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...

Embracing negative Space in Photography

Negative Space in Photography having a Positive Impact Some compositional elements are well known like the rule of thirds, while others are rarely talked about. Embracing negative space in Street Photography is a method to...
Exposure Triangle

The Exposure Triangle – A simple Explanation

Digital Cameras offer all sorts of automatic modes. You can set the camera to measure the exposure automatically and not worry about the settings Yourself. If You want to give Your photographic joy to the...
Editing in Lightroom

Editing Your Street Photographs in Lightroom

Street Photography is about authentic scenes and not artificially created art in post-processing. Nevertheless, with the right editing, You are able to emphasize the character of the Street Photograph and can also push Your...
Depth of Field

Learn how the Depth of Field in Photography works

When looking at photographs, one thing that becomes very obvious, even to people that have no idea about photography is the depth of field. Most people have a different outlook on the depth of...

Create more Emotional Photography

What is the reason for you to take pictures, to wander through the streets of your city for hours and being on the lookout for interesting scenes? I emphasized a lot of times, that...
High Contrast Photography

High Contrast Photography

Do Your pictures look dull and uninspiring, without any extremes? Then High Contrast Photography could be a welcoming challenge for You to change Your personal style. High Contrast photographs utilize the natural light and are...
5 Composition Tips

5 Easy Photography Composition Tips

I have emphasized the importance of the composition in photography before. Not only the content is important, but also how we display it. The most beautiful scene crumbles when it is shown in an...
Underexposing the Photograph

Underexpose Your Images

Camera technology is advancing at a very fast pace. Sensors are able to pack more and more megapixels and overall the quality seems to improve by a lot. Even in the lower price segments,...