If you’re new to street photography, start here: 100 Lessons From the Masters of Street Photography How to Shoot Street Photography Street Photography by Eric Kim STREET NOTES. Push yourself out of your comfort zone with STREET NOTES: Mobile Edition. STREET NOTES PAPER EDITION ON AMAZON > New Street Photography Articles How to Use Tactful… Read more about Street Photography 101
If you want a quick introduction how to shoot better composition in street photography, check out this video. I distill 3 main street photography composition techniques: Leading lines Depth/Layers Triangles You can also watch my longer more in-depth composition presentation below: For an in-depth look, download my free e-book: “The Street Photography Composition Manual.” Street… Read more about Street Photography Composition 101
Dear streettogs, here are the slides that I used during my “Street Photography 101” presentation on Day 1 of the Adobe Live-Streaming Workshop. In this presentation I talk about how to conquer your fears in street photography, practical tips, and show some of the contact sheets behind my favorite photos. You can also download the… Read more about Presentation Slides: Street Photography 101
Dear friends, My new edition of “Street Photography 101” (Version II, 91MB Direct Download) is available for download as a PDF. I wrote the book last year, but finally updated it with better design, images, and layout. This is a great primer if you’re new to street photography, or if you want to re-learn the… Read more about Free E-Book: Street Photography 101 (Version II)
Dear streettogs, I just finished teaching my “Introduction to Street Photography Composition” workshop here in NYC, and I put together a brand new set of slides from scratch: Street Photography Composition 101. Study composition after-the-fact “Any geometrical analysis…can be done only after the photograph has been taken, developed, and printed. Then it can be used… Read more about Street Photography Composition 101
I just gave a free street photography webinar, and here are some of the slides that I shared on practical tips, assignments, and “traits of great street photographers”. The video recording of the event will be available in a week or so, will also make sure to share. In the meanwhile, enjoy this presentation! You… Read more about Free Presentation: Street Photography 101
I was stunned to hear that photographer Caio Proença recently translated my free e-book: “Street Photography 101: An Introduction to Street Photography” into Portuguese (free download here)! Caio writes a bit about why he decided to translate it:
Update: I re-edited this book with new images and design / April, 2016 Hey streettogs, I am excited to announce that I’ve finally published my free e-book: “Street Photography 101“. If you’re new to street photography, want to learn the fundamentals, or refresh your existing knowledge– check it out. As always, this book is “open source”… Read more about Free E-Book: “Street Photography 101: An Introduction to Street Photography”
Escape to the Colorful and Exotic Streets of Istanbul: Street Photography 101 Workshop with Eric Kim, Charlie Kirk, and Andrew Kochanowski
INTERESTED IN DISCOVERING ISTANBUL AND DOCUMENTING IT WITH UNFORGETTABLE PHOTOS? Ask yourself the following questions: Have you been cooped up behind the desk for too long? Has it been too long since you had a nice vacation? Do you love photography and travel? Do you want to walk the streets in a foreign land and… Read more about Escape to the Colorful and Exotic Streets of Istanbul: Street Photography 101 Workshop with Eric Kim, Charlie Kirk, and Andrew Kochanowski
(Above Image Copyrighted By Steve McCurry / Magnum Photos) Charlie Atkinson: So for this weeks post I thought I would share my favorite quotes from some of my favorite photographers as well as a few others that can be applied to photography as well! They are also not in any particular order, this post is by me as… Read more about 101 Inspirational Street Photography Quotes
Experience the Workshop of a Lifetime: Street Photography 101 Workshop in Tokyo with Eric Kim, Charlie Kirk, Bellamy Hunt, and Alfie Goodrich
Have you ever wanted to shoot street photography in the colorful streets of Tokyo? Imagine the tall skyscrapers, the dazzling lights, as well as the intense activity of people on the streets. For those of who have never visited, it is quite unlike any place you have ever been to—and one of the best places… Read more about Experience the Workshop of a Lifetime: Street Photography 101 Workshop in Tokyo with Eric Kim, Charlie Kirk, Bellamy Hunt, and Alfie Goodrich
INTERESTED IN STREET PHOTOGRAPHY BUT SCARED OR DON’T KNOW WHERE TO BEGIN? Street Photography 101 is a unique interactive workshop for anyone interested in street photography or looking to improve their current skills. Los Angeles based street photographer Eric Kim will be leading a dynamic one-day workshop in Brighton where you will get to learn:… Read more about Street Photography 101 Workshop with Eric Kim- Brighton, UK
