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Just because you shot it in the street...JUST BECAUSE YOU SHOT IT IN THE STREET IT DOESN'T MAKE IT "STREET PHOTOGRAPHY"Just because you shot it in the street... by ^myraincheck
Street Photography is a largely misunderstood and misinterpreted photography genre http://myraincheck.deviantart.com/art/Statistics-on-Street-Photography-371453155 .
So, let's try to kill the most common misunderstandings:
Street photography is not photography of (empty) streets and it is not necessarily a photo taken in a street.
Street photography most definitely is not photography of your All Stars shoes in the street, it is not photography of your cat, or of graffiti or 'street art' (that's another genre of photography), it is not photography of your friends or family on trip.
Let's see some attempts to define street photography:
"The essence of street photography is the impulse to take candid pictures in the stream of everyday life" (from 'Street photography Now').
" For the most part, however, the photographers discussed in these pages have tried to work without being noti
Pioneers Of Street Photography - IVTo commemorate the 1st anniversary of #TheStreetFactor, we present to youPioneers Of Street Photography - IV by #TheStreetFactor
the fourth part of a series of journals dedicated to the great masters:
The Pioneers of Street Photography.
(October 22, 1942 - April 18, 1999)
was among the first photographers to successfully use color, especially in the fields of
Documentary and Street Photography, to great acclaim.
Crawford Market, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 1993. © Raghubir Singh
Born in Jaipur, India, Singh attended St. Xavier's School school and it was here that he discovered Cartier-Bresson's
little-known book, Beautiful Jaipur, published in 1949, which inspired his interest in photography.
Later on after a year of studying arts at The Hindu College in New Delhi, Raghubir decided to drop out.
Now, with time on his hands, he began taking photographs using a camera
his brother, Pratap Singh had brought for him from Hong Kong.
Taxi Driver and Pedestrian Argue, Chit