David Gleave Channels Robert Capa by Getting Close to Subjects On The Street

All images by David Gleave. Used with permission. 

To create street photography with impact, one of the proven methods is to go dangerously close to the subjects. David Gleave, a Licentiateship distinction holder in the prestigious Royal Photographic Society (RPS), adopted the “in your face” approach in his street photography work.

Based in Manchester, David Gleave is a street photographer shooting people documentary style. Inspired by the popular “if your pictures aren’t good enough, you are not close enough” mantra by Robert Capa, David chose to go extremely close up to the strangers on the street.

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