Plus Tips To Improve Your Street Photography.
Street photography is very ‘in’ at the moment, though if you look at the work of documentary masters like Henri Cartier Bresson or Don McCullin, you can see that they too took a lot of great images out on the street. It’s a hard genre to define, and includes some quite diverse approaches – everything from ‘in your face’ portraiture, as exemplified by Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden, through to careful observation of social problems, like homelessness or addiction.
There is also an increasingly popular style that focuses on visual puns and funny coincidences, notable exponents being Nils Jorgensen and Siegfried Hansen. Whatever style of street photography you are interested in, here are some tips to get better shots.