Street photography

Street photography is more challenging form of photography. Difficult than getting best macro shot, or portrait shot. The photos need to have life in them. Techniques seldom matters in street photography as the scene is so dynamic and it doesn’t wait for anybody.

A successful street photography- or any photograph for that matter – is when eye, mind and heart come together. – Cartier-Bresson

The following tips may help you to succeed in street photography.

  • Do away with your zoom lens, you need to be where the action is.
  • Better to have wide angle less or 50mm prime
  • Fix your focus prior to shoot or use auto focus option
  • Get a smaller camera, even ordinary camera is more than enough
  • Learn to operate your camera without seeing it
  • Hide your camera
  • Wear a jacket
  • Try to shoot from the hip level
  • If possible try to participate in the scene
  • Do not worry if you are getting that perfect shot
  • Enjoy the thrill in shooting perfect strangers
  • Better ask if they wish pose for you (Remember Feynman’s story)
  • Travel light, less photographic gear
  • Learn to See
  • Try black and white, it adds great aesthetic value
  • Let camera be in aperture priority mode
  • Avoid flash. It is intrusive
  • Use higher ISO number
  • Always be ready
  • Blend to scene , much like a spy
  • Wear a smile
  • Keep shooting, Keep learning
  • Finally enjoy
  • Quite shutter (by Charles)

These tips are read and heard, If something is missing please add.


In today’s world nobody has time. Marina beach @ Madras


Smile. He takes care of peoples foot wear at Kalikamba temple, broadway @ Madras


After trying to sell in hot sun. It is time for afternoon nap. Seller at Mariana beach @ Madras


Kids have abundant enthusiasm. Marina beach @ Madras

Evening gathering. Patti’s at Kapaleswarar kovil @ Madras


Time to relax. Nuns at Marina beach @ Madras

Lunch time

Another hard day. Time to have lunch break. Marina beach @ Madras


A needy soul near the temple entrance. Evils of the society. Broadway @ Madras


35 Responses to “Street photography”

  1. 1 Asbestos Watch Melbourne February 21, 2018 at 9:08 am

    Thought target, penalize, status, respect, fortitude and even security. These types of some of the ideas that Tang Soo Commence, Vietnamese style with regards to self defense purposes, can tutor individuals along with instilling in your soul the flexibility not just to shield your self however , the key skill set towards how to spot real danger warnings in order tto avoid potential fight all in all.

  2. 2 small business franchise opportunities February 7, 2018 at 9:17 am

    Appreciating the time and effort you put into your website and detailed information you offer. It’s nice to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the same unwanted rehashed information. Wonderful read! I’ve saved your site and I’m including your RSS feeds to my Google account.

  3. 3 best franchise opportunities under 100k January 3, 2018 at 2:55 am

    I’m really enjoying the theme/design of your blog. Do you ever run into any browser compatibility problems? A few of my blog visitors have complained about my blog not operating correctly in Explorer but looks great in Safari. Do you have any advice to help fix this problem?

  4. 4 investment adviser September 4, 2017 at 1:03 pm

    I love articles like this one but I find myself spending hours simply browsing and reading. Try to make the guest posts as excellent as possible by promoting and dropping links. You are more fun than bubble wrap.

  5. 5 technology adviser September 2, 2017 at 4:24 am

    Guess I will just book mark this website. You are obviously very knowledgeable. Your writing style reminds me of my mom back in West Virginia.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s


Thru Lens


View Karthikeyan S's profile on LinkedIn
Alltop, confirmation that we kick ass

%d bloggers like this: