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The Street Photographer’s Manual

David Gibson


A new edition of this essential overview of the most exciting, dynamic form of photography

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The Street Photographer’s Manual celebrates the spirit of street photography with inspiring instruction to help you capture the perfect urban moment. Through twenty simple project tutorials on subjects such as ‘Sequences’, ‘Shadows’ and ‘Objects’, as well as illustrated profiles of twenty internationally acclaimed street photographers, including Bruce Gilden, Nils Jorgensen and Trent Parke, author David Gibson gives you a visual tour of the medium – perfect for the aspiring street photographer.

This new edition showcases captivating work by emerging artists on the street photography scene, updated advice on Instagram, and a foreword by leading street photographer Matt Stuart.

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'Exceptional ... a fascinating read for any photographer. Its variety of imagery, Gibson’s intelligent writing and quotes from other renowned photographers make it one of the best publications of its type I’ve seen '
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Book Details

Format: Paperback with flaps

Edition Type: Revised Edition

Size: 22.9 x 17.7 cm

Extent: 192 pp

Publication date: 6 February 2020

ISBN: 9780500545263

Contents List

Foreword by Matt Stuart • Introduction • 1. Busy • 2. Quiet • 3. Abstract • 4. Still 5. Objects • Reference

About the Author

David Gibson is one of the founder members of In-Public, the first modern international collective of street photographers. In-Public, which began in 2000, has been a pivotal influence worldwide on the growing popularity of street photography. David has taken street photographs since the early 1990s and is now a highly respected photography tutor, running workshops in London and other cities worldwide.

List of Contributors

Matt Stuart