Tag Archives: Urban Photography

Capturing The Beauty of the Urban Landscape

As a landscape photographer, my first inclination is to march off into the wilderness and find beautiful natural settings to photograph at some uncomfortable time of day.  For those of you who live near an urban area, there are actually a great many opportunities for beautiful images from the sunrise, through the day, sunset, and […]

 

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Versatility – Your Guide to Shooting Great Travel Photography

Professional travel photographers realize that the key to their business is versatility: to be able to shoot all styles of photography, and to consistently capture great shots even under very trying conditions. To be a strong assignment photographer you must identify your weakness and then work on it. Instead of concentrating on what you shoot […]

 

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Capturing chaos: photographing traffic and transport

No pictorial coverage of the urban environment would be complete without images of vehicles plying the roads, waterways and tracks in and around town. Photographing vehicles that are typical of a city, such as man-pulled rickshaws in Kolkata, three-wheeled túk-túks in Bangkok, harbour ferries in Sydney and cable cars in San Francisco, they are all […]

 

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How to avoid ‘pedestrian’ street photography

Street Photography, in many countries life is lived on the street. Meals are cooked and eaten; clothes, bodies and teeth are washed; games are played and business is transacted; all in full view of the passing public. As with all people photography you’ll have to develop your own approach to taking pictures of people on […]

 

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How do you take a photo from a bus window (and much more)?

Want to know about travel photography but have been too scared to ask? Look no further as photography experts answer your most pressing questions about taking a photo on the road. Do you have any tips for taking photographs through a bus window (eg tour buses)? I always seem to get a great focus on […]

 

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