The Street Photography Blog

News, views and insights from the world of street photography

Alumni Success: Christina Josefsson

I met Cristina on a workshop last year and, like most workshop students, she became part of our Alumni network of street photographers. This is a great way for me to watch how people develop and progress over subsequent months and years and I was delighted to hear...

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Street Photography Resolutions for the New Year

Happy New Year! I trust you had a great festive break and are now looking forward to a new start to your street photography endeavours. Are you invigorated? Inspired? Enthused? I hope so! If you need some inspiration or a few ideas to get your brain in gear, my most...

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Street Photography Book Review – Magnum Streetwise

Magnum Streetwise is one of the most exciting street photography books of 2019 and one of my workshop students, Neil Goodwin, has kindly written a comprehensive review of it. I was very lucky to have received a copy of this as a Christmas present and can't wait to get...

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New – Paris street photography workshop

Join us in the home city of Henri Cartier-Bresson! This Paris street photography workshop will focus on street photography, but will also include elements of travel and documentary photography – with an emphasis on producing creative images which reflect real life in...

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Street Photography Critique: November 2019 Challenge

Critique is a really important part of how we develop as photographers and is an essential part of the learning process. On many photographic and social media forums the critique element rarely goes beyond 'wow' or 'awesome capture' - or a string of meaningless...

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Street photography project of the month: ‘Let’s Party’

We live in a hedonistic society where people are enjoying themselves at all hours of the day and night – especially in big cities. Think birthday celebrations, office leaving parties, stag and hen parties, works nights out – in fact any excuse for a few drinks....

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More alumni success!

It's always heartwarming to see my street photography workshop students do well in competitions and I was excited to see that, in the current edition of 'Amateur Photographer' magazine (out tomorrow!), two of our keen snappers are featured and are winners in the...

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In the Hot Seat: Tim Roberts

Tim came on a workshop with me in Liverpool around two years ago, and again in Lisbon last month. As a keen sports photographer, Tim initially found street photography quite a challenge - and it's been interesting watching him develop over recent months. I asked him...

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10 Tips for shooting street photography at night

Shooting street photography at night Some of your best street photography can be done during the hours of darkness and night shooting is something we should all try; it's almost a rite of passage. Think neon lights, shop windows, reflections, car lights, bars,...

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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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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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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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