Every photographer looks at life through the frame of the camera. The frame helps us to separate the general from the specific. Every shot is an attempt at understanding the world – both physically and mentally/spiritually. We use the frame to disclude objects, and to include objects. When we have the opportunity to work in […]
Many photographers who live in cities, and look for interesting ideas to photograph, naturally turn to street photography. Photographing birch trees in your city environment is another option to street photography. Remember, all photography, every type of object and motif is a challenge for you to practice you photography chops. If you are lucky enough […]
I like photography. Street Photography is a great a way to practise your chops as a photographer. It’ll put you through your paces in terms of how you see and think, then how quickly you can react to a passing situation and get the shot. Street photography practises our ability to recognize a good thing […]
While I took this shot three men were shifting around the station. They were on the prowl, looking for a vulnerable individual to exploit. They saw my camera and edged closer, each one coming from a different direction. I found it interesting how they acted like a pack of wolves, preparing to move in, and […]
Visual intent is a must-have mentality of a street photographer when out looking for a good shot. If you just wander around just hoping to see something happen, you probably won’t see much in the way of good street photography material. Photographers look for change that happens before their eyes. Walking, looking, observing, is an […]
Creativity has a weird way of showing us that we just need to push the envelope a little more, and then we discover things about what we do that we couldn’t see happening before.
The art of digital photography is always disputed as an idea of thinking about photography. Digital has changed the meaning of a photograph and probably has more of an impact on our lives than we at first realize. Taking pictures, doing a shoot, or just making snapshots of the Christmas tree, are all acts with […]
Getting out into your city to take city street photographs is as much enjoyment and fun as any time of the year. It’s certainly a change of challenge to any photographer to get their head around what’s happened to the trees lining the streets. The people – who make up large parts of our street […]