A series on various historic and prominent figures and how would they see the world if they were photographers.
Donald Trump being a businessman and the 45th president of the United States may be an unusual person for some to imagine as a photographer, but I think that he would produce some interesting work based on some key elements.
We have seen the term “street photography” in the last few years thrown around like a basketball in various courts, used in all kind of photography scenarios, yet does the term actual represent the genre of photography we label as street photography?
We have grown to love portraits, from Roman funeral portraits through the Renaissance and modern artistic movements in the 21st century. And how wouldn’t we, they are exciting and captivating, They all had that ultimate common goal, to capture the expression, likeness and personality within a mood that they may convey.
So what is all the excitement about street photography anyway? We can not deny the fact that there is something nostalgic and special that we see in photographs from the 50’s and 60’s or a similar period that were taken in the streets. But why do these photographs have such an inspirational effect on us?