Artistic Street Photography: How to Capture the Best Shot

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In artistic street photography, there are certain aspects to consider. In this video, professional photographer, Ian Plant, shows you several and how they apply in creating a memorable image.

He explains that the three most important aspects are composition, light, and moment. You will learn techniques to visually entice the viewer into the scene, how to capture mixed lighting that includes the contrast of light and shadows, and how to look for that key moment when your visual elements all come together in a single exposure. You will also learn about shooting in color versus black and white.

Join pro shooter, Ian Plant, for a discussion and demonstration of artistic street photography.


See all of the videos in our Street Photography Course:

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Street Photography Equipment
Rights and Responsibilities When Photographing People in Public
Techniques for Handheld and Tripod Photography
How to Photograph People: Tips and Techniques
Techniques for Capturing Great Street Photographs
Using Shadow Photography to Enhance Your Shot
The Basics of Street Photography
Using Your Photos to Tell a Story
Capturing Artistic Composition in Street Photography
Artistic Street Photography: How to Capture the Best Shot
Photographing Sunsets Tips and Techniques
Using Night Photography to Capture a Skyline