Our Facebook series of “permission-granted” street portraits continues with this one of a young woman knitting outside the Guggenheim Museum in April, 2005. Unfortunately, the sun was very bright and I didn’t have a polarizing filter leading to some blown highlights.
Continuing our series of street photographs taken with the consent of the subject, here’s one I took in the late 1970s. This little boy was so adorable, but once his mother gave permission and he knew I was taking pictures things changed. I had to wait quite a while till he’d forgotten about me before I could get the truly candid shots I wanted.
The next in my re-posting of “permission granted” street photographs is from September, 2005:
I’ve been a little focused on the Facebook version of this site lately (https://www.facebook.com/pages/New-York-People-Live-NYPL/112051462139672?fref=ts), so no new images today. However, to illustrate a short piece I wrote there on secretly taking pictures vs. taking them with permission I’ve started showing some older work where permission was asked and granted. Here are the first two: