Here is a list of some practical tips to break through my photographer block:
The best thing I did during my street photography journey was to define street photography for myself, that means that I didn’t followed all the rules imposed by the masters, I just experimented and found what works for me. I don’t worry how others use to shoot street photography and don’t worry about getting lots of likes on my photos online.
Here is a list of things that works for me in street photography, my personal ‘rules’:
Why do I shoot street photography?
In this article I will write some personal reasons why I shoot street photography and take photographs.
I’m not a street photographer, I never have defined myself a street photographer. I’m a photographer of common objects, I’m trying to capture beauty in the mundane, capturing banal objects on the streets and people doing normal things. But I don’t photograph only this thinghs, I capture every objects that I find beautiful and interesting.
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.
Everyday I’m grateful to have the gift of sight that allows me to observe everything.
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.
A list of 5 street photography tips I apply while shooting on the streets: