Category: Street photo

Homeless

Homeless woman had found in junk container something to eat. I made the snapshot in very center of Vienna. Perhaps she is crazy, like many of homeless persons. At least she was talking to herself. This email I received today: I read Die Wiener Nachrichten today...

1 Bezirk

This is the lady in the brown hat, photographed with Nikkor AF 70-210mm, f4-5.6. Snapshot was made in conditions of cloudy weather. Woman appeared suddenly in front of me and moved rather quickly. It is also question of ethics to photograph people in the street when they maybe don’t want this to be photographed. Some time later, analyzing my personal history of street photographer, I see that I devoted too much time and effort to this business, and always felt frustrated that nobody noticed my work.

Schwedenplatz

I like combination of red and green. In Graz the trams are green, and here in Vienna they are red. I guess too much sitting with pictures makes me asocial. After many hours of privacy I find it difficult to bare prolonged small talks. I read yesterday letters of Vincent van Gogh to his brother. He knew he was wild and asocial, and also knew he would stay in state of extreme poverty till the end of his life. He wrote that painting was hard physical work. Only he himself knew true value of his art at that time. It is the same with all of us.

Journalism

Serbian demonstration against Kosovo independence, Vienna, Heldenplatz, 24.02.08, 13.00 As I have no more reliable source of information about Vienna events than FM-4 and Internet sites, I arrived at place more than two hours earlier equipped with three lenses which I eventually didn’t use. When demo started,...

Die Liebe

All what street knows about love. It is not easy to make such a collection, and I spent significant time doing it. And I was always thinking what was standing behind moment of snapshot, I was thinking about these real people and their relationships. Liebeszitate “Am...

Kutscher

I wonder what this man was thinking about, when I tried to depict him. Feeling sincere interest to people, I discovered it was impossible to cheat people trying secretly photograph them, individuality under the question always knows he(she) is object of interest, even being surrounded by...