Photographic naivety – the shoe shiner.

One of the phrase you might hear when someone reviews some of your shots is "It's been done before". The question then becomes : does...
One of the phrase you might hear when someone reviews some of your shots is "It's been done before". The question then becomes : does it really matter ? or  should one be educated on the history of street photography before hitting the street ?  A great interview of Peter Earl McCollough on the Leica blog covers this topic. Some great points are made and I definitely recommend the read. As for today's picture, let's say that I acknowledge that my photography is sometimes quite naive and often not all that experimental. (click on picture to enlarge) Leica M9 with...