Jindřich Štreit is a Czech Photographer. He is born 5th September, 1946 in Vsetín. He concentrates on documenting the rural life and people of Czech villages. He is considered one of the most important exponents of Czech documentary photography.

He began taking photographs in 1964, during his studies at the Pedagogical Faculty of Palacký University in Olomouc. Following his graduation he worked as a teacher in Rýmařov; later he became director of the school in Sovinec and Jiříkov. In addition to his profession, Štreit actively participated in public life. As a local chronicler he documented the everyday events and life of Czech villages under the communist regime.

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In the late 1970s, he approach to photography began to change. He studied at the Institute of Art Photography in Brno. He graduated from the Institute with a cycle of theatrical photography. At the same time he continued expanding his cycle of everyday life of the villages in the foothills of the Jeseníky Mountains. Additionally, he helped organize cultural life in the region; he participated in organizing exhibitions and concerts.

As of 2010, Štreit works as a teacher at the Institute of Creative Photography of Silesian University in Opava

Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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Jindrich Streit - Inspiration From Masters Of Photography

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