Bruce Gilden Explains What Makes a Great Street Photograph

Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden himself spent decades perfecting his signature style of filling the frame with candid close-up portraits, making him one of the revered – and often imitated – street photographers in that arena.

With street photography being one of the most popular categories today, it’s one of those genres that many photographers take a stab at, albeit mostly blindly. To make things extra challenging, there are really no hard and fast rules that you can follow to guarantee a compelling street snap; all those guides and photobooks can give you is something you can start with. What you can do, however, is to diligently and persistently practice until you get your own style, voice, and storytelling technique.  .

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