Wide Aperture #6This is Wide Aperture, a little corner where we get closer to experienced and talented photographer. This is where they, kindly, share their insight in a very direct way, straigth from behind the viewfinder.Wide Aperture #6 by *NunoCanha
This is where the XXI Century kicks in, blending the classic vintage work with the latest techniques and media, from unorthodox work to borderline street portraiture, always keeping in mind the most engaging unstaged and candid photos with a narrative we call Street Photography.
Today we met our friend JD, Jean-Daniel Beley.
:icondjailledie: is a talented and inspiring photographer based in Lyon, France, and an excellent person.
How did you find street photography, and how do you describe your photographic style?
I started photography with travel photography some 25 years ago, but had almost stopped when digital SLRs appeared. That was a shock - shooting for free, trial and error was instantaneous - and I started sho
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