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...
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...
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Figure To Ground in Photography

In the last article, I claimed that the staged pictures of Steve McCurry don't have any educational value because they are artificial and scripted. While the content themselves doesn't have much to learn about, there...
Street Photography E-Books

Street Photography E-Books You Should have Read

Do You want to improve in Street Photography or simply are searching for some inspiration? Then Street Photography E-Books are a great source to fulfill Your needs. Thanks to dedicated writers, there are a lot...
Silhouette Photography

Silhouette Photography

I have been enjoying shooting Silhouettes in photography, ever since I discovered my passion for Street Photography. Silhouettes are a great way of learning the basics, but also some more in-depth lessons in photography....
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Master Any Condition

Fall Photography Ideas I know that Photography is more fun when it is sunny and warm outside, but there can be great ideas for photography in fall too. The light alone in the summer raises...
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Bringing Depth to your pictures – Layering

Photos are a two-dimensional reproduction of a three-dimensional reality. To maintain an interesting narrative it is essential to draw your viewer into the scene by creating different layers in photography. Having him stand far away...