All photography and art by Jessie Carveth
When I became aware of the street scowl
Keep them tiny, at a distance. Don’t be intrusive.
Rue du Cardinal-Lemoine
TriangleCanon, mirrorless, phone
These were taken so long ago I didn’t know I even liked photography, and post-process wasn’t democratized yet.
So long ago I didn’t realize how entitled “street” photographers can be.
It didn’t occur to us then that we hadn’t been invited by strangers to snap their picture. It is an intriguing presumption, a trait common to both professional photographers and the tourists they have contempt for. Pro or tourist, most imagine it’s okay to stick a camera in strangers’ faces and call it “street”.
Taking pictures without offering sex?
Diane Arbus asked first for desire, photos second, in my opinion the proper etiquette for staring into a stranger’s face to get a picture.
All photo and edit, Jessie Carveth, 2017
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