Is Street Photography Changed Forever?



Today is my first time making street photography in nearly 45 days, and I set out to answer the question “is it changed forever?”.

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42 thoughts on “Is Street Photography Changed Forever?

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    So it sounds like y’all want me to leave the photos up longer, noted! I’ll keep them up longer in the next one 👍

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    Street Photography documents a place in time. Now more than ever we need to document this crazy time. Think of the window in time Vivian Maier created for us. If you don't know her work, worth a google.

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    i think street photography is still the same, the problems is until we have vaccine, the road will be less crowded than ever , and we have to be more alert for our security when we are out there doing street photography

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    I haven't been out to shoot since this COVID thing started. I do have some stuff to process pre-COVID. Anyway, not sure how I feel on the new crops. Would need to see more. Do whatever works for you.

    Btw that hat though… shame. Go Blues 😉 Lol. Good video sir.

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    Really enjoyed watching this apart from the photo timing issue. Nice to see some content from a photographer who actually makes nice images. So many talk the talk but are unable to back it up with quality work.

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    The streets remain the same. The people and photographers will adjust to the so-called new normal. They will come wearing hazmat suits. None will ever be the same again. We are in a new era – COVID19. We will just look back and reminisce on things pre-COVID19 era like things and events pre-digital and far back.

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    I think it's a good time to discuss the parameters of street photography. "The other stuff" as you put it, in my opinion is also street. It's still-life but I'd definitely categorize it under street photography. Maybe we can't rely on human contact to tell stories like we used to before. For someone like me, I especially love that there's no one out.

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    Hey love this mans vids, I've loved then for a mad while.
    But does anyone know what lut he uses? Really want to know

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    I enjoy watching your videos but, I struggle with street photography. And what i mean as I see people take photos and look at them and I never see the feeling or moment you are talking about. I try to look at symmetry or shadows. While I mostly do landscape, wildlife and sports photos I try to shoot street or urban and I have never seen a photo that makes me saw wow, that is awesome. Am I missing something?

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    Awesome video mate. Working as a press photographer these crazy times have been amazing to shoot. For the most part it was long lens work as I had to stay isolated etc, I did get a bit of blow back from some subjects who thought I was out to nark on them for being too far out of their bubbles for too long. One poster on the papers FB page labled me a creep with a camera, nice……… On the whole I think people appreciated the enormity of the situation fingers crossed we never seen stuff like this again. Purely from an historic point of view these are some of my most meaningful images. Link here if ya feel like skipping through. Regards and keep up the great content. Paul. https://youtu.be/vGklWbg8Uy4

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    Me at 3:07 : that looks like the weird liquor store I got beer from when I played the Drunken Unicorn on tour. Evan: southern star tattoo over there Me: that IS the weird liquor store. Gotta love Atlanta

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    This change will be temporary but it will also be an interesting opportunity for those who are willing to create images that will have a historical impact. I already drove down the road of a college town area a few hours ago that are full of small restaurants usually opened to 2am and saw a line of people with masks on getting food. All I could think of was the image of people 100 years ago during the great depression lining up outside to get coffee and donuts.

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    Street photography changed forever when Sean Tucker made his street photography/ Fan Ho video… now anyone with a digital camera hang around a patch of light for somebody to walk infront of it…There is only 2 youtubers I've seen who has the balls to walk in front of somebody and take a photo in the classic style of Gary Winogrand, William Klein, joel meyerowitz etc…

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    It's easier, or the same. The mask keeps me invisible, also people are extra preoccupied with keeping distance, and don't mind me.

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    I have started doing so virtual street photography thanks to Google Street Maps. Has been interesting and found some interesting sights. Would love for you to take a peek on my Instagram @orb.photograph

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    Only if streets are this much empty here on city I am in, I would be out to do a video at least once during the lockdown. But I cannot right now, too many people are out and active, I cannot risk bringing the virus home to my mother.

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    I liked the first one that you gave the thumbs down. I looked at it with it being cropped slightly to the right of that silver pole under the wrist. For me it keeps the eye dancing around the image.

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    I prefer de voice over video’s. Where you talk about a scene and why you choose this location etc. The quality of the voice over is better aswel then with the gopro.

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    people are dumb asf, instead of staying home they spent 3/4 hours per day doing street photography just cause a youtuber tells you to do it. Crazy.

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    I really like the concept of talking through what you see, even if you don't manage to capture it as you would've wanted. The seeing part is crucial! Helping others see will help them get more opportunities for great shots for themselves 🙂 5/5

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    Greatness as usual. I started watching this channel originally because I live in Atlanta and it gave me ideas on where to shoot. I'm more into shooting videos, but I can say definitely say that becasue of people like you, Professor Hines, and Alen Palender I'm starting to dabble in street photography. Big ups.

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    jWhat I remember most about Summers in Atlanta(30 years ago) is it is too hot (during the days), so life begins after dark unless you can hang out at the lakes or rivers. It would be fun to tube down the river and take photos of people along the banks..

  • July 16, 2020 at 20:22
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    In CTP (Camera Top Perspective – sorry for this one) we get a better feeling for the environment and situation and especially the process of finding a photographic treasure in the overflow of lines and subjects in an urban environment. Its like „where is walter“ photography edition with you showing us the way. In this perspective this is missing. Still a nice format, but the other one is more fulfilling for us, or at least for me. Keep on going and thank you for giving us an insight in your processes and style! 🙂

    PS: ever thought about doing a Skillshare class? Would be great

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