People - Amateur

At the Races 1

Jim Lustenader
USA

Nominee

"At the Races 1"
Paris 2012-13: Owners, high rollers or "rail birds," race fans love to check out the horses as they enter the track. From the series "At the Races."

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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