The Street Photography Blog

News, views and insights from the world of street photography

 

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 (vinsonimages.com). 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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A Venice photography workshop this winter?

We often think of Venice - 'La Serenissima' - as being a great place to photograph during the summer with it's blue skies, aquamarine water and shafts of glorious light. But what about in the winter months? I run Venice photography workshops every winter - from...

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Notting Hill Carnival – advice for street photographers

There's no doubt about it, London's Notting Hill Carnival has enduring appeal to street photographers - and each year it attracts us in our hundreds. However, it is fraught with dangers for the unwary and photographers should be aware of some 'ground rules' in order...

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The creeping ‘corporatisation’ of our public spaces

Those of you who know me will know that I have a real bee in my bonnet about this. Everywhere we go we find instances of what were once public areas being turned into private zones with a 'public right of access'. This is happening all over London and many other UK...

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