I've been practising street photography for roughly 6 years now. When I first started, I would walk around the streets with an old Olympus bridge camera - taking photos of anything and everything. I didn't actually learn the term "street photography" until two years after I started practising it.
Night scenes are among the favorites of many street photographers. The sheer number of outstanding works we've featured on the topic are a testament to this. We're adding one more to our roster of favorites in the form of Florian Mueller's latest set, which takes us to the streets of Shanghai and its colorful Nightshift scenes.
With a camera in hand, Skander Khlif plants himself right smack in the middle of the crowded coaches and bustling hallways of the Moscow Metro. He’s there as an observer, ready to press the shutter and, in essence, freeze a fleeting moment in the life of a commuter.
If you're not an early riser, the dreamy images you're about to see will give you an idea on what you're missing out. During an early morning stroll in New York City, Paris-based fine art photographer and Lumix Ambassador Ludwig Favre captured a mesmerizing side of Chinatown, showing how it transforms with a bit of rain just before the dawn breaks.
New photographers often want to imitate those that inspired them to first delve into the world of photography. They look at images from the past masters and confirm to themselves "I want to take photographs just like that".
My name is Ash Smith and I am UK-based street photographer, with a background in fine art and graphic design. Inspired by early street photography colorists like Saul Leiter and Fred Herzog, I search out great light, color, and texture to capture intriguing moments in daily life.
Intimacy is a beautiful part of being human. It makes our heart beat faster, our pupils dilate and fills our brains with endorphins. To have the opportunity to record that is an extremely satisfying thing to do.