Silver 2016 Editorial / Conflict

Manhattan

  • Prize
    Silver in Editorial/Conflict
  • Photographer
    Raul Gil

I try to capture a moment in peoples lives that is telling a story.

Originally from Spain, I arrived in the US at 18, during the height of the 1960s anti-war movement, and immediately set to capture the energy, color, and music of the time.I originally focused on portraiture, still life, and sports photography.My focus for the past several years has shifted to Street Photography. Most of my photographs in this style are taken in the streets of New York City.When photographing, I become as unobtrusive as possible—most often without using the viewfinder—to capture candid moments in people’s lives and the reality of urban living.