STREET PHOTOGRAPHER Let me tell you a story. Before I did Street Photography I shot parties in Toronto. During those events, I’d often sit on a stack of speakers to reload film, have a drink, or smoke. I’m not a smiler. My normal face is rather deadpan. I can’t tell you how many times people came up to me to say “DUDE! WHY SO GLUM? YOU OKAY?”. To them I looked sad, but I was having a perfectly amazing time. Now let’s say one of them snapped a shot of me and posted it with the title “sadness surrounded by happiness” or some bullshit like that? Is that photograph better? In my opinion, as soon as the photographer wrote that lie to accompany the picture, the picture lost something. Street Photographers who write about their photos like painters white about their paintings annoy me.