ANDREW STARK
[b 1964] Australian street photographer

 
My work is nothing more than the visual diary of a very long walk. - Andrew Stark
I genuinely believe photography to be at it's most potent when underscored by truth. To contrive is to control, and frankly I'm more interested in observation than direction. Riding the ebb and flow of Sydney's streets, approaching the next corner afresh, never quite knowing what may present itself in the adjoining street. That's the random beauty of street photography. Control has to be a stultifying, creative break. The magic, emotion charged moments are in my experience invariably captured us. - Andrew Stark
The magic, emotion charged moments are in my experience invariably captured using an almost subconscious process, they must never be orchestrated, and can rarely be dogmatically collated. - Andrew Stark
Taken from Andrew Stark's web site.
That you work with no net is seen as foolhardy by most, yet you've known from that first wobbly step that timidity dilutes photographic achievement, and great poetry never rhymes. - Andrew Stark
To be a candid street photographer, in my case, legitimizes social frailties etched annoyingly into my character. - Andrew Stark