Brighton Beach Alignment: What makes photographers approach this place in a similar way?

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.

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Memories from Rome: Italian Street Photo Festival in Photos

The second edition of the Italian Street Photo Festival took place last weekend, and it was once again a successful event. Its organisers succeeded in creating a warm atmosphere, almost as if it was a big family that comes together once a year. We share some memories in photos.

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How Street Photographers Gain an Audience on Instagram: İlker Karaman / @krmnilker (38,2k 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 we talk with İlker Karaman.

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Where to get featured: (Street) Photography Websites

As street photography becomes more popular many websites focus solely on the genre by publishing interviews, news and features on street photographers. We have put together our own list of websites. They are in random order and awaiting regular updates. So if you have suggestions please get in touch.

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Where To Get Featured: Photography Showcasing Pages on Facebook

Given that Instagram galleries are limited to ten images, Facebook continues to be an invaluable resource for sharing larger photography selections. We’ve put together a list of some showcase pages. These are in a random order and will be updated regularly. If you have a suggestion, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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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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‘Eyewitness in Brussels’ exhibition finalists announced

The exhibition is a collaborative project between the Brussels Street Photography Festival and the Jewish Museum of Belgium. An open call for submission was issued last year and now the participating photographers are announced. Their images will be shown in the Jewish Museum alongside the work of Magnum photographer Leonard Freed.

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The Holy Lorry: What’s the story behind the religious decoration?

This truck with the image of Holy Maria has been driving on Italy’s highways and attracting several street photographers into photographing it against the blue sky. Some of the photographers were aware of the images by others, but still decided to create a version of their own. Photos like these are what led me to start the StreetRepeat project, as they kept appearing in my feed, causing the déjà vu feeling and some confusion. Now I’m happy to share the stories of all three featured photographers and the story behind the religious symbols on lorries in Italy.

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Featured Theme #5: The Essaouira Cat Mural

This is quite a fascinating theme to me. Not only did many photographers capture the same cat painting in the Moroccan village of Essaouira, they all captured it together with a seagull. It shows how much we are trained to create the same visual connections with different eyes, at different times. I’ve asked the photographers to share the story behind their image.

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