Street Photography

From Atget to Cartier-Bresson

Author: Clive Scott

Publisher: I.B.Tauris

ISBN: 0857735500

Category: Photography

Page: 248

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Street photography is perhaps the best-loved and most widely known of all photographic genres, with names like Cartier-Bresson, Brassai and Doisneau familiar even to those with a fleeting knowledge of the medium. Yet what exactly is street photography? From what viewpoint does it present its subjects, and how does this viewpoint differ from that of documentary photography? Looking closely at the work of Atget, Kertesz, Bovis, Rene-Jacques, Brassai, Doisneau, Cartier- Bresson and more, this elegantly written book, extensively illustrated with both well-known and neglected works, unpicks Parisian street photography's affinity with Impressionist art as well as its complex relationship with parallel literary trends and authors from Baudelaire to Philippe Soupault. Clive Scott traces street photography’s origins, asking what really what happened to photography when it first abandoned the studio, and brings to the fore fascinating questions about the way the street photographer captures or frames those subjects - traders, lovers, entertainers - so beloved of the genre. In doing so Scott reveals street photography to be a poetic, even 'picturesque' form, looking not to the individual but to the type; not to the ‘reality’ of the street but to its 'romance'.
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Street Photographer

Author: Vivian Maier

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783829605632

Category:

Page: 123

View: 516

Die Entdeckung des völlig im Verborgenen entstandenen Werks der 2009 im Alter von 83 Jahren verstorbenen Vivian Maier ist eine photohistorische Sensation. Aus Frankreich stammend, verdiente Vivian Maier ihren Lebensunterhalt in den 50er und 60er Jahren als Kindermädchen in Chicago und New York. Auf eigene Rechnung und Gefahr und außerhalb jeder Öffentlichkeit führte sie eine Art Doppelleben als Street Photographer. Ihr Entdecker John Maloof legt ihr Werk in unserem Buch erstmals einer staunenden internationalen Öffentlichkeit vor. Einige der Photographien wurden kürzlich in Deutschland in der Galerie von Hilaneh von Kories in Hamburg gezeigt.
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Street Photography

A Guide to Finding and Capturing Authentic Portraits and Streetscapes

Author: John Batdorff

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133761258

Category: Photography

Page: 61

View: 714

Street photography is about people. As a street photographer your job is to be in the moment and acutely aware of your surroundings—what a person is wearing, the way traffic is moving, or if the weather is changing. Good street photographers are watching constantly and leveraging these elements to capture subjects in authentic moments. In this ebook, Chicago-based photographer John Batdorff offers his best tips and techniques for finding and making great street images. You will learn about: Selecting cameras and lenses to get the job done Assessing your street approach and getting in the proper mindset Scouting locations and working them fully to get your best shot Blending in with your equipment, clothing, and body language Observing vs. engaging with your subjects Establishing a style and finishing your vision with post processing choices
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Vivian Maier

Street Photographer

Author: John Maloof

Publisher: powerHouse Books

ISBN: 1576876330

Category: Photography

Page: 136

View: 6691

Please note that all blank pages in the book were chosen as part of the design by the publisher. A good street photographer must be possessed of many talents: an eye for detail, light, and composition; impeccable timing; a populist or humanitarian outlook; and a tireless ability to constantly shoot, shoot, shoot, shoot and never miss a moment. It is hard enough to find these qualities in trained photographers with the benefit of schooling and mentors and a community of fellow artists and aficionados supporting and rewarding their efforts. It is incredibly rare to find it in someone with no formal training and no network of peers. Yet Vivian Maier is all of these things, a professional nanny, who from the 1950s until the 1990s took over 100,000 photographs worldwide—from France to New York City to Chicago and dozens of other countries—and yet showed the results to no one. The photos are amazing both for the breadth of the work and for the high quality of the humorous, moving, beautiful, and raw images of all facets of city life in America’s post-war golden age. It wasn’t until local historian John Maloof purchased a box of Maier’s negatives from a Chicago auction house and began collecting and championing her marvelous work just a few years ago that any of it saw the light of day. Presented here for the first time in print, Vivian Maier: Street Photographer collects the best of her incredible, unseen body of work.
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Street Photography

The Art of Capturing the Candid Moment

Author: Gordon Lewis

Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.

