Street Photography With the Sigma 16mm F1.4 Art Lens

Photographer Stuart Hendricks practices street photography with his Sony a6300. His favorite lens is the Sigma 56mm f1. 4, but for a short while he decided to give the Sigma 16mm f1. 4 a spin around the streets of Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) in Vietnam.

The Six Best Places for Street Photography Beginners to Shoot in London

Forget Paris, New York and Tokyo for street photography, theyre overrated (ignore me. Im just jealous I dont live there). But as a British street photographer that cut his teeth in London, Im going to fly the flag and say its the best spot in the world for making street photographs.

Ludwig Favre Reveals the Beauty of Chicago in a Nostalgic Series

While looking at a city objectively has its merits, sometimes an artistic perspective also proves to be effective in creating its poignant portrait. Paris-based fine art photographer and Lumix Ambassador Ludwig Favre has given us a fine example in the past with his glowing portrait of New York Chinatown just before sunrise.

8 Steps To Help You Become a Super Focused Street Photographer

Street photography requires a lot of focus. With the world moves so quickly around you, if youre not paying close enough attention, images will pass you by. Thats why you need to do all you can to ensure youre fully in the zone, locked in on life and ready to pull the trigger.

Jeff Karps Beautiful Street Photography Finds Light in the Darkness

Jeff Karp is an exceptional street photographer. In a short period of time, he has amassed a strong, supportive following through Instagram. I am so grateful and humbled by every person who chooses to authentically follow, he says when speaking of his rise to success.

Im a Street Photographer Transitioning into Posed Portraiture

It took a long time for me to get confident when shooting on the streets. Now, as I embark on the world of portraiture, I feel like Im starting all over again. New worlds, different approaches, dealing with many personalities, all of this is putting me out of my comfort zone - and I love it! So as I move on this creative journey, Im taking you with me, sharing with you what my experience has been like so far.

How Street Photography Lead Mo Gelber to a Path of Healing

Mo Gelber is an NYC based street photographer, who gravitated towards the craft to sooth the pain he had been carrying most of his life. When recounting his childhood he tells us, I grew up in a dysfunctional home full of violence he continues my father would let out all his personal frustrations on me.

Five Fantastic Street Photographers Using Their Smartphones

Smartphone street photography has risen in popularity over the past five years. The cameras are getting crisper and the technology is getting smarter. The best part about them from a street photographers perspective is that they can always carry it around in their pocket - meaning its always readily available.

Josh Estey Sheds Light on Life in Jakartas Congested Streets

Since every city is a multi-faceted ecosystem, photographers are faced with a myriad of stories, issues, and realities to capture. In his photo essay titled No Land Left to Play, Josh Estey chose to paint a picture of how the Indonesian capital of Jakarta has become a congested mega metropolis with hardly any open spaces for its residents.

Erik Witsoe Captures Beautiful Slices of Life in Monochrome

While black and white is a popular look not only for street photography but also for any project that calls for a classic or dramatic imagery. From portraits to landscapes, documentary photography, and photo diaries, photographers turn to the simplicity and elegance of black and white for both professional and personal work.

Mark Broyer Highlights Color in Latest After Hours Installments

We've been following the night strolls of Hamburg-based photographer and art director Mark Broyer through his After Hours series, curious about the persona his town takes on come nighttime. We find ourselves wanting to do some street photography at night with each installment, and the two latest ones are no exception.

Salvatore Matarazzos Ricoh GR II Snaps Eyes From the Street

One of the first things we learn when we're photographing people is to make sure their eyes are in focus. Italian contemporary street photographer Salvatore Matarazzo often takes this fundamental portrait photographylesson to his bold work.

Should We Embrace Staged Street Photography?

Staged street photography is often given the label of being the stain on the craft. Most people in the scene are busting their ass just to get an authentic, candid frame. Some, however, are bringing a preconceived concept to life and passing it off as something that it isn't.

Gustavo Rosass Street Photography in Buenos Aires Shows Pops of Color

Black and white is the quintessential look of street photography, but the craft is also now impressive in color. Some of our favorites aren't just simple captures of what's happening here and there -- they're also clever exercises on how to catch the eyes with pops of color.

Get a Glimpse of Jakarta in These Fujifilm X100 Street Snaps

Not so long ago, we came across a video saying that the eight-year-old Fujifilm FinePix X100 still makes a perfect shooting companion. There were some sample photos included to make the case strong, but if you still need some convincing, we have just the stuff for you.

Dimpy Bhalotia: Pure Black and White Street Photography of Lifes Beauty

Street photography may just be one way of seeing and capturing the world for many for us. But for Bombay-born, fashion design student turned street photographer Dimpy Bhalotia, it's both the toughest and purest form of creative photography, for reasons that every street photographer out there is familiar with.

