Capturing Artistic Composition in Street Photography

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What are the keys to making good street photographs? In this video, professional photographer, Ian Plant, gives you some answers to that difficult question.

He says, “Try to get past the notion that you are shooting places and people.” He suggests concentrating on the visual shapes, the building blocks of your successful composition. Ian points out that if you are photographing people, it’s also about where they live and what they create. You will learn the importance of contrast, color, light, and shadow, and how they all work together.

Join pro shooter, Ian Plant, for tips and techniques on how to make a street photograph an artistic composition.


See all of the videos in our Street Photography Course:

Taking it to the Streets: An Introduction to Street Photography – Course Preview
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