Point and shoot legends. #1

Decades have past since the pioneers of street photography have taken their first shots. Magicians such as Henry Cartier-Bresson, Helen Levitt, Walker Evans, Paul Strand, Lee Friedlander and many more, have elated innumerable amounts of people and their work still serves as inspiration for modern photographers. These point & shoot masters are legendary to EYE’EM, because they were able to capture the daily street choreography with their cameras at hand, only using their vision and sense of composition. It did not matter whether two dancing children were snapped by Leica or Pentax, but it was the composition, the light  and the content of the photo that was relevant. EYE’EM featuring the first artist of our series ‘point & shoot legends’: Helen Levitt.

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~ by Gary Austin on February 12, 2010.

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