Street Style Portrait Photography


I am addressing your tribunal comment here, because I cannot on the platform. This niche is a "made up" photography term, it isn't a thing. That is why i am saying it is inaccurate.

The very nature of what street photography is, contradicts this description. Your comment seems to be talking about redundancy. Which is not my grounds for appeal. 

Wiki "Portrait photography or portraiture in photography is a photograph of a person or group of people that captures the personality of the subject by using effective lighting, backdrops, and poses."

Wiki "Street photography, also sometimes called candid photography, is photography conducted for art or enquiry that features unmediated chance encounters and random incidents[1] within public places. Although there is a difference between street and candid photography, it is usually subtle with most street photography being candid in nature and some candid photography being classifiable as street photography. Street photography does not necessitate the presence of a street or even the urban environment. "

IF this person mean't photography more related to Satorialism, such as regular people modeling clothing then this would fall under the photographic term Fashion Photography. NOT "Street-style Portrait Photography".

If this person meant Portraitures that take place outside. Then they are still considered Portraiture. or at the very least OUTDOOR Portraiture. But using the word Street implies an element of candidness, or happenstance events, which posing for a portrait is not.

When it comes to art, and photography falls under that umbrella, the Narrative community, including it's tribunal needs to pay attention to established artistic terms, and the associations placed on the word, especially in an appeal for accuracy, not redundancy.

You are right that it this niche is not redundant, but in photography terms Street-style Portraiture Photography is more than any oxymoron, it is very difficult to moderate or make content for. How do you take a picture where the subject is posing for you, but is unaware that you are photographing them, hence a moment of candidness. Please don't vote to change the definition of Street photography, the word has an established meaning in the photographic art world, and it looks bad on Narrative.

@Brian Lenz @Lori

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