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1. Sergio Larrain

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4. Walk directly in front of people, get close, crouch down, then shoot

This is what I did for my “jazz hands” photo, as this woman was crossing the street. Shot with a flash at 24mm:

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5. Talk with your subject, crouch down, and shoot

Shot with a flash with permission, on 35mm lens:

6. Get close, look for a stream of light, and get one eye in the light

I shot around 30+ photos on RICOH GR II, on 28mm lens. He didn’t mind — I didn’t even ask for permission.

7. Photograph people in windows, head-on

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8. Pretend like you’re shooting something behind your subject

I pretended like I was shooting the soda machine behind the woman. Shot on film Leica, 35mm lens:


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