Shoot memorable street photos

Present-day street photographers can learn a lot from the great photographers of the past. Although our equipment is different and we face challenges that were unheard of in the past, the approaches, styles and aesthetics of early photographers can give us ideas and inspiration that can be applied to our own situations.

A passion for street

Steve Scalone was about 12 when he picked up a camera for the first time. It was his father’s 1950s Paxette 35mm rangefinder and while the elder Scalone had never really managed to get to grips with it, young Steve just seemed to have an intuitive feel for photographic technology.

African dreaming

Adelaide-based photographer Hilary Hann spent her formative years in a world very different from the sedate and orderly City of Churches. Born in Singapore, her family spent time in North Borneo before moving to East Africa and settling in Kenya where she was raised.