Street Photography in Brussels

united_kingdomPeople are life, the life around us. Each individual on the street seems to be telling a story through their hair, mimics, clothes or eyes. The streets of a city are not just about the buildings, the museums and the statues. The life of a city lies in the movement, the diversity of colors, the people.

I wish to photograph people more than just a few quick shots, but is not always easy because some may notice the big camera pointing at them and could be bothered if they are being photographed. Trying to be as discreet as I can, I often lose the “right moment” for a photo. But I believe this happens to all who like to shoot street photography?! 😉


romania_flagOameni pe strazile din Bruxelles

Oamenii sunt viata din jurul nostru. Fiecare individ de pe strada pare ca spune o poveste prin parul, hainele, mimica sau ochii sai. Strazile unui oras nu sunt numai cladiri, muzee sau statui. Viata unui oras se afla in miscare, in diversitatea de culori, in oameni.

As vrea sa pot surprinde mai des in fotografie actorii vietii zilnice de pe strazile Bruxellului, dar nu e intotdeauna usor. Unii observa camera mare indreptata spre ei, iar altora nu le place sa fie fotografiati. Incercand sa fiu cat mai discreta nu reusesc intotdeauna sa surprind momentul pe care mi-l doream. Dar cred ca se intampla tuturor adeptilor de “fotografie de strada”

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children wet in water fountain

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10 thoughts on “Street Photography in Brussels

  1. Great, great work!! The “Night Shot” one is spectacular. The capture of the moment, the framing, the lines, the pop of color!! Bravo.

  2. Wow – A very nice collection of street photos. I know what you mean about the difficulty of going out there with “the big camera”. It is not always easy, but you’re getting some great photos.

  3. Great series of shots…never easy to get out and shoot with the big camera as you say, but really wonderful diversity and life in these photos. The 5th and 6th shots are the two that really jump out, classic shots. Cheers!

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