Originally Posted by Andy K
Couldn't agree more. I have virtually given up street photography because of the increasing number of suspicious people about. I used to enjoy candid photography in the 70s but its just not worth the risk any more.
I do enjoy photographing street performers especially during the Edinburgh Festival. I always make the effort to go up to Edinburgh for a few days during festival time. Many performers ask the audience for one pound after a show. I usually slip five pounds in to show my appreciation.