How about brushing up on your skills for better street photography? When it comes to the general question of how to improve one’s photography skills, one of the most pragmatic, most commonly issued bits of advice is to simply shoot all the time. Always have your camera with you wherever you go (even when you’re […]
Using an iPhone or other smartphones for street photography come with their own challenges, but there are some reasons why smartphones can be great for street photography. Here are 20 reasons why an iPhone can be a great tool for street photography and these reasons apply to any smartphone that you have in hand.
Of all the concepts, terms, and phrases associated with photography, one of the most common is “the decisive moment.” Popularized by French photojournalist and street photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, the decisive moment is a concept that is essentially about perfect timing. You can press the shutter before something happens or after something happens, and in either […]
People make a lot of assumptions about street photographers, most of which revolve around street photographers being boisterous, assertive, perhaps even aggressive individuals. However, introverts make good street photographers. It is often the case that some of the best-known street photographers have larger-than-life personalities; I suppose it’s not much of a leap to associate such a […]
Street photography is most of the time done during the daytime by most photographers because most of them shy away from low light or are quite hesitant and think that the opportunities for street photography at night are very low. Street photography at night can be a bit difficult to capture, but if you know how to use your camera well and understand the basics of how light works, you should be able to capture brilliant street photographs at night. In this article, we will discuss some techniques and ideas on how to photograph the streets at night.
City life is a rewarding but at the same time quite challenging type of photography as everything is fast and constantly changing. People and vehicles are constantly on the move and the photographer needs to be very quick sometimes and spend a lot of time observing the environment to get a neat and meaningful shot. In this article, we will look at a few ways to capture the life of a city through street photography.