The concept of street photography is something that by definition, has no objective definition. My only rule is that it must be candid. There are no rules about gear or lighting. Famous US photographer Chase Jarvis says “the best camera is the one you have with you” which suggests anyone with a smartphone has the potential to do street photography.
So what’s your excuse? Inspiration can be an issue sometimes, which is why I have put together a list of the best free e-books on the internet. Hopefully, they will pique your interest and inspire you to get out on the streets and shoot.
In a world of digital keepsakes and endless selfies, there’s a definite pressure to be camera-ready at any moment. Between Youtuber friends and Instagram-addicts, you never know when you’ll next be thrown under the lens, so it never hurts to have a few tricks up your sleeve to help you look as good as you can, and feel happy with the resulting pictures.
Before I spill the tips and tricks, you need to remember two things.
The number two* question that every veteran photographer gets asked is:
“How can I be more ______ as a photographer?”
You can fill that in with any adjective you’d like: Creative. Wealthy. Original. Successful. Innovative.
* The number one question is always about gear. Always. And, as always, the gear matters 10% as much as you think it does.
Whenever you want more out of your photography, or your photography business, the answer is to grow.
Family photos can be incredibly precious keepsakes. Most of us have in our possession old pictures of our parents, our grandparents, or ourselves, but unfortunately, as a result of time and poor protection, these photos often become scratched or torn, or lose their original spark.
Thanks to Photoshop, we can easily restore our old photos in a fun and creative way.
What is a good camera for me?
Everyone might have a different answer to this question. At the end of the day, the best camera is subject to someone’s photography needs. Sometimes you don’t need to buy the most expensive one just to take that simple shot. And of course, you can’t just use your point and shoot if you want to be a wildlife photographer. Indeed, it depends on how and what you are going to use it for.
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Here is a look at some of the camera choices to get you familiarized before you visit the store.