The Street Photography Blog

News, views and insights from the world of street photography

Choosing a photography workshop – things to consider

10 Things to consider when choosing a photography workshop   This is the age of the ‘yearning for learning’ and photography workshops have never been more popular. From street photography to fashion, landscapes to astrophotography, weddings to boudoir, everyone wants...

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When the weather’s bad, think ABSTRACT street photography

Having run workshops on two very wet days last weekend, when there were very few people around and the light was dreadful, it reminded me that this is the perfect time to practice some abstract street photography. Often overlooked in our quest to shoot interesting...

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Join us at the Photography Show 2018

StreetSnappers at the Photography Show 2018 We will be at the Photography Show again this year - at the Birmingham NEC, 17-20 March. Join us on Stand J67 to take advantage of some great show offers or just a natter. We look forward to seeing friends old and new! If...

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Back button focusing – why you need it

I’m often asked about back button focusing, about when it’s useful and how to do it. Here’s a handy overview, written by Arkansas photographer, Jason Vinson ( Thanks, Jason 🙂 If you spend any time surfing photography forums and Facebook groups, you...

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One to watch: Neil Johansson

Neil is a veteran of at least four StreetSnappers workshops and he's one of the most talented street photographers I've met. With an eye for a clean composition and a strong horizontal, Neil consistently produces quality work and is not afraid to push the boundaries....

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Street photographers and the police – how we can help

Well, you could say the tables have turned. After a long period where photographers and the police seemed to be entrenched in hostilities they are now asking for our help. And good on them. The Met's latest initiative, Project Servator, was launched last winter as a...

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In the hot seat: Gill Prince

I asked keen street photographer Gill Prince for her thoughts on street photography . . .   How long have you been practising street photography? - and how did you get into it? I attended a one day travel photography course in 2011 and part of that included the more...

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Street photography in HULL

Street photography in Hull Europe's 2017 Capital of Culture, Hull, is probably not famous for its street photography - or its street photographers - but it's a location you should consider. I spent a sunny Friday there and, although I found the streets to be quiet,...

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NEW! One-to-one Lisbon street photography workshop

LISBON STREET PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP Following on from the success of last month's group and individual workshop stint in Lisbon, I'm launching a series of one-to-one workshops in this fine city. Well known for its amazing light, colourful local characters, quaint...

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