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05.13.15 Liam Mathews

Photographer Gail Victoria Braddock Quagliata walked every block in Manhattan in search of every last bodega, hoping to snap each one before they’re replaced by 7-11s and luxury condos. According to Hyperallergic, Quagliata began the project while searching for the iconic and elusive Anthora coffee cup. She got acquainted with different bodegas in different neighborhoods […]

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02.28.14 Eugene Reznik

Cheryl Dunn’s Everybody Street sets out to be a kind of definitive documentary on street photography, shadowing some of the most legendary practitioners — from Jill Freedman and Mary Ellen Mark to Bruce Gilden and Elliot Erwitt, as well as ANIMAL favorites Martha Cooper and Boogie. Its focus is their experience on the streets of New York […]

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07.23.13 Andy Cush

Before there was Humans of New York, before there was The Sartorialist, there were these guys: OG photographers like Ricky Powell, Martha Cooper, Jamel Shabazz, and Jamel Freedman, who captured the raw, beating heart of New York in decades past through its artists, graffiti writers, junkies, and street people. Everybody Street, a new documentary featuring the […]

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04.09.13 Andy Cush

Johnny Tergo is having his photographic cake and eating it, too. Using an elaborate setup in the back of a Chevy Silverado pickup truck, the photographer is able to quickly take street photos that have all the gloss and lighting of fine-tuned studio pieces.  The effect gives the everyday moments of Tergo’s native Los Angeles […]

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06.26.12 Laura Perlongo & Blaise Cepis

Blank Generation Ballad of Sexual Dependency Fishing with John Howl and other poems Head of a Fryer Steal This Book Rent Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire White Light/White Heat Torture Garden […]

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08.05.11 Marina Galperina

Watch as photographer Eric Kim employs extreme ambushing techniques and goes on a spree on Hollywood Blvd with a Canon and a hand-held flash, snapping people left and right. So in your face! So… zzzzz. […]

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04.25.11 Marina Galperina

Katy Granna’s striking new street photography series Boulvard for exhibit The Happy Ever After features those “who celebrate delusion as a means of self-preservation,” as the press release mercilessly describes them. […]

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01.07.11 Marina Galperina

Of the five clips from Cheryl Dunn’s NYC street photog doc Everybody Street (trailer) up at the New Yorker, the Ricky Powell excerpt is the best.  Apparently, he started to take pictures after getting  “played like a soggy canolli” by some chick. […]

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06.03.10 Marina Galperina

In a video posted this week, Shawn Nee, a Los Angeles street photographer and blogger, claims his right to photograph police activity: There is no expectation of privacy, especially on a public street under video surveillance. Meanwhile, a cop yells something about “two years in the desert” he spent for Shawn Nee’s “fruitcake ass” and […]

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