Hey everybody! After having the time of my life teaching my Street Photography 101 workshop in Beirut, Lebanon with Thomas Leuthard, I thought that I’d spread the love to those of you who couldn’t make it! In alignment with my ideas on open source photography, I will be providing all of my slides as well… Read more about Street Photography 101 Workshop Powerpoint and Outline
In lieu of the popularity of my last post about the “100 Things I Have Learned about Photography,” I decided to make a new list that pertains to street photography specifically. Also if you don’t know, I am currently writing a book titled: “Street Photography 101,” and the excerpts are being posted here. This new… Read more about 101 Things I Have Learned about Street Photography
Hey guys, Hope you guys had a great weekend and are ready for the rest of the week! Anyways recently, I had the great pleasure to write a guest blog post for a photography site called “7×5.” I wrote a somewhat easy-to-read post written very colloquially how a beginner can get started with street photography.… Read more about Street Photography 101 Guest Post on 7×5
Serendipity. One of the most beautiful things about street photography. Stumbling upon something totally unexpected, but so intrinsically unique and beautiful it cannot be put into words. All of your sensations tingling, giving all of your sensory features a feast from a thing or a place that you have never known existed. Serendipity. A reward… Read more about Serendipity – Street Photography 101
Before you go out and shoot, you must decide where to go out and shoot. I usually go to an area with lots of people walking around. Museums, parks, or any downtown area work very well. The more people you have in a certain area, the more likely your chance of finding interesting subjects to… Read more about What Should I Shoot? – Street Photography 101
Something that is imperative to street photography is to get close. Street photography is not only about documenting life, but being an active participant. Therefore in order to capture the true essence of a scene, use a wide-angle lens and get really close to your participants to capture the scene and the mood of a… Read more about Getting Close – Street Photography 101
Another huge obstacle you will face as a street photographer (and a general photographer) is that at times you are not going to feel a lack of inspiration to go out and take photos and let your camera collect dust on your shelf. Although it can be healthy to put down your camera at times… Read more about No Excuses – Street Photography 101
Dear friend, Here is a list of all my travel clothing and equipment, hacks, and practical insights I wish I knew when I started traveling and shooting photos.
5 practical tips, insights, and traits you can cultivate to take your street photography to the next level:
What is the best way to edit and process your photos?
Apply these simple photography composition tips to your photography today:
Decisive: being able to make a decision. Moment: Time, momentum, brief period of time.
SAIGON SATCHEL will empower you to be more adventurous in your photography and life.
How can you use failure to drive you forward, rather than hold you back?
To make money from photography, my suggestions:
To succeed as a modern photographer, you need PASSION.
Introduction to the exposure triangle, aperture, shutter speed, and ISO.
I’m the most fearless street photographer I know.
Dear friend, Don’t miss your chance to save by taking advantage of the special early-bird discount for my London Conquer Your Fears in Street Photography Workshop (January 27-28, 2018). The deadline for early—bird registration is December 31, 2017. This will be my last workshop in the UK and Europe for a long time, so don’t… Read more about Only 30 Days Left For Early-Bird Discount: London Conquer Your Fears in Street Photography Workshop
Practical and real photography advice, if you want to pursue photography as a career, or monetize your photography as a part-time hustle:
“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.” – Robert Capa
Figure to ground, grit and grain, and emotion.
Dear friend, If you’re an intermediate-advanced street photographer looking to push yourself to the next level, you have arrived at STREET PHOTOGRAPHY 103: your personal masterclass for street photography.
I recently shot a friend’s wedding, and found that my street photography techniqies have tremendously benefited me.
Figure to ground, grit and grain, and emotion.
Photography is the best tool for self-therapy.
Photography is the ultimate tool to conquer your fears in life, and to empower yourself to live life with more confidence, zest, and courage:
How to make more engaging, edgy, and dynamic pictures:
Dear friend, When in doubt in life, be bold.
Dear friend, If you want to conquer your fears in street photography and meet new peers, I cordially invite you to my “Conquer Your Fears in Street Photography Workshop” in NYC (February 21-22, 2018).
Not sure what is the best camera for street photography? ANNETTE KIM put together this dope visualization on how to simplify your life by helping you decide, “What is the best street photography camera for me?”