Travelogue: New York Shadow Puppets

New York City has some of the most unique light I have ever experienced in my travels. At times it feels like it’s been arranged perfectly for us Street & Social Documentary photographers. Combined with the density of the city and it’s endless supply of people. It’s hard not to stumble upon something interesting to photograph. Have a listen and feel free to comment. TW

Rant: There is no such thing as a perfect lens for Street Photography

I don’t know if it’s a trend to write about “the best lens…” right now, but for some reason my RSS feed is filled with them. There’s no such thing as the best lens for street photography, or any photography for that matter. There “IS” such a thing as the best lens for “YOU“. And only YOU can figure out what focal length speaks to the type of work you’re trying to create. A lot of street photographers will say

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Kodak 5207 250D

Ever since I started shooting Cinema film I’ve enjoyed the colour tones it gives me. I use Tungsten balanced film primarily and Kodak 5230 500T is by far my favourite. Which apparently now is discontinued. When it comes to daylight balanced film I’ve always struggled a little. Whenever I shot it at 200ASA I’ve found that the images tended to sway too much into the yellow/red and even after post processing, I was never really happy with the palette it

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Purple

“PURPLE!! HEY PURPLE, WHERE YA GOIN GIRL!!” “DAMN GIRL COME BACK!” When I was walking up Broadway Avenue this woman blasted past me. A woman on a mission. Just as she rips through the intersection a group of guys start calling out to her. Begging her to come back and asking her where she’s going. You gotta love how much “life” is on the streets of New York. It never gets old. In regards to the images, I think I

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