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1 . I felt honored to be invited to be interviewed about street photography, especially as the request was coming from another country, not my own.

2. Photography as a hobby began in my early childhood. I actually started to take photographs after we immigrated to Israel. I was six years old then. I have been engaged in professional photography for more than 15 years. At present I consecrate most of my time to photography.

3. Like most photographers, in my time I used to photograph landscape, portraits, macro and even flowers in vases. It was, however, when I started taking photos of people in the street that I knew that this was exactly what I loved and wanted to do. Challenge and satisfaction in photographing people are very great. This kind of photography usually brings out your best, it teaches you a lot about others, but even more about yourself.

4. I go out to photograph whenever I can.  I invest most of my time in long term projects. I engage in photography professionally, and make my living from work with newspapers, magazines, television, and teaching in courses, lectures and photography workshops in Israel and abroad. Photography is for me not only a profession and a hobby, but an old way of life.

5. I am most active in Tel Aviv, days and nights, all around the city. People usually think that photographing in another country is easier, more photogenic, but I know that every city in our world has its own unique characteristics, and there is always a lot of interesting materials to photograph anywhere in the world.

6. I use Leica M6 in my work, with a choice of wide angle lenses: 15mm, 18mm, 25mm, and 40mm, they are products of Leitz, Carl Zeiss, and Voigtlander.

7. Above, all I try not to be seen when I take the photograph. I therefore work very quickly and quietly, and am always on the move. Early eye contact usually means the failure of the photo. Talking with your subjects is always important, but after you took the photo, not before.

8. Only rarely do I experience negative reactions from people, because I take care not to get involved in tense situations. If this happens I take care to correct it in a matter of seconds. I have never been physically attacked by people I photographed in the street.

9. A street photographer is like a hunter who likes to work alone. You cannot achieve full concentration and really good results when you work together with somebody else.

10. I actually began to do street photography before I even knew there was such a genre. There is no photographer whose work has influenced me. I have always taken my inspiration from the street and the people in it, and not from books or other photographers. For this reason I do not have at home even one book of photographs.

11. The message I would like to impress upon street photographers everywhere is that they should work wisely and sensitively with people of the street. Don't forget that there are other street photographers who would come after you. Do not act in ways that would antagonize people, and make it difficult for others to work where you have been. The essence of good street photography is in the photographer's personality, not in his camera. This personality matures gradually; the street moulds it until it fits the street. After all it is the wish of every street photographer to feel at home in the street.