Tag Archives: tokyo street photography

Nobuyoshi Araki [part 1]

Posted on by Bellamy

Well, I thought it time that I put up a video about the notorious Araki. You cannot really escape his photography and the impact that he has had on Japanese photography. I was never a particular fan of the man or his work until I watched a documentary about him recently. What I saw was […]

5 simple ideas for street photography

Posted on by Bellamy

Street photography doesn’t have to be a battle Recently there has been a lot of talk about what is good street photography and what constitutes invasion of privacy, especially in light of the video by Fabio Pirez. The video, which he has now taken down showed Pirez jumping in the face of people on the […]

5 tips to get out of a photography rut

Posted on by Bellamy

Don’t be a boring photographer, make yourself interesting We often find ourselves stuck in a bit of a loop, no matter what it may be in, and photography is no different. God only knows how many times I have found myself taking pictures of the same things (and how much bloody film I have wasted). […]

The darkness that drives me

Posted on by Bellamy

A personal collection of pieces that I am considering to exhibit this year There is not really a great deal to say about all of these, I would really like the images to speak for themselves. I have been studying the work of different photographers over the summer and have been trying to give my […]

Personal Best by Elliott Erwitt/ Magnum Photos

Posted on by Bellamy

An mini documentary on the stunning and iconic work of the great Elliot Erwitt. This guy has been around forever, and has been a member of the Magnum agency since the beginning. In this documentary he talks a little bit about his work, influences and what he enjoys. A great insight into a great photographer. […]

Leica & Magnum: Awakening by Dominic Nahr

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The latest photo essay from Leica and Magnum. Domonic Nahr, the Oskar Barnack award winner from 2009 travels to Fukushima to cover the nuclear situation that has become part of life for the residents there. It is interesting to see the western take on this terrible problem. Nahr has a sensitive view and highlights the […]

Summer with a Leica

Posted on by Bellamy

Or ‘strolling the streets of Japan with a Leica’ Japan has been having a hell of a year, possibly the worst in living memory. The Tohoku earthquake, the ensuing tsunami and the meltdown of the Fukushima reactors taking a massive toll, not just physically and economically, but also mentally. Japanese people have shown massive strength […]

Daido Moriyama interview

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Does what it says on the tin. An interesting short interview with perhaps one of Japans most famous photographers Moriyama Daido on why he loves photography and what he sees. Pretty cool to see him using a Ricoh GR21, which is pretty much my dream compact camera. Cheers Japancamerahunter

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