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The Street Photographer’s Manual

David Gibson


Celebrates the spirit of street photography with inspiring instruction to help you capture urban moments on phone, camera or SLR

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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 20 simple project tutorials on subjects such as 'Sequences', 'Shadows' and 'Objects', as well as captivating illustrated profiles of 20 internationally acclaimed street photographers, including Bruce Gilden, Nils Jorgensen and Saul Leiter, author David Gibson gives you a visual tour of the medium - perfect for the aspiring street photographer.


'Excellent … thorough and immensely enjoyable … Highly recommended'
Amateur Photographer

'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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Format: Flexibound

Size: 22.9 x 17.7 cm

Extent: 192 pp

Publication date: 14 July 2014

ISBN: 9780500291306

Contents List

Section 1: Overview of Street Photography • Section 2: Photographer Profiles and Photographic Projects, with photographs by the profiled photographers, and a written profile about each street photographer

About the Author

David Gibson has been taking street photographs for nearly twenty-five years, is one of the founder members of In-public, the international collective of street photographers. His work appeared in Street Photography Now, also published by Thames & Hudson.