Study in Pictures

Life, Edinburgh

I used to visualise my favourite street photography heroes when I made family photos or when I was out with my family making photos.

I was always trying to think of the photos I was making as street photography-style photos.

Trying to divorce myself from the ‘scene’ like a documentary photographer, to catch a candid moment of (faux) truth.

Trying to find the right angle or trying to find something visually interesting to make an interesting picture from but it’s recently dawned on me that street photography is simply just photography (a bit obvious!) but the only thing that’s different is the context of subject.
 
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I’ve been talking about sequences of late, here’s another sequence of compositional experiments, good and bad:

A couple I thought were OK.
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So if street photography is just photography, why not just drop the ‘street’ part and just call it what…

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