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Everything a Beginner Should Know to Improve Their Street Photography

Everything a Beginner Should Know to Improve Their Street Photography

Learn the most important tips and strategies that beginners and intermediates need to know to be able to improve their street photography.

Street Portraits vs Street Photography: What is the Difference?

Street Portraits vs Street Photography: What is the Difference?

Confusion exists over the difference between street portraits & street photography. Find out the true difference in street portraits vs street photography.

5 Exercises to Improve Your Street Photography

5 Exercises to Improve Your Street Photography

5 Exercises to Improve Your Street Photography

8 Advanced Street Photography Tips to Get You to the Next Level

8 Advanced Street Photography Tips to Get You to the Next Level

If you want to take your street photography up a notch to the next level, here are some advanced tips you can apply to your work.

Make the Most of High Contrast Lighting for Dramatic Street Photos

Make the Most of High Contrast Lighting for Dramatic Street Photos

Street photographers often love high contrast lighting because it adds drama to the action, or lack of it, in the streets. Find out how you can use it well.

Street Photography and The Human Condition

Street Photography and The Human Condition - ERIC KIM

I always think about the meaning of life— and you can probably notice that this blog has become heavily philosophy-based the last few months. This is due to the fact that I have been thinking much more about living a purposeful life as a photographer. Not only that, but I have also had a few… Continue reading Street Photography and The Human Condition

5 Photography Friendly Places Where You Can Practice Street Photography

5 Photography Friendly Places Where You Can Practice Street Photography - ERIC KIM

(A.g.’s note: I asked some of the folks over at Streettogs Academy what part of their street photography they want to improve on. One of the many things that popped up was people are still shy going out to shoot or finding interesting places to shoot in. Hopefully this article gives you new ideas on… Continue reading 5 Photography Friendly Places Where You Can Practice Street Photography

How to Show Empathy in Street Photography

How to Show Empathy in Street Photography - ERIC KIM

I recently read a quote that went something like this: “If everyone knew how much suffering there was in the world, and how much pain, anxiety, and sadness that their enemies had (and also knew how much love they had in their lives), the world would be a much better place.” Pretty much the concept […]

“Letters from a Street Photographer” #5: How to Be Happy

“Letters from a Street Photographer” #5: How to Be Happy - ERIC KIM

For this chapter I want to focus on a section which I think is important for everyone in life: learning how to be happy, fulfilled, and content with your street photography (and your personal life). Happiness is one of the most elusive things in the world– which we have always chased for millennia. However the… Continue reading “Letters from a Street Photographer” #5: How to Be Happy

Street Portraits Through the Lens of a Hasselblad

Street Portraits Through the Lens of a Hasselblad

The images that you are about to see are the fruits of one man’s childhood dream. Carl Pendle always dreamed of owning a Hasselblad 500 series camera. There was something about that old clunky square format camera that obsessed him. Despite his venture into a different genre of photography, Pendle’s childhood love for the Hasselblad [...]

7 Tips for Doing More Meaningful Street Photography

7 Tips for Doing More Meaningful Street Photography

While it takes time to master the technical skills needed to excel at street photography, I think the most difficult aspect of the genre is trying to figure out what you are trying to capture. I get this question a lot, “What should I be looking for?” This is why street photography is a genre where experience […]

Zack Arias Shares Street Photography Tips from Marrakech

Zack Arias Shares Street Photography Tips from Marrakech

Promoting FujiFilm’s new X-T1, renowned photographer Zack Arias traveled around the mystical streets of Marrakech to highlight the camera’s capabilities,

New Film Profiles NYC’s Greatest Street Photographers

New Film Profiles NYC's Greatest Street Photographers

Being a street photographer is a bit like conducting a drunk symphony: You must make order of chaos. Only a few photographers do it well, and many of them appear in Cheryl Dunn’s film, Everybody Street, which chronicles the street photography of New York City.

5 Advanced Tips for Street Photography

5 Advanced Tips for Street Photography

We may not be able to do street photography right now, but it might be a great time to study and strategize for the future. This article is based on concepts from Essentials of Street Photography which is currently 25% off for those who want to study further. So you know how to read the [...]

4 Ways of Introducing Street Photography to People

4 Ways of Introducing Street Photography to People - ERIC KIM

I’m sure that at one point in our lives as photographers shooting the streets, there was a time that we get asked to explain what street photography is. When I was starting out, I had no concrete idea what street photography is, let alone explaining to my family and friends. So here’s a simple list […]

“Letters from a Street Photographer” #3: How to Focus on Your Lifes Work

“Letters from a Street Photographer” #3: How to Focus on Your Life's Work - ERIC KIM

There are so many distractions out there. We live in an age where it is almost impossible not to be distracted. Our phones are constantly buzzing. We see thousands of advertisements a day that are vying for our attention. We are bombarded with emails from spammers, we are bombarded with notifications, we are bombarded by […]