ISBN: 1457188996

Category: Photography

Page: 144

View: 2379

Since the advent of the camera, there have been photographers whose mission is to record and interpret the public sphere in all its aspects. Eugene Atget documented evidence of everyday life in the streets as well as the buildings and monuments of Paris. Henri Cartier-Bresson pursued what he called "The Decisive Moment," the moment in which the meaning of an event was most clearly captured in a photograph. Their work, and that of many other masters, has inspired generations of photographers to wander public spaces, camera in hand, searching for meaningful moments in time. Success requires the street photographer to be proficient with their equipment, to be constantly aware of their surroundings, and to have a keen eye. Quick reflexes and self-confidence are essential: Street photographers know from experience that hesitation or procrastination could mean missing a once-in-a-lifetime shot. The adage "it's better to ask for forgiveness than permission" was probably coined by a street photographer. In Street Photography: The Art of Capturing the Candid Moment, Gordon Lewis helps readers understand and conquer the challenging yet rewarding world of street photography. The book includes discussions of why photographers are drawn to street photography, the different styles of street photography, and what makes a great street photograph. Lewis then goes on to explore how the choice of location can change a photographer's approach to image capture: from city streets to fairs to beaches, Lewis discusses the impact different environments have on the process of street photography. Another crucial element to becoming a good street photographer is learning to travel light, with minimal equipment. Lewis gives readers practical advice on everything from cameras and lenses to camera bags and clothing. Lewis also delves into the techniques and approaches that will help novices master the art of street photography. Whether your style is to engage your subjects or to remain unnoticed and take candid portraits, Lewis offers ideas on how to capture fascinating moments in time: a gesture, expression, or composition that may exist for only a fraction of a second, but can leave a lasting impression of the wonders, challenges, and absurdities of modern life.
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No Rules Street Photography

Author: Nitsa

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1411610962

Category: Art

Page: 108

View: 6918

Simple and direct view into street photography. Tips and techniques alongside many pictures, to help you navigate your way through the streets for rules-free picture making. Book includes topics such as: photographing at night, taking pictures in the rain, what is street photography, alternatives, accidental work and more. The main purpose of this book is to be an inspiration for you to find your own unique style and expression while having fun photographing the streets of your town.
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Street Photography

Creative Vision Behind the Lens

Author: Valérie Jardin

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 131529639X

Category: Photography

Page: 226

View: 9514

With both training and preparation, a street photographer needs to make rapid decisions; there may only be a fraction of a second to immortalize a moment in time that has never happened before and will never happen again. This is where Street Photography: Creative Vision Behind the Lens comes in. Follow Valérie Jardin on an inspiring photo walk around the world. After an overview of the practical and technical aspects of street photography, Valérie takes you along on a personal photographic journey as she hits the streets of her favorite urban haunts. She shows you the art of storytelling through her photographs, from envisioning the image to actually capturing it in the camera. Learn about the technical and compositional choices she makes and the thought process that spurred the click of the shutter.? Perfect for both the new photographer excited to capture the world around them and for the experienced street photographer wishing to improve their techniques and images, Street Photography requires no special equipment, just a passion for seeing and capturing the extraordinary in the ordinary.
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The World Atlas of Street Photography

Author: Jackie Higgins,Max Kozloff

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300207166

Category: Art

Page: 399

View: 6308

Collects street photographs from noted photographers of cities around the world, from New York and Sao Paolo to Paris and Sydney.
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New York Street Photography with a Toy Camera

Author: Johannes Huwe

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1847282423

Category: Art

Page: 60

View: 1771

A portfolio of pictures taken in the New York area with a Holga toy camera. Discover some fascinating images captured through a plastic lens.
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Michael Freeman's Photo School: Street Photography

Essential Aspects of Street Photography

Author: Michael Freeman

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1781570787

Category: Photography

Page: 160

View: 1063

The street aesthetic is more in vogue than ever, and rapidly becoming an essential part of every photographer’s repertoire. Subjects are found around every corner, each moment offers a new and fresh perspective, and that excitement and spontaneity make it an ideal training ground for honing the skills needed to anticipate and successfully capture dramatic scenes on the fly. Getting great street shots is much more than just a matter of chance. Michael Freeman details the optimal strategies for anticipating the action before it happens, and the fastest techniques that ensure you’re ready with your finger on the shutter for that critical moment. A thorough overview of which equipment is best suited for each particular style lets you make the most of the gear you have, even in the most challenging lighting conditions. And a series of exercises keeps you engaged and alert to the creative potential of countless scenes throughout your daily life. Beyond the gear and technique, you will also learn to think like a street photographer – recognising not just captivating scenes with engaging subjects, but also innovative angles from which to capture them, all with the split-second instinct of a professional.
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Travel and Street Photography

From Snapshots to Great Shots

Author: John Batdorff

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133818306

Category: Photography

Page: 264

View: 1238

Whether you’re heading to Paris or San Francisco, Patagonia or Yosemite, you need a book that goes beyond the camera manual to teach you how to take great shots. This guide by pro photographer John Batdorff will help you conquer the fundamentals of travel and street photography and capture stunning pictures. Batdorff starts with the basics–composition, light, and exposure–and how to plan and pack the right equipment for different types of shooting conditions. He also covers all the key camera features that affect your image. Once you’ve captured those shots, John takes you step-by-step through an effective workflow in Lightroom to organize your images and develop your own personal style. This guide is for beginning-to-intermediate digital photographers to understand the basics and bring their own unique artistic expression to any situation whether you’re taking landscapes, cityscapes, portraits, or food and drink shots. Beautifully illustrated with large, compelling photos, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time you pack up your camera and take it on the road.
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Humans of New York

