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Eric Kim
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Photography teacher.
Photography teacher.

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Dear friend, if you want to learn how to shoot layers in street photography, I made this new YouTube video demonstrating me shooting layers with a GoPro POV video in the streets of Kyoto.
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Dear friend, A thought: Street Photography is like fishing. Fishing isn’t about catching fish, it is about enjoying the process of preparing your bait and tackle (equipment), relaxing/zenning out by the water, and the eager anticipation of the possibility…
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Dear friend, Ever since my RICOH GR II died (28mm lens), I’ve been shooting with Cindy’s Lumix LX 100 with the 24mm on the streets of Kyoto and been having a ton of fun. I want to share with you some practical tips I’ve learned shooting with a 24mm lens…
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Dear friend, As a word of encouragement: it doesn’t matter what camera you shoot with. Why? No matter how “good” or “bad” your camera is, you will get used to it (what psychologists call ‘hedonic adaptation’).
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Dear friend, Do you remember the initial passion, enthusiasm, and excitement you had when you started photography? I do, and have been trying really hard to tap back into that mindset; the uninhibited genius of being a beginner photographer, without any…
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I recently stumbled upon an extremely thought-provoking talk by Jaron Lanier, describing social media as a ‘Behavior Modification Empire‘. This is precisely why it is a good idea for you to #DeleteInstagram — in order for you to not allow…
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Dear friend, A recent thought I had: in order to empower others, you must (first) be selfish.
In Praise of Selfishness
In Praise of Selfishness
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In my last article on the Cutoff Technique in Street Photography, I described this process of shooting head-on with a wide angle lens (like a 28mm or 35mm lens), while walking directly in front of people (cutting off their walking movement). I didn’t do a…
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Dear friend, In a world with so many nay-sayers, negative people and pessimistic people, we should GO OPPOSITE and be the change we wish to see in the world and become YAY SAYERS!
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A physics and philosophical principle which can help empower us is this concept of “first principles”—a concept leveraged by Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and other visionaries.
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