Street Photography


  “The Chinese have a theory that you pass through boredom into fascination and I think it’s true. I would […]

Diane Arbus


“I suspect it is for one’s self-interest that one looks at one’s surroundings and one’s self. This search is personally […]

Lee Friedlander


“All I can say about the work I try to do, is that the aesthetic is in reality itself.” (Helen […]

Helen Levitt


“I like to be flexible in the way I take pictures. I do not use a tripod, and I move […]

Beat Streuli



“There’s a reductiveness to photography, of course—in the framing of reality and the exclusion of chunks of it (the rest […]

Philip Lorca diCorcia


  “I believe that street photography is central to the issue of photography—that it is purely photographic, whereas the other […]

Joel Meyerowitz


“Photography for me is an exciting and personal way of reacting to and commenting on one’s environment and I feel […]

Tony Ray-Jones


“There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment. This kind of photography is realism. But […]

Robert Frank



“We are always struggling with time: whatever has gone has gone forever. The time element is the key to photography. […]

Henri Cartier-Bresson


“For more than twenty years by my own work and personal initiative, I have gathered from all the old streets […]

Eugene Atget


“It is now necessary to explain at once the value and the danger of light in photography. The image must, […]

John Thomson


  “My motivation isn’t to make you feel or to care – it’s to make you think.”  Mishka Henner   […]

Mishka Henner



“My choice of Street View both celebrates Google’s technologies and critiques the culture and consciousness it reflects. Initially I was […]

Jon Rafman


“I started taking photographs when I was thirteen or fourteen years old. I lived in America and my parents gave […]

Michael Wolf


“I was interested in photographing America in the same context, with the same poetry and power, that has been done […]

Doug Rickard


  “Women are stepping up…slowly…and we are starting to take up space and reinterpret the street genre. As the numbers […]

Sally Davies