Photographer Interviews

Street Photographers on Success, Methods, Motivation and Overcoming Fear

July 11, 2018

By PDN Staff

© Gus Powell/Courtesy of Sasha Wolf Projects

“Pretzel” (2017) from Gus Powell’s ongoing series of personal street work called “Mise en Scène.”

When Hong Kong-based photographer Xyza Cruz Bacani started making street photographs, she read about the subject on social media and saw a lot of arguments about rules, and about the definition of the genre. At first she thought parameters might be good for her as an emerging photographer. But before long, she said “fuck the rules.” What appealed to her...

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