Cats are comedians. They certainly don’t realize it, but as Japanese photographer Masayuki Oki shows, they are constantly doing things that make us laugh. Oki roams Tokyo and other city streets to look for kitties that are just being themselves, but they are doing so in a way that is funny to us humans. This includes dramatic fighting poses, weird facial expressions, and contorted positions as they groom themselves.
Discretion is part of street photography.
The street photography of Jamel Shabazz crystalized an important era of New York City and its boroughs.
Since 2017, Women Street Photographers (WSP) has been spotlighting the rich contribution of female photographers to the genre. What started as an Instagram account has transformed into a book, artist residency, film series, and traveling exhibition. Among the programming by WSP is their annual exhibition highlighting great street photography by women. This year's exhibition opens on April 8, 2022 at Artspace PS109 in New York City.
By harnessing the naturally foggy nature of San Francisco, street photographer Joshua Singh brings an extra touch of magic to...
Algerian street photographer Imed Kolli uses his camera to form a connection with others.
When French street photographer Sébastien Durand began his practice in 2017, he was looking for inspiration. Luckily, it didn't take him too long to realize that he could take advantage of his commute to work and get creative on the metro. What followed was a growing portfolio of memorable images that detail the small moments in life as these commuters go about their business.
When you see a random person in a street photo, it’s natural to ponder what they've been doing in the...
Photography rewards those who keep their eyes open.
Some of the most memorable photos are the result of being in the right place at the right time. In 2011, Hannah Huxford experienced this; she was visiting a seaside English town of Bridlington and her husband had bought a bag of fries. While eating them, they noticed a seagull nearby. “I started taking photographs [with an iPhone 3] of the seagull as my husband threw the chips (fries) at him,” Huxford tells My Modern Met.
Australian photographer Jay Weinstein was wandering the streets of Bikaner, India one day in 2013, when he encountered a man...
Photographer Edas Wong has a knack for capturing the subtle—and accidental—harmonies that happen in the world.