The Street Photography Blog

News, views and insights from the world of street photography

The Best Lens for Street Photography

This is the first of what will become a regular series of quick tips for anyone interested in street photography. For me, street photography is all about traveling light and I really don’t want to be walking the streets with a...

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New! Documentary photography workshop

This assignment-based documentary photography workshop is the start of a year-long creative investment in a substantial street / documentary photography project – with a tangible output. For a maximum of six participants, your project will start with a 3-day workshop...

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Camera settings for street photography

I often get asked about my preferred camera settings for street photography so I've set out my approach in this latest YouTube video. As with many aspects of street photography, there's no right or wrong approach and we all do what works best for us. I now use these...

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Street Photography Q&A

My latest YouTube video is another street photography Q&A session. In these short videos, I answer viewers' questions about street photography - techniques, gear, locations, tips, technical stuff - anything. It's your chance to get involved and join the...

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Street Photographers in Focus: Richard Keeling

Every now and then I'll be asking one of my workshop students five questions about street photography. I feel quite strongly that it's just as relevant to hear the views of 'ordinary' photographers as it is to hear from the big names. So, in this post I've asked...

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Are you looking for more direction as a street photographer? Need some constructive input into your work? Have you hit a creative brick wall? Do you need help finding your ‘voice’? Then this online Portfolio Review Programme with Brian Lloyd Duckett could be...

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Street Photography on Instagram

Are you an Instagrammer? I must say that, after initial concerns, I find it to be both enjoyable and useful. But there are pitfalls for the unwary and I've put my views and experiences together for you in one place in the form of a video: my top 10 tips for getting...

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This is a naturally frustrating time for street photographers (and I do appreciate that there are far worse things than being ‘frustrated’ at the moment) and I thought I would share some thoughts about how to make good use of this ‘downtime’. Personally, I won’t be...

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New street photography video – February critique

Every month I run a photo challenge for students of my previous workshops. From those entries, I select 5-6 images which I consider would benefit from some constructive critique - and I then make a YouTube video in which each winning image is critiqued in a live...

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Latest video: Street Photography Projects

This video is all about street photography projects: we look at why projects are important in street photography, how you approach them, where you get ideas from and what the end product can look like. If you’re serious about street photography, projects are the way...

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The Photography Show 2020

Well, it's almost that time of year again and it's a sure sign of spring when TPS is almost upon us. The show runs at the Birmingham NEC from Saturday 14th to Tuesday 17th March (inclusive). I've you've never been before, it's four days of trade show, exhibitions,...

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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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