News


02/28/2024

Two of Eric Davidove's photos were selected for the LFI gallery.

Photo 1: America the Beautiful, in the Master Shot gallery

Photo 2: Band Member, in the American / Caribbean gallery


02/27/2024

Christine Kemp has published a zine called 'In Moments' – a collection of 44 color photos taken in San Francisco in 2023. It can be purchased as a physical copy or a pdf download here.


1/26/2024

Eric Davidove's Whiteboard Walking is featured in the Eyeshot Magazine Mexico #12. Pre-order ends March 31st.


1/07/2024

Gerald Gutschmidt's The Throw In is participating in the BW Athens Photography Festival, opening February 24th.


01/04/2024

Christine Kemp has three photos in 2358MRKT's January exhibition, ‘For The Love Of…’

The opening reception is Friday, January 5th, 5pm-10pm and the show runs through January 28th, 2024.

Gerald Gutschmidt is participating in the same exhibition with the three photos, Duck Unleashed, Recycled Paper Bag and Angel Cowboy.


01/02/2024

Two of Eric Davidove's photographs were selected for the LFI Master Shot Gallery, It's Miller Time and I Love Venice


12/30/2023

Eric Davidove's photo Protest March appears in the SF Gate article Our favorite reader-submitted Bay Area Instagram photos of 2023


12/26/23

Four photos from Tony Van Le's series, Surreality appear in the book, URBAN unveils the city and its secrets - vol. 9 by dotART - Art Association


12/23/23

Gerald Gutschmidt's series Urban Cowboy won the Silver Medal in the Urban Culture category of the Paris International Street Photo Awards.

Head and Trail won a Special Mention / Grand Winner in the category « Street Humor / Unusual » and will participate in the Xposure International Photography Festival, 02/28-03/05/2024, in Sharjah, UAE

Futbol Atlas  aka The Throw In received an Honorable Mention in the category « Street Sport Snaps »



12/23/23

Four of Eric Davidove's photos received honorable mentions in the Paris International Street Photography Awards.  Blue Hat: Road Trip Category. Ice Cream: Classic Street Photo Category. Skogafoss: Street Poetry Category.  Somewhere Else: Landscape City View Category.


12/23/23

Tony Van Le's series Surrealization was selected as an Honorable Mention in the Street Culture category for the Paris International Street Photo Awards.

His series The Urban Jungle was also selected as an Honorable Mention for PISPA's Streets & Animals category.


12/23/23

Christine Kemp has three photographs that received honorable mentions in the Paris International Street Photo Awards.Welcome to New York received honorable mention in the Urban Culture category.
Rainy Day in the Spiderverse received honorable mention in the Street Winter category.
The Floating Hat received honorable mention in the Contrasted category.


12/16/23

Gerald Gutschmidt's photograph, Head and Trail, was selected as a finalist of the Moment Street Photo Awards and is part of their post competition exhibition starting December 16th in the Centre for the Promotion of Culture Gaude Mater in Częstochowa, Poland.


12/13/23

Eric Davidove's photographs, both from his Mexico Spirituality series, were added to the Leica Fotographie International Gallery.  One of his photos was added to the Master Shots selection gallery and the other was added to the Art-Staged selection gallery.


12/13/23

Tony Van Le's photograph, Strings of Hope were added to the Leica Fotographie International gallery in their Street Photography selection.


12/11/23

Tony Van Le's series Surreality is published in AAP Magazine #36: Street.


12/9 - 12/10/23

Candid City is participating in the Holiday Market at Gallery-O-Rama in San Francisco on December 9th and 10th. Each member will be selling a selection of matted 8x12 prints, as well as framed photos.

Gallery-O-Rama is located at 1920 Polk Street, San Francisco.


12/5/2023

Eric Davidove will have a series of photographs included in The Best Selected Project "The Street" Magazine which will be published by the end of 2023.


11/27/23

A behind-the-scenes account of how Tony Van Le's photograph, Into the Unknown, was captured is featured on the Leica Fotografie International (LFI) blog along with his artist biography.


11/26/23

Candid City Street Photography Collective is absolutely thrilled to welcome our new member Eric Davidove to the group.

Eric is an award winning street photographer who currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. When out on the street, Eric prefers candid and natural photos, and seeks out intriguing moments & lighting conditions, the presence of eye-grabbing shapes and forms, vibrant colors, and interesting looking people.

Eric has been awarded and honored by festivals and organizations including the Paris International Street Photography Awards, Gothenburg Street Photo Festival, New York Photography Awards, Siena International Photos Awards, and many more.

View Eric's work here.

Welcome, Eric!


