Monthly Archives: August 2011

No trespassing © 2011 . All rights reserved.

No trespassing

Where: On West 10th Street in Coney Island, New York, USA. When: Mid-June 2011. What: A young couple attending the 2011 Mermaid Parade.

New York street photography with Jeff Mermelstein

Jeff Mermelstein is with no doubt one of the most brilliant street photographers of our times. A large part of his work is dedicated to the streets of New York City where he lives and works. He captures the spirit … Continue reading

Low angle from high angle © 2011 . All rights reserved.

Low angle from high angle

Where: Corner of West 50th Street and 6th Avenue in Manhattan, New York, USA. When: Mid-August 2011. What: Photographer David Ruiz (http://david-ruiz.net/) taking an instant photograph of the Radio City building (which he kindly gave to me).

Stranger in the night © 2011 . All rights reserved.

Stranger in the night

Where: Somewhere on Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California, USA. When: End of December 2010. What: A woman crossing the street at night.

Sad, sad poncho © 2011 . All rights reserved.

Sad, sad poncho

Where: On 34th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues in Manhattan, New York, USA. When: Mid-August 2011. What: A man riding a little girl bike and wearing a very yellow poncho.

POV street photography: on board with Eric Kim

If you are a bit aware of the street photography blogosphere, you probably already know Eric Kim (http://erickimphotography.com/). He is a young street photographer based in the Los Angeles area and taking pictures all around the world. Eric Kim is undoubtedly talented … Continue reading

Robert Frank’s elevator girl sees herself years later – On NPR

No need to introduce Robert Frank (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Frank). He is one of the most famous street photographers (and photographers in general) of all time. “The Americans”, his most famous book (at least as far as I know), was published in 1958 … Continue reading

Girl with hat and her friend © 2011 . All rights reserved.

Summer girls

Where: On Surf Avenue in Coney Island, New York, USA. When: Mid-June 2011. What: Two young women walking around during the Mermaid Parade.

Seeing again using sound – Pete Eckert, blind photographer

Photography is, by essence, a visual art… so I thought until today after watching this video that the Beirut Street Photographers group was kind enough to share on its Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/beirutstreetphotographers). This video (from the series Artists Wanted) features the … Continue reading

Hipster call © 2011 . All rights reserved.

Hipster call

Where: On Spring Street in Manhattan, New York, USA. When: Beginning of July 2011. What: A young man having a phone conversation, seating on the sidewalk, cigarette in hand, coffee on the ground.

Joel Meyerowitz on street photography

UPDATE – Chun Tong Chung (http://www.flickr.com/photos/hideousmanki/) kindly informed me of an awesome vintage documentary about Joel Meyerowitz’s work filmed in 1981. You can find it on the iN-PUBLIC collective’s website at this address: http://www.in-public.com/news/2011/3/1981. — When a master of street photography, … Continue reading

Street star © 2011 . All rights reserved.

Street star

Where: On Surf Avenue in Coney Island, New York, USA. When: Mid-June 2011. What: A young woman has found a good spot to observe the Mermaid Parade.