„The Power of the Camera in Documenting Social Movements“ is the headline from a relevant article about cameras as weapons. “Gordon Parks said he used the camera as a weapon to show the stories of injustices,” Willis says. “I see that photographers today are doing the same, that they’re using their lenses to capture moments,
„Racism is still around, but I´m not about to let it destroy me.“ This sentence writes Gordon Parks in the Prologue of his book „Half Past Autumn“. It is a very authentic book about pen, music and camera – the life of Gordon Parks.
In „The Essentials of Street Photography (English Edition)“ written by James Maher and Dave Beckerman we can read: „In general terms, street photography is a pictorial study of the human condition that surrounds us all. This is why street photography can take place anywhere. All that needs to be present is something related to humans
In the era of filtermix anything is possible. Now a lot of people want to go back to some special photographic attitudes. And now the spirit of Henri Cartier-Bresson comes back.
We live in a new time. More and more cameras – more and more photos. Streetphotography has new conditions: smaller cameras with digital technique more public photos means considering personal rights more visual possibilities with color, monochrome and filter Street21 – the streetphotography coaching for this time is ready: 1. Instruction manual for this new