The soul of the street photographer:

  1. Ever curious
  2. Ever ambitious
  3. Ever hungry for more!

Hungry for what?

For more adventures. More difficulties. More challenging compositions. More challenging places to shoot street photography.

Why street photography?

We street photographers are a unique breed. I love all photography, but street photography is truly unique. To me the difference between a street photographer and flower photographer is night and day. We street photographers must deal with real human beings; the most elusive of all subjects.

Why is street photography in our bones?

Perhaps our love for human beings. Our hunger and desire to interact with other humans. Our hunger to appropriate reality; to make something beautiful from everyday reality.

Our love of reality.

The urge to photograph

We see something we desire to photograph. We shoot it.

Why do we shoot it? Perhaps the fear of forgetting. Perhaps the desire to immortalize a beautiful moment, or a beautiful person we see on the streets. Regardless, to NOT photograph it is contrary to our soul.

Can you see your own soul in your photos?

This is the ultimate aim:

To see your own soul reflected in your photos.

Make this the goal!

ERIC


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