Posts by author: IPA

In the spring of 1998, a handful of youngsters teamed up to unofficially rebel against conformist Chinese life in Beijing. They shaved their heads, and founded bands with names like Brain Failure, 69 and Anarchy Boys.

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We were recently asked ‘what traits make a good street photographer?’ While there are no hard and fast rules, and there will always be exceptions, here are 10 traits we have noticed. 1. Life Experience A good street photographer has life experience allowing him/her to connect to all walks of life, and empathize with their […]

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Stuck In A Moment Stuck In A Moment is a collection of documentary singles by talented Singapore-based freelance photographer Sam Kang Li. “I am Sam Kang Li, a Singaporean Chinese who is usually reserved and quiet among strangers. Put a camera in my hand and I become a different person. For the past two years, […]

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In recent years, more Asian photographers are emerging onto the international scene, producing work of outstanding calibre and giving exposure to little known issues from their region or their own countries.

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An old French documentary on Henri Cartier-Bresson, revealing him at work on the streets and talking about his photographs. Watch Part 2 on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjjGiBUaf4s

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To mark our first anniversary, we are hosting our first Street Photography Contest with a first prize comprising of what we believe is the classic street photography kit – a black Leica M2 rangefinder camera paired with a Voigtlander Nokton 35mm F/1.4 lens. Here’s a little more information on our first prize kit. LEICA M2 Rangefinder […]

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The Disaster Up North Had In One Way, Reached Tokyo The day after the major earthguake in Japan I went to Tokyo for the Norwegian media. The purpose of my trip was to film a journalist in the disaster area, and to photograph the ongoing crisis. Because of delays and problems we never went to […]

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Life At Indian Brick Kilns In India, brick making is typically a manual process. The most common type of brick kiln in use is Bull’s Trench Kiln (BTK), based on a design developed by British engineer W. Bull in the late 1800s. Thousands of laborers work in the brick-kilns of India. For as much as […]

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A 1950′s Kodak Factory film that documents the production process and birth of photographic and cinematic film. The piece was uncovered as part of a heritage in the Netherlands and was probably used as a propaganda film for Kodak. PART 1 PART 2

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Title: Braving the Night Rain It was one of the heaviest rains I’ve ever shot in. While I was standing in the intersection, crossing paths with pedestrians hurrying to get to shelter, I noticed this lone figure from afar… right in the middle of Orchard Road. The silhouette was walking away from where I was, […]

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Often times we see a wonderful photograph scarred by a badly written caption or title. Let the photograph emote, and it should if you photograph with passion and emotion, and let the caption/title text be a simple description or statement of facts. Simplicity works, always will – Feel before you shoot, think before you write […]

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Title: Anti-Corruption Day A child holds a placard as protesters take part in a rally to mark International Anti-Corruption Day on December 9, 2009 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Thousands of Indonesians took part in rallies across the country to demand an end to corruption amid suspicion and scepticism over the Government’s bailout of Indonesia’s Century Bank. […]

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