With Toby in Lansing, MI this week on the photo walk a bit of street shooting was the plan. Street shooting can be a bit different for some and a favorite subject for others, it’s quite the polarizing subject.
Winners this week were chosen by Scott and Roy for the challenge.
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A nice little festival, I like how you focused on the alley and lights then left the people a bit underexposed.
Scott’s Honorable Mentions:
When you visit a new city the back alley shots can be the best sometimes.
Color makes for a nice contrast to the usual street photos.
Two tricks for street shooting can be completely missed out on some times but make for a great photo. Depending on the city finding color can be a bit challenging making this stand out. As for the second everyone hunts for the candid portrait when focusing on just a body part can play to a photos strength.
Roy’s Honorable Mentions:
Street photography can be fun, just look at the singing binman!
Street photography can be political and current with the news. Shooting from the back, a bit candid, puts the focus on the subject rather than the crowd. Having the white sign at the top right worked out well as it draws vs it’s darker counterparts.
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