Last Saturday Karen needed to go into Munich to collect and ship books for a client. For the collecting, carrying and packing she needed some help, so I took the opportunity to practice with the Fuji X100. I only had moments within the two hours we were there, but that was enough for some benefit.
Category: Street Photography
Expecting sun, we ended up with rain. Having planned on visiting a new area of Chiemsee, we gave up and returned to where we have been before. Managed to get some street photography shots in the rain.
Finding a suitable street photography camera is important. Suitable for the photographer's style and bank balance. There are so many cameras today and so many situations. Here's my thinking and some suggestions...
I like Eric Kim. He has provided much information, ideas and guides to the internet community for many years. He is happy and enthusiastic for the genre and this rubs off on most people. His information comes in written, pictorial and video formats, which makes it suitable for all types.
Street photography often entails photographing people in public. What is the law in different countries for photographing people in public spaces? Here's a good start...
Karen decided to snap away whilst I was looking in my dream window. The second hand window at the Sauter Store in Munich. I am the one on the far right with a “cig & rucksack” Enjoy Alex.,
Within Munich are some rather nice quarters. Some are impressive for their architecture, others for their “hustle bustle”. South of Sendlinger Tor there is an area which has a large and very old city graveyard. The grave stones are old and many are very ornamented. Some are damaged from bombs during WWII others are just
I was, still am, going through all my millions of pictures trying to get organised and realised my "practicing" on insects was a real help with street photography.
The rules and protections for photographing people in a public space differ from country to country. Surely though, irrespective of the laws, street photographers have a responsibility to care about the dignity and the privacy of the people we photograph? I think we do.
Got to go to Munich for a Street Photography "moment". Included a "TIP" that is a little unorthodox at the end... @4:25. Froze, got a few pics and found new areas.... and found a new product for photography!