As the time of year for Poland’s finest music festivals is upon us, it’s as good a time as any to reflect on what a miserable experience an outdoor festival can be. Knee deep in a violent blend of mud,… Read More »Middle-aged Memories of Music Festivals
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
My first experience of Spiderland was in late winter, early in 1998; a natural consequence of my blooming love for Glasgow’s Mogwai and Falkirk’s Arab Strap. I found the music to be astonishing and this seminal album by Louisville band… Read More »To be retained #2 – Slint, All Tomorrow’s Parties. 2005.
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?