12 Weekend Photo Projects to Get Over Your Fear of Street Photography


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This weekend, we’re giving you a couple of projects to do to help you get rid of your fear of shooting street photography. For starters, remember that everyone is only human and that you should never feel terrible about photographing someone in a public place.

Then start to think a bit differently.

Capture a Bustling Scene with Long Exposures

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Move Around And Shoot Everything Only from the Hip

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Shoot Using Only Your LCD Screen

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Try Using the Zone Focusing System


Place the Camera Down and Use Its Self Timer Mode


Look For and Pay Attention to Emotions

ISO 1000

Go for the Details

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Anticipate Tender Moments Between Couples


Don’t Shoot Any Longer than 50mm

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Stand/Sit in An Area for a While And Wait for Something Good to Happen

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Photograph the Late Night Commute

He must be used to this

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Use Your Phone Instead of a Dedicated Camera


Being a creeper.

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Chris Gampat is the Editor in Chief, Founder, and Publisher of the Phoblographer. He also likes pizza.