Bokeh, over softened backgrounds and flash can be great with portraits, flowers and other subject oriented imagery. For street photography the background is often an essential part of the image by providing the context for the story.
Category: Street Photography
So many of todays camera systems are excellent in terms of sensor and optical quality. Why we choose one camera over another is important, so I thought I would share my thoughts and experiences.
"think about what you want social media to be as far as your photography is concerned & think about what your photography is for" is good advice...
Analogue photography is predominantly left handed but digital is right. "What influence does this have on creativity?". More importantly; "Your images!".
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.
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.,