Is there a street photography bias?

by Adventures in Photography

Ed Vatza - Humanistic Street Photographer

This is a question that seems to pop up repeatedly. At least for me. I think about it. I seem to experience it. I hear others talk about it. But is it real?

As I tell people in my presentations, I think of myself as a photographer. Not a street photographer. Not a landscape photographer. Not a wedding photographer. But just a photographer. A guy with a camera who likes to take pictures of things that interest me.

Yes, this is a street photography blog. I love making photographs like this…

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and this…

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But I also thoroughly enjoy making images like this…

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and this…

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The issue isn’t that I can (or can’t) create very different types of images but that I can appreciate when others create very different images. A good photograph is a good photograph be it an image of a cat, a child, a sunrise, a barn, the…

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