The Street Photographer’s Ultimate Camera and Education Guide 2017

So you want to be a street photographer?

As we recently did with most of the camera systems we cover regularly, we are going to continue putting together these series of ultimate guides based on tutorials, lists, and guides we produced on various topics throughout the last year. Next on our non-camera brand specific ultimate guides is our ultimate 2017 guide for street photographers.

If you are just getting into shooting street photography, or if you are just looking for more information about the art of it then this is a post you will want to have a look at. So let’s get into it…Highlight Guide: 13 Motivational Tips From the NYC Street Photography Collective

Street Photography is one of the easiest niches of photography to get into; you can literally just grab whatever camera you have available and hit the streets, capturing whatever moments catch your attention. However, despite the relative ease of the act of street photography, it is also one of the hardest niches to gain any recognition in, and often times can be a lonely affair. So here are 13 motivational tips from the NYC Street Photography Collective…

  • 13 Motivational Tips From the NYC Street Photography Collective (Check It Out)

The Phoblographer’s 2017 Street Photography Guides

Street photography is often a hobby for photographers who specialize in other photography niches or have day jobs. More often than not it is an artistic release more than a breadwinner. That said, for all its simplicity, it remains one of the toughest nuts to crack as a photographer. So if you are looking for tips, tricks and gear recommendations then you are in the right place…


  • How I use street photography to become a better food photographer (Check It Out)
  • The Editors Perspective: On Marketing Your Street Photography (Check It Out)
  • How my approach to street photography has changed after more than a decade in New York (Check It Out)
  • How to create more visual interest in your street photography (Check It Out)
  • Should you enter street photography competitions? (Check It Out)
  • How to get the fastest performance from your camera when shooting street photography (Check It Out)
  • If you are not close enough, then go telephoto for your street photography (Check It Out)
  • See hyperfocal focusing in action during street photography (Check It Out)
  • Stepping our of your head with street photography: The Meditative Process (Check It Out)
  • How to diffuse confrontations in street photography (Check It Out)
  • Easy Street Photography tips for beginners (Check It Out)
  • Street Photography: The ease and difficulty of the art form (Check It Out)


  • Point of view street photography with the Fujifilm X-Pro2 (Check It Out)
  • Using Colors and Lighting in Street Photography with the Fujifilm X-100F (Check It Out)
  • Review: Tokina’s 20mm F2 Firin as a street photography lens (Check It Out)
  • Review: The Hasselblad X1D for Street Photography (Check It Out)
  • Using an 85mm lens for street photography and forgetting your idols (Check It Out)
  • 10 great budget lens options for street photography (Check It Out)
  • Four low profile pancake lenses for candid and street photography (Check It Out)
  • How to choose the right street photography lens for you (Check It Out)
  • So how is street photography with the new Apple iPhone X? (Check It Out)

So, there you have it, our full and complete ultimate guide for street photographers here in 2017. In case you missed them, make sure and check out our other 2017 Ultimate Guides!

Anthony Thurston

Anthony is a Portland, Oregon based Boudoir Photographer specializing in a dark, moody style that promotes female body positivity, empowerment, and sexuality. Besides The Phoblographer, he also reviews gear and produces his own educational content on his website.