Ever worry about being caught in a tourist’s stray photo? You can lay that fear to rest. What you really have to worry about is street photographers—those seemingly innocuous documentarians roaming your city with Nikons and Leicas, ready to turn your mundanest of moments into a social commentary. Case in point: “Common Ground: New American Street Photography,” now on view at the New Orleans Photo Alliance until March 23. Curated by Stephen McLaren, “Common Ground” showcases the work of contemporary American street photographers Jack Simon, Bryan Formhals, Chuck Patch, Blake Andrews, and Richard Bram. Armed with his camera of choice, ... More » »
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