STREET PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKSHOP

These are the books which proudly sit on our bookshelves. We’ve collated them all in one place and you can buy them directly from Amazon using the links below – you get exactly the same great Amazon prices and we get a few pennies in commission.

Pease bookmark this page and come back – it will be updated regularly with new titles.

The Americans - Robert Frank

Middle America in the 50s – a stunning documentary project and essential reading for every street photographer today.

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new york in COLOR - ERNST HAAS

Remarkable street & urban landscape work in New York spanning a decade.

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Magnum Streetwise

Brilliant book which encapsulates and explains the spirit of street photography.

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Modern Color - Fred Herzog

Stunning use of colour, with a classic street image on every page. This is what Kodachrome was all about!

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Early Color - Saul Leiter

Leiter’s first book of early colour work – now a classic and surely an object lesson in how we can use colour today.

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Lost and Found - Bruce Gilden

Some of Bruce Gilden’s earlier black & white work – very black & white and very New York. Easier viewing than his recent work.

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On Photography - Susan Sontag

A seminal essay and essential reading.

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Magnum Contact Sheets

See the ‘rejects’ and the decision making in this ‘behind the scenes’ cracker.

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Harrodsburg - Dougie Wallace

A brash and entertaining project. This is what ‘in your face’ street photography is all about!

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London Nights

A Hoxton Mini Press classic – contemporary and historic imagery that explores the capital after hours (various photographers).

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Glasgow - RAYMOND DEPARDON

A street / documentary masterpiece. Depardon grasps the light of Scotland as never before and a shoots the back streets with passionate panache. Gorgeous.

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Think Like a Street Photographer - Matt Stuart

A cracking little book which will get your head into the right place for street photoghraphy.

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Bystander (various)

This is widely regarded as the ‘bible’ of street photography, tracing its roots from the earliset days to contemporary works.

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Don McCullin

The book which accompanied McCullin’s recent exhibitions. It’s not all street but it’s a breathtaking body of documentary work.

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All About Saul Leiter

A terrific little book which gives you a real insight into Leiter and his work.

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How I Take Photographs - Daido Moriyama

Take an inspiring walk with legendary photographer Moriyama while he explains his groundbreaking approach to street photography

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Stags, Hens & Bunnies - Dougie Wallace

Dougie brings us wit, humanity and pathos in his expose of the stag & hen party culture in Blackpool. No holds barred and a great example of how a project should shape up.

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The Crash - Stephen McLaren

Published to mark the 10th anniversary of the 2008 global financial crisis, these street images are a study of one of the most crucial locations for the world economy: the City of London

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Where I Find Myself - Joel Meyerowitz

The first single book retrospective of one of America’s leading photographers. It’s organized in inverse chronological order and spans the Joel’s whole career to date.

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The Englishman & the Eel - Stuart Freedman

A documentary project about the pie & mash shop: warmth, comfort, steam, tea, laughter, families. And lots of jellied eels. Wonderful.

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The Great British Seaside

Featuring works by some of Britain’s best-loved photographers – Tony Ray-Jones, David Hurn, Martin Parr, and Simon Roberts – this book explores our relationship with the seaside over the last six decades.

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Portrait of Britain Volume 3

Are portraits your thing? This is a terrific collection of portraits – some street, some not. Another Hoxton Mini Press cracker.

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Humans of New York - Brandon Stanton

Another street portrait book, this time about New Yorkers, their faces and their stories. A modern classic.

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SHOT IN SOHO

During a time of change that has the potential to transform the unique character of Soho, this book delves into the area’s storied past as a place of disobedience and eccentricity.

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The Mind's Eye - Henri Cartier-Bresson

An insight into the great man’s inner thoughts, philosophies and motivations. One of the best reflective books about street photography around. Unmissable.

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Books by Brian Lloyd Duckett:

Mastering Street Photography - the new Street photography book by Brian Lloyd Duckett

Mastering Street Photography

Learn the essential street photographer’s techniques in this comprehensive instruction manual, written by Brian Lloyd Duckett, StreetSnappers’ Principal and Course Leader. If you’re serious about street photography, make this street photography book your go-to guide! It will help you develop your style, learn the essential ‘field craft’, build your confidence and help you find your mojo!

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52 Assignments: Street Photography

This is a mission brief, a photographic workshop, a personalised journal, and an anarchic guide to putting the creativity back into your photography. It is filled with prompts and projects, nudges and sparks, innovations and inspirations, to help you kick your photographic habits, step out of your comfort zone and add the creativity and character that is the essential feature of professional street photography.

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Please note: These two books are signed copies purchased directly from Brian

COMING SOON – BRIAN’S NEXT BOOKS:

’52 ASSIGNMENTS: BLACK & WHITE’

Publishing Autumn 2021 – watch this space!

‘STREET PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP’

Publishing Autumn 2022 – watch this space!

 

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