Simple Street Photography Tips

3. Shoot street photography at the mall

Woman going down escalator and flash. Tokyo, 2017

Mall street photography: free air conditioning and lots of people, and lots of leading lines, diagonals, and graphical elements to shoot.

Ginza Six mall photo

Shoot while riding the escalator at the mall, when you’re going up or down. Juxtapose people against the advertisements in the mall. Pretend like you’re just a dumb tourist, going shopping.

4. Avoid eye contact

Man shot with flash in mall, with two people behind him, making triangle. Shibuya, Tokyo, 2017

After you take a picture of someone, avoid eye contact. Pretend like you’re shooting something behind your subject.

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