yes this is exactly how it was back in early 1800's.. this is a drive by of Amish children playing outside of their school..... thank you.. Imagine these children have no idea of what a different world it is around them...
I personally think this is perfectly reasonable for a contest organizer to do for their own contests. If people don't like the OP's definition, couldn't they organize their own contest thread with their own definitions and requirements for entries?The OP chose his interpretation as the basis for his challenge...
By definition candid photography as defined by the original poster is actually more like surveillance photography or voyeuristic photography.
If the subject or subjects cannot be aware of the camera then what you are doing is not candid photography necessarily but something entirely different.
Yes, he is not responsible for the bickering that went on after the initial disagreement.I'm really disappointed with the bickering.
I suspect that Gerard (gk) may have been put off these challenges altogether and I wouldn't blame him.
I hope he decides that it would be worthwhile to continue.