Monday 14 July 2014
David Gibson’s book, The Street Photographer’s Manual is published today by Thames & Hudson.
“The remarkable thing about this book is that 80% of it simply came tumbling out of my head. It is – to be a bit grand – about a love affair with street photography that has endured for over 25 years. Everything goes into this book, the history and kindred spirits together with my singular approach on how you might do it. The book is almost a retrospective of my work but more importantly it includes photographs from many others, such as Saul Leiter, Sergio Larrain, Fan Ho and Elliott Erwitt. It is also a deep appreciation to my In-Public colleagues whose work inevitably feature throughout”
In-Public was set up in 2000 to provide a home for Street Photographers.
Our aim is to promote Street Photography and to continue to explore its possibilities, we are a non commercial collective. All the photographers featured here have been invited to show their work because they have the ability to see the unusual in the everyday and to capture the moment. The pictures remind us that, if we let it, over-familiarity can make us blind to what’s really going on in the world around us.Read more
“I was born in a beachside suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. On leaving school I went to an art college with the vision of becoming a painter… Somehow I ended up with a camera, instead of a paintbrush, in my hand.
“After graduating with a…