9 Free eBooks to Help You Unlock the Secrets of Street Photography

Ritesh Saini
Ritesh Saini

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The beauty of street photography lies in its ability to tell a story through a single frame. It provides a glimpse into the lives of people and their cultures. Each photograph serves as a visual narrative that evokes curiosity and empathy.

When it comes to street photography, remember to embrace spontaneity and be open to the endless possibilities that await you as you walk around with your camera in your hand. Here are 7 free guides on street photography that will help you explore this wonderful genre of photography.

(Note: If street photography interests you and you’d like to dive deeper into the genre, take a look at our complete Street Photography Guided Resource Kit that will accelerate your street photography skillset.)

Download now → To become a street photographer in the truest sense requires skill, artistic intent, and a clear vision for the outcome. In this guide, author Jo Plumridge gives you the history of street photography so that you can better understand how to be a street photographer in the truest sense.

Download now → A lot of people find photographing strangers unnerving for the fear of being confronted or being objected to while taking photos in such a situation. This guide by Karlo de Leon will teach you how to approach this situation with confidence.

Download now → Kent DuFault discusses two methods to capture street photos, with practical tips that you can follow. The last section summarizes some handy tips that you should keep in mind when doing street photography.
Download now → In this guide, photographer Diane Wehr categorizes street photography into three major genres: classic or candid street photography; street portraits; and geometric street photography. Learn the differences between the three with some excellent examples to follow along.

Download now → In this special feature, Kent DuFault interviews Portuguese street photographer Vasco Trancoso. Learn useful tips and get insight into Vasco’s thought process as he creates some of the world’s most dazzling street portraits being done today.

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Download now → This guide tries to look at the answer to the all-important question in street photography: Should you ask to take their picture or not? And how not having the right information could land you in trouble.
Download now → Great for street photography, a mobile phone remains discreet when photographing. Diane Wehr discusses the challenges and the advantages of using your iPhone camera for street photography and the ‘fishing’