Mary Carron Interview

Mary Carron Interview

In this interview, Mary Carron, an avid photographer, shares her journey from early fascination with photography to rekindling her passion for it after an absence from the craft. Mary specializes considers herself an outdoor photographer, but she also does street photography and documents public places, drawing inspiration from renowned photographers like Fan Ho and Vivian…

An Exclusive Interview with Valérie Jardin

An Exclusive Interview with Valérie Jardin

Valérie Jardin is a self-taught photographer with a passion for street photography that shines through in her captivating images. Her minimalist style, focus on light and shadows, and ability to capture fleeting moments make her work stand out. But what inspires and motivates her to create? What makes a street photograph truly compelling? And how…

Martin U Waltz Interview

Martin U Waltz Interview

Martin U Waltz is a photographer, writer, and educator based in Berlin, Germany. He has written and co-authored several books on street photography and published many articles on street photography. He is a passionate photography teacher and offers photography coaching and photography workshops in Berlin. His work has been shown at exhibitions in Germany and…

Lukasz Palka Interview

Lukasz Palka Interview

Lukasz Palka is an exceptional photographer based in Tokyo whose art reflects his unique perspective on life. Lukasz’s work is the culmination of rigorous exploration and visual discovery, as he seeks to capture the beauty in the mundane and the extraordinary in the everyday. His lens takes us on a journey through the bustling streets…

Alex Coghe Interview

Alex Coghe Interview

Alex Coghe, a street photographer, has a unique perspective on photography that comes from his life experiences. He is self-taught, and his journey to becoming a professional photographer was anarchic, with a lot of experimentation and frustration, but also a lot of satisfaction. Coghe’s work is a total reflection of his life, and his photographs…

Wojciech Ryzinski Interview

Wojciech Ryzinski Interview

In a world where everyone is a photographer, it takes a true artist to capture life’s fleeting moments on the streets. It also takes relentless drive and dedication. Not only is Wojciech Ryzinski a very hard working photographer, he has a very artistic eye for composition, color, and light. In this interview with street photographer…

Max Gor Interview: London-Based Street Photographer

Max Gor Interview: London-Based Street Photographer

Max Gor is a photographer whose passion for street photography has become the main focus of his work. As he learned about different genres of photography, he realized that taking pictures of strangers candidly called to him. Influenced by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bruce Gilden, Ernst Haas, Fred Herzog, Harry Gruyaert, Saul Leiter, William Eggleston, and Joel…

James Maher Interview

James Maher Interview

James Maher is a New York native, a graduate of the International Center for Photography, and a portrait, event, and street photographer. He’s the author of three photography books on street photography, travel photography, and photography marketing. I invited him for an interview to discuss his approach to photography. Below, you’ll find my questions for…

57 Street Photography Tips for Better Street Shots
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57 Street Photography Tips for Better Street Shots

Street photography is a great way to capture the everyday beauty around us. It’s a form of documentary photography where the photographer captures candid moments from everyday life. Street photos are typically taken in urban environments such as city streets, parks, and other public spaces.  I’ve been doing street photography for almost a decade now…

Underexposed Street Photography: Here’s How & Why I Do It
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Underexposed Street Photography: Here’s How & Why I Do It

If you’re a fan of street photography, you may have noticed that underexposed street photography can be really compelling. It’s a spin on reality that doesn’t look overdone or cliché, like with HDR or overly-Photoshopped photography. In other types of photography, it’s more common to raise exposure and shadows in post. But in street photography,…

Street Photography Shutter Speed: Freeze the Action or Create Motion Blur
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Street Photography Shutter Speed: Freeze the Action or Create Motion Blur

Street photography shutter speed is highly dependent on what you want to achieve with your street photography. For example, do you want to freeze the action so that it’s like a preserved moment in time, or do you want to create a sense of movement by creatively using motion blur? The response to those questions…

Best Focal Length for Street Photography: 6 Focal Lengths for Every Situation
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Best Focal Length for Street Photography: 6 Focal Lengths for Every Situation

While I wish there was a single best focal length for street photography that would fit every situation, it’s not exactly a possibility. There are wide-angle prime lenses that do the majority of what you need while being small and discreet. There are ‘normal’ focal length lenses like 50mm that can be great but are…

Street Photography Gear: Pack Light to Focus on What’s Important
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Street Photography Gear: Pack Light to Focus on What’s Important

Street photography gear is often over-thought. Gear, to some extent, is an essential part of making street photos though. My philosophy on street photography gear is to keep things as simple as possible and travel light. Street photography gear is great, but having too much of it can weigh you down, and it can feel…

What’s the Best Aperture for Street Photography?
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What’s the Best Aperture for Street Photography?

Your choice of aperture for street photography is one of the main elements that will determine the look and feel of your images. That’s because it affects your depth of field or how much of your photo is in focus. Having creative control over my field is important as a street photographer, so choosing the…

Street Photography Aperture Priority: When and How to Use It
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Street Photography Aperture Priority: When and How to Use It

Street photography is an amazing outlet for photographic creativity. But one thing that can get in the way sometimes is keeping up with your camera settings to get the correct exposures. In street photography, moments are fleeting and pass in the blink of an eye, so obviously, you want to have your camera settings ready…

Night Street Photography: Gear, Camera Settings, Techniques
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Night Street Photography: Gear, Camera Settings, Techniques

Shooting street photography at night can make compelling images, but it’s also very challenging. Obviously, the biggest challenge is that you have less available light to work with. Low light can make it difficult to get proper exposures, and your camera’s autofocus may struggle. Regardless, there are ways to overcome these challenges through your gear…

Fujifilm XF 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS Review
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Fujifilm XF 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS Review

I bought the Fujifilm XF 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS for those times in landscape photography when you’re far away from the focal point of your scene and you need the extra reach to frame things the way you want. Landscape photography is not a big priority for me (my big passion is street photography),…