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How to find great shots while on the road

Either you are a professional photographer, a junior in this fascinating world or an amateur who loves taking shots you must read this guide, because not only the destination can be the perfect place for your photos, but even the way up there. Before you hit the road, set up yourself some photo goals like telling a story through your gallery by photographing your journey, surprising the nature you are surrounded by, collecting the most beautiful sunsets and sunrises and even captioning your favorite... continue reading

Poznań - one of the old capitals of Poland

The first traces of people in today's Poznań date from around 8900-8000 BC. They were reindeer hunters. Relatively permanent settlements were created at the turn of the 5th and 4th centuries of the current year. Around 2200 BC the Indo-European population appeared in these lands, from the 5th century AD there are traces of settlements undeniably Slavic, while in the eighth century, the Polanie appeared here. From this period, the city of Ostrow Tumski probably originated, which became the beginning... continue reading

How to shoot street photos

I love this genre of photography for its surprise rapidity.On the streets is always something happening no matter how small the town is. I often break the first rule of street photography by always and everywhere carrying the camera with me and often regret it.I try to visit the maximum number of city events instead .I love to take pictures of the city holidays and festivals.This year has been rich in events in my city.Ryazan half marathon was held for the first time.The fourth Bicycle parade was... continue reading

Street Photography quick advice

By researching the internet you can find a lot of information about street photography. In my opinion it is the most popular and interesting way of capturing life. Especially when our society changes all time. It is fascinating to be part of it and have a chance to document through images of our everyday life.There are some basic rules, but all the rules can and should be broken. Many beginners try to copy others work, spending lot’s of time browsing Flickr, and others websites with images. There... continue reading

One assignment - two stories

"Street portraits" was the topic for Dreamstimes assignment in January 2018, inviting creative photos of everyday people that one may encounter on any one of the worlds many streets. Assignments are fun and rewarding, and for me as an interested amateur it serves to test and challenge my conceptions of quality and originality. I have previously had experiences of joy when having a picture admitted to an assignment contest, but also of disappointment when a photo did not make the cut. This... continue reading

6 Tips for better street photography

Street photography is a beautiful and spontaneous genre of the photographic art which can tell many stories within a single shot. I hope that these few tips, that I share in this article, will be of help to any beginner out there.1. Use layering to strengthen your compositionLayering is the process of capturing an image where various subjects are located at different planes within the same photograph. As you know a wide aperture provides a shallow depth of field, that aims to distinctly separate... continue reading

Street Photography, Featuring ‘The Girl from Ipanema’

I’m going through a strong street photography phase, which makes for a nice change from the recent architecture and illustrative editorials. I quite enjoy street photography, probably because it’s a bit of an adrenaline shot and unpredictable.I’m still in Rio, with lots going on. I’m flowing with different ideas to turn my stock photos into cash, and having some fun.The Girl from IpanemaI was walking along the promenade of Ipanema, enjoying a coconut as one would while there, when I noticed... continue reading

Why one person walking in front of a shop is the most profitable type of editorial

Sounds like a riddle, right? Well, that's because it is, in the context of which are the best-selling types of editorial images! Some of my best street editorial sellers have precisely been a person walking in front of a shop. Easy as cake.Why not just capture the shopfront without anybody?Adding people will often add a human context when said shop/business is the subject of an editorial piece. A single person, in my experience, works better than a group of people as it'... continue reading

I am a Cachupin

I spend lots of time biking, traveling and commuting, and I wanted to share the story behind all of my dog photographs:Two months ago I left the United States to experience the mythic reality around the Andes Range and the cultures that call it home. I landed in Ushuaia and promptly assembled my bike and left the airport filled with enthusiasm for the act of discovery. Within minutes of leaving the airport I made my first foreign discovery; a pack of dishevelled stray dogs chased, barked, and... continue reading

Concept Of Carrying A Camera Everywhere You Go

I heard this from Jay Maisel centuries ago. And I'm trying to do it even its a hustle - since I carry my camera in a shoulder bag and advantage of living in a small town, no one approached to say "you can't take photos here!"... They mostly like to think that I'm a journalist. I've even took shots inside of grocery stores.  But I feel that a range finder type of camera would be much better choice than a big heavy dSLR.  On the other hand snapshots of course doesn't cut it. I'm... continue reading

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