Getting your camera out in public might seem daunting if you’ve never tried it before, but these five street photography projects will get you started right. Armed with our expert street photography tips, you’ll soon have the confidence to shoot everything from motion-blur abstracts to candid portraits of strangers.
You don’t need to travel to exotic, remote locations to get amazing image. There are plenty of subjects around almost every street corner; you just need to be able to find them. The very familiarity of your local town or city can mean that it’s all too easy to miss the host of potential photos available on the streets close to home.
So here are five easy street photography projects to help spark your creativity, give you some ideas of great subjects to look for and the right techniques to use for the best results.
The "Streets Is Watching" photography exhibit is dedicated to the beautiful, yet gritty streets of Philadelphia. Through the eyes of our presenting photographers, the viewer gets a fresh and honest perspective of this great city. On Saturday, May 3rd, the opening reception was well received and full of great art, great people, and great conversations. If you didn't get a chance to come through, please be sure to stop by the gallery to view this beautiful collection. Every print is for sale.
The featured photographers include: Kieran Loftus, Mahogany Mama and Larry Wright. Check out the reception photos after the jump.
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