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Ted Szukalski

Gallery of fine art photography.

Street photography – why do it?

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On one of the Internet forums, where I post my photographs frequently, a lively discussion took place on merits of street photography. The debate seems to have three sides with varied but not always opposing viewpoints to it.

Firstly, the photographers, who take street candids, see it as a form of art, which captures people in their natural environment exhibiting their natural behaviours. Secondly, the photographers who view this as a form of art, but acknowledge only a small proportion of candid photographs as worth looking at. Finally, there was a group of photographers, who see no purpose or for that matter any photographic or artistic skills in this medium at all.

Yes, this is discussion was conducted on a photographers for photographers forum and thus the audience is rather of a very narrow demographic.
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Digital Photo opens a new forum

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Who will be our first member? Are you game enough?

I have added Forum feature to the web site with a good selection of topics. I will add more features and subjects to match suggestions or requests. The forum is based on the one of the most popular implementations on the Internet – the phpBB.

December 19th 2013 Note: Forum has been retired in favour of better discussion system.