Colour, Light and the Street

“A window covered with raindrops interests me more than a photograph of a famous person.” American photographer Saul Leiter (1923–2013) is remembered for distinctive colour images of New York – suffusing the city’s streets, architecture and inhabitants with a rich, painterly palette. Leiter is amongst Francesco Gioia’s (b. 1991) biggest inspirations; shown below is the self-taught street photographer’s own, contemporary interpretation of a rain-drenched window. As water droplets smear blues and yellows across the glass, the composition appears to have been plucked right from Leiter’s imagination.

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@peepso_user_22(Jay Zerbe)
I own a couple of his photography books. brilliant composition! whether in black and white, or color. nice to see this article pop up as a reminder!
8 months ago