In preparation for Sunday's meet up, here is a primer article on street photography. Enjoy.
5 tips for basic street photography
Posted by Charles Unitas
Street photography is a great activity to pursue as a photographer. It requires very little equipment, it can be done at any time on short notice, you have ready-made subjects and you can practice your technique without worry. Although you may not be a fan of street photography as a genre you shouldn't dismiss it as a learning tool.
Aside from practicing the technical aspects of photography, street shooting also helps you develop your creativity. Since the action on the streets tend to be fluid, constantly moving and spontaneous you are forced to really think on your feet. Your eye starts getting trained for composition, lighting, framing, textures, and all those other element that make for a great image.
So, here are a few tips to help you get started in the ever challenging and surprisingly rewarding field of street photography.
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