Tips, Threads, Exercises and Inspiration

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edited October 18, 2010 in Street and Documentary
Here's a collection of links that may be of interest to Street and PJ photographers. Please note that this is an open thread, and you are strongly encouraged to add your own suggestions by replying to this post. From time to time, I will edit the thread and move the best suggestions into the first post.

Photographer's Rights Print it out and carry it with you.
Model Releases This site ( has loads of useful information on photography as a business including copyright, licensing and marketing.
Andy's Street Photography Tips
Threads and Sites
B.D. Colen is a Dgrin Artist in Residence and frequent contributor to Street and PJ.
What is Street Photography? A collection of links
Dgrinners discuss their own strategies for street photography
Recommended reading for street and PJ photographers
The Super Secret Spy Lens: Technique and ethics
Black and White or Color? A frequently discussed topic
Street & PJ Yearly Favorites: Dgrinners' best work of 2009, 2010 and 2011
We have done a number of useful exercises here. Although they are officially over, a newcomer to the forum could profit from doing them anytime. Please feel free to post new entries in the results threads.
The Masters
For those seeking inspiration, here's a collection of links to images by some of the great street photographers and photojournalists of the 20th century. In no particular order:
Henri Cartier-Bresson, Lee Miller, Weegee (Arthur Fellig), Alfred Eisenstaedt, Garry Winogrand, Robert Doisneau, Robert Frank, W. Eugene Smith, Robert Capa, Margaret Bourke-White, Elliot Erwitt, Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, Bruce Davidson, Lee Friedlander, Joel Meyerowitz, Helen Levitt and Willy Ronis. Enjoy!


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