Tag Archives: Street Photography

‘The Outsiders’ – a new photo series on the homeless in London

On a cloudy afternoon earlier this year I was on Rupert Street in Soho when I spotted a group of people who were clearly homeless. Continue reading

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Street portrait – the look

Asking a stranger for their permission before you take the photograph always changes the dynamic in street photography.  Why not give it a try…? Taken with the Fuji X-T1 and the XF 56mm f/1.2 portrait lens. Click to view full … Continue reading

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Somewhere over the rainbow – Pride in London 2015 in pictures

On the 27th of June 2015 London’s rainbow warriors took to the streets again in a glorious celebration of defiance, tolerance and freedom.  Here is the start of Pride in London 2015 in pictures. All photos taken with the Fuji X-T1. … Continue reading

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Street photography – how to practice your skills

If you are looking to hone your street photography skills you should try covering a march or a demo in London.  It will give you a great opportunity to practice those key skills (composition and timing) while allowing you to … Continue reading

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London Street Photography – Nighthawks

Street photography can be a strange and intimidating experience. One technique you can try to make it easier and more focused is to set out with a specific subject in mind and then allow the shots to form around that.  … Continue reading

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Fujifilm X-T1 review

  Is the Fujifilm X-T1 camera better than the X-Pro1? I think the answer is a resounding yes.  I will leave the technical reviews to others – this is purely about the X-T1 from a user perspective as much technical … Continue reading

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Berlin Street Art

Berlin has been described as the street art capital of Europe so when I went there recently I was very interested to see how their street art scene measured up against London.  The enormous mural above greeted us on the … Continue reading

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Berlin in monochrome

The fact that black and white photography is thriving so many years after the advent of colour film is testimony to the impact that this medium can have when trying to capture memorable images.  Berlin as a city lends itself … Continue reading

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Subject against ground

  There is a simple tip to remember when you are trying to make an impact – your subject must stand out against the background.  A messy background or lack of clarity between the background and the subject makes for … Continue reading

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It’s all about the light

The difference between a good photograph and a mediocre one normally comes down to one thing – the quality and direction of the light.  This can be illustrated quite easily by looking at two photographs taken within minutes of each … Continue reading

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