Taking portraits of strangers in the street can be a rewarding experience that challenges and changes the way that you view the very place that you live in. These are some of the things that work and have worked for me, and that will hopefully help those of you who are thinking of exploring this interesting sub-genre of street and documentary photography.Read More
When serendipitous moments happen in Street Photography, it pays to let your camera do the work for you.Read More
For many casual or even serious photographers, shooting street is something that they might toy around with when they are on holidays. Shooting the occasional street photograph of locas at a holiday destination to record a piece of their vacation for posterity. This sort of shooting may be a little easier to do as there is an inherent permission associated with shooting pictures of an un-orchestrated street scene with people you don't know in it. Especially so when you are a ’tourist’. The thought of photographing street scenes in the suburb, village or city that you might call home can be a scarier proposition for you, but it shouldn’t be.Read More
I love to shoot into the sun when doing street photography. Stopping down the aperture and going for some flare or sunburst can add a nice effect to your street shots and it is something that can make a normal street shot really stand out.Read More
The internet is full of tips for street photography and I cannot tell you how many dozens of tips I have read over the years. I decided to put a list together of those that have helped me and hopefully will add some value to your visit to this humble little site. So without further ado fellow street shooter - Here are 10 of my favourite tips for the street photographer.Read More
Thanks to the tiny yet powerful Ricoh GR and the size and convenience of my mirrorless ILC kit, times that I am caught without my camera are becoming few and far between.
Even so, it is sometimes not practical to stop to take a photo. Whether focusing in on a conversation, cycling along to work and running late, in a crowded bus full of people, hands full of groceries, or being tugged along by a puppy (that’s me), sometimes you just see the moments slip by, or they slip by without you seeing them at all.Read More