First Night on the Street...1st of Street Youth Series
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In 1992, I was asked by the United Church of Canada to produce a photo essay about street youth for display at a major conference it was hosting and for use in its magazine 'The Observer'. I spent 3 weeks working on it usually at night or the early hours of the morning.
At about 2 am one day I found this young girl wandering aimlessly, looking dressed for school and clutching a sleeping bag. It was so obvious that she did not belong and was very frightened. I quickly found a police cruiser to investigate and she was delivered back to her home that morning.
The essay received national magazine awards in both Canada and the USA.
Nikon F3, 24mm f2.8 lens...TRI-X @1600. Printed in Edwal Ultra Black, Agfa paper grade 4
In the Street Youth...Their Story! photo essay.
Also by James Wiley
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