The ultimate guide to street photography - Part 1: Lenses

New York street photography
Fujifilm X-T2, 35mm, 1/13th, ISO 200, f/16 (Image credit: Alistair Campbell)

I originally began using the streets for my fashion photography. I couldn't afford a studio so instead I used the infinite amount of backdrops the world naturally provides us. In recent years I took that experience, and merged it into a passion project where I documented the streets and the people in them.

Street photography, although not particularly profitable, has been a much loved genre since the era that the camera was invented. When we think of street photography, many will argue that the best known pioneer was Henri Cartier-Bresson, with his candid style and precise execution of what he called 'the decisive moment'.

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Alistair Campbell

Alistair is the Features Editor of Digital Camera magazine, and has worked as a professional photographer and video producer.