Go here: http://www.paulszynol.com/ look at the work and then come back. I'll wait. Take your time and really look.
Okay. This is how great documentary and street photograph looks to me. We can argue about all kinds of minutia but in the end the guy who goes out with a sharpened vision and crazy good curiosity gets the win.
Did I mention that you should go and see this guy's site? http://www.paulszynol.com/
Thank you to Paul for sending me this link.