Street photography has a special cinematic character, combining elements of photojournalism, documentary and pure surprise to catch unguarded moments in a way that
Street photography has a special cinematic character, combining elements of photojournalism, documentary and pure surprise to catch unguarded moments in a way that lets viewers relate. Whether shot indoors or out, my work is intuitive and spontaneous…. Curiosity, immediacy, serendipity, empathy: all play a role. And then there is the undeniable thrill of the hunt: to paraphrase Martine Franck, there is nothing like going out with your camera and a roll of film to see what you can find.”
Jim Lustenader has been published in Black & White magazine, had solo exhibitions in New York, Florida, and Hanover, and has been a part of over forty juried exhibitions, including the Salmagundi Art Club, Your Daily Photograph, Center for Fine Art Photography, New York Center for Photographic Art, Black Box Gallery, among many others. Three of his photos are in the permanent collection of the Municipal Museum in Malaga, Spain. He lives in Hanover.
For those unfamiliar with street photography, the term refers as much to a style as to a place. Street photos are candid, often unplanned, and, ideally, reflective of the human stories that can be found in the everyday.
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