11/22/23

Gerald Gutschmidt's image, Head and Trail was chosen as a Single Image Finalist by the Livorno Photo Meeting Jury.


11/18/23

Tony Van Le's image, Falling Out of the Sky was chosen as a Single Image Finalist by the Livorno Photo Meeting Jury.


11/202023

Eric Davidove's photographs, Primary and Halfway Invisible Man, were selected as finalists for the street photography section of the KAAF Photo Contest 2023, Iran.


11/20/23

Gerald Gutschmidt's photograph, Head and Trail, was selected as a finalist for the street photography section of the KAAF Photo Contest 2023, Iran.


11/20/23

Tony Van Le's photograph, Into the Unknown was selected as a finalist the street photography section of the KAAF Photo Contest 2023, Iran.


10/18/23

Gerald Gutschmidt's Trail and Head was selected as one of the finalists of the Istanbul Street Photography Festival.


10/11/23

Tony Van Le's photographic series, Surreality is on display at Sapore Di Casa, for Trieste Photo Fringe 2023.

Surreality will be on display from October 11 - December 31, 2023


10/8/23

Christine Kemp has three photos in the exhibition Street Treat: A Women and Gender Expansive Street Photography Show. The exhibition is a traveling show, beginning in Menlo Park in October 2023, and will travel to multiple cities in 2024.


9/24/23

Tony Van Le's photographs, Lingering Shadows of Disparity and Into the Uknown, were given the "Master Shot" designation by the Leica Fotographie International editors and were added to LFI's Master Shots selection gallery.


9/23/23

Tony Van Le's image, Into the Unknown was chosen by the Pisa Street Photo International Festival (PSPI, Italy) jury as a Singles finalist.


9/21/23

Gerald Gutschmidt's Head and Trail was selected as one of the finalists of the Tehran Street Photography Festival and will be part of the Tehran Street Photography exhibition held at the Zemestan Gallery of Iranian Artist Forum from 12/01-12/11/2023.


9/8/23

Tony Van Le's photograph, The Future of Our Future is featured in the Tarot exhibition at Gallery-O-Rama in San Francisco.  The show runs from September 8 - November 5.


9/3/23

Christine Kemp's Dreaming in Teal and Tony Van Le's Into the Unknown are on display at the Trieste Airport for Trieste Photo Days.  The photos will be on display from September 3 - November 23, 2023.


9/1/23

Christine Kemp has two photos in the Beauty in the Mundane exhibition at 2358MRKT Gallery in San Francisco, CA. The show will run for the month of September 2023.


8/30/23

Gerald Gutschmidt's Head and Trail was selected for the gold medal in the Street Photography section of the Vienna Photo Awards.


8/22/23

Tony Van Le's series, Surreality was chosen by the Pisa Street Photo International Festival (PSPI, Italy) jury as a Series finalist.


8/26/23

Christine Kemp’s photo The Floating Hat is featured in A Wall of Women by Women, an exhibition by Unexposed Collective. The exhibition will be displayed during the Ballarat International Foto Biennale in Ballarat, Australia. The exhibition will run through October 22, 2023.


8/03-8/09/23

Gerald Gutschmidt's Shrinkwrapped Skater is participating in the 6th Chania International Photo Festival, Greece.


7/26/2023

Gerald Gutschmidt's Duck Unleashed and High Noon received an honorable mention in the Vienna Photo Awards Street Photography and Black&White section respectively.


7/14/23

Christine Kemp and Tony Van Le have multiple photos featured in the Politics exhibition at Gallery-O-Rama in San Francisco, CA, 2023. The show runs July 14 - August 20, 2023.


7/10/23

Christine Kemp’s photo The Floating Hat has been awarded as a semi-finalist in the Single Photo Streets Category for Urban Photo Awards, 2023


6/1/23

World-renowned street photographer, Forrest Walker has collaborated with Candid City to host a gallery of his images on our site.

Candid City's Tony Van Le completed a six-month mentorship with Forrest in 2021, and we are thrilled to be able to share his incredible work.

See Forrest's images here.


5/12/23

Christine Kemp has been selected as one of three winners in the Between Worlds photo contest. Her photo The Floating Hat will be displayed in the Between Worlds exhibition in Hamburg, Germany.


5/12/23

Christine Kemp and Tony Van Le have multiple photos featured in the Tableaux exhibition at Gallery-O-Rama in San Francisco, CA. The show runs through the month of May, 2023.


5/5/23

Candid City will host their self-titled debut exhibition at Foreign Lens Gallery in San Francisco. The show opens May 5, 2023 and runs through the month of June.

See photos from our opening night here.

Foreign Lens Gallery, 513 Green Street, San Francisco