Shooting from the Hip in Photography – How to perfect this Technique

Blending in is one of the most important traits of a good Street Photographer and shooting from the hip is a great technique. Acting invisibly on the street allows us to capture those candid...
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Understanding Aesthetic Pictures

In the previous article Talent vs Training I claimed that anybody can practice improving their ability to see interesting scenes and create aesthetic pictures. Recently I got a message complimenting that they liked my pictures, but unfortunately...

Night Street Photography

Shooting Street Photography at Night Photography as the capturing of light is regarded as a discipline that is done normally during the day when the sun shines bright and everything is well-lit. How can Night Street...

Improve the Background in Photography

As Street Photographers, a lot of our focus is dedicated to our subjects and everything in front of them. But what lies behind them deserves our attention as well. With a background that is...
Candid Photography

The Guide to Candid Street Photography

Street Photography is a very loose term and in its broadest definition, it includes any photograph that is done on the street. To me one of the basic characteristics of Street Photography is candidness....
Photography Basics

Photography Basics

Do You want to share the world around You and Your unique vision with Your friends and family, are You looking for a creative outlet, or want to simply capture some great photographs from...

The Art of Storytelling In Photography

Dear reader, I have written a lot of times, that Storytelling is one of the most important factors in Photography. A picture without a story is just a superficial picture. Without a story, the...
Juxtaposition

Juxtaposition in Photography

Life and Photography are all about connections and opposites. Telling stories is only possible when there are different subjects and ideally some twists that don't make the story very obvious. A Juxtaposition in Photography...
The Printing Guide

The Guide To Printing Your Photographs

In the modern digital age, we are viewing our images most of the time on screens. Whether it are computer monitors, TVs, or tiny mobile screens, we spent more time looking on those digital...

Photography Focus Techniques

1 Find the right Focus for your Street Photography When I think back to the beginning of my Street Photography "career" there was nothing more frustrating than seeing a beautiful scene, composing it and overcoming...