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Learn From a Master: Analysis of Joel Meyerowtiz’s Street Photography

There are photographers that are so masterful in their creation of images that they are worth studying in the hope you can siphon off some of their brilliance. In this video, watch as some of Joel Meyerowitz’s legendary street photography is broken down and analyzed.

If you haven’t heard of Joel Meyerowitz, I’m a little jealous as you can explore his work for the first time. He’s one of America’s most esteemed photographers of all time and his street photography, in particular, is of the highest caliber. While a lot of his work is black and white — as

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100 women street photographers – The Washington Post

When you think about the masters of street photography, you probably think mostly of men. That is because, photography, like most things, has been a male-dominated field. At least, that is how it seems. Garry Winogrand, Lee Freidlander, Brassai, Eugene Atget, Robert Frank, Jeff Mermelstein, Alex Webb, Saul Leiter — those are some of the names that might jostle around in your head. Oh, and by the way, Helen Levitt and Diane Arbus, too — maybe Vivian Maier for good measure.

While Levitt and

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8 Unfortunate Stages Every Street Photographer Goes Through

This article is a (tongue-in-cheek) description of the progression of your everyday street photographer — the 8 stages every street photographer will inevitably find themselves journeying through. Enjoy!

#1. The Brick Phase

After watching the Vivian Maier documentary one day, you buy your first street photography camera. Your camera sits like a brick for a few months, except for when you take it out to photograph your dog or patio furniture in the snow. You put on a hat one day and take 12 self-portraits in the bathroom mirror. Ten years later, you still use this self-portrait.

The truth is,

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Eric Mencher: From Photojournalist to Master iPhone Street Photographer

Few street photographers and photojournalists have over 95,000 Instagram followers, shoot 100{ccba7a2b95b607a22ddf747fd2dfd32aff224073631da9265f095c812cbfd265} on their iPhone, and have a World Press Photo prize. Eric Mencher is one of them.

Mencher was the recipient of the Overseas Press Club Award for his “Rwanda: Aftermath of Genocide.”

I had the pleasure of watching Eric photograph in small towns near San Miguel de Allende Mexico where we both lived. I had never experienced walking about with a more intuitive photographer. Here is, well, some of his story.

Peter Levitan: I want to start with a quote you wrote on your bio: “I am a

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The Ethics of Street Photography

Street photography is one of the most popular genres of photography, both for professional and amateur photographers. Done well, it can produce art that not only tells a story about a particular moment in time but also provides us with a window onto the human condition. Questions have been asked, however, about the ethics of street photography, and whether photographers ought to be doing it at all.

Street photography involves capturing candid moments of real life, typically by photographing unsuspecting members of the public as they go about their day. Subjects usually aren’t asked whether they consent to being photographed,

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Shop 7 Summer Outfits From the Men’s Street Style Set in Paris

Spring 2022’s menswear shows have come and gone, but the street style as seen on showgoers have a long-lasting impact. With the return of in-person shows, it’s no surprise that the guests’s ensembles were on point—and we couldn’t help but notice the men’s style in particular. There was look after look of effortlessly cool summer outfits, many of which we’d happily recreate.

There were silky pants in jewel tones paired with open weave knit tanks and plenty of printed button-ups styled with floor-grazing tailored trousers. Not to mention, there were some very good accessories including pastel bucket hats, brown-tinted aviators,

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