Artist's Statement
by Mark Wyatt

The effect of street photography comes from the connection that is drawn between the viewer of an image and its subject. Photographs that portray authentic and spontaneous human expression invariably invoke empathy and even introspection, both of which are known to return positive results yet seem to be habitually in short supply. My photographs hope to be simple but compelling snapshots of humanity, ones that a viewer enjoys seeing more than once and doesn't easily tire of.

Packingtown Review – Vol.9, Fall 2017

Mark Wyatt has been photographing people in cities around the world since around 1980. His images are not cropped and are processed only to the extent that they most faithfully reproduce what the camera saw at the moment that the shutter was tripped. He posts new work regularly on

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