Street Photography

January 21, 2023

Neon Nighttime Scenes Capture the Electric Energy of Taipei After Dark

The night ushers in a new rainbow of colors. This is especially true in urban metropolises, where the fluorescent lights of buildings and signs illuminate the streets in a variety of colors. Photographer Andrew Nef captures the electric beauty of the city of Taipei that can only be seen after dark in an ongoing series of photos. Nef has been documenting street scenes ever since he moved to Taiwan in 2014.

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April 12, 2022

40 Years of Jamel Shabazz’s Iconic New York Street Photography at the Bronx Museum

The street photography of Jamel Shabazz crystalized an important era of New York City and its boroughs. Throughout the 1980s, Shabazz moved through the city and used his camera to open up new avenues of communication. With a glance and a smile, he was able to engage people as he took their photos and, at the same time, preserved history. Now, Shabazz's work is getting major attention at the Bronx Museum.

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February 23, 2022

Photographer Takes Dignified B&W Portraits of “Forgotten” People He Meets on the Street [Interview]

Algerian street photographer Imed Kolli uses his camera to form a connection with others. For the past seven years, he's used his creativity to study the human condition, often focusing on people who live on the fringes of society. The results are haunting portraits that capture the spirit of these models, who are all just ordinary people that Kolli encounters.

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November 22, 2021

Street Photographer Captures the Magical Moments That Happen When We’re Not Looking

Photography rewards those who keep their eyes open. If someone is dedicated to observing the everyday world at large, chances are that they'll serendipitously discover the compelling—and quirky—moments of life. Such is the case in the work of photographer Eric Kogan. With a keen sense of observation and timing, he captures astounding shots of New York City.

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