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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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 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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Bevrijdingsfestival Overijssel 2013

Every year at May 5th people of the Netherlands celebrate freedom. In different cities musicfestivals are held. This one is in Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands See all the pictures at my Flickr-page

Did you ever ride the subway with Master Yoda?

Riding the subway in the morning, fighting your ‘happy’ morningmood. Who doesn’t do it every morning? Well, this guy is making the most out of it. Happy when waking up, he grabs his gear and the morningpaper and heads out to the subway. We don’t know who it is, but he makes really funny pics.
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A winter with Gloria Cassens

Tribune photojournalist Nancy Stone documents a winter with Gloria Cassens, a streetphotographer who specializes in portraits of the homeless and others who are struggling. Cassens is the resident of a single room occupancy hotel in Chicago.  


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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International competition of street photography URBAN 2013 is now open

  Since 1st April 2013 registrations are open to the international competition of street photography URBAN, 2013, promoted by the cultural dotART of Trieste. Now in its fourth edition, URBAN has as its main theme the daily life of the city as seen through artistic photos of road: images immediate, real, that capture views, people,
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Quotes to work with

No one moment is important. Any moment can be something...

Garry Winogrand

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

Quote to work with

Street photography is a renewable resource. If you dont like what you see wait 5 minutes or walk a hundred feet.

Craig Coverdale

What and what not?

About behaviour and what is allowed Streetphotographers all know it. We all come across the moment someone is asking you what you do and what you are doing with the pictures. Most of the time people are satisfied when you explain to them what you do and where the pictures are for. you have nothing
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