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Wars stories or: how you can’t shoot ...

Wars stories or: how you can’t shoot what you hate
Wars stories or: how you can’t shoot what you hate is a post by Fadi BouKaram I’ve been shooting Street Photography for two and a half years now. Until a few months ago it was a relatively easy path. It was easy simply because it was fun. The learning curve was steep; it still is. There was a lot to learn; there’s more even still. But none of [...]

Fekra Photography is more like Ser2a ...

Fekra Photography is more like Ser2a (Theft) Photography
There is a page called Fekra Photography on Facebook that is literally stealing other photographers’ work and appending a watermark on them. There is nothing sicker than taking credit for someone else’s work. Should the page want to inspire fans, admin could have credited the right photographer instead of watermarking them. There [...]

“My Street” Photography C...

“My Street” Photography Contest
It’s to walk around the neighborhood with a camera and a fresh eye. Show us what it looks like! In celebration of BSP’s one year anniversary, we’re organizing our first street photography contest based on the theme “My Street”. The contest is open to anyone interested in street photography across Lebanon. The to [...]

Street photo of the week #22

Street photo of the week #22
“Street photo of the week #22” is a post that appeared on Beirut Street Photographers. Better late than never they say.. and that was especially true when it came to choosing this week’s SPOW. We’d almost given up. There were some great shots of the traditional coffee cup but they lacked that certain “street” element. Then Rita’s [...]

500px vs Fotomoto

500px vs Fotomoto
I received these two emails yesterday from photography related websites who were working together: From 500px: Dear friends, First of all, let me say a huge thanks to all of you — without you none of this would have been possible. This year 500px has seen tremendous growth and development, and although the ride was bumpy at times, our dedica [...]

World Photography Day

World Photography Day
On 19 August 1839, the French government announced the invention of photography as a gift “Free to the World”; one of the most important inventions of all times, in my opinion. :) Happy World Photography Day everyone! Check the website: World Photography Day

Documenting life on the streets as it...

Documenting life on the streets as it is
Here is an article about the workshop that took place in AltCity on 27th of July, 2011 as a part of the AlMedia Experience week. I would like to point out that there is a big difference between “Citizen Journalism Photography” and “Street Photography” but a lot of people confuse them. The workshop was about Street Phot [...]

Use art to turn the world inside out

Use art to turn the world inside out

The best camera

The best camera
I went out today with two of cousins towards 5 pm to Public (Similar to Virgin Megastores). I did not take my camera with me as I was not in the mood for making photographs. On our way back, the younger cousin shows me a nice old building and asks me: -Do you have the camera with you? -No, I answered. -No problem, he replied… The best [...]

Best DSLRs: Keepers

Best DSLRs: Keepers
Based on the many reviews, here is a list of the best DSLRs. If you happen to have one of them, it’s a keeper. Think twice before upgrading! Full reviews can be found online.  Do not hesitate to comment on this list adding your own input and experience-based opinion. Thank you! Canon EOS 1D Mark IV EOS 1Ds Mark III EOS 5D Mark II EOS [...]

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