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Statistics on Street Photography

Mon May 13, 2013, 12:01 PM
If you like what you read, please :+favlove: this article so it reaches more deviants



Today I'm bringing you some statistics from our beloved dA Street Gallery:

Top 15 of what people submit in the Street Gallery (or Top 15 of the Miscats):

1 street signs

2 side-walk close-ups

3 love padlocks

4 shoes (All Stars preferably)/photographer's feet

5 graffiti/tags/street art/cool vandalism

6 empty roads

7 cats

8 skaters

9 abandoned buildings/urband decay/trash

10 cool cars

11 cosplayers posing in fairs

12 family in family-trips, friends in cool poses

13 sexy models in subways/women wrestling in swimming suit (don't ask, I don't know)
New York Subway Girls by newyorksubwaygirls crusifixed figure 4 leglock by galaxygirlswrestling

14 lights bokeh

15 light paintings


Top 10 of what people capture when shooting Street (or Top 10 of boring street):

1 homeless sleeping

2 Beggar begging

3 Pedestrians photographed from the back

4 Kids chasing after pigeons

5 Beggars feeding pigeons

6 Upside-down shadows

7 Umbrella-ella-ella

8 People passing in front of a poster/graffiti

9 People in bicycle

10 People waiting for the tube


Top 10 of the most frequent titles (or Top 10 of boring titles) coherently:

1 Waiting/Still waiting

2 Daily Life

3 Street

4 Untitled

5 Beggar/homeless

6 Indifference

7 Walking/Walking in the rain

8 Old Man

9 Some Girl/ Some Guy

10 393357045801 (oh wait, this would be my telephone number :lol: )


Let's change these statistics my minions!

7 photos from last week


red hot by lightdrafter

Hands by MirabellaStefano

Red by djailledie


After the Boom. by Treamus

Krakow by adamus-hubert

 Mg 2620 by sevron

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kingmouf Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013
oh my... you really need patience with this task... :)
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noperson Featured By Owner May 23, 2013
i must sadly report that your number three from the top of your seven falls into number twelve of your fifteen
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myraincheck Featured By Owner May 23, 2013
No, I wouldn't say so :-)
This is a n. 12 non street photo: [link]
I know what you mean about the feature n. 3 belonging to street photography because the photographer knows the subject. Nevertheless it has the street feeling. It is candid, unstaged, it shows a meaningful interaction between the elements, it is a thought out photo.
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noperson Featured By Owner May 24, 2013
blah blah... sorry, but this advocating changes nothing - the only people actually reading it are street photographers, who know their stuff anyway... so what's the point? to whine about how other's bs photos are considered street next to your high art? that is childish... anyway i did enjoy your lists :)
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myraincheck Featured By Owner May 24, 2013
maybe I should put a disclaimer in my journals stating that my journals are not word of god :lol:
will do!
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StamatisGR Featured By Owner May 24, 2013   Photographer
of course they are not word of god, they are word of goddess :lmao:
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myraincheck Featured By Owner May 24, 2013
Well I was kind of hoping that people new to street photography would get interested and read my journals :D . Expert street photographers won't find anything new in my journals. Because I am an amateur myself, and because theory helps up to a point.
I do not consider my photos high art, believe me. I will never point at my photos as examples or take them too seriously.
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batmantoo Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:lol: must be guilty on at least one account. And all of the shots are favorites! :)
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myraincheck Featured By Owner May 21, 2013
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone :D
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1pen Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Professional Photographer
:rofl: I have a very similar situation with PJ.
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