Is Street Photography trying too hard?

mickyates Documentary, Leica, Lightroom, London, Nikon, Photography, Street photography, United Kingdom 9 Comments

I attended the excellent ‘Street London Symposium‘ this past weekend, the second of its kind. Most professionally run and a huge amount of fun. Best photo event I have attended for ages. (thank you Nick Turpin, Jason Reed and the team – and of course Martin Usborne’s overall Hoxton Mini Press sponsorship). The weekend had a range of international speakers …

Hiroji Kubota

Hiroji Kubota

mickyates Book, Documentary, Photo Book, Photography, Street photography 0 Comments

Just re-looking at the work of one of my favourite photographers, Hiroji Kubota. And his latest book (2015) is an inspiration. Kubota-san is THE ‘documentary photographer’s’ photographer 🙂   “I think everybody has a great drama to talk about. Everybody.” Kubota is meticulous, an insightful traveller, a story teller, and always respectful of his subjects.   The link is to …