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Unknown talent asking for critique.

Tips from one of the masters, John Free

John Free is a social documentary/street photographer who lives in Los Angeles. His photographic essays range from railroad tramps in California to automobile abstracts to London and Paris street life.
His work has been featured in numerous publications from U.S. News and World Report and Newsweek to Photographic Magazine to Smithsonian and he loves to teach. So, this master of street photographytakes you with him on his journeys through the streets of Los Angels.
In this video he gives valuable tips for street photography, and you get to see him at work. It’s a pleasure to watch how easy he connects and shoots. He loves to educate other photographers.


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At work

It’s always fun to see a street photographer at work. Here is Gareth Jukes while visiting Amsterdam. Jukes is an international street photographer based in Birmingham, England He is in Amsterdam for his work for a project in calibration with the antiHEART group, an international artist collective. More work by the artist Gareth Jukes can be
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Quotes to work with

“The photograph is completely abstracted from life, yet it looks like life. That is what has always excited me about photography.”

Richard Kalvar

No people

Summer of 2015. Lot’s of rain, cold and stormy weather. No one wants to sit at this lonely bench…

Quotes to work with

“Only photograph what you love.”

Tim Walker

Dreamer

 The other day I was enjoying the early spring sun. A beautiful sunday, a little chill still in the air. You know, the first days of spring. Everybody gets a little crazy. The local icecream-maker didn’t know what happened. People were standing in line for over half an hour to get ice-cream. Others were enjoying the
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What Makes a Good Street Photograph? – Take it or Leave it with Bruce Gilden

Bruce Gilden is one of the Magnum Photographers. So, he knows what he’s talking about right? He has won  a Guggenheim Fellowship this past year and is known to be one of the badassest badasses in the business. He is a no-nonsense guy and Vice YouTube asked him to talk about photographs. In the second edition
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The World Atlas of Street Photography

source: blog.wsj.com Street photography has an irresistible allure, bringing out the voyeur in the viewer. A new book, “The World Atlas of Street Photography,” has pictures by 100 established and emerging photographers, working in more than 50 cities on five continents. Jackie Higgins, the author of the book, says for many people the term “street
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Vivian Maier: Who took Nanny’s pictures? 5/5

The incredible story of a mysterious nanny who died in 2009 leaving behind a secret hoard – thousands of stunning photographs. Never seen in her lifetime, they were found by chance in a Chicago storage locker and auctioned off cheaply. Now Vivian Maier has gone viral and her magical pictures sell for thousands of dollars.
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Quotes to work with

“For me, photography has become a way of attempting to make sense of the strange world that I see around me. I don’t ever expect to achieve that understanding, but the fact that I am trying comforts me.”

Mikhael Subotzky

Vivian Maier: Who took Nanny’s pictures? 4/5

The incredible story of a mysterious nanny who died in 2009 leaving behind a secret hoard – thousands of stunning photographs. Never seen in her lifetime, they were found by chance in a Chicago storage locker and auctioned off cheaply. Now Vivian Maier has gone viral and her magical pictures sell for thousands of dollars.
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Vivan Maier: Who took Nanny’s pictures? 3/5

The incredible story of a mysterious nanny who died in 2009 leaving behind a secret hoard – thousands of stunning photographs. Never seen in her lifetime, they were found by chance in a Chicago storage locker and auctioned off cheaply. Now Vivian Maier has gone viral and her magical pictures sell for thousands of dollars.
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Vivian Maier: Who took Nanny’s pictures? 2/5

The incredible story of a mysterious nanny who died in 2009 leaving behind a secret hoard – thousands of stunning photographs. Never seen in her lifetime, they were found by chance in a Chicago storage locker and auctioned off cheaply. Now Vivian Maier has gone viral and her magical pictures sell for thousands of dollars.
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