How Street Photographers Gain an Audience on Instagram: Efi Longinou (35k followers)

In this Instagram series we dig into the world of likes and followers. Photographers with a larger following describe their Insta beginnings, the importance of their audience and more. This week it’s time for Efi Longinou!

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How street photographers gain an audience on Instagram: Lorenzo Catena (14k followers)

In this Instagram series we dig into the world of likes and followers. Photographers with a larger following describe their Insta beginnings, the importance of their audience and more. We kick off with Italian photographer Lorenzo Catena.

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Interview #5 with photographer and Women Street Photographers exhibition curator Gulnara Samoilova

This week we welcome photographer and curator Gulnara Samoilova. Born in Russia, based in New York, Gulnara worked as a photojournalist and photo editor with the Associated Press for 9 years and has won prestigious awards such as the World Press Photo for her work on 9/11. Besides her own documentary work, Samoilova created the Women Street Photographers account on Instagram in 2017 and has been curating it ever since, culminating in a successful exhibition showcasing 75 female street photographers in New York earlier this month. Welcome Gulnara!

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Interview #4 with Edas Wong

This week we virtually sit down with Edas Wong. He is based in Hong Kong where he works as a radio access expert. Wong is a fanatic street photographer and his name often pops up in the lists of finalists at international street photography festivals. In 2017 he won the public prize at Brussels Street Photography Festival and currently he is working on a book.

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Interview #3 with iN-PUBLiC’s Peter Kool

This week we welcome Peter Kool. Born in The Netherlands, based in Belgium, Kool is a member of iN-PUBLiC. He is well known for his witty and surreal style and his uncanny ability to observe and capture the little anomalies of street life. We discuss the issue of déjà-vu’s in street photography, the motives behind his work, and Peter’s take on some of his favourite images.

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