The Nine Eyes of Google Street View

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Jon Rafman, Wujie Township, Yilan 268, Taiwan In reference to a photographic device that has nine lenses and photographs our streets for Google’s ever-expanding image and mapping database, Jon Rafman’s exhibition The Nine Eyes of Google Street View was recently on display at the Saatchi Gallery in London. Mounted on…

The Street Photographer Kayo Ume

Kayo Ume, untitled from Ume-me, 2006. “Shutter chance”, that is the Japanese expression borrowed from the English language that best describes the photographs of the Japanese street photographer Kayo Ume. Take above photograph as an example. A young couple makes an evening visit to a local chemist. They are dressed casually, knowing that their trip…