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 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 35mm Summilux Asph at F2.0, 1/1000, ISO200

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