Tag: urban photography

Candid Street Photography With A Wide Angle Zoom Lens

Crossing The Street – Washington DC Chinatown. EF-s 10-22mm @ 17mm Download Hi-Res | Buy Print As some of you may have known, I love to get close when I do candid street photography. Not just close, but sometimes, very close. I seldom use a telephoto simply because I want to capture a photograph of […]

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Street Photography Tip, The Stutter Step

The Stutter Step, frequently used by many street photographers, is a simple technique doing a momentary pause or stop giving you just enough time to press the shutter and continue walking on as if nothing happen. Model NameCanon EOS 20DExposure Time1/503ISO200Focal Length17mm

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Candid Street Photography Tips

Taken at 23mm using a 17-50mm lens, 1/60sec, F/5.6, ISO 100 Today I’ll give a few tips on doing some straight shooting or what we call Candid Street Photography or Candid Street shots. In candid street photography you have to be as close as possible to your subject without being notice that you are taking […]

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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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Choose a Subject : Tuesdays Street Photography Tips

Hard Life. Last Tuesday’s Street Photography Tips : Stolen Moments.. Choose a Subject. The street is alive, it has an endless streams of events. There are countless of possibilities to choose from.

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Lite Illuminates, Shadows Define – Day 239

There is beauty in the pattern of the shadows, the light and dark which that object provides. I am way behind in this project, still struggling to keep up.

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Shame

“Shame” By Ness Flores Taken today outside the Washington DC convention center. A great subject for today’s photo of the day. I really love walking around the streets of DC, lots of photographic opportunities and luckily you’ll often find scenes like these in the Streets Of DC. If I only have the time to go […]

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