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Eric Kim's Top 30 Street Photography Tips

 
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Jan 22, 2018 01:30 |  #1

https://www.youtube.co​m/watch?v=8tkuVcGqC9E (external link)

1) Shoot while your subject is talking
2) Pretend like you shot something behind your subject
3) Crouch Low
4) Shoot in hotel lobby
5) Direct your subjects
6) Fishing Technique
7) Be Aggressive
8) Ask for permission
9) Use a flash during the day
10) Shoot 25% more than you think you should
11) "Don't smile"
12) Keep shooting until your subject notices you
13) Look at the background
14) Minus -1/-2 exposure compensation
15) "The cherry on top"
16) Shoot what you are afraid of
17) Leading lines
18) Surrealism
19) Elevator
20) Mall
21) Dutch angle (Tilt your camera)
22) Linger
23) Triangle composition
24) Child-eye level
25) Head-on
26) Subway
27) Simple Background
28) Hold your camera high, shoot down
29) Decapitation technique
30) Fathers and children


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Jan 22, 2018 17:56 |  #2

#21- "Dutch angle" has its uses, but it causes a sense of disorientation.




  
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Jan 23, 2018 11:06 |  #3

A few contradictions in there and the video took a dogs age to load so i haven't seen it. I don't shoot a lot of street but I've used a few of the above tips so thanks for posting the others




  
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Feb 11, 2018 09:42 |  #4

If you are shooting in the UK or EU, it looks like, unless you are shooting for purely personal use and do not intend to publish anywhere, GDPR will revise this list to include:

1. Get a model release!

If you don't know what the GDPR is, Google GDPR and street photography.

Curt




  
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