SO, WHAT CONSTITUTES STALKING?

Street photographers notice people...

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...and then quietly step over normal social conventions by taking their photograph.

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I always sneak photos of people in museums - interesting people, good backgrounds, and you can look like you are taking pictures of the art.

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But then I thought, what if I took a lot of pictures of the same person?

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Would she ever notice?

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It turns out the answer is "No". She never noticed me taking pictures of her. I think this is what she was writing down in the last shot - 

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Note: I do not condone actual stalking. I wasn't even following her. She just happened to always be in the same room with me...Wait. Maybe she was stalking me...

**These photographs were taken in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Meredith M Howard is a photographer who lives in Atlanta, Georgia.  She was inspired to start THE STREETS magazine after many conversations with strangers in downtown Atlanta.