Streetphotographyis a type of documentary photography that
features subjects within public places.
Such as streets, parks, beaches, shops, political conventions
and other settings.
Street photography uses the techniques of straight photography,
in that it shows avision of something, like holding up a mirror to
Street photography often tends to be ironic and can be
distanced from its subject matter, and often concentrates on a
single human moment, caught at a decisive moment.
3. There are things hidden for all the world until
photographed.-Craig Coverdale 4. We declare the world as our canvas
Street Art Utopia 5.
Henri Cartier-Bresson was a French photographer, who was
considered to be the father of photojournalism.
He helped develop the "street photography" or "real life
reportage" style that has influenced generations of photographers
Bresson believed that The Decisive Moment was that split second
of genius and inspiration that a photographer had to capture a
6. Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a
meditation. - Henri Cartier-Bresson 7.
Elliott Erwitt has created some of the most memorable images of
He hascombined irony,humourand emotion throughout his
photographs, which intersects with moments in our lives that are
common to all of us.
I don't start out with any specific interests, I just react to
what I see. I don't know that I set out to take pictures of dogs; I
have a lot of pictures of people and quite a few of cats. But dogs
seem to be more sympathetic. Elliot Erwit
Elliott Erwitt, New York, 1988, Bulldogs 9. Elliott Erwitt, New
York, 1974, Felix Gladys and Rover Elliott Erwitt, California,
1955, Couple Kissing 10.
From researching what is street photography, to inspirational
street photographers I have learnt that the key factors in order to
capture good street photography is to;