Photographers from all over the world are always in the search for exclusive subjects which they can capture through their lens. In this post we have primarily focused on photos of street vendors taken in different countries from all across the world.
Food has always been an integral part of the culture existing in different nation. These shots are unique and they speak a lot about the culture as well as the food habits prevailing in different nations. All these shots were taken when the vendors were engaged in different activities and so they are extremely natural. Enthusiasts are always on the trail for finding out new subjects and locale so that they can make their creations as natural as possible. The street vendors engaged in different activities present before them a perfect opportunity to take natural shots. All these snaps were taken in different countries starting from the Southeast Asian nation of Thailand to the Muslim nation of Afghanistan to some of the European nations, thus holding up a picture of the existing culture in these nations before all the viewers. Some of the pictures were also taken during the food festivals hosted in different nations where the local people sell homemade food to the foodies.
Here is a list of the twenty five high resolution photographs in this genre which the viewers are definitely going to love browsing through. The photographers can draw valuable inspiration from these images and explore further in this genre. Enjoy browsing through these exclusive and picturesque shots.
A street vendor sells products in Old Port, Montreal, QC. This photo was taken on August 28, 2010 using a Canon EOS 5D Mark II.
2. Tang hu lu
China’s traditional street side treat, tang hu lu (literally “sugar gourd”). It’s especially popular in Northern eastern China near the capital but it can be found all over China. The original tang hu lu is made with red hawthorn fruits dipped again and again into a big kettle of boiling molten sugar. Gradually the repeated dips in the sugar build into a crystalline candy shell encasing the skewered fruit. This treat is thousands of years old.
This was taken at the infamous Erste Mai in Berlin. It’s a street festival full of music, food vendors, and general partying in the Kreuzberg district.
Shot with a expired film from my EOS 500, Loved the grains and bleach effect.
Flower markets in Bangkok are often open all night long.
Taken during the Jaro fiesta at night.roads are closed and a lot of these pedicab vendors converge to sell food,clothes and other locally produced items.
Street vendor series of monochrome portraits photographed in Istanbul.
My neighborhood is populated by small vendors that roam around the streets selling all sorts of goods to the local community. With time they have become an inherent part of the social fabric and have contributed largely to its dynamics_Lara Atallah.
Street vendor selling chilled water for a little less than one U.S. dollar, no bargain for locals in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Street vendors selling traditional foods in Wuhan, Hubei province, China.
This photo was taken on November 8, 2009 in Shanghai, Shanghai, CN. Young street vendor, Shanghai, Baoshan District.
This photo was taken on March 22, 2005 using an Olympus C4100Z,C4000Z.
Istanbul’s clandestine street vendors. Tolerated yet threatened, the small vendors on Istanbul’s streets lead precarious lives. Whether they sell water, mussels, simits or scrap metal, whether they are knife sharpeners or shoe shiners, these underground merchants are at the mercy of the police yet their numbers keep growing.
The objective of this research was to observe and document public market and street vending typologies in Latin America from a landscape architecture and urbanism perspective.
Kaak vendor in Saida, Lebanon.
17. A humble Soul
I cannot forget this sweet and shy person, When he saw three people around him trying to capture a glimpse, he cooperated with us and try to toss the milk for us least 10 times. Even though it was a peak hour for him to do business he was really very humble. He makes tea and coffee for most of the street vendors in KR Market_Soumya Geetha.
18. The portrait
Street life Vietnam Hanoi vender portrait.
This photo was taken on January 15, 2003 using a Sony CD MAVICA.
20. Street Food
Street Food Vendors @ Beijing.
This photo was taken on February 16, 2009.
22. China Post
Three reactions… amusement, suspicion and avoidance. Similar to the reaction I get from most women! Usually in that order..
23. Street vendors
24. Selling Colors
Kids pester parents intent on shopping produce to buy these! That’s part of Sunday market fun!
25. Hanoi Hawkers