What we're about

Sydney Street Photographers aim to promote street photography and cultural engagement through practice and discussion.

This group is all about engaging intimately with the world around you in an attempt to capture the unfamiliar in the familiar, to find the unseen in the mundane.

It's about getting out onto the streets with equally passionate people and creating an invaluable social network, to improve your photography skills, without possibly feeling awkward or intimidated by the environment/ subjects.

If you like the sound of street photography then join up, it's going to be rewarding, and best of all, fun walking the streets of Sydney with camera in hand, and enjoying a nice coffee after an event to ask those question you have always wanted to ask a fellow photographer.

Assistant Organisers can organise Meetups and members can suggest Meetups that will occur if sufficient members would like to attend. Infrequently there is a clash of events and members have a choice of which event to attend. SSP prefer to provide a variety of opportunities to shoot rather than limit the choice to the first available event.

Upcoming events (5)

SSP Paddington Hidden Gems

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Meet AT ALIMENTARI (Italian terrace cafe, deli ) 2 Hopetoun St. PADDINGTON grab a coffee. Unfortunately unable to sit inside due to covid. We will head to 251 - 255 Oxford St to Reservoir Gardens, (Paddington Hanging Gardens). Heritage listed, built in the late 1800's, this reservoir was originally a vital water source for the growing eastern suburbs population before it was lost in time - buried under a carpark. A recent highly sympathetic renovation has exposed the historic archways and idyllic sunken gardens to create a beautiful space to sit and linger. LUNCH @ Bonython Cafe. 120B underwood St, Paddington , in surroundings of lush greenery. Tables booked for 20.. BYO $5 corkage per person.

SSP Thursday - Photos1440 at State Library

Eggshell Cafe

Today we view the Photos1440 photojournalism exhibition at the Exhibition Galleries, The State Library of New South Wales. Admission is free. Marking its 10th year, the Photos1440 exhibition returns to the Library with a look back over the past decade of key events and moments captured through the lens of Sydney Morning Herald photographers. The exhibition features more than 200 images including award-winning photography from the Herald’s chief photographer Nick Moir and Gold Walkley winner Kate Geraghty. From the wreckage of the MH17 plane crash strewn amongst sunflowers to a poignant frame of Newmarch House resident Alice Bacon, who was the 100th COVID-19 victim in Australia, experience a tribute to photojournalism that has the power to inspire, to educate and to form opinion. We depart Eggshell Cafe at 2:15pm to walk to the exhibition at The State Library of NSW. As a condition of entry, you must adhere to the following: if you are feeling unwell, please do not enter the building; if you have visited a venue with confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past 14 days, please do not enter the building. Find the latest COVID-19 locations here. readers and visitors exhibiting signs of illness may be asked to leave by Library staff or security; readers and visitors are required to wear a face mask at all times; safe physical distancing of 1.5 metres should be maintained; you must not move the location of desks or chairs; you may leave your desk to go to other areas, but you must return to the desk that you initially occupied; readers and visitors who do not comply with mandatory mask wearing, providing contract tracing details and physical distancing measures may be asked to leave by Library staff or security; aggressive and abusive behaviour will not be tolerated Challenge: when looking at each image, note what the photographer was trying to communicate to the viewer Reminder: Please bring face mask and install the Service NSW App on your phone. Optional: Drinks after the event. Location TBA

SSP TUESDAY NON AUSTRALIA DAY CELEBRATIONS

BTB Kirribilli

ALL AUSTRALIA DAY EVENTS CANCELLED BY AUTHORITIES. Milsons Point to The Rocks to South Pylon Lookout and to The Rocks for lunch and drinks.We will RECORD this NonCelebration as a Historical fact. CHALLENGE: PEOPLE NOT CELEBRATING AUSTRALIA DAY.

SSP Mosman to Balmoral Beach

Mosman

Details to come.. Pending Covid restrictions Coffee at a Mosman cafe. Stroll downhill to Balmoral to explore and have lunch

Past events (665)

SSP Thursday CRONULLA KING TIDE SUNRISE

South Cronulla Beach Rock Pool

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