Dedicate yourself for long enough to making any form of art, be it the written word, music, or photography, and through commitment, enthusiasm, and experience, the work will undoubtedly improve. With any luck, there will be fewer oversights and blunders.… Read More »Learning Lessons From My Mistakes. Part 1
It has been 16 long years since I first watched War Photographer, Christian Frei’s magnificent ride-along portrait of James Nachtwey. As with any truly great documentary, it taught me much, inspired me, and left a mark that I continue to… Read More »5 Street Photographer Documentaries
As a street photographer, one is on the constant, unrelenting lookout for interesting, unpredictable moments that may happen in front of the lens. Nevertheless, when there is a lull in the day’s action, fill it with a less kinetic subject:… Read More »Making Street Photography Self-Portraits
Street photography can be a fickle pursuit. Some days on the street are so natural as to suggest the photographer was literally born to do nothing but make photographs. On other days it can bury a feeling of inadequacy so… Read More »The Street Photography Bleep test
Spring is in full swing and the world is emerging from beneath its weighted blanket. Street photography doesn’t stop in winter, but it is certainly more challenging when people are cosy by candlelight in the early evening gloom than out… Read More »Sunny 16 and Street Photography
Almost every morning since I can remember, I wake early, climb atop my stationary exercise bike, and spend an hour cycling. It is important to stay fit for street photography, and I do have a tendency to comfort eat! I… Read More »5 Street Photography Adjacent Films
Choosing a first camera for street photography is a choice made all the more difficult by the many options found now on the virtual high street. Which system to choose? What brands to consider? Which model? The choice has to… Read More »Choosing a Camera for Street Photography
To many seasoned street photographers, the answer to when should street photography be made is simple. At the apogee of an unexpected or anticipated moment full of character, emotion, or interest when gesture or expression meets with a perfect composition… Read More »When To Make Street Photography?