7 ways to overcome your fear of street photography

  You’re anxious about taking pictures on the street? That’s OK. We all are. Here are seven tips to calm your nerves, and get out with your camera. 1.    Get in close. Don’t use a zoom lens. Don’t stand on the opposite side of the pavement. Get right into the crowds. Mingle with your subjects. […]

7 tips for better street photography of kids

                        Want to take street photography of kids? Here are seven tips for better shots.   1. Turn your camera on to adults as well Don’t photograph just children. Otherwise people will think you’re a paedophile. It’s sad, but true.   2. Don’t photograph […]

Tips for street photography at music festivals

  For a street photographer, the audience is more interesting and more challenging than the performers. The musicians are stuck on stage. They’re a sitting target, so they’re easy to shoot. The act is usually augmented with colourful lighting and smoke effects, and the background is dark, which silhouettes the players. It’s all too simple. […]

Street photography – taking photos in a supermarket

Taking photos in a supermarket is a bit scary, because you come face to face with your subjects. And that’s part of the fun of supermarket photos. You risk getting spotted by the staff and by your subjects. So how do you take photos like this one?       One solution is to hold […]

Experience Street Photography this November

Want to go out with the world’s best street photographers, and capture amazing photos? Right now we’re taking bookings for November, when we’ll be out on the streets taking pictures of the world around us, and swapping experiences. We’ll be in London, Taipei, New York and San Francisco. We take no more than ten people […]

For street photography, what camera do I need?

Got an iPhone? Then you’re a street photographer. Many people think you need a fancy camera to take great pictures. But the truth is, you just need to take the picture, with whatever camera you have. There’s always one camera you always have with you – and it’s your smart phone. There are three main […]