One of the great frustrations in the digital age is that e easy it is to make your photography available to the world, yet so difficult to get people’s attention and to take the time to look.
Street and documentary photographer Chris Suspect, the Street Photography Magazine featured photographer in August 2020 issue, has figured it out. He regularly enters his work in competitions, attends festivals (at least he did when you could do that sort of thing) and just getting to know people personally. And most recently is self publishing a series of photo books, which have been very successful.Read More
Last December I had the pleasure of finally meeting New York photographer Lauren Welles at the Miami Street Photography Festival. I’ve been a big fan of her work ever since we featured her in Street Photography Magazine in our January 2016 issue. It’s one thing to meet someone through our virtual world and it’s another […]Read More
What drew you to street photography initially? Travelling and photography always went hand in hand for me. While visiting different places of interest I realized that I was not very enthusiastic about capturing just the sights of a town (there are thousands of great images in high quality, taken under best conditions in the word […]Read More
Harajuku, Tokyo What drew you to street photography initially? I was drawn to street photography from travelling, then seeing travel/documentary and street photographers on Flickr and Lensculture. I aspired to be braver and be more engaging when taking photos, like the photographers I admire. I still have quite some way to go though! Tibetan […]Read More
Manga reader in the Kyoto subway What drew you to street photography? I started photography when I started traveling. Walking in cities that we do not know, has the effect of having eyes attracted and surprised by what we can see. This facilitates shooting and creativity. Also, I find that street photography can testify to […]Read More
Curve Light What drew you to street photography initially? I started, like probably most other photographers, by testing different topics: Architecture, Weddings, Nature etc. However, I noticed rather quickly that those topics are too static in nature for me. Everything is so predictable. Then, randomness came to my rescue. In heavy rain, I wanted to […]Read More
I Protect Her, She Protects Me What drew you to street photography initially? I am fascinated by people, by human nature, by human diversity. Richard Powers, a celebrated American novelist, once said that the purpose of art is to remind us that there are an infinite number of options that we haven’t even considered yet. […]Read More
Friends Will Be Friends What drew you to street photography initially? I was born and raised in Florence, Italy, but I moved to Los Angeles where I picked up photography in the early 80’s. I took extension classes at UCLA and started street photography because I needed to find a way to connect with the […]Read More
Beauties in the Bus with Devil Horns What drew you to street photography initially? I have been into photography since I was a teenager. It began with landscapes, animals, trees, cities and buildings, but always people, too. Of course I started with my family, but there was this interest in people from beginning, depicturing faces […]Read More
What drew you to street photography initially? I joined Flickr in 2010 and at that time I wasn’t concentrating on any one specific genre, I just uploaded family snaps, images taken on holiday and the odd landscape photograph. 2010 was also the year I started to dabble in stock photography, which I still do to […]Read More
What drew you to street photography initially? Seeing different styles of photography – fashion, architecture, nature and portrait. I like all kinds of photography, but in the end, I discovered that what really touches my heart is photography in which there are people, the human factor, and the most touching images for me are the […]Read More
What drew you to street photography initially? I started to consciously take street shots when I was going through a shitty time. I had just been diagnosed with testicular cancer, my life was kind of falling apart in various ways, and I felt lonely. And this writer I like said that when you’re at the […]Read More
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