Street photography equipment and tools

Daily Observations

What I use and what I advise for the starting street photographer. You can do Street photography with any camera. It is simple to start. Open your front door and enter the street. When you start photographing on the street there some things to consider, I will go into these and how I have solved… Continue reading Street photography equipment and tools

How the Sunny-16 rule helps

15 Augustus 2017, Umbrie, italie. Het is ferragosto en de italianen vrieren de katholieke feestdag van maria ten hemelopneming, Het is ook de traditionele start van het italiaanse vakantieseizoen waarbij de italiaan een trip maakt. Van 1 dag van 50 km tot 100 km ver of meerdere dagen. Samen met familie ontsnappen ze de hitte om te barbecue'en en te loungen met vrienden en familie. Deze foto is gemaakt op de top van de Monte Subasio waar deze italianen genoten van de Zon en de tijd samen. 15 August 2017, Umbria, Italy. It is ferragosto, and the Italians celebrate the Catholic feast of the Assumption of Mary which coincides with the traditional start of the Roman holiday. Traditionally the Italians take a trip. A one day trip 50 to 100 kilometres far or a longer trip for 2 or 3 days. Together with family, they go to the countryside. To escape the heat, barbecue and lounge with relatives and friends. It was on the top of the Monte Subasio where these italians enjoyed the sun, lounged and celebrated their days off.

With the digital camera’s of today, we tend to forget that photography exists for ages until the arrival of the digital camera. Photographers used light meters to measure light to set the correct exposure for their camera. The light from the sun is the same for millions of years. A long time ago before light… Continue reading How the Sunny-16 rule helps

What is street photography?

Daily Observations, Lagos, Portugal

What is street photography? Is it just photographing the street? Or is it so much more? Street photography has become a metaphor for candid, unposed images taken in spaces (inside and outside) with people. It is social documentary photography, with a central subject of documenting or photographing the human condition. To me, it does not… Continue reading What is street photography?