Matthew Wylie Street Scenes

“The abstractions, at least to me, lead to a more interesting method of storytelling than pure documentary.” – Matthew Wylie

“Street Scenes” is a collection of street photographs taken in Toronto, Havana, Paris, and Berlin. While street photography is often used to document “life as it is,” Matthew Wylie chooses to reject this pursuit, using his surroundings instead as a canvas to capture and create his own view of the world and of art. Quite often, this entails Matthew’s use of the camera or the frame to “abstract” his subject(s).

While the photography community remains engulfed by controversies of “manipulation” vs. “reality,” artist Matthew Wylie is more intrigued by how the medium can break down these rules and impose the photographer’s own subjectivity onto the act.

Discover more of Matthew’s work here: here

Monthly Photo Contest

Trinidad Color Street Photography
© Carlos Antonorsi

THEME: STREET PHOTOGRAPHY Deadline: 31 March 2020

“No one moment is most important.
Any moment can be something.”
- Garry Winogrand

Street photography has been one of the most exciting and influential forms of photography since its creation.

Whether the subject is your own city or as you explore other territories and cultures: this month we want to discover the streets through YOUR lens!


1st Prize: $1000 · 2nd Prize: $600 · 3rd Prize: $400

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