:iconniklin1: Niklas, A photographer of the "street" genre and an artist that I a greatly admire remarked the other day that he had a noticed a decline in the number of artists on DA of this genre and wondered why.
After thinking about this for a while and recalling from my personal interactions with people I thought I would pen down my analysis.
Firstly, there are those artists that feel they need to move onto professionally focused platforms, or independent websites. They have out grown the community of DA. These artists appear to prefer professional upward mobility to the warm coffee-shop ambience of DA. We can not begrudge them the features and focus that DA doesn’t provide. Secondly, it’s the discouraged and disparaged street photography newbie, that once started and suddenly has faded away, choosing another genre or simply giving up. It is this, that I do find disconcerting.
We must admit because of the very nature of the genre, it is th