Bruce Gilden takes it or leaves it

Vice has a new video series that consists of famed Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden sitting at a table critiquing the work of "up and coming" photographers. According to Vice, Gilden tells these aspirants "if their work is transcendent, total crap, or somewhere in between." It's about what...

Ibarionex Perello on street photography

One of the most important things you can do as a photographer is have people who will give you honest, constructive feedback on your work. The next best thing is to listen to critiques of others. On this video, photographer Ibarionex Perello critiques some street...

James Marcus Haney is Almost Famous

The first time I heard of James Marcus Haney was when he ventured onto Reddit to do this AMA (ask me anything) and got trashed by the redditors. But I doubt there will be any lasting backlash from that experience when his documentary, "No Cameras Allowed," premieres on MTV on Aug....

Street photography of Aurel Rapa

I've seen a lot of street photography portfolios turned into videos but have never bothered to post one here on the blog. So, today's video is a first. It features the work of Romanian photogrpaher Aurel Rapa. Aurel's work is terrific and the video's use...

Eric Kim doing street photography in Saigon

This short film is by Vietnamese photographer Gin Tran. Street photography guru Eric Kim mentions meeting Tran and going to dinner with him in this post. Eric on street photography: For me, street photography is all about capturing the beauty of every day life. It's capturing humanity in your...

Street photographer Jason Martini: “You can just take it”

This is an interesting conversation between Jason Martini and Jaydine Sayer about privacy and street photography. Martini is a Chicago-based street photographer. Sayer is a freelance writer and editor. Martini on street photography: You wonder what everyone's story is and where they're going to -- and what kind of...

Street photographer Bruce Gilden is in your face

Street Hunters has an article about Bruce Gilden that really does a great job of dissecting the conflicted emotions that famous Magnum photographer can arouse in street photography circles. As the article's author, Andrew Swiegart, aptly puts it: "There doesn’t appear to be anyone on the fence. Love...

Thomas Leuthard on street photography

When Swiss street photographer Thomas Leuthard is out taking photos, he says his mission is to capture people in their "normal life situation." He's looking for everyday folks who might have a story to tell -- the kind of subjects you wouldn't see on the cover of a...

Finding your way to Everybody Street

There are two recent street photography documentaries that I'd like to see, Finding Vivian Maier, the story about the hidden life and photographs of a nanny who has been described as one of the most important street photographers of our time. Maier's work -- thousands...