For me candid street photography is one of the most difficult genre because I need to be fast and at the same time don’t disturb the scene, and I must have courage to talk with people if I get noticed.
Here are four ways how I shot candidly, without being noticed:
Here is a list of some practical tips to break through my photographer block:
Why do I shoot street photography?
In this article I will write some personal reasons why I shoot street photography and take photographs.
Street photography is wrongly associated by being shoot only on the streets or where people are. But, in according to me, it is wrong. To me street photography is capturing humanity everywhere even in different places from the streets and even without capturing people.
There are different reasons why shoot street photography, one of this is that street photography can be a form of self therapy and mental well being.
After two years passed shooting street photography I learned to cultivate some abilities to be a better street photographer. These are three abilities that I personally think I must have to be a better street photographer:
Street photography with mobile phones has became popular over the years, since when phones have got good cameras. Phones are always on you and it’s very simple to capture moments on the streets.
Urban landscape is taking photographs of something urban.
I find it fascinating to photograph the urban environment because to me, urban landscape offer a critique, or a reflection on society. It’s a way to capture the fake environment that humans have created.
Lately I was looking at my old street photographs and remembered the first times I was on the streets and how many times I was searching for good tips. Here are some tips I would give to myself:
The more I take photographs, the happier I am. Lately I’ve rediscovered my passion for shooting everything, everyday, like when I was a little child who received his first digital camera as a Christmas present.
Here are four principles I use to shoot more: