Simple Street Photography Tips

Simple street photography tips and techniques you can apply to your street pictures today!

1. Fishing technique

Woman walking by blue wall. Ginza, Tokyo 2017

Look for simple background, wait for your subject to enter the scene. Keep shooting the same spot for 10 minutes or so, and like a good fisherman— wait for your fish to come to you.

Street picture with Akira Kurosawa movie poster in background. Tokyo, 2017.

2. Shoot from a high perspective looking down

High angle shot of red and green crosswalk. Shibuya, Tokyo 2017

Climb up stairs, or go high up on a concrete overpass. Shoot looking down. Tilt your camera. Look for nice shapes, forms, and graphical elements which you like.

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