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    Street Photography A Passion worth Living

    One’s passion is very close to one’s heart. People these days live their passion and at times it becomes their profession too. Photography is taken up by many individuals as a passion they want to live up to. There are amateurs in this field and novices too who have learnt and mastered their hands and minds towards photography. Street Photography is also termed as a kind of documentary photography. One can take photos in many public places such as alleys, shopping malls, roads, streets, meeting places, beaches etc. Whilst engaging in this activity, one has to be very cautious that it does not offend public interest or invade one’s privacy.

    History of Street Photography

    Dating back to late 19th century, street photography became very popular across the world owing to inventions of cameras which could be easily handled and carried. These cameras were primarily the 35mm but cameras with rangefinders were also very popular and street photography took a different genre of its kind.

    Photographers, who pursue street photography say that this class of photography is very ironic as it shows a mirror to society, something in its virgin form with no edits and focuses. They

    By Craig Wathall - 12/03/2012 @ 15:53Read More