One-Sixth of a Second ; Street photography by Steve Geer

Street photography can be fascinating. I think it's because we are naturally nosy. We want to stare, to absorb the details and imagine the facts. In real time, on the street, we only get a glimpse of passing strangers.
One-Sixth of a Second ; Street photography | Steve Geer

When I look at a photograph, I like to imagine. I want you to imagine too.These image in this series were taken in the spring and summer of 2017 on the streets of Chicago.

Street photography can be fascinating. I think it’s because we are naturally nosy. We want to stare, to absorb the details and imagine the facts. In real time, on the street, we only get a glimpse of passing strangers. We don’t have permission to stare. The great thing about a street photograph is that we have permission to stare. The subjects in one-sixth of a second are motion blurred. Motion blurring removes some of the detail we seek. It’s as if we have permission to stare, but only at what we might have perceived in a quick glance.Some of the images in the series are single exposures. In the others I have created a time-collage by combining two or more images from a single tripod-mounted sequence.

About Steve Geer

When I look at a photograph, I like to imagine. I want you to imagine too. People stare as I stand in puddles with a tripod-mounted camera pointing at the ground. I am staring too, but at the shapes and tones and textures in my looking-glass world. This world is in a city. That’s where I live. I use reflections to explore the city, looking down to see what’s up.

Photographer and filmmaker Elliott Erwitt once said of photography: “I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” [Official Website]

One-Sixth of a Second ; Street photography | Steve Geer

One-Sixth of a Second ; Street photography | Steve Geer

One-Sixth of a Second ; Street photography | Steve Geer

One-Sixth of a Second ; Street photography | Steve Geer

One-Sixth of a Second ; Street photography | Steve Geer

One-Sixth of a Second ; Street photography | Steve Geer

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One-Sixth of a Second ; Street photography | Steve Geer

One-Sixth of a Second ; Street photography | Steve Geer

One-Sixth of a Second ; Street photography | Steve Geer

One-Sixth of a Second ; Street photography | Steve Geer

One-Sixth of a Second ; Street photography | Steve Geer

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