I really enjoy the work done by street photographers. I live in the suburbs, about a two hour commute from New York City. Can street photography be applied to a suburban area? I’m not sure I am asking that correctly. How about this. Does street photography, as an art form, require the photographer live and create in a city? Can it be done elsewhere?
I’m sorry if this question seems weird or even silly. I do not see a lot of photographers walking the streets and shooting around where I live. I like to shoot at Blues Festivals along the beach, art fairs, street festivals. These are all events and not as frequent as taking a spontaneous shot inspired by the constant activity, lighting changes, and life along city streets.
Thanks for considering the question and for your thoughts.