17 Lessons Walker Evans Has Taught Me About Street Photography

17 Lessons Walker Evans Has Taught Me About Street Photography

Walker Evans (1903-1975) American photographer known for his 8"x10" plates for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) documenting the effects of the Great Depression. Student at the Sorbonne, writer at Time magazine, editor at Fortune magazine and Professor at Yale. His entire work is © The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walker_Evans

Walker Evans (1903-1975) American photographer known for his 8"x10" plates for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) documenting the effects of the Great Depression. Student at the Sorbonne, writer at Time magazine, editor at Fortune magazine and Professor at Yale. His entire work is © The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walker_Evans

NYC. Street scene, 1952  Source: Walker Evans Link: http://smartchickscommune.tumblr.com/post/60377918967/fuckyeahvintage-retro-new-york-city-1952

NYC. Street scene, 1952 Source: Walker Evans Link: http://smartchickscommune.tumblr.com/post/60377918967/fuckyeahvintage-retro-new-york-city-1952

Floyd and Lucille Burroughs, Hale County Alabama, by Walker Evans.

Floyd and Lucille Burroughs, Hale County Alabama, by Walker Evans.

I like this Walker Evans image because it is able to capture a lot without feeling crowded or busy.

I like this Walker Evans image because it is able to capture a lot without feeling crowded or busy.

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