About

“The marvels of daily life are exciting; no movie director can arrange the unexpected that you find in the street.” – Robert Doisneau

I consider myself a keen observer of people and environments.  We encounter individuals that we may never see again or a place that becomes obsolete as a city evolves.  Street photography allows us to capture these moments forever frozen in time.

This venture into street photography has brought me great satisfaction and the desire to continue to improve my shooting style.  I gain much inspiration through the intense study of the work created by my favorite photographers – Walker Evans, Diane Arbus, Danny Lyon, Bruce Davidson, Elliott Erwitt, Bruce Gilden, Garry Winogrand and Vivian Maier.  Their beautiful work helped establish street photography as a genuine art.

What do these fotos say to you?  The one commonality among humans is that we all want to feel important – like we matter.  Taking fotos of people on the street gives them this sort of acknowledgment.

Many thanks in advance for taking the time to have a look at my fotos.  Please do feel free to provide feedback as I am forever a student of the world.

Cheers to you!

Andrea

CobbleHill

 

13 thoughts on “About

  1. Thanks for the follow Andrea! I admire your work, there is so much inspiration to be found there. And the joy to see so many beautiful shots of NYC. It’s by far my favourite city, but I’m there much too seldom. So I’m looking forward to following you and discover all those hidden gems you show us! Thanks!

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  2. Some of your photos, shot from waist-high, remind me of Diane Arbus – what do you shoot with to ensure those pics are always sharp and in focus? Lovely blog, BTW!

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    1. Thank you, Lutz – I’ve enjoyed looking at your fotos as well! I have no formal training but study various photographers’ work and just tend to get lost in the shooting while out and about. Currently, I’m shooting with a Nikon D3400, a fantastic yet basic DSLR that appears to serves its purpose :). Tend to shoot in aperture mode with settings dependent upon the weather. Cheers to you!

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  3. My dear, really great what you catch with your pictures.
    I love your style of photography.
    You have the look for the moments of life. Have been a fan of you for a long time! I am happy to be part of your art.
    Keep up the good work and let us participate.
    Greetings from Frankfurt
    Frank

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    1. Vielen, vielen dank, Frank! Your kind words mean a lot to me 😃. It feels great to explore the streets, no matter where I am and seeing the faces and places that make up these great cities. As you know, I’m also a big fan of your work – you’ve really taken portrait photography to the next level from when we first met all those years ago. It is now a proper business! Congratulations and keep moving forward with it, continuously perfecting your art! Cheers to you, my dear!!!

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