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Thoughts on Street Photography

People walking in Brussels, Belgium
People walking in Brussels, Belgium

With today’s technological revolution and ¬†an ever-increasing amount of people having a smartphone or any other camera-enabled device, it is no wonder that society has grown wary of photography in public.

In most major cities across the developed world (some Central European and Asian cities being the exception), what used to be a form of art in the times of Henri-Cartier Bresson is now being frowned upon the few photographers still willing to document life in the streets.