Introduction

Hi, My name is Colin Hall, a Norwich Based Street Photographer, Fascinated in taking photographs of people and their cultural influences. Here are some of my pictures, hopefully giving you some impression of the things I like to photograph and the style that I like to use.

I am very interested to work with other street photographers. This Saturday, 14th October 2017, I will be photographing in Norwich, Norfolk. If you are interested in joining in please drop me a line at colin@artistnos.co.uk
Enjoy your street photography, enjoy life.

I have a few albums of images here if you'd like to take a look. Norwich Street Photography

The best street scenes have a compelling narrative, an aesthetic environmentand an element of human interaction.

A wet night in Tokyo

The best street scenes have a compelling narrative,
an aesthetic environment
and an element of human interaction.

In every crowd, someone always stands out.

Leaders and Followers

In every crowd,
someone always stands out.

Photography is all about focus. It's about bringing clarity and calm to the chaotic.

Focus

Photography is all about focus.
It's about bringing clarity
and calm to the chaotic.

A good portrait forges a relationship between the observer and the observed.

Intimacy

A good portrait forges a relationship between
the observer and the observed.

Photography allows us to explore our fears, our weaknesses and our destiny

Inevitability

Photography allows us to explore our fears,
our weaknesses and our destiny

Everywhere you look you will find stories. Action & inaction, it's all the same.

Simple Pleasures

Everywhere you look you will find stories.
Action & inaction, it's all the same.

A story can be long or short, it can end with a question or an answer.

Telling a Story

A story can be long or short,
it can end with a question or an answer.

There's something very satisfying about photographing someone fitting in with their surroundings perfectly.

Cool Isolation

There's something very satisfying about
photographing someone fitting in
with their surroundings perfectly.

There's nothing more fascinating than another person's normality.

Everyday Occurences

There's nothing more fascinating than
another person's normality.

It's amazing how important social media has become in our everyday lives.<br>In the past we might have been photographed reading a book.

Soical Media

It's amazing how important social media
has become in our everyday lives.
In the past we might
have been photographed reading a book.

A street photograph presents amazing opportunity to add a narrative. I like to muse over what might have happened had one person been 20 seconds late?

Lost Opportunities

A street photograph presents amazing
opportunity to add a narrative.
I like to muse over what might
have happened had one person been 20 seconds late?

By capturing someone elses life photographically we are expanding our consciousness.

I'm not the Centre of the World

By capturing someone elses life photographically
we are expanding our consciousness.

Human interaction is a pleasure to view and photograph. Some people just look right in each other's company.

Interactivity

Human interaction is a pleasure to view and photograph.
Some people just look right in each other's company.

Old camera's & their lenses create images of the time.

'Ageing' your Photographs

Old camera's & their lenses create images of the time.

It's amazing how interesting other people's lives are, even their boring moments.

Every Day Occurences

It's amazing how interesting other people's lives are,
even their boring moments.

Sometimes it's not the music that makes musicians interesting.

Entertainment

Sometimes it's not the music that
makes musicians interesting.

A wonderful moment in solitude can create such warmth between viewer and subject.

Beautiful Solitude

A wonderful moment in solitude can create
such warmth between viewer and subject.

Street Photography can have massive power when it includes eye contact between photographer & photographed.

Eye Contact

Street Photography can have massive power
when it includes eye contact between
photographer & photographed.

Those peaceful moments in noisy surroundings.

Precious Peace

Those peaceful moments in noisy surroundings.

People congregate. They enjoy being with company. People need People.

Congregations

People congregate.
They enjoy being with company.
People need People.

I've always been interested in the tiny looks that are only remembered on film.

People watching people

I've always been interested in the tiny
looks that are only remembered on film.

It's an honour to record others lives.

Nice Couple

It's an honour to record others lives.

Sometimes scenes just come to you. This one is so full of life and, although everyone is still, there is movement everywhere.

Feeding Pigeons

Sometimes scenes just come to you.
This one is so full of life and, although everyone is still,
there is movement everywhere.

Anywhere where people congregate will always be food for the eye.

Sightseeing

Anywhere where people congregate
will always be food for the eye.

Life, from a distance, can look chaotic. The camera helps to tame the chaos by providing a frame from which to limit its reach.

City Streets

Life, from a distance, can look chaotic.
The camera helps to tame the chaos by
providing a frame from which to limit its reach.

How long would a memory like this remain with me had I not recorded its image on film ?

Man with Ham

How long would a memory like this remain with me
had I not recorded its image on film ?