Days of Art 2017-09: Dat Street Jazz

There’s something pure about mainstream jazz in combination with street photography. Back before I began going on shoots with my wife, I used to wait until I was in a dark shitty mood, load up with a couple of Nikons, plug jazz into my ears, and go on a shooting spree. My favorite shooting opus…

The “Friday Fix Your Sh*t” Post

It’s Friday, so M and I want to advocate, once again, for being professional with your photography and editing it. In order to be more forceful and consistent in our advocacy, we’ve started a new event we’re calling the Friday Fix Your Shit post (#FixYourShizz) on Twitter. Now we know there are purists among you…

Photo of the Day: Helen Levitt, 1980

New York City, 1980, Helen Levitt, (c) Helen Levitt Estate Helen Levitt was a shy woman, who by her own admission preferred to let her photographs speak for her. And they did, in spades. Her work focuses, to a great extent, on relationships, with special attention given to children. Her use of color in the…

Photo of the Day: Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1934

  Yesterday, 22 August 2016, marked the 108th anniversary of famed French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson’s birth. Although many worship the man as the founder of street photographer (I am not one of them) and while others are less enamored, I must recognize the effect of his work in pushing for composition in street photographer. He…