Photographer Interviews

Q&A: Alex Webb On Street Photography as “Exploration and Discovery with the Camera”

July 4, 2018

By Interview Conor Risch

Alex Webb. "Some consider street photography a subset of documentary photography; others consider it a subset of art photography," he says. "For me, my work seems to have a foot in both worlds, so perhaps street photography is a kind of borderland between the two."

Alex Webb describes his work as occupying “a kind of borderland” between documentary and fine-art photography. He built his career through an “emphasis on exploration and discovery with the camera,” by being out in the world and interpreting it in a way that engages viewers, whether they encounter his work in the pages of a magazine or book, or on...

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