Photojournalism - Amateur


Jim Lustenader


A poster on a San Francisco bus stop mocks the plight of a derelict, briefly glimpsed by a passerby

Biography: I am an enthusiastic amateur who has long had a passion for photography, particularly the excitement and challenges of storytelling through shots captured on the street. As a scene unfolds, I look for “the clickpoint,” the visceral moment that reflects the poetry, irony, sadness or humor of everyday life. My work is candid, intuitive and spontaneous; no photos 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 a narrative thread that lends perspective to how people interact with each other and their surroundings...

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