Tag: street

Attend Local Events and Practice Your Street Photography

BP Oil Spill Demonstration Sept. 5, 2010 Washington DC Local events such as festivals, parades, rally, demonstrations are some of the best way to practice and hone our skills as photographers, whether you are a an amateur, hobbyist, or a professional. Events are fun, exciting and can provide wonderful picture-taking opportunities. BP Oil Spill Demonstration Sept. […]

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What’s The Best Lens for Street Photography

Tamron 17-50mm F/2.8, a Versatile Lens for Street Photography To bring out the best of the drama that is happening around us, we need to be close, we need to be in the scene, and for us to do that we have to be involved. We have to shoot candidly in the open. In my […]

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Taking Street Portraits of Random People

One problem that a lot of people have is the ability to speak up and ask for permission if they can take a photograph of a stranger, mainly because it’s awkward and a little bit uncommon. Here’s how I do it? When you get to a place, just relax, get your gear ready, start shooting […]

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Urban Landscape Photography

Friendship Heights, MD Urban Landscape Photography is often associated with life in the city, relating to a scene in a densely populated area. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramManualExposure Time1/160ISO100Focal Length28mmMetering ModePartial

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Expression over perfection

Expression over perfection, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. I used to worry about stuff like getting the right aperture, getting the right shutter speed, what ISO for this and what mode should I use, in other words, I worry too much about getting the perfect photograph, and sometimes, it can be overwhelming. Then I realized that […]

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I Did It

I Did It Originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8 It was a hot Sunday afternoon, April 26, 2009. I was walking around the Washington Monument when I spotted this guy, who look drunk in the middle of the day. He yelled to be photographed when he saw me taking pictures of the performers. The moment I pointed […]

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A new way to look at things.

Photography taught me to look at life in a different way. I admit it, I’m hooked, photography gave me a new way to look at things. Day after day, I want to see more, I want to shoot more, and now I can see things that I would have not seen in the past. “Just […]

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Street Parking

Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera Focal Length :300mm Lens : Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG APO Macro Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras Exposure : 1/640sec at f /9 ISO : 200 Mode : Shutter Priority Image Format : Raw (CR2)

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