Photographer Meryl Meisler‘s journey in street photography began in the early 1970s, when she started documenting suburban life on Long Island. That quickly transitioned into following Manhattan's electric nightlife and daily life in Bushwick well before its gentrification. Her vast archive of photos, which was only revealed in 2010 after she finished a 31-year career in education, is now on display together with her more recent images in an incredible five-decade retrospective.
With its monthly photography contests, The Independent Photographer promotes talented photographers around the world.
Over the course of eight years, Swiss photographer Willy Spiller documented life on the New York City subway.
Street photographer Anthimos Ntagkas is always on the lookout for an interesting scene. With a keen eye for observation, Ntagkas is able to capture small, humorous coincidences that most of us overlook. From people unknowingly mimicking a nearby mural to a man's bird tattoo appearing in the sky, these charming scenes are immortalized for eternity thanks to Ntagkas.
For the past decade, photographer Suitcase Joe has been spending time at Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles.
New York-based street photographer Billy Dinh has amassed a large and loyal Instagram following thanks to his talents.
When Nicolas Miller moved to New York City several years ago, he was inspired to start his creative journey. Intrigued by the metropolis and all it had to offer, he picked up an old DSLR and began exploring the streets. From there, he's never looked back. Propelled forward by the inspiring street photographers he viewed online, his love for the craft has only deepened over time.
The night ushers in a new rainbow of colors.
Cats are comedians.
Discretion is part of street photography. If you want to capture candid pictures of people, it’s best to do it when they can’t see you. But sometimes, as photographer Benjamin Lee (aka Itchban) shares, it’s unavoidable that you’ll get “caught.” In an ongoing series of photos, he pinpoints the moments when people are looking directly into his camera as they walk down the street, sit in their cars, or stand on the train.
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.