Category Archives: documentary photography

Street Photography is so Square

I still use Instagram. I still use it for its originally-intended purpose — sharing pictures. It’s become a bit more “useful” over the years. Not a good thing, in my opinion. I enjoy the square format, although I will sometimes … Continue reading

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A (Short) Tale of Two Photos

Since 1972 when I first picked up, with intention, a camera, I’ve made tens of thousands of images and many hundreds of hours of video footage — much of it I would call documentary. This is a short tale of … Continue reading

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I Collect Graffiti and Street Art

When I was first becoming interested in photography at about the age of 15, I happened upon a book of documentary photography. The Family of Man fascinated me. I was coming to photography from drawing and painting. My earliest career … Continue reading

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Street Photography Advice

A bit of street photography advice flipped past me on Instagram recently: To make your street photography better, pretend you’re shooting video. I found this curious and spent just enough time with the post to discover that what they were … Continue reading

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