Street Life

Craig Whitehead (aka Six Street Under)

January 20, 2023 Mark Davidson and John St Season 1 Episode 22
Street Life
Craig Whitehead (aka Six Street Under)
Show Notes

In this episode, John and Mark speak with Cambridge (United Kingdom) based photographer Craig Whitehead aka @SixStreetUnder. 

Craig’s work is candid, beautifully coloured and finished off with top shelf composition. 

Craig discusses, amongst other things:

  • Fuji vs Sony. Which camera would you pick up? 
  • Who is Craig Whitehead and where did his  photography journey start?
  • Did he study / self-taught and resources available online?
  • You have been labelled the new Saul Leiter, how do you feel being compared to other people? 
  • What defines “street photography”?
  • Why are people so rigid within the genre?  
  • The benefits of being different.
  • Craig’s iconic 2 kids of the swing and the story behind it 
  • The challenges shooting in Cambridge, staying creative and motivated 
  • If you could go back in time, what advice would you give your younger self? 
  • Can you make a living from photography? 
  • Did shooting Leica make you a better photographer? 
  • NFT’s & thoughts on AI images 
  • If you could go to any city in the world, where would you go? 
  • Where did the name Sixstreetunder come from 

Photographers mentioned in this podcast 

  • Josh Jackson  
  • Saul Leiter 
  • Ted Forbes 
  • Ernst Haas 
  • Jack Davison 
  • Joel Meyerowitz

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