After many years spent on focusing to make good photographs, I’ve realised that it doesn’t matter if the photographs are good or not, the most important thing is to have fun. The most important thing is to have fun while shooting and focus on the pleasure of taking photographs.
I’m spending lot of time at home and I’m not shooting street photography often like I did before COVID-19. So, what a good opportunity to look back at all my old photographs.
During this pandemic situation we’re spending spending most of our day stuck at home. And it is hard for us, people who like to shoot on the streets and outdoor. But there are different things to photograph at home like:
It’s already 2021 and I’m shooting street photography since 2016, it’s been almost 5 years since I started. During this years I’ve experienced different things but the most important one are all the things that street photography gave me back.
In street photography, photography and other forms of art, the first thing to do is to create. To create photographs, to create art works, to create concepts, ideas, and share them with others.
2020 was a very shitty year because of this pandemic, but despite this I never stopped to take photographs, here are my best ones:
It’s Christmas time, the period in which most of us became a child again. So, what a good opportunity to shoot like a child. While taking photographs I must have fun, be curious, explore the world, just like a child.
It’s hard to always stay inspired in photography and arts in general, especially in this pandemic situation where everything is uncertain and can affect in a negative way our mood.
Here are different ways I personally use to find inspiration:
I think that to be a better street photographer I must shoot faster to not lost the ‘decisive moment’. To shoot faster in street photography means that I must think less and be more intuitive.
It’s hard to not be able to shoot street photography normally because of the pandemic. I really miss to walk for hours on the streets, walk close to people,… . During this period I reflected on what street photography really means for me.
Here are 5 things I love about street photography: