Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone | Street Photography
I’ve always been mesmerized by street photography. I’ve done a bit myself, but usually of the non-human-interaction kind…which some might say doesn’t quite qualify.
I’ve recently been following Valerie Jardin’s work, and I especially love her photos in Paris. The light, the shadows, the organic human moments…I’ve been dreaming of jumping over the pond for one of her workshops but don’t have the time (or money) at this moment. So, I was happy to find a local street photography class with Ben Reeve.
I knew this class would stretch me a bit. It didn’t disappoint. My two favorite assignments during the class were taking portraits of people who didn’t know we were taking their photo (it was tough to go unnoticed with my rather large Canon 7D) and asking folks if I could take their photo. I thought the latter would be harder (yep, I’m a bit shy), but actually capturing people without their knowing was much more difficult! I felt a bit stalker-ish.
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