Hong Kong Lucida

A Thinking Street Photography Blog

Street Photography Ethos

There’re no real aims to street photography.

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You walk, you see, you shoot and hope it makes visual sense.

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It gives one something to do – one could be a tourist in a way as to avoid a degree of manufactured experience.

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Go to all the tourist spots – but go at it from a tangent.

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Sometimes you wonder why there’s so much of sitting around.

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At other times you see there’s another way of seeing – capturing the London Eye without capturing the London Eye.

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One could pretend to be a tourist and not stand out from the crowd.

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Perhaps there’s such a thing as visual addiction.

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By doing street photography, one commits to a certain way of being in the world.

Thanks for reading!

Camera: Olympus XA2

Film: Ilford XP2 400

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