Thursday 18th January 2018,

Street Photography Ethics by Tim Kelsall

Street Photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia by Tim Kelsall - girl with a bicycle

Tim Kelsall is a professional social scientist and amateur photographer living in Phnom Penh at Cambodia where he is shooting photos in his spare time.

Even though he calls himself an amateur photographer his work shows that he is more than that.

In his latest blog post he is covering the ethics behind Street Photography while “Capturing the order within this chaos […]of street photography in Phnom Penh

Tim while doing street photography tries not to offend people by taking their pics , for that same reason he believes he won’t be a great street photographer as this genre is defined by great photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson and Elliott Erwitt, famous for shooting their subjects while being “themselves” invisible and in the danger to upset people just after their pic is taken.

Tim Kelsall definition of street photography is more related to a modern laography(somewhat synonym for Folklore) where the photographer seeks to capture and document moments of people’s everyday life than shoot only the most awkward and bizarre of those moments.

Below you can check out some of his Phnom Penh Street Photography sessions.

Street Photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia by Tim Kelsall - children outside the Teochiu Temple

Street Photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia by Tim Kelsall - woman working in Psar Chas Old Market

Street Photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia by Tim Kelsall - two women eating in street 13

Street Photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia by Tim Kelsall - woman in Psar Chas Old Market

Street Photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia by Tim Kelsall - police guy at Street 240

Street Photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia by Tim Kelsall - open air barber shop at Street 51

Street Photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia by Tim Kelsall - moto driver shows his feelings for being photographed

Street Photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia by Tim Kelsall - open air kiosk at Street 51

Street Photography in Phnom Penh, Cambodia by Tim Kelsall - Dorngkeur Temple

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