Friday night Specials v4.4image by wchildIf you like what you see, this article so it can reach as many deviants as possible.A weekly selection amongst the images I liked, while browsing the Street Galleryand I think they deserve more attention. Enjoy them, comment on them and remember to visit the photographers' galleries as well.Have a nice weekend.
PE: Street Photography for expertsDefining Street Photographyby Dave BeckermanMost types of photography can be easily defined by their subjects. A wedding photographer takes pictures of weddings. A portrait photographer poses someone and takes their picture. The nature photographer covers a wide area, but it is easy to categorize.Street photography is difficult to define because it can encompass just about any subject.If I were to ask you to name a few famous street photographers, you might pick, Garry Winnograd, Henri Cartier-Bresson, or maybe Robert Frank. But if I asked you to define street photography that would be more difficult. You might say that street photography is candid pictures of strangers on the street. That might be a good start, but it doesn't really
All time Mary's specialsIf you like what you see, this articleso it can reach as many deviants as possible.This journal is dedicated to the most special person I've met in dAwho also happened to take care of the Street gallery during the last 12 months,as a small gift, or another way of saying "thank you". Or rather"Grazie! ":iconmyraincheck:djailledie:"Being a great street photographer doesn't make you a great street CV. That's I'm sure something that the dA staff is well aware of. It REQUIRES to be a great street photographer, but it takes a lot of other skills:- Accept to spend a lot of time, finding the hidden gems of this huge community, browsing hundreds of images every day, fighting the overdose, and keeping a fresh eye. If I look at the exposure that the recent Street DD awardees had prior to receiving this DD, I am very happy to see that a lot of them were highly underrated. Mary has shed some light on people who were unknown to most.- Ha
PE: dA Street shooters share their tips1. What is the gear that deviant Street Photographers use?2. What is the dream gear that they'd wish to have?3. What is the best advice they could give to an inexperienced street shooter?The answers are right below!in the order they came into my inboxNunoCanha says:1: 50/50 Nikon D90 / Sony Nex2: Leica M9P + 35mm3: Shoot. A lot. Be inside the action, to feel what´s going on with small focal lenght, or step back to realize a worthy context, but never be afraid to press the shutter. Never. You´re doing nothing wrong.kingmouf says:1. I have a 5DmkII and an EOS300 (film). Both share the same 35mm f/2 lens. I use them almost equally.2. I think the best camera is the one in your hand. I know it is a cliche but then again the problem most if the times is not at the camera but at the photographer. (now... for some inexplicable reason there came a guy and told me, "Just order wh
CastawayTranslating and sharing with you this beautiful italian article by Michele Smargiassi about Garry Winogrand. Source: http://smargiassi-michele.blogautore.repubblica.it/2013/06/07/il-naufrago-delle-immagini/Big thanks to Pete :iconmangawhio: for the proofreading At the time of his unfortunate early death in 1984 at age 56, Winogrand left behind in his studio in Tijuana 2,500 rolls of undeveloped film, 6,500 rolls of developed but not proofed exposures (not made into contact sheets), and contact sheets made from about 3,000 rolls.What to do with this quantity of images, copyrighted but not authorized? Consider them as mere drafts, useful only to a philologist, or go through them hoping to find an unreleased masterpiece from one of the most destabilizing, unclassifiable, fascinating street photographers of our history?