Street Photography 2 - Photography Contest [74 entries]

Escaping Picture

Winning entry, with a score of:
70.7%
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According to Wikipedia, "Street photography is a type of documentary photography that features subjects in candid situations within public places such as streets, parks, beaches, malls, political conventions and other settings. Street photography uses the techniques of straight photography in that it shows a pure vision of something, like holding up a mirror to society. Street photography often tends to be ironic and can be distanced from its subject matter, and often concentrates on a single human moment, caught at a decisive or poignant moment. On the other hand, much street photography takes the opposite approach and provides a very literal and extremely personal rendering of the subject matter, giving the audience a more visceral experience of walks of life they might only be passingly familiar with."

With this in mind, show us your best street photography.


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Suggested by: photogirl723

friiskiwi: Is it still on theme, if you can't see any people? ( 5 years and 1641 days ago )
Contest Moderator: No, street photography is about shooting people, mainly candid to capture life...a shot of a street is not 'street photography' by definition. ( 5 years and 1641 days ago )
kyricom: But I was going to go take a close-up of our street! ( 5 years and 1637 days ago )
Contest Moderator: To further clarify for those who are mis-reading the guidelines, the guidelines say "often concentrate on a single human moment...", this DOES NOT say 'often contains people!'
Street photography contains people, period. A photograph of a street or building without a human subject to concentrate on is known as either architectural or landscape photography. ( 5 years and 1637 days ago )

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Escaping - created by friiskiwi


Escaping
Favs: 1SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 1/74Score: 70.7% (41)6087 views

(5 years and 1637 days ago)


Too young to care for himself - created by Karol


Too young to care for himself
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 2/74Score: 70.6% (36)8887 views

(5 years and 1640 days ago)


Sunday Card Game - created by Juniper


Sunday Card Game
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 3/74Score: 70.3% (31)8669 views

Taken at the park surrounding the Temple of Heaven, Beijing. A must visit if in Beijing, but best to go on a Sunday, so much fun and great photo opportunities. (5 years and 1640 days ago)


Spare Change - created by qlmos7


Spare Change
Favs: 1SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 4/74Score: 69.5% (25)6591 views

(5 years and 1643 days ago)


stopped to say that... - created by fiachra


stopped to say that...
Favs: 1SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 5/74Score: 69.1% (20)6709 views

(5 years and 1639 days ago)