There’s a new kid on the block on the international street photography festival calendar: AUSSIE STREET 2019. The first international edition will run from September 20-22 in Sydney.
I’m thrilled to contribute to the latest issue of Eyeshot Magazine as a guest editor, along with Matt Stuart, Katarzyna Kubiak, Shin Noguchi and Vineet Vohra. Each photographer was asked to select twenty images according to the theme STREET JUNGLE. It’s the first guest-edited issue of Eyeshot, and it’s also a limited edition run of 400 copies each signed by the founder Marco Savarese.
Our next interview is with David Gibson, photographer based in Kent in the UK and author of several books on (street) photography, such as the ‘The Street Photographer’s Manual’ and ‘100 Great Street Photographs’. Gibson is also a member of the UP Photographers collective (formerly iN-PUBLiC). We talk about his evolution as a photographer, the difference between writing about and taking photographs, the influence of social media and more.
As an account about repetitions we are very fond of other theme-based accounts on Instagram. This week we are doing a takeover at Peoplesleepingintheworld and therefore we’ve curated a selection of our favourite Sleeping People photographs to date.
This week the Art on a Postcard organisation holds an exhibition of Street Photography and Urban Contemporary Art at the Old Spittalfields Market in London. Around 600 postcard sized photographs and artworks are up for auction, anonymously, raising money for the Hepatitis C Trust.
Francesco Sembolini and Siegfried Hansen are both well-known for their precise and graphical style of street photography. For the second year in a row they’re leading a workshop together, this time in Milan. We discuss the commonalities in their work, their approach to teaching as a duo, the pitfalls of balancing street with personal relationships, and the importance of festivals.
I was collecting images of people wearing stripes against a striped backdrop for a while, but I wasn’t happy until I saw this set. These images are all taken at the same location, a wall in Cambridge, England. Is it pure coincidence or did the photographers know about the other images?
The renowned UP Collective just opened its door for two new members: Melissa O’Shaughnessy and Alison McCauley. Alison and Melissa are the veteran collective’s first new recruits since its reinvention as UP (Un-Public) earlier this year. Russian photographer Igor Mukhin was the last new addition, in May 2018, to the UP family which now counts 25 members among its ranks. Now let’s introduce Alison and Melissa, we’ve made a selection of their work.
These images of the hungry seagull are strikingly similar. What makes photographers approach a subject in a comparable way? Did they know the other images and what do they think when seeing all three next to each other on StreetRepeat?
These images of Brighton Beach are strikingly similar, each with the pole and the sea aligned. What makes photographers approach a subject in a comparable way? Did they know the other images and what do they think when seeing all three next to each other on Streetrepeat? Read what the three photographers have to say about it.