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Strangers Are Friends We Haven’t Met Yet

Photographing People Photographing people is a hot topic for street photography. This subject comes up a lot. So today, I’m sharing with you how I approach photographing people on the street. “Strangers are just friends we haven’t met yet.” ~Peter Swanson Tip #1 Commit This Quote to Memory This (endearing) quote is my mantra. First tip, make […]

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Adding Another Dimension to your Street Photography using Layers

Updated 1 January 2019. “Just as a good story should have a beginning, middle, and ending, so a good photograph benefits from having a foreground, middle ground, and background.” ~John Hedgecoe Emeritus Professor of Photography at the Royal College of Art, Queen Magazine, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Observer, Vogue, and Life. Feeling Flat? […]

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Bokeh – How to Make Portraits Pop!

Bokeh comes from the Japanese word boke (ボケ), which means “blur” or “haze”, or boke-aji, the “blur quality.” Bokeh is pronounced BOH-Kə or BOH-kay. ~According to Nikon USA’s website. Bokeh is a technique that generally gives portraits a pleasing aesthetic while drawing the eye towards the subject–making the model pop out. The trick is to […]