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The Street Photographer's Manual

David Gibson’s book, The Street Photographer’s Manual is published today by Thames & Hudson.

“The remarkable thing about this book is that 80% of it simply came tumbling out of my head. It is – to be a bit grand – about a love affair with street photography that has endured for over 25 years. Everything goes into this book, the history and kindred spirits together with my singular approach on how you might do it. The book is almost a retrospective of my work but more importantly it includes photographs from many others, such as Saul Leiter, Sergio Larrain, Fan Ho and Elliott Erwitt. It is also a deep appreciation to my In-Public colleagues whose work inevitably feature throughout”

David Gibson


Todd Gross joins In-Public

We are pleased to welcome as our newest member photographer Todd Gross from Brooklyn, New York. Working under the alias Quarlo, the self-taught Queens native has spent almost two decades documenting the street life of his home town with a unique, slightly alien perspective. “My aim,” says Gross, “is to keep myself from descending into a state of perpetual madness by photographing life in New York as I see it.”

All of us at In-Public have enjoyed watching Todd’s vision develop over the years and we’re now very happy to welcome him into the fold. Welcome, Quarlo!


Siegfried Hansen joins In-Public

We are absolutely delighted to announce the addition of German street photographer Siegfried Hansen as a new member of in-public.

Siegfried who is based in Hamburg has long been on our radar because he consistently produces great work: he is prolific in both colour and black and white. His signature style, which is very graphic, carefully composed and frequently witty, is an inspiration to many in the street photography community.

This brings the in-public membership up to 23 and is part of our on-going quest to recruit the very best street photographers in a wide range of styles from all over the world.


In-Public Workshops

In-Public is pleased to announce the beginning of an annual workshop series. We will be offering workshops in Paris, London & New York.

Paris

The first workshop will be held in Paris on the 6-8 June 2014. In-public members Blake Andrews, Richard Kalvar & Matt Stuart will be conducting the course. Starting with an informal get together on Friday evening from 6-8 pm, followed by class & shooting on Saturday from 10am -5pm & Sunday feedback & afternoon shooting 10-4pm. This course is open to intermediate and advanced photographers.

£400


London

The second workshop will be held in London on the 4-6 July 2014. In-public members David Gibson, Nils Jorgensen, David Solomons & Matt Stuart will be conducting the course. Starting with an informal get together on Friday evening from 6-8 pm, followed by class & shooting on Saturday from 10am -5pm & Sunday feedback & afternoon shooting 10-4pm. This course is open to intermediate and advanced photographers.

£400


New York

The third workshop will be held in New York on the 12-14 September 2014 In-public members Christophe Agou, Melanie Einzig, Gus Powell & Matt Stuart will be conducting the course. Starting with an informal get together on Friday evening from 6-8 pm, followed by class & shooting on Saturday from 10am -5pm & Sunday feedback & afternoon shooting 10-4pm. This course is open to intermediate and advanced photographers.

£400


Maximum 20 places per course.


Jesse's New Book

Jesse Marlow’s book Don’t Just Tell Them, Show Them has been published by M.33. Shot over a 9 year period on the streets of Australia and Europe, it features 50 colour photographs. The book is available through bookstores in Australia and Marlow’s website for international buyers.

Click here to find out more.


Jesse Marlow on Street Photography

In-Public’s Jesse Marlow will be leading a Street Photography workshop in Melbourne. This will be in 2 sessions at the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy, Melbourne

The dates are Saturday 5 April & Saturday 26 April 2014

This is an opportunity to join Jesse Marlow, one of Australia’s leading street photographers, on an intensive two-day course on making photos in public places.

Session One will cover the history and practice of street photography and Session Two will be a personal folio review of participants work.

Clickhereto find out more.

Jesse Marlow


Saul Leiter: 1923-2013

I can’t claim to have personally known Saul Leiter who has just passed away in New York but I have a strong sense that apart from being so originally gifted as a photographer; he was also modest, free of pretension, wise, generous and perhaps above all else, he was authentic. Authenticity is a rare quality and probably a fading one in the world of photography.

Saul Leiter pursued his photography – and his painting – because that was his calling irrespective of whether it brought him fame. He seemed refreshingly ambivalent about fame; in fact he stated a desire to be ignored. Did he mean it? Yes, he probably did but he enjoyed the waves of recognition that washed over him in his life especially in his latter years when he was almost forgotten.

Rightly regarded as a pioneer in color photography in the 1950s and beyond because he seemed so naturally to understand that genre’s particular palette. His use of color was so subtle but always a celebration. Consider just one picture; a snow laden street with half of a figure at the edge of the frame with a red umbrella. He loved umbrellas and reflections and taking photographs through rain stained misted windows. He loved woman too, his fashion photography is testimony to that. He will be remembered by many as a fine street photographer.

Leiter was recently generous enough to allow some of his work to be featured on in-public, which was something that touched us all. In an accompanying interview he stated. “I am 89 and I know what I’m talking about – sometimes” He enjoyed being self-mocking but he knew more than most, he was an inspiration.

David Gibson

Saul Leiter 1957


Trent Parke wins Olive Cotton Award

Trent Parke

The winner of the $20,000 Olive Cotton acquisitive prize is Trent Parke, one of Australia’s best known documentary photographers and the first Australian to join the prestigious Magnum Photos collective. Of his entry Candid portrait of a woman on a street corner The judge, Helen Ennis, Head at the School of Art, Australian National University said it is “a very unusual work, the subject isn’t immediately visible and so our notions of portraiture are challenged. The viewer is invited to actively work with the image in order for the face of this unknown woman to become apparent”.

Award Co-ordinator Anouk Beck said “Trent Parke was elated at the news and to receive an award for this work which marks a new direction for him and his first foray into portraiture”.

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Manifesto

In-Public was set up in 2000 to provide a home for Street Photographers.

Our aim is to promote Street Photography and to continue to explore its possibilities, we are a non commercial collective. All the photographers featured here have been invited to show their work because they have the ability to see the unusual in the everyday and to capture the moment. The pictures remind us that, if we let it, over-familiarity can make us blind to what’s really going on in the world around us.

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