NOTE: This is a Guest Blog post written by Alexander Merc exclusively for www.streethunters.net.
Street photography, without doubt, is enjoying enormous popularity today. The technological advances in digital cameras and smartphones have contributed immensely to this phenomenon, and it has been further exacerbated by social media. Almost everyone is a photographer now, posting their images on Facebook, Flickr, Google+, Instagram, etc., and they are harnessing social media to create global communities on massive scale.
Attendant to the rise of this new phenomenon is the battle of street photography. There is a thriving and engaging debate on street photography that continually rages on every day. Essentially, almost everything and anything is being scrutinised here. It is undeniable that this genre, amongst all kinds of photography, is the most argued upon.
Here are some of the more important issues in street photography today: