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Street photography is a type of documentary photography that features subjects in candid situations within public places such as streets, parks, beaches, malls, political conventions and other settings.

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When travelling, how do I decide what's interesting enough to be photographed

I'm a total amateur. I went to Verona, Italy a couple of weeks ago. I was just taking photos of random stuff that I thought might be interesting and especially to improve my composition. So I wasn't ...
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How to ask permission from a stranger to take their portrait? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Street Photography - Hints on approaching people I tend to see lot of possible subjects everywhere (streets, bus stations, garages, tech events...). Personally, I am a ...
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How to light spontaneous portraits?

I currently am in Singapore for an exchange year. The architecture here is impressive, the lights at night are wonderful, but what I find to be the most interesting are the people. You can find people ...
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Is it worth to upgrade from Canon 50mm f/1.8 to Canon 50mm f/1.4 on 550d?

I'm a newbie in the world of DSLR photography, having played around with my Canon 550d for few months. After posting my first question here and getting some superb advices I decided to buy Canon 50mm ...
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What Canon lens would one use for Sartorialist-like street photography?

You probably know Scott Schuman and his blog (The Sartorialist). What kind of lens (that is not expensive) would you recommend for Canon 550D to achieve similar effect (in terms of DoF etc.)? I'm a ...
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Street Photography: Can you take pictures on the street and enter them in contests?

Do you need the permissions from the subjects? Specially if there is money to be made.
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How can one deal with midday light in street photography?

Firstly, of course, photography is all about light, but for doco/street style photography (which is what I like), it's really about being in the right place at the right time. However, I've been ...
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What are some of the best spots in New York City to take really good pictures? [closed]

I am not just asking for the best shoots but also where to take the pictures from.
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How do I approach people for a natural look in street photography?

I am enjoying taking candid photos of people, but the subject is usually someone I know, or it is during some family/friend event, so after a while the people get used to the presence of the camera ...
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What are some common ISO, aperture, and shutter speed settings for street photography?

I recently purchased a Panasonic GF1 with the 20mm pancake lens. It's by far the nicest camera I've ever owned and I'm really excited to learn the basics of digital photography (primarily street ...