#StreetPhotography: ‘Shinjuku’ by Frederic Vasquez

[caption id="attachment_5902" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Shinjuku Station in Tokyo / Photo by Frederic Vasquez[/caption] When making a picture of someone, there are many ways to draw attention to your subject. One common technique is to use a shallow depth of field to blur the background or foreground. Another option is...

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...

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The next Trombone Shorty?

Here's a black and white version of a photo I've posted on the blog before. I took this last year in front of the Gallery Place - Chinatown Metro Station in downtown Washington, D.C. It is also cross-posted over on BlackandWhiteEffects.com, where I curate my black and...