often times when a photographer does street-work sHe has some sort of connection
with the place sHe is covering. these days that is being done 24/7

who needs street photography when we have these
http://www.opentopia.com/hiddencam.php
http://www.webcamgalore.com/EN/
oh, i forgot to mention google earth ...

it seems to be almost the end of an era.