“None. They should just go out and photograph and stop talking about it. That’s the only way they are going to find themselves. They can’t do it in their heads – they have to go out and do it in the camera and get it on film” - Berenice Abbott - when asked is she had any gems of wisdom for the photographer today, Professional Photographer's Survival Guide by Charles E. Rotkin
Our guest this week is London-based photographer, Matt Stuart. Best known as a “street photographer,” (or “photographer” which is the preferred term), Matt told us how his former life as a skater and working in a call centre prepared him for a career in photography.
We didn’t spend much time discussing Berenice Abbott, - or Walker Evans, or Helen Levitt or Robert Frank - but take a look at her work which spanned portraiture of avant-garde artists, the modernising spaces of New York City, to representations of scientific concepts.
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