PE: 52 Street tips from the Masters “If you can smell the street by looking at the photo, it’s a street photograph.” — Bruce Gilden“Turn your attention to the four-legged population.” — Ying Tang“Take a bus. Do weekly shopping. Pop into a public loo.” — Nils Jorgensen“Document some evidence of human ingenuity that would otherwise go unnoticed. Do it without including any humans in the picture.” — Michael Wolf“Get lost in a thicket of signs and structures.” — Wolfgang Zurborn“Never ignore a cliché.” — Artem Zhitenev“When you have to shoot: shoot! Don’t talk!” — Il Brutto.
PE: Street Photography for expertsDefining Street Photographyby Dave BeckermanMost types of photography can be easily defined by their subjects. A wedding photographer takes pictures of weddings. A portrait photographer poses someone and takes their picture. The nature photographer covers a wide area, but it is easy to categorize.Street photography is difficult to define because it can encompass just about any subject.If I were to ask you to name a few famous street photographers, you might pick, Garry Winnograd, Henri Cartier-Bresson, or maybe Robert Frank. But if I asked you to define street photography that would be more difficult. You might say that street photography is candid pictures of strangers on the street. That might be a good start, but it doesn't really
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