For me street photography is not only taking photographs of people on the streets. For me street photography can be shoot without people and be shoot everywhere. For this reason, a few years ago, I started to shoot photographs of public bathrooms.
I shot candidly not because it’s a “rule” imposed by most of the street photography masters but because I like it, and because they seems more spontaneous. (I’m not against staged street photographs, it’s my personal opinion, they are two different way to shoot street photography).
Here are some of candid street photography tips I personally use and work for me while I’m out shooting:
I don’t think that to be a “legitimate” photographer or street photographer one must exhibit their photographs in fancy galleries. I personally don’t need to print my photographs (for the moment) and exhibit them in galleries, I share my photographs virtually on my blog.
What makes street photography more interesting than others genre of photography? Why is street photography great? Here are all my motivations:
Photography is not only a way to take pictures of everything, it is a way of self expression, it’s a way to express myself through my photographs.
During my holiday in Germany, I’ve had a lot of inspiration to shoot a lot of urban landscape and photographs without people in it. I had a lot of inspiration to always take photographs. Here are my favourite photographs:
The last three weeks I was very inspired to take new photographs, I’ve shoot tons of photographs everyday, I’ve literally shoot everything. I find that it is very hard to always stay inspired and find new motivations in photography. Here are some of my personal ways to always stay inspired:
I’ve always used to shoot street photography candidly, not because it was a “rule” imposed by the masters of street photography, but why I always liked it.
When I use to take photographs, I don’t like to shoot a genre in particular, I don’t like to be trapped in a specific genre. So, when I’m out shooting, my focus is to just shoot everything (nature, people, urban landscapes….)
My role is to create images, is shoot everything and everywhere, not only streets, parks,…, there are different places where take photographs, places like:
I really like to take photographs. I find joy by creating new photographs everyday. In according to me the best way to be less depressed and also being happy is to take photographs. This is why I use to shoot everyday.