There are so many lists. Five ways to do this. Ten ways to do that.
Today I’m going to share an essential principle of street photography, and there will be only one point. In fact, you can boil it down to one question.
Before we delve into the list of one
We all want to take the kind of great photos that people will look at 50 years from now and marvel.
"How did she take that?"
"What was he thinking?"
"How did she happen to be there? And see that?!"
That’s what we want the greats of tomorrow to wonder about our work, yet I fear that too much of what we upload will be forgotten before our viewer even logs off.
So how do we ensure our images are remembered? If we study the work of the great street photographers — from the past through to today’s artists — there is one essential ingredient that you will find consistent in their photos. If you can learn to use it effectively, you will join the ranks of those who produce memorable work.
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What’s your favorite street photo? Can you find the one ingredient in it?