Street Photography by Mark Cohen – Grim Street

Mark Cohen is an American photographer best known for his inventive street photography, and a self-described “surrealistic action photographer,” who uses flash at close distance on his subjects and is referred to as a great outsider of street photography. During the 1970’s  Mark Cohen developed a  unique style and method contrary to what was coming out of New York by the likes Joel Meyerowitz, William … Continue reading Street Photography by Mark Cohen – Grim Street

A Fascinating Look At Daido Moriyama; Japan’s Most Celebrated Photographer

Daido Moriyama is a fascinating photographer and is widely recognized as one of Japan’s most important and influential photographers, particularly for his depictions of what he saw as the breakdown of traditional values in post-war Japan.  I also like the way photography is appreciated in Japan as it seems to be so much more fluid, free to do as you please without all those minions saying you … Continue reading A Fascinating Look At Daido Moriyama; Japan’s Most Celebrated Photographer

Street Photography from Garry Winogrand

Garry Winogrand, from Contemporary Photographie in the USA, 1982.   I love the way he describes himself as a photographer, not a street photographer…alas due to search engines we have to come up with some sort of title to enable people to find us, but I do have a great range of interest in photography and do landscape photography to photojournalism, art nude (on occasions) fashion, news, … Continue reading Street Photography from Garry Winogrand

Find Someone In Need And Take Their Portrait

Founded by Celebrity Photographer Jeremy Cowart, Help-Portrait is a community of photographers coming together across the world to use their photography skills to give back to their local community. In December, photographers around the world will be grabbing their cameras, finding people in need and taking their picture. When the prints are ready, the photographs get delivered. Yep. It really is that easy This is about … Continue reading Find Someone In Need And Take Their Portrait

A Practical Guide to Insulting a Photographer

Compliment Their Equipment – This is the classic passive aggressive tack that can really get up a photographer’s nose. Most photographers will be proud of their camera gear and go to great lengths to look after it. When you compliment it, don’t go overboard – a quick, “Hey, nice camera – it must be able to take great shots,” is enough to put the wrath … Continue reading A Practical Guide to Insulting a Photographer

Great Post on Building Your Brand on Google+ By +Guy Kawasaki 

Great Post on Building Your Brand on Google+ By +Guy Kawasaki This has some good tips on finding interesting stories and some brilliant tips and what extensions to use From the Google+ Photographers conference via +Scott Kelby  who you should be following if you are a photographer or are into #photography Google+: Reshared 1 times Google+: View post on Google+ Post imported by Google+Blog. Created By … Continue reading Great Post on Building Your Brand on Google+ By +Guy Kawasaki 

+Alex Coghe has put together a Street Photographers Manifesto, I think it looks…

+Alex Coghe has put together a Street Photographers Manifesto, I think it looks pretty good! Take a look and see what you think.Obviously as Alex states its an ongoing project and subject to change #photography   Embedded Link Street Photography Manifesto | Alex Coghe Street Photographer This blog had sooner or later present it. I am sure this post will attract criticism, but as always I … Continue reading +Alex Coghe has put together a Street Photographers Manifesto, I think it looks…

Derby (UK) Photowalk this Saturday

Meet at 2 pm outside the Quad arts Centrer, Market Place The theme this Saturday is Light-Dark and we will be calling in to Derby Museum to see the Joseph Wright Collection who used this technique in his paintings for more details see http://www.garyaustinphotographer.com/derby-photo-walks-for-2012/ All welcome #photography Embedded Link Photowalks in Derby UK 2012 | Gary Austin Photographer Photowalks explore Derby and surrounding areas and … Continue reading Derby (UK) Photowalk this Saturday