The word Inspiration has some extraordinary roots. Every field has its ancestors and the so called successors. The path makers – the followers and so on. When considering these aspects in Photography, which was born in late 18th century, paintings and drawings were its ancestors. The Art of Photography has been a descendant of wonderful paintings and sketches.
Various Master Photographers have always wanted to capture the sense of light which was much evident in those paintings and even portraits.
Street Photography is one of the wonderful genres of photography where one can learn from a lot of paintings from various artists. There are so many technical details to be inspired from these sketches, the light play, composition, framing and the subject placement. The more a photographer opens up to these fine art pictures the more you provoke the art photographer inside you.
Take a look at this Amazing Examples of Street Paintings. All paintings are linked and lead to the sources from which they were taken. Please feel free to explore further works of these artists on their collections or their personal sites.
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These paintings look great. And it is awesome that you have linked everything to original stuffs. 🙂
The images are a delight to draw inspiration from as I journey into impressionism with my images. Stunning art! Thank you for your fine website!