I am currently compiling all of the videos, e-books, and assignments on my blog into these “courses.” I will continue to add courses to this page, so bookmark this page and revisit it from time to time.

Course #1: How to Conquer Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography

Downtown LA, 2014

Have you ever seen a great potential street photograph, but you were too nervous to take the shot? Has hesitating cost you to capture “the decisive moment.” Do you want to learn how to be courageous and get closer to your subject?

Video lectures

If so, you can start off by watching these video lectures:

1. How to Conquer Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography

2. How to Be Invisible When Shooting Street Photography

Assigned readings

Below are some assigned readings to also help you overcome your fear of shooting street photography:

  1. Ebook: How to Conquer Your Fear of Shooting Street Photography
  2. How to Overcome Your Fear in Street Photography with “Rejection Exposure Therapy”
  3. How to Harness Your Fear to Become a More Confident Street Photographer
  4. How to Avoid Paralysis by Analysis in Street Photography
  5. How to Become a Fearless Street Photographer

Shooting Assignments

Below are some assignments which can help you overcome your fear of shooting street photography:

  1. Approach a bunch of strangers, ask to take their portrait, and don’t stop until you have gotten 5 people to say “yes” and 5 people to say “no.”
  2. Only take photos at .7 meters for a month

Course #2: Introduction to Composition in Street Photography

Eric Kim / Tokyo, 2011
Eric Kim / Tokyo, 2011

If you’re interested to learn how to make better compositions in your street photography, this course will help you.

Video Lecture

Composition in Street Photography

Assigned readings

Start off with reading my free ebook: The Street Photography Composition Manual

Once you are done, read these in-depth articles on street photography and composition: