Candid Street Photography

Being a great street photographer is not just about being able to compose great photographs. To be a good street photographer, one must know how to be stealthy when needed and sociable when the time calls for it. There is a delicate balance between the two that require an almost instinctive understanding of the nature of people. Growing up skateboarding the streets of SF, Travis Jensen, has fine tuned his street skills and is now using them to document his beloved city from behind a camera. Check out the following profile to pick up a few from tips:

As you can see throughout the video, Jensen uses a variety of cameras but primarily sticks to his pocketable point-and-shoot or his iPhone. As the technology advances on these devices, we are beginning to see their use more and more widespread among even some of the most serious street photographers.

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