The Ethics of Street Photography

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Fuji released a short promotional film for their new X100V camera, featuring acclaimed street photography Tatsuo Susuki. It led to a heated debate online about Susuki-san’s street shooting style – too aggressive? Fuji apparently then pulled the film. The original video has disappeared from YouTube as far as I can tell, though this ‘3rd party’ commentary from Camera Conspiracies is …

Looking is Necessary

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Gian Butturini (1935-2006) was an Italian graphic designer who travelled to London most likely in 1969. He took photographs of what was happening in the ‘swinging sixties’, and these were self- published in a book London in 1969, which apparently was an edition of 1000, mainly sold in his home area of Italy. The photographs catch the energy of the city …