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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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Copenhagen

The other day I went to Copenhagen. Amongst a busy schedule of visiting friends and seeing the sites, I had a day off to do some serious streetphotography. And it payed off… Being out of the touristseason, the city belongs to the Danish again. Ofcourse there is an occasional tourist to be shot, but mostly
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Picked up by Fluidr

When checking my stats on Flickr, I was surprised by a sudden peak in visits. What happend? Did I win Worldpress or something? No, most certainly not. But what did happen? A little research and some reading through the comments I discovered one of my pics was picked up by Fluidr.com. The service that scavages
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Walking for water

Students in grades 7 and 8 of primary school in The Netherlands experience what their peers in developing countries must do to get drinking water: average 6 km walk with 6 liters of water. At the end, they drop the water in a tank, to see how much it is. Big fun, and a lot
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Joel Meyerowitz on Streetphotography

Streetcliche?

We often make fun of them, the Japanese. They travel around the world, do Europe in 10 days and take photo’s from everything, everyone and everywhere. Is it a cliché or the truth…

Finding Vivian Maier

Know your past, and you know who you are. Sometimes the past is hidden, but some lucky souls accidently uncover the past. Hoe lucky is this guy, he finds unknown work of Vivan Maier and decides to turn it into a documentary. How lucky are we that we can go watch this film…  

What is streetphotography?

As a starting streetphotographer I wandered around the internet in search of a definition for streetphotography. In vain, because I quickly found out there is no comprehensive definition. Definition streetphotography? Should it be in black and white, like many streetphotographers do, or can you shoot in color? Do you shoot people or don’t you? What
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The best of 2012

Discovering streetphotography The year 2012 is over, we’re all stil alive and kicking. Time to reflect at 2012. It was a great year, a special year, a crisis year, a dry year, a wet year, a year in which I took a lot of pictures (what else is new) and discovered a new way of photography for
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101 Inspirational Street Photography Quotes — Eric Kim Street Photography

  By Charlie Atkinson So for this weeks post I thought I would share my favorite quotes from some of my favorite photographers as well as a few others that can be applied to photography as well! They are also not in any particular order, this post is by me as well (not Eric!) as I think
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Books

A lot is said about photography. Tutorials, techniques, guidelines. That is also true for streetphotography. When I started looking for books, I found that a lot of books are going back in time. To Henry Cartier-Bresson, the godfather of streetphotography. Little did I find about modern streetphotographers, untill I stumbled across this  gentleman from Switzerland.
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Nice movie

Anyone who surfs the internet and googles for ‘streetphotography’ comes up with a lot of stuff. One of the nice things I found was this video.

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