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Ted Szukalski

Gallery of fine art photography.

Photographer and model in George Street

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This photograph of a photographer taking photograph of a model with tattooed stars on her arm in the George Street reminds me of a dialog I had recently on an Internet forum on subject of street photography.

One of the studio photographers in response to the claim that street photographers meet a lot of people responded that he too meets a lot of people in the street and than … he takes them to the studio to take photographs. There is something tragic and yet funny at the same time that he could not comprehend how talking a person from the street into a studio would remove any authentic character from the person.

The scene of the attractive model in light dress on a cold day is the opposite situation. Here is a studio taken into the street to get some “urban” credence. Will it work? Only if you take photographs for glossy magazines, where reality doesn’t rate.

  • Dude, what lens was used?

    couldn’t read it anywhere

  • Ted, just the mere fact that YOU took the photo and included the photographer as well makes it the Street Photography that you and I both strive for. I think it is real in the sense that neither one of them are aware of you, hence you achieve your goal. She is posing for him, not for you, and his image of her is far surpassed by your image of them both. Keep up the good work!
    -vrod62
    http://vrod62.blogspot.com/

  • Dude, what lens was used?

    couldn’t read it anywhere

  • Ted, just the mere fact that YOU took the photo and included the photographer as well makes it the Street Photography that you and I both strive for. I think it is real in the sense that neither one of them are aware of you, hence you achieve your goal. She is posing for him, not for you, and his image of her is far surpassed by your image of them both. Keep up the good work!
    -vrod62
    http://vrod62.blogspot.com/