Street Photography

I’m trying to find out what the term ‘Street Photography’ comprises.

Some of my attempts (click on image to enlarge):

What happens here??

I haven’t the faintest idea. Did the girl in the yellow raincoat fall down from the sky? Did she stumbel (if so – in what) reading her magazine?
The proof that it happened is in my files  – a colour slide telling it occurred in Oslo 29. april 1986. Luftig gange Luftiggange ny scan02Me and my camera was there. 😉

 

The ultimate answer?

A brief excerpt of a conversation that Radcliffe “Ruddy” Roye had with Colin Westerbeck, co-author of Bystander, the definitive book on the history of street photography.
The interview was conducted as part of a promotion for another book, Street Photography 2015. Publisert 21. apr. 2017

Interview With Colin Westerbeck

Great reading

Street Photography Now by Sophie Howarth and Stephen Mc Laren Thames & Hudson 2010

The Street Photographer’s Manual by David Gibson
Thames & Hudson 2014

Recommended links to tutorials etc.:

Magnum learn

#1 MASTERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY: STEVE MCCURRY MASTERCLASS – TRAILER [HD]:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3b2PTR25WE&feature=youtu.be

#2 MASTERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY: JOEL MEYEROWITZ MASTERCLASS – TRAILER [HD]
https://youtu.be/9o-2ef2bfvQ

7 TIPS for Street Photography EduardoPavezGoye
https://youtu.be/g6MaDSG_ibE

A Guide to Street Photography: Matt Stuart, manners and human autofocus | Engadget
https://youtu.be/MhSaR5ckKZI

Celebration of Photography 2017: Matt Stuart about working with the Leica M10:
https://youtu.be/a6ZYJh4eiE0

My Street Photography

The term
I consider myself a Street Photographer – in a somewhat extended understanding of the term. If you include “people” and “candid” you come closer to where to file me.

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