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Posted 06/05/18
In this B&H Online video, New York City-based photographer Charles Chessler shares images from his ongoing project, "Agreeable Strangers," and talks about his approach to asking complete strangers for a street portrait. He discusses being present and in the moment with your subjects and, amidst the hubbub of everything happening on the street, getting your subjects to be present with you... getting them to "drop in." Chessler also discusses gear and settings, keeping in mind that the technology exists in service of humanity and the interaction. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other instructional and informative videos at BandH.com.
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Posted 07/10/14
In this Event Space class B&H Maven David Brommer will elaborate on his thought process and share his mobile iPad-based workflow.
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Posted 01/07/14
Mel DiGiacomo will discuss how to know the light, how to learn the vocabulary of your lenses, and how to put aside the technical aspects and keep thinking to a minimum to keep your shooting instinctual.
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Posted 01/14/15
If you are lucky enough (and talented enough) to have a long career in photography, over time your work takes you down many roads, and Mel DiGiacomo is one of those photographers. Whether he is shooting the US Open or a wedding, on assignment for top magazines, or doing self-assignments on the street in New York City or in his small town in New Jersey, DiGiacomo is one hard-working photographer whose ability to adapt to a wide variety of situations and come back with the pictures holds lessons for any aspiring photographer. Photographers are always looking for subjects, and in so doing, often choose the street. As Dorothy Norman said, "You don’t have to go fifty feet from your house to find a photograph." And DiGiacomo is a great example of this. He is as adept at photographing the sports of the children in his town as he is shooting the action at a professional sporting event, or on the streets in NYC or at a wedding. While street photography can be accomplished on any street, New York City in particular is a place that lends itself to the art (after all, our sidewalks are 18% gray!). But street shooting does require a certain discipline. In this class, photographer Mel DiGiacomo discusses how to know the light, how to learn the vocabulary of your lenses, and how to put aside the technical aspects and keep thinking to a minimum to keep your shooting instinctual. DiGiacomo looks for human behavior, whether on the street, in a classrom, or at a wedding, and follows the advice of Walker Evans: "Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You’re not here long." DiGiacomo will get you thinking in different ways to help stretch your photographic muscles.
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Posted 06/02/17
In this B&H Event Space video, photojournalist and documentary artist Natan Dvir discusses the creative process behind three award-winning projects he has completed, including “Belief,” “Coming Soon,” and “Platforms,” which is the culmination of three years of photographing around his adopted home, New York City. Topics covered include the process of conceptualizing ideas, researching your subject, the logistics of photographing street scenes in varying environments, editing, and seeing the project to completion.
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Posted 12/20/17
It’s about making sure you are in the right place at the right time and knowing what to do when you get there. Australian documentary photographer and Leica Akademie Instructor Nick Rains shares his experiences of shooting fine travel images from his 30+ years of professional practice. Using his own photos as examples, Nick takes you beyond the technical detail of your camera and into what you really need to know to get memorable travel photos. Street photography, close ups, portraits, landscapes, lighting situations and getting consent are just a few of the many scenarios Nick covers, together with valuable information on how to achieve the best results from your equipment. Nick Rains Photography https://www.instagram.com/nickrains https://www.nickrains.com/
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Posted 08/19/13
In this episode of Real Exposures, David Brommer interviews photographer and master black-and-white printer Sid Kaplan.
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Posted 11/08/17
Three years ago, L.A. based photographer Dotan Saguy started a casual street photography project in his hometown. Over time the project morphed into a rich photo documentary about the culture of Venice Beach and is about to be published as a monograph by one of the most prestigious German art book publishers: Kehrer Verlag (Martin Parr, Bruce Gilden, Saul Leiter). In this video, Dotan Saguy shows his street and documentary work while explaining how the project evolved over time and how he found a great publisher. There are great lessons here for anyone with an idea for a long term project, whether you haven’t started yet or are already in the middle of it. Dotan offers tips and inspiration to help you turn your project into a reality. Dotan Saguy Photography  http://bit.ly/Dotan_Saguy_VeniceBeach... https://www.instagram.com/dotansaguy/ http://www.dotansaguy.com/
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Posted 06/20/14
In his lecture, Harvey Stein shares aspects of a career that spans more than 40 years of consistent and impressive work in photography. He shows and discusses work from his newest book, Harlem Street Portraits,  published last October. In addition, he shows some images from his four other books, Parallels: A Look At Twins (1978), Artists Observed  (1986), Coney Island (1998), Movimento: Glimpses of Italian Street Life (2006), and Coney Island 40 Years. Stein also discusses ways of approaching publishers, and strategies for getting long-term projects into book form. Stein is well known for his strong, close-up and involving street photography, as well as his sensitive portraits of people from around the world. For him, photography is a way to learn about life, living, and self. “Mostly, I do long-term projects that are of personal interest. I photograph situations, people and places I don’t know and need to learn about. Photography is the most meaningful thing I could ever do. It is my way of saying, ‘I am here,’ and my way of sharing some of my life and understanding of the world with others.”
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