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Street Photography Focus Tips

Street Photography Focus Tips

Because you’re often working quickly and stealthily, the matter of focusing while doing street photography is important. Here are some tips. Hyperfocal Distance Technique Hyperfocal distance is a popular technique used mostly with rangefinder cameras. If you are using a Leica or Contax manual focus rangefinder, you’ll find the lenses marked and easy to read […]

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What Is a Long Exposure in Photography?

What Is a Long Exposure in Photography?

Usually, when photographers talk about long exposures they mean that the shutter is open for longer than can easily be hand held, though it’s surely not as simple a definition as that. The first rule of thumb for a hand-holdable shot—the focal length reciprocal rule: If your focal length is 30mm, then you should be […]

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Street Photography Tips and Techniques

Street Photography Tips and Techniques

When you’re getting started the challenge is overcoming the fear of taking pictures of strangers. Since telephoto lenses are not normally used in street photography, how can you stand a few feet from your subject, put the camera to your eye, focus, and click the shutter without getting nervous? A good street photographer is not […]

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