Street Photography

August 30, 2023

Photographer Spent Eight Years Capturing Life on the Gritty New York Subway in the 1970s and 1980s

Over the course of eight years, Swiss photographer Willy Spiller documented life on the New York City subway. From 1977 until 1984, Spiller amassed nearly 2,000 images of the subway. And in doing so, he was able to create a visual time capsule of this critical moment in the city's history. His collection, called Hell on Wheels, is a highly sought-after visual that shows the good and bad of the era.

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June 18, 2023

How a Successful Street Photographer Captures Life’s Unseen Moments [Interview]

New York-based street photographer Billy Dinh has amassed a large and loyal Instagram following thanks to his talents. His dramatic, moody images heavily rely on light and shadow, which coupled with his ability to capture unique moments, make them look pulled from a film. Through Dinh's lens, we're able to watch the world unfold and peek into the small moments of life.

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November 18, 2022

30 Funny Cat Photos Candidly Captured on the Streets of Japan

Cats are comedians. They certainly don’t realize it, but as Japanese photographer Masayuki Oki shows, they are constantly doing things that make us laugh. Oki roams Tokyo and other city streets to look for kitties that are just being themselves, but they are doing so in a way that is funny to us humans. This includes dramatic fighting poses, weird facial expressions, and contorted positions as they groom themselves.

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