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...
Street Photography Berlin Sebastian Jacobitz

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...
Street Photography Berlin Marathon

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...
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...