Street Photography

May 7, 2021

Before and After Photos Reveal How Much a Smile Changes a Person’s Aura [Interview]

Australian photographer Jay Weinstein was wandering the streets of Bikaner, India one day in 2013, when he encountered a man standing by some motorbikes. Initially, Weinstein was hesitant to approach the interesting stranger. Then the man yelled, “Take my picture too!” Weinstein responded with the simple imperative “Smile!” With that, the so i asked them to smile series was born from a chance joyful encounter.

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October 25, 2020

Photographer Documents the Surprisingly Thriving Film Culture in the Coldest Region of Russia

Russian photographer Alex Vasilyev continues to explore his own surroundings thanks to two ongoing series, My Dear Yakutia and Sakhawood. Born and raised in the far east Russian republic of Sakha, also known as Yakutia, Vasilyev once dreamed of traveling to exotic locations for his photography. But he quickly realized that in Yakutia—the coldest region of Russia—there was plenty of magic to be discovered.

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June 20, 2020

Street Photography Reveals the Candid Coincidences Hiding in Plain Sight

Photographer Anthimos Ntagkas, aka Daganth, has a penchant for being in the right place at the right time. His portfolio features random people, animals, objects, and advertisements that interact with each other in often humorous ways. In one scene, a giant man appears ready to chow down on a group of tiny people standing in a line on a diving board.

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December 17, 2019

Photographer Walks Around the Flooded Streets of Venice to Capture the City’s Tragic Beauty

While most of the world watched from afar as record floods washed across Venice, photographer Natalia Elena Massi raced to the scene, camera in hand. What she found was a surreal and magical scene. As Venice filled with water, its citizens sprung into action and came together as a community to ensure safety for everyone. And as the waters kept tourists at bay, the normally crowded streets and squares fell silent.

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