People - Amateur

Anguish

Jim Lustenader
USA

Nominee

"Anguish"
On a quai at Il St. Louis in Paris, a couple entwine in a tight knot of pain.

Biography: I am a street photographer because I love capturing the extraordinary, subtle elements of the human condition, those telling nuances often dismissed as being mundane. As a scene unfolds, I look for “the clickpoint,” the almost-visceral moment that reflects the poetry, irony, sadness or humor of everyday life. My work is candid, intuitive and spontaneous; no shots are posed, staged or altered. What you see is what I saw and felt when I pressed the shutter release. I invite viewers to seek out narrative threads that lend perspective to how people interact with each other and their...

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