The old saying goes a picture tells a thousand words. Its hard to capture the full story in one photograph however some of the best images capture a hint of it. A photograph tells you a lot about the person who clicked the shutter.
I reached out to someone I connected with on Instagram @mikeyboards. We connected over our shared obsession for taking photos of strangers on the streets, how awkward it can be and how we approach it. He shares how he got started making photos on the streets of New York City with his dog, Baci.
This is the sort of advice I wish I had been given years ago! Spending time developing your skills shooting faces, expressions and gestures while not wussing out shooting backs definitely makes better street photography. Your photographs are richer, more interesting and connect with your audience much better. This short guide will help you overcome the fear!
I’m really trying to use a 35mm lens for street and daily photography, but for some reason I’m finding it super difficult to adjust my style. Similarly, making the subtle adjustments to my eye for this new (for me) focal length having always shot 40-50-or-60mm lenses, depending on system and crop factor, is proving to… Continue reading Why I’m struggling with the 35mm focal length