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21 Street Photography Tips From The Professionals

Some fantastic street photography tips and techniques from PhotoRadar.

“Make the most of the city with your digital camera – 3 of the biggest names in street photography, David Solomons, Matt Stuart, and Nick Turpin offer their advice…

Fantastic street photographs are readily available in every public space, but over-familiarity with our environment means we often miss out on special moments and scenes unfolding in front of us. These tips will help you see those decisive moments and learn to trust your instincts.”

Read the full article here.
Photography by Matt Stuart.

Setup Your Canon G10 For Street Photography

November 3, 2009 Leave a comment

I’m a massive fan of the G10, especially for street photography. One of the coolest features for me are the two custom settings on the dial, this has made it so incredibly easy for me to get shooting in the streets at a moments notice, knowing that all my settings are exactly as I need them.
Here is a great article from another G10 street shooter with his views and setup for shooting street with the Canon G10.
Enjoy!

Article here

Photograph by publikaccion.es on Flickr

Inspirational Sigma 10-20mm Photographs

October 19, 2009 Leave a comment

The Sigma 10-20mm lens has created a massive cult following for itself since its release. Both landscape and street photographers alike have flocked to it as a reliable and robust wide angle lens, while keeping itself affordable and accessible to the serious amateur.
Here is an inspirational collection of over 111,000 images taken with this lens on various camera models and for a wide range of purposes. Time to put on another pot of coffee!

Flickr group photo collection here

Photograph by J.F. Marrero

Video – Street Photographer Jeff Mermelstein

October 17, 2009 Leave a comment

A fantastic three part video of street photographer, Jeff Mermelstein.


Interview With Sam Javanrouh of Daily Dose of Imagery

October 15, 2009 Leave a comment

Just unearthed a fantastic interview by Michael Zhang with one of my favorite modern day photographers, Sam Javanrouh. Sam runs Daily Dose of Imagery, an award winning photoblog in which he uploads a new photograph each day. These are some of the most beautiful commentaries of contemporary life that I’ve come across.

Check out Sam’s work here.

Then check out the interview here.

Photograph by Sam Javanrouh.

Inspirational Street Photography by Richard Bram

October 13, 2009 Leave a comment

Born in Philadelphia in 1952, Richard Bram grew up in Ohio, Utah and Arizona, where he finished High School, College and Graduate School. He earned degrees in Political Science and International Business. A series of jobs led him to Louisville, Kentucky, where, in 1984, he lost his head and decided to pursue photography full-time as a vocation. He built his early career in public relations, public events, performance and portrait work.

After moving to London in 1997, Richard concentrated on street photography and other personal photographic projects. In July of 2008 he returned to the States, now living in the financial District of New York City. His work is in institutional, corporate, and personal collections, including the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography.

View more of Richard’s work here.

Street Photography in Australia – Your Rights

I’m a huge fan of street photography and have always been inspired by the works of urban street photographers such as Joel Meyerowitz and Trent Parke. As a street photographer it’s critical to understand your rights to photograph in public areas so that if you’re ever confronted on the issue, you have a firm and educated knowledge of your rights and obligations. It’s also important to understand your rights if you’re traveling overseas and intending to do some street photography, some countries have very strict laws on photographing certain areas and it’s important to understand the cultural values of a specific country before happily snapping away at that secret government silo. haha,
This is an article on photography rights here in Australia. Well worth a read.
Article Here.

Photograph by Cameron Gray