Aref Jdey

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Street Photography in Hong Kong with the Pen-F by Olympus

Let me tell you: there’s nothing quite like a new camera and a change of scenery to recharge the old creative batteries, especially after a long …

Why Shoot Street Photography?

SF, 2015 #ricohgrDear friend,I’ve written a lot of articles on <i>how</i> to shoot street photography— but I realized I have written very little on <i>why</i> shoot …

Street Photography

You Have Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself

Tokyo, 2012“The only thing we have to fear is…fear itself.” – Franklin D. RooseveltI genuinely feel that one of the worst diseases in the modern …

Street Photography

My Street Photography Sins & How I Avoid Them

Street Photography, like so many disciplines, is all about ebbs and flows, peaks and troughs. Days when everything goes swimmingly, and days when you …

Street Photography

Ignore Everybody Else

I think one of the most difficult things in the modern world is to ignore what everyone else is doing, and focus on what you are truly interested and …

Photoessay: People of Tokyo II

As usual, it is impossible not to be in a place like Tokyo and do at least <i>some</i> street photography; the very difference in the way people act and the …

Photography

10 Famous Street Photography Quotes You Must Know

<i>Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published on Eric Kim’s blog. It is being syndicated with permission.</i><p>If you want to get a deeper insight …

Less is More: Minimal Street Scenes by Moisés Rodríguez

It pays to have a specialty in “Aesthetics of Public Spaces” from university, at least if you take the work of <b>Moisés Rodríguez</b> as an example. …

Photography

Why Shoot Black and White?

Kettleman City, 2015 #cindyproject #trix1600Black and white is where my heart and soul is. I feel that by shooting in black and white, I can better …

Street Photography

How to Stay Curious

Robert. Stockholm, 2015Another thought I have had on my mind: how to stay curious in life.One of the things I learn most from children is how …

Street Photography

Light Transforms the City of Beirut in Graphic Black and White Photographs

It takes a special kind of photographer to show us a city in a different light. And Lebanese photographer Serge Najjar has managed to do just this, …

Keep It Simple – A Free Street Photography e-Book!

The best thing about Street Hunters is that it allows us as a group of photographers to get in touch and interact with like minded street …

Street Photography

Cinematic Photos of Tokyo's Streets Magically Lit up at Night

Japanese photographer Masashi Wakui routinely waits for the sun to set before embarking on a quest to capture the city of Tokyo. At night, the city's streets are peppered with paper lanterns that give off a warm glow, neon signs that act as guiding lights, and plenty of people who are basking in …

Using the Zone Focusing Method for Street Photography

When it comes to street photography, one of the best ways to make sure that you have your subject in focus is to use the zone focusing system. This …

Street Focus 71: Street Tips with Martin Waltz

In this episode, Berlin street photographer Martin Waltz shares his top 10 street photography tips. We had a fun conversation, I hope you enjoy …

Street Photography

After Going Blind in One Eye, A Street Photographer Contends with Darkness

Until last year, when he lost all sight from his left eye, London-based photographer Walter Rothwell didn’t give much thought to his vision, though …

Street Photography

Rikard Landberg Finds Humor in Street Photography

the piercing man<p><i>All photographs are copyrighted Rikard Landberg and used with permission.</i><p>Rikard Landberg is a Swedish street photographer who …

13 Steps for Editing Street Photography in Lightroom from Start to Finish

Favorite editing tools for street photographyI admit it, I take too many photos. I know it, and I have too many images to deal with, and unless I am …

Tutorials

An Introduction to Street Photography for New Photographers

Update: check out our ultimate guide to street photography (free downloadable guide). You may have seen a lot of candid photography all over the …

Is Street Photography Still Important in the Art World?

Image by Cosyspeed, Shot by Chris Gampat<p>Before you begin this piece, calm down. No seriously, calm down.<p>You’re calm, right? Okay, that’s the closest …

Street Photography

Satoki Nagata’s nighttime street photography in Chicago.

Many of Satoki Nagata’s images might seem to be multiple exposures or to have been manipulated in postproduction, but all are single exposures of …

10 Reasons Why I Love Street Photography

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a syndicated blog post from photographer Alex Coghe. All text and images are used with permission and has been subject to</i> …

How Famous Street Photographers Got Over Their Fear of Shooting on the Street

© Eric Kim. Used with permission.<p><b>All photographs are copyrighted and used with permission.</b><p>Street photography isn’t the easiest discipline. The idea …

Street Photography

Under My Umbrella is a Street Photography Series Shot in the Rain

<i>All images by Marius Vieth. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Marius Vieth has graced our site a couple of times, but one of our favorite projects by …

Street Photography

The Ten Best Lenses for Mirrorless Street Photography

The best focal lengths for street photography tend to range from the low 20s to around 50, and given the ever-increasing popularity of mirrorless …

Cameras