Finding the perfect shot is a never-ending goal for photographers around the globe. Options for things like backdrops, light setups, and model selection are virtually infinite. Many photographers spend countless hours and buy thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment in hopes of capturing that one perfect shot. But, photographer and technical editor Matt Higgstakes a completely different path. He poses a challenge to himself that requires him to take 30 shots of random strangers on the street:
Higgs heads out with camera in hand to find the beauty in everyday life while forcing himself to approach new people, a skill he admits he needs to improve. He learned some things along the way, and shares them so you can go out and complete the challenge, too. Here are five things to keep in mind along the way.