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Marco Hernandez - The Photographer On A Skateboard

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 03.12.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

Michael Ernest Sweet: Marco, what got you into photography? Marco Hernandez: I was always looking through skateboarding and fashion magazines in hi...

New York Street Photography And Getting Up Close, Really Close

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 03.06.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

All Photographs (c) Michael Ernest Sweet We've all likely heard the familiar Robert Capa quote, "If your photographs aren't good enough, you're not ...

The Outtakes: Photographs You Didn't See in The Human Fragment

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 11.24.2014 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

I had been shooting The Human Fragment project for over two years when I received the news from Brooklyn Arts Press that they would be publishing it a...

What Do Blank Paintings Mean, Starting With Yves Klein

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.16.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

There's seemingly nothing to be seen in or on them except for one color (or white or black) and some texture, maybe.

Finding the Story in Your Street Photography

Joe Newman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Arts
Joe Newman

Telling the story as a street photographer is different than telling the story as a journalist or documentary photographer. While journalists set out to record "the first rough draft of history,"  the story you tell as a street photographer is entirely in the viewer's mind.

Sometimes, Street Photography Is About Having Faith

Joe Newman | Posted 10.07.2014 | Arts
Joe Newman


Rediscovering Garry Winogrand's Vision of America

Joe Newman | Posted 08.24.2014 | Arts
Joe Newman

In 1974, famed photographer Garry Winogrand was lecturing at MIT when someone in the audience asked if he had a favorite place to take pictures. "Where I am." How do you get there? "I go."

'F/8 and Be There' -- as True Now as It Was in Weegee's Day

Joe Newman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Arts
Joe Newman

Ask any veteran street photographer and they'll likely recall with excruciating detail "the one that got away." Can there be a worst feeling as a p...

Capturing the Moment Requires Vision, Patience and Luck

Joe Newman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts
Joe Newman

Knowing how to get the shot and having a vision of what you want is just half the battle. As with a lot of great street photography, you also need patience and a little bit of luck.

Closing the Distance in Street Photography

Joe Newman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Arts
Joe Newman

There's a reason that Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa is one of the most famous and intriguing paintings of all time. It's not because she has the perfect face but because of the story behind the face -- a story that exists only in our imaginations.

Don't Overlook the Nuances in Street Photography

Joe Newman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Arts
Joe Newman

One of the most important things about street photography is to have a keen eye for your surroundings. Sometimes, it's the subtle relationships that make for a great image.

Forget the Street Photography Gimmicks, Concentrate on the Image

Joe Newman | Posted 07.07.2014 | Arts
Joe Newman

A lot of what gets praised as great street photography these days has to do with juxtaposition, forced perspective or some bizarre subject matter. For sure, those images deserve their due. However, I tend to favor photos that have great light and composition, and where the subject is a little more sublime.

Monochrome Madness And Mimicry

Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts

We've never seen monochrome pulled off with so much conviction as in the work of color-blocking chameleons Maurits Giesen and Ilse Leenders. The Nethe...

Beckerman Bite Plate: Pink Lady

Pink Panther + Pink Lady | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

I just got these pink pants from H&M. I think they are the perfect solution for Fall jeans! Go get em! They are gonna look soo great with a red sweate...