Many times, street photography is associated with quick reflexes and speed. You need to get that shot before the subject moves, changes expression or gets blocked by a car or pedestrian. There are other times, rarer
I usually like my street photographs to be in black and white and the works great for the second photograph; however, the color in the first photograph is what attracted me to the scene. So I left the first one in color and tried to minimize the background distractions. You can be the judge as to how well I did.
Taken with Sony RX100 Mk1
Colorful Jamaican Peddler Selling Fruit – 1/1600 f/7.1, ISO 400
Bookends on a Busy Street – 1/2000sec f/5, ISO 400