Photographer Explains What Makes a Good B&W Image

Founder of the “Streettogs Academy” has commented on the works of street photographers.

American photographer, founder of the photo community Streettogs Academy, Eric Kim, published the best black-and-white street photos of his students. Kim wrote that these photos have caught attention because of a strong visual hook, which is a must for a good photo. In his post he commented on the photos and explained why they would be noticed by the viewers.


{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street01.jpg”, “text”: “Helio Tomita” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street02.jpg”, “text”: “OC Ram Coballes” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street03.jpg”, “text”: “Jimmy Yang” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street04.jpg”, “text”: “Kevin Weinstein” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street05.jpg”, “text”: “Michael Wolin” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street06.jpg”, “text”: “Brenden Burkinshaw” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street07.jpg”, “text”: “Gian James Maagad” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street08.jpg”, “text”: “Shaie Williams” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street09.jpg”, “text”: “Nic Wassell” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street10.jpg”, “text”: “Brad Baranowski” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street11.jpg”, “text”: “Carlos Agrazal” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street12.jpg”, “text”: “Enamul Kabir Rony” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street13.jpg”, “text”: “Tanya Rempel Barnett” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street14.jpg”, “text”: “Chilun Leung” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street15.jpg”, “text”: “Helena Zanting” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street16.jpg”, “text”: “Tom Jouk” },
{ “img”: “/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/street17.jpg”, “text”: “Harry Fodor” }

Eric Kim has founded “Streettogs Academy” last year. Once a month participants receive an assignment to take a photo of something specific, then they have two weeks to complete it and publish the best their work in a group.

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