10 Best Street Photographs On Social Media

Many people blame social media for the supposed death of street photography. What was once a rich man's game is now accessible to the many and not the few. With that comes great grumblings - "now anyone can put their rubbish pictures out to the world" or "all the good photographs are far outweighed by the bad ones".

10 Best Street Photographs on Social Media

Many people blame social media for the supposed death of street photography. What was once a rich man's game is now accessible to the many and not the few. With that comes great grumblings - "now anyone can put their rubbish pictures out to the world" or "all the good photographs are far outweighed by the bad ones".

Three Modern Day Masters of Natural Light Street Photography

Lighting will make or break a photograph. You could have the most interesting subject in the world, but if it isn't lit well then you may as well forget about it. From softboxes to strobe lights; flashguns to Rotalights, we have come with wonderful ways of ensuring our sensors capture the best images possible.

My Affinity with Street Photography: A Love Story Like No Other

I've been practisingstreet photography for roughly 6 years now. When Ifirst 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.

Florian Muellers Street Photography Turns the Lens to Shanghais Streets

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.

Ludwig Favre Captures the Glow of New York Chinatown Just Before Dawn

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.

How To Develop Your Photographic Voice

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".

How to Get More Intimacy in Your Photographs

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.

How To Get More Intimacy In Your Photographs

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.

35mm vs 50mm Prime Lenses: What Makes Them Different? (Canon Edition)

Can two prime lenses so close in focal length really be so different, and why should you choose one over the other? This is a question that has been asked many times before. Here we will take a quick look at the differences between the two and what they are both good for.

Heres How You Get Flash in Your Street Photography

The next time you head to the streets for your usual photo walks, you might want to take things up a notch and get "Flash" in your shots. You don't need to be super fast, but you might need to brush up on your panning techniques first if you've been rusty!

Is This The End of In-PUBLiC? Questioning What Street Photography Really Is

iN-PUBLiC has been a long-standingand respected collective in Street Photography. For the best part of 18 years, it has featured some of the most applauded and successfulstreet photographers. But could one simple photograph be about to bring what has been a strong source of education for so many to its bitter end?

Could This 35mm F2.7 Be the Ultimate Pancake Lens for Street Photography?

Pancake lenses are revered primarily for the superb optics they provide in such a small package. If you're both a street photographer and a pancake lens fan still looking for one to pair your camera with, here's a Kickstarter project that could just pique your interest: possibly the smallest pancake lens in the world!

Why Daily Life In South Africa Is So Magical

I go about my life here in the western cape and often can’t help whipping out my phone to capture the beauty of the scenery around me. Here’s just a small taste and appreciation post.

I Got Lost In The Beauty Of Milan At Night

My name is Davide Sasso and I'm a photographer. Italy is really beautiful, last year I had the opportunity to visit the most beautiful places: Venice, Florence, Rome and many other incredible places, full of art, history, and beauty.

While I Was In Paris, I Took Some Pic With My Smartphone

i'm Mounir Belmokhtar 19 yo from Algeria , i was in Paris and i took some shoots with my Iphone 5syou may know that i love photography , a smartphone or DLSR it doesn't matter as long as you try to see the beauty in everything and shoot what you see and share with your version of the vision you can chek my other post i'll alway say it ,,don't make excuses .

Photographer Captures Russia Like You Never See On The Postcards

Photographer Alexander Petrosyan has spent years and years discovering and documenting infinite layers of St. Petersburg. His wide collection - not only beautiful, but also grotesque - invites outsiders to step inside the raw and unpredictable streets and experience them without a filter, common for polished postcards or travel documentaries.

We/You All Suck at Street Photography; and Thats Okay

Street Photography isn't simple and instead is something that requires a number of incredible parallel factors to all line up accordingly--and when cameras start to do nothing else but constantly log life at a higher resolution, it will require human elements beyond algorithms scrubbing for "Good images" to actually have someone call themselves an artist.

10+ Images From The Time Fog Made My City Look Like A Blade Runner Movie Set

I'm a huge Blade Runner fan. It has inspired my style of photography in an endless number of ways, from the color-grading to the themes it represents. So when the heavy fog came rolling into Songdo of Incheon, South Korea, I was snapping away until the early hours - ensuring all these moments were not lost in time, like tears in rain.

Photography News Roundup, September 29

In the headlines this week: critiquing the Polaroid comeback, street photography, the only light youll ever need and more. The post Photography News Roundup, September 29 appeared first on 500px ISO.

Weekly Photography News Roundup, June 9th

The best of Dazed's photography in Belfast, a review of the Alien Skin Exposure X2, recreating nightmares through photography, an artist life in Cuba... The post Weekly Photography News Roundup, June 9th appeared first on 500px ISO.

2017s Best Street Photography, So Far

Take inspiration from the best street photography we've seen this year, so far.

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