Technique: Simple, Respectful and Courteous

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It all started when Lee Jeffries went to London to photograph a marathon, on the day before the race he decided to try some street photography. “Naively I trained my long lens on a young homeless girl huddled in a sleeping bag across the street. She spotted me of course and started to shout grabbing the attention of passersby. Immediately embarrassed, every fiber was telling me to turn around and walk away. I didn’t. Instead choosing to walk over, apologize and strike up a conversation. She inadvertently redefined my approach and sharpened my focus to something much more intimate.”

His perception about the homeless completely changed after that, and they quickly became the subjects of his art.  Read more about the photographer here

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