Tips for Better Street Photography: Day-to-Day Life

Photographer Kevin Meredith (aka Lomokev) takes his camera everywhere he goes. His name comes from the popular Lomo camera, which is just one out of the many cameras he has in his collection. When asked about his photography style, he says it has everything to do with capturing moments as they happen. It’s just day to day life that anybody can discover, from tattoos, to summer shoes, to seagulls taking flight:

Like many others, he never leaves home without his trusty iPhone. “It’s not about expensive gear. It’s not about expensive studios. For me, it’s all about getting out there with my camera and plunging into whatever is going on around me,” he says. Also, don’t think that what you’re doing is weird because it’s not!

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He emphasizes that you don’t need an expensive camera to take pictures. The best camera you have is the one you have with you. It’s fine if you don’t have a degree or background in fashion. Just try to spot people who stand out from the crowd.

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  1. I’ve taken some incredible shots on my iPhone. :)

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