

I Got Lost In The Beauty Of Milan At Night

My name is Davide Sasso and I'm a photographer. Italy is really beautiful, last year I had the opportunity to visit the most beautiful places: Venice, Florence, Rome and many other incredible places, full of art, history, and beauty.

While I Was In Paris, I Took Some Pic With My Smartphone

i'm Mounir Belmokhtar 19 yo from Algeria , i was in Paris and i took some shoots with my Iphone 5syou may know that i love photography , a smartphone or DLSR it doesn't matter as long as you try to see the beauty in everything and shoot what you see and share with your version of the vision you can chek my other post i'll alway say it ,,don't make excuses .

Photographer Captures Russia Like You Never See On The Postcards

Photographer Alexander Petrosyan has spent years and years discovering and documenting infinite layers of St. Petersburg. His wide collection - not only beautiful, but also grotesque - invites outsiders to step inside the raw and unpredictable streets and experience them without a filter, common for polished postcards or travel documentaries.

We/You All Suck at Street Photography; and Thats Okay

Street Photography isn't simple and instead is something that requires a number of incredible parallel factors to all line up accordingly--and when cameras start to do nothing else but constantly log life at a higher resolution, it will require human elements beyond algorithms scrubbing for "Good images" to actually have someone call themselves an artist.

10+ Images From The Time Fog Made My City Look Like A Blade Runner Movie Set

I'm a huge Blade Runner fan. It has inspired my style of photography in an endless number of ways, from the color-grading to the themes it represents. So when the heavy fog came rolling into Songdo of Incheon, South Korea, I was snapping away until the early hours - ensuring all these moments were not lost in time, like tears in rain.

Photography News Roundup, September 29

In the headlines this week: critiquing the Polaroid comeback, street photography, the only light youll ever need and more. The post Photography News Roundup, September 29 appeared first on 500px ISO.

Weekly Photography News Roundup, June 9th

The best of Dazed's photography in Belfast, a review of the Alien Skin Exposure X2, recreating nightmares through photography, an artist life in Cuba... The post Weekly Photography News Roundup, June 9th appeared first on 500px ISO.

2017s Best Street Photography, So Far

Take inspiration from the best street photography we've seen this year, so far.

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