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Street Photography

A New Take on an Old Genre
written by: David Lykes Keenan

After a fairly long and relatively successful run as a software entrepreneur, three years ago I embarked on a path to reinvent myself as a fine-art/documentary photographer. Dramatic life changes such as this are never as easy as they might seem, but photography is far more rewarding, emotionally and spiritually, than debugging C++ code. My first love is street photography, in black-and-white, using small, unobtrusive rangefinder cameras. People, usually random and anonymous, are essential elements of these photographs. My preferred method is to see and photograph—but not be seen. Street photography is a very liberating experience for me. After years Read more »