Books on Street Photography

Books on Street Photography

Books that I highly recommend for anyones library on Street Photography.

Bystander: A History of Street Photography with a new Afterword on SP since the 1970s.

by Joel MeyerowitzColin Westerbeck.

Bystander: A history of Street Photography

This book is getting expensive secondhand as it has been out of print for awhile. It is a good history and introduction to street photography and well worth reading.

Street Photography: From Atget to Cartier-Bresson.

by Clive Scott

Street Photography: From Atget to Cartier-Bresson. by Clive Scott

I personally enjoyed reading this book.

Street Seen: The Psychological Gesture in American Photography, 1940-1959 [Hardcover]

Lisa Hostetler

Street Seen

A good collection of images by some  famous names in street photography and others who are not considered street photographers at all. Margaret Burke White, Alexey Brodovitch Rudy Burchardt, Rober Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Ted Croner. Don Donaghy, Walker Evans, Louis Faurer, Robert Frank, Sid Grossman. John Gutmann, Dave Heath, William Klien, Saul Leiter, Leon Levinstien, Helen Levitt, Roger Mayne. Listette Model, Marvin Newman, Frank Paulin, W. Eugene Smith, David Vestal and Weegee are all featured and the book has a brief write up on each of these photographers and their work.

Open City: Street Photographs since 1950

Kerry Brougher

Open City: Street Photographs since 1950

This book is not available new but is still worth getting.

New Street Photographer’s Manifesto

Tanya Nagar

The New Street Photographers Manifesto

This book is able to be pre-ordered at the moment.

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