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?
In answering the question of who makes street photography, let’s consider the characters and personalities of those who are drawn to street photography. Who pick up their cameras curious about what life will offer up for the lens out on… Read More »Who Makes Street Photography?
Have you ever found yourself stepping out onto the street, yet can’t quite bring the camera to your eye to take a picture? Maybe it’s shyness or fear, maybe just rustiness. A familiar circumstance street photographers experience is the need… Read More »Warming Up for Street Photography
Taking the leap into street photography can be an unnerving one, particularly if you have the shy, introverted core shared by many of our kind. Nevertheless, it’s not impossible. The key is to be out there, camera in hand, at… Read More »5 Assignments For Street Photography Beginners