Die besten Storys

Author: Brandon Stanton

Publisher: Riva Verlag

ISBN: 395971033X

Category: Photography

Page: 428

View: 5894

Der Fotograf Brandon Stanton begann im Sommer 2010 das ehrgeizige Projekt, ein fotografisches Porträt von New York City zu erschaffen. Aus den daraus entstandenen Fotos und Interviews wurde der Blog Humans of New York mit aktuell über 14 Millionen Fans auf Facebook. Das 2013 veröffentlichte Buch Humans of New York, das auf dem Blog basierte, schoss sofort an die Spitze der New York Times-Bestsellerliste und blieb dort für über 45 Wochen. Nun ist Brandon Stanton zurück, mit dem Buch, auf das alle gewartet haben: Humans of New York: Die besten Storys. Seit Stanton angefangen hatte, Menschen in den Straßen von New York zu interviewen, war der Dialog mit ihnen genauso detailliert, faszinierend und bewegend gewesen wie die Fotos selbst. Humans of New York: Die besten Storys zeigt völlig neue Personen in großartigen Fotos mit längeren, tiefergehenden Geschichten, die mit noch mehr Offenheit überraschen und uns aufs Neue erstaunen.
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Street Photography: Life in London

Author: Jim Williams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781388988043

Category:

Page: N.A

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Street photographs are mirror images of society, the subjects are usually unaware that they are being photographed, creating a spontaneous response to life as it happens in front of your eyes. Street photography is unplanned. You really never know what you're going to get on any given day. A street photo should tell a story, or causes you wonder what is happening at the moment.London is a street photographer's dream. Public markets offer a treasure trove of photos, so you will see images from Borough, Camden and Portabella markets. The city is always crowded and is an excellent source of candid photos. This book is a collection of black and white images of people caught in the act of going about their daily lives.
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Street Photography

For Everybody

Author: Andrew "Fundy" Funderburg

Publisher: Amherst Media

ISBN: 9781682033562

Category: Photography

Page: 128

View: 334

See everyday scenes transformed through the eyes of an experienced street photographer--and discover the secrets of capturing these evocative images
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52 Assignments

Street Photography

Author: Brian Lloyd Duckett

Publisher: Ammonite Press

ISBN: 9781781453520

Category:

Page: 128

View: 5515

This book features 52 color-coded commissions and concepts with alternative ideas for composing, creating and printing eye-catching images from the street. You will discover different ways of approaching your subjects; challenges and games that add a level of mischief and play to your work; ideas for using maps, books and signs to unleash your creativity; lists of the best festivals and events to attend; prompts for alternative subjects and themes; guides to removing clichés from your work; radical techniques for pushing your camera beyond its limits or using alternative cameras; and examples from historic masters; along with ideas for innovative approaches to processing and printing. The rest of the journal's pages are styled for you to add your own thoughts, notes, lists, Top 10s, technical specifications, quotes, and even sketches and doodles, creating a record of your own 52 photographic assignments. These may be completed weekend by weekend over the course of a year, or dipped into every time you need to bring a new concept or creative approach to your street photography.
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Berlin Moments of a City Black/white Street Photography

Author: Frank Andree

Publisher: Frank Andree

ISBN: 1320199178

Category: Photography

Page: 96

View: 3334

A photographic declaration of love to a unique town. The Berliner photographer Frank Andree shows putatively everyday situations from his personal perspective. The selected black / white photographs offer us a unique insight into the urban life of Berlin.
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Street Photography

A History in 100 Iconic Photographs

Author: David Gibson

Publisher: Prestel Publishing

ISBN: 9783791384887

Category:

Page: 208

View: 6037

This visually arresting book takes the reader on a journey across the globe by presenting the most candid, immediate, and provocative images captured by the biggest names in street photography from its inception to today. Capturing daily life in every corner of the world, this sumptuous collection of great street photography shows the very best of the genre. From pre-war gelatin silver prints to 21st-century digital images, from documentary to abstract, from New York's Central Park to a mountain city in Mongolia, these photographs reveal the many ways street photography moves, informs, and excites us. The book includes work by the likes of Margaret Bourke-White, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Joel Meyerowitz, Gordon Parks, André Kertész, Garry Winogrand, Roger Mayne, and other masters of street photography who pushed the genre's boundaries and continue to innovate today. Each exquisitely reproduced photograph is presented on a double-page spread and accompanied by an informative text. David Gibson's insightful introduction traces the history of street photography, reflects on its broad appeal, and looks toward the future of the genre.
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