We often hear the word grunge in photography nowadays even though it was originally coined in the early 90s to describe a music genre. Grunge is in fact a subgenre of alternative rock that emerged in Seattle and nearby towns roughly 30 years ago. Grunge music is dark and ominous and it portrays peculiar emotions […]
Street photography continues to be a compelling topic within the larger photography community. It garners lots of strong opinions and debates — from whether street photography is a “dead” genre to what camera/lens is “best” for street photography. While those subtopics are interesting (in small doses), they are by no means the main ideas street […]
It’s not difficult to find advice about photography, on absolutely any topic that falls — even remotely — under the umbrella of photography. Some of it is good, some is bad, the rest is some mixture of the two. The main problem, as I see it, with purveyors of photography advice isn’t so much whether […]
Here are some simple but invaluable street photography tips and techniques that will have you mastering the craft in no time.
I have noticed that much of the advice that is doled out concerning street photography tends to revolve around technical matters. Set your aperture to f/8, set your shutter speed to 1/250th of a second and set your ISO to auto. After settings are covered, people move right into discussions about gear. The pros and […]
Timing your capture is critical in photography. In portrait photography it’s an expression; in landscape, it’s perfect light; in sports, it’s the moment of intensity. And in street photography, it’s the decisive moment. Here is a quick take on how anticipation leads to better street photography.