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10 Street Photographers Every Photographer Should Know

By September 4, 2020ASMP Legends, Current News

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[by Robert K. Baggs]

Street photography has been a beloved sub-genre of our discipline since cameras became portable enough to do so. Here are ten that every photographer should know.

When I bought my first camera I knew where my interests lay: portraiture. However, there was one area of photography that appeared revered that I didn’t “get.” I’d seen many street photography images, collections, and videos about it, but I didn’t connect with the desire to shoot it or the proposed impact it could have. Then I watched “Bill Cunningham New York.”

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Editor’s Note: ASMP Legends Henri Cartier-Bresson, W. Eugene Smith, Gordon Parks, Richard Avedon, and Diane Arbus are featured in this video.

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