The Street Photography Blog

 News, views and insights from the world of street photography



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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Practice street photography!

Most of us are very good at making excuses: it's too cold / hot / wet; I'm too tired; I'm too busy; I can't spend a whole day doing street photography; my wife / husband won't be happy, etc etc. We can all find a good reason not to go out and shoot. But maybe we're...

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How to choose a photography workshop

If you're in the market for a photography workshop, there's no lack of choice. Photography workshops have never been more popular - from street photography to landscapes, fashion to astrophotography, weddings to boudoir - the possibilities are endless. However, in the...

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Alumni success: Jonathan Gliksten

It's always satisfying to watch people develop after their initial workshop experience. I'm delighted that an image by Jonathan Gliksten, from Sydney, has been selected for the Head-on Photo Festival in Sydney next month...

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The Photography Show 2019

Join StreetSnappers at The Photography Show 2019 We will be at the Photography Show again this year - at the Birmingham NEC, 16-19 March - in our usual spot on stand J67. The show is an annual event and the biggest of its kind in the UK. You can find hundreds of trade...

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I’m now an Official Fujifilm X-Photographer!

I'm very pleased to have been asked to become a brand ambassador for Fujifilm - an 'Official Fujifilm X-Photographer'. You may know that I've been using Fujifilm gear for street photography for some years and rate it very highly; I'll now be working more closely with...

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Political unrest often brings interesting opportunities for documentary photographers. So why not join us in the 'Westminster bubble' for this unique documentary photography workshop? March 29th could be an historic day for the UK, and London is already alive with...

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Street Photographer of the Month: Sule Baycan

I met Sule, from Istanbul, on a workshop late last year and was intrigued by her approach to street photography. So, this month she's in the hot seat and I interviewed her about her work . . . How long have you been practicing street photography? – How did you get...

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StreetSnappers workshop students: the best of 2018

Hundreds of students take part in my street photography workshops and courses every year - from complete beginners to seasoned operators. A few weeks ago I asked everyone to nominate their favourite street image of 2018 and here are the results. There's a rich...

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Shoot street photography with a film camera

Try shooting the streets with film! Despite the explosive advances in digital technology, film is still with us and it has made a big comeback in recent years. Suddenly, people are interested in film once again and labs are dusting down their enlargers, community...

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MASTERING STREET PHOTOGRAPHY: The definitive street photography book, written by our Principal, Brian Lloyd Duckett and published by Ammonite Press in November 2016

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