15.08.08 by Jeff

David Potes

I touched base with photographer David Potes this week. Dave and his brother Ray are the guys behind Hamburger Eyes, everybody’s favourite black & white street photo zine. Hamburger Eyes and FecalFace were huge inspirations for me in starting this site, so it was really cool to connect with him.

I also recently saw his brother Ray featured on FecalFace demonstrating how to print black & white film and that got me stoked. I mean, that’s what it’s about! Sharing knowledge! Teaching people! Getting everyone excited to make stuff! Enough of this elitism in the art community – its so tired. Okay, end of rant.

I snagged these great images from Dave’s portfolio – make sure you jump over to there to see a lot more, and be sure to check out Hamburger Eyes and try to not be excited about photography (impossible).





  • http://www.shotsringout.com Brian

    I’m always excited about photography. I need a photography buddy in the Dallas area. Anybody??

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    ill have to road trip out there at some point then we can take some photos!

  • http://www.shotsringout.com Brian

    Yeah definitely, head on down.. I’ll have to head up to Vancouver too, because it looks beautiful there. Definitely better looking than Dallas!

  • Doug

    hamburger eyes is really, really dope. I picked up the book last week and was inspired to dust off my F4.