street photography

Five Favorite Photos – Robert Doisneau and the Comedic Potential of Cellos

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Humor is a challenging thing to capture in words. How many times have you picked up a book, been promised a laugh by the reviews on the back cover, and been left with nothing more…

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Featured Photophile No. 016 – Miguel Mercado

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Featured Photophile, our recurring series showcasing talented photographers, is back with more photo inspiration for you. Today’s FP features Miguel Mercado. We’re proud to have been one of the sites that helped Miguel connect with…

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Canon’s Canonet Rangefinder Does the Impossible – A Canon Camera That’s Not Boring

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Canon makes boring cameras. Sometimes they make really boring cameras. I have an F-1 and I love shooting it, but like many Canons, it simply cannot be name-dropped. It’s a bit like trying to impress your coworkers…

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Five Favorite Photos – Saul Leiter

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“There are the things that are out in the open, and there are the things that are hidden,” muses Saul Leiter in the documentary on his life and work, In No Great Hurry. “The real…

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Five Favorite Photos – Jeff Mermelstein

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Street photography is profoundly weird. It’s a type of photography without a specific definition. It can be the antithesis of perfection. It can be unvarnished and raw. To become adept at street photography takes years…

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Featured Photophile No. 010 – Yoshi’s Japanese Street Photography

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Featured Photophile, our recurring segment showcasing talented amateur photographers is back with more photo inspiration for you. And this time we’re bringing you the work of a really talented young shooter from Japan. Yoshi’s work shows…

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Featured Photophile No. 008 – Enzo Gohlke

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Featured Photophile, our recurring segment showcasing talented amateur photographers, is back. Today we’re spotlighting a young photophile named Lorenz Gohlke, known to his pals as Enzo. Enzo is a classic example of today’s modern photo geek – a young…

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Zeiss 35mm F/2.8 C Biogon ZM – Lens Review

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In the early days of Instagram I had the opportunity to work with some amazing brands using my telephone camera as a primary shooter. During these projects I felt a deep sense of pride knowing…

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SMC Pentax M 40mm F/2.8 Pancake Lens Review

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Lilliputian. Svelte. Teensy and weensy, and of course, teensy-weensy. All words I’d never expect to write in a lens review, yet here we all are and I might as well get these silly synonyms for…

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Japan Camera Hunter Street Pan 400 – Six Months In

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It’s been more than six months since Bellamy Hunt (a.k.a. Japan Camera Hunter) brought a new black-and-white film stock to market, and while snide comments about Bellamy’s motives have popped up here and there, it appears that the film…

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Olympus Infinity Stylus (Mju) – Point and Shoot Camera Review

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The Olympus Infinity (Mju) line is one of the most-hyped families of cameras in analog photography. Google the name and nearly every resultant post will gush about the entire range, with tall tales of a…

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The Family That Shoots Together… Street Photography With Kids

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As a young man, I occasionally engaged with photography with just a general interest. In the mid-1980s, point & shoot and instant cameras were plentiful, and I can’t recall a time growing up where we didn’t…

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Should We Photograph the Homeless?

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It’s my belief that a writer’s job is to ask questions. As the owner of a camera shop and the founder of CP, I spend a lot of time thinking about photography, cameras, and what it…

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How to Slow Down & Love Photography … Again

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For me, photography is often a solitary pursuit. At times this is a blessing. The calm of twiddling dials and manipulating a tripod can be a meditative experience, and the solitude of being alone in nature,…

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