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Be Inspired by Others…

Galleries are a wonderful place to inspire new ideas when your creativity is on life support… and the provide perfect opportunities for some great images. On my recent jaunt to Japan, I visited the 21_21 Design Sight Gallery in Tokyo to see the Frank Ghery exhibition. You can check it out here. The exhibition was created […]

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Getting Used to Photographing People – Ruckenfigur

The next theme to explore is Ruckenfigur, a German word which translates to “back figure”. The “back figure” is a recurring theme in romantic landscape paintings, typified by Caspar David Friedrich, a 19th century German Romantic landscape painter. Ruckenfigur style compositions are generally seen from behind the main subject, who guides the viewer with their own […]

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Some Fundamentals

Philosophy Street Photography is about urban exploring, wandering with a purpose. Lots of walking. Capturing people and places in a city, going about their business. Doing it on a regular basis is a must. Getting out the front door, onto a train every weekend. Going to the same places and seeing something differently, and sometimes finding […]

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Starting Out – Street Photography 101

Preparing to give it a try… Why give it a try? What camera do you need? What I am assuming you know. Where you can find out more. 1. Why Give it a Try? What’s your motivation? Street Photography is a worth challenge for those who are already familiar with their camera, and others looking […]

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