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Street Photography by Gordon Lewis

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CHAPTER 6

What Makes a Great Street Photo?

Before I begin to expound on the subject of what elements contribute to producing a great street photograph, let me state upfront that what I intend to offer are well-informed opinions, not dogma. I don’t claim to have any academic training, professional certifications, or divine insights. I do, however, have 40 years of experience as a street and semi-professional photographer. I’ve won international photo contests, had my work published in several magazines and a few books, and have even sold a few hundred prints to buyers around the world.

This section is written for a broad cross-section of street ...

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