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...
Zone Focusing

How-To Zone-Focus in Street Photography

Do You wonder how Street Photography can be such a fast genre where You have to take the perfect shot in a fraction of a second, but also have to get the focus spot...
Understanding The Aperture

Understanding The Aperture in Photography

The aperture is one-third of the holy trinity that is described in the exposure triangle as a factor to influence the amount of light that hits the sensor. As such, understanding the aperture is important...

Directing Eyes With Leading Lines in Photography

In photography, there is some hidden attraction that leads us to interesting places in a photograph. We aren't really sure what it is that makes us stick to that picture, but sure it stands...
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Long Exposure and Street Photography

I already wrote an article about flash photography including some tips and tricks. This time I want to take it a little further and explain how to combine unusual long exposure times around 1/10s...
Photography Major

Is a Photography Major suitable for You?

Did You just graduate high school, have a camera and are interested in Photography? If Your goal is to become a professional photographer and make money off of Your hobby, then going for a Photography...
ISO in Photography

The ISO in Photography

The ISO in photography is an often overlooked part when it comes to creating the perfect image. It is often seen as a technical detail that isn't very interesting. Yet, the ISO as one...

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...