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The 8 Unfortunate Stages That Every Street Photographer Goes Through

Here’s a description of the progression of your everyday street photographer. I’ll just get right to it, but please take this as tongue in cheek! 1. The Brick Phase After watching the Vivian Maier documentary one day, you buy your first street photography camera. Your camera sits like a brick for a few months, except for …

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Photography Motivation

Just Get the Words on the Page – Motivation and Photography

Stephen Greenberg We’ve recently been talking a lot in the Photo Salon about struggles that photographers are having, and motivation is certainly one of them. I share a lot of these struggles, and I think a big part of any creative practice is learning to fight through them as best you can. My biggest struggle …

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Joel Sternfeld, American Prospects

Joel Sternfeld’s American Prospects

All photographs © Joel Sternfeld Originally beginning as a traditional street photographer, Joel Sternfeld set out to switch things up. Following in the footsteps of Walker Evans 40 years earlier, Sternfeld embarked on an eight-year trip around the country with an 8×10 view camera and color film – at a time where acceptance for color …

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