The Street Photography Blog

News, views and insights from the world of street photography

Ones to Watch: Gianfranco Gentile

Gianfranco attended one of our Soho workshops last year and, although he’s a relative newcomer to the genre, his work has come on in leaps and bounds since then. I asked him 10 questions about street photography and here’s what he has to say . . . 1. How... read more

Street photography critique

This is the next in our series of regular street photography critique evenings, networking and discussion groups . . . Frank, friendly and constructive criticism can be hard to come by. Sure, we can all get lots of praise on social media but there’s a limit to how... read more

Liverpool street photography workshop – 24th June

I have a couple of spaces left on this Saturday’s Liverpool street photography workshop. Join me in this colourful and charismatic city for the people, the bars, the shops, the waterfront, the work, the play . . . our small workshop group (maximum 6... read more

Street photography techniques: overcome your fear

Street photography techniques: 10 ways to overcome your fear Some of us are comfortable with shooting strangers on the street – others less so. Whenever I run a street photography workshop at least half the participants cite this is the main thing which holds... read more

Street photography camera settings: under-expose for impact

Street photography camera settings: under-exposure People often ask me about street photography camera settings. When we were starting out in photography we were almost certainly taught to take great care to expose correctly – it’s one of those photography... read more

Photographers and the Terror Threat

Photographers and the terror threat For as long as I can remember, photographers have had a tough time from those ‘in authority’ – sometimes for good reason but, for the most part, with no good reason at all. Life has got easier for us in recent years but I have a... read more

Last week’s photography workshop in Venice

Last week saw another photography workshop in Venice. This was a private workshop with three lovely ladies who wanted to explore the less visited, ‘hidden’ Venice, away from the tourists, the tacky gifts, the €15 coffees and the expensive shops. The wanted... read more

Street photography workshops in Liverpool and Blackpool

We still have some availability on two summer street photography workshops in the North West – in Liverpool and Blackpool. Both towns are unique and charismatic in different ways. On our Liverpool workshops we usually produce gritty, witty and often ironic images... read more

Digital or film for street photography?

Please take the survey! Film has always played a big part in street photography – from it’s emergence in the late 19th century to the present day, where we’re seeing quite a significant comeback. So, do you prefer digital or film for street... read more

New street photography workshops for 2017

This is our latest ‘workshop update’, bringing you news of forthcoming and new street photography workshops – around the UK and in Europe. UK street photography workshops Firstly, our next London CRITIQUE EVENING is looming and will take place next... read more

What’s the best bag for street photography?

What’s the best bag for street photography? Wow . . . that’s one big question. I have tested, reviewed and used just about every bag known to man and have never managed to find the best bag for street photography. Billingham, Domke, Lowepro, Crumpler,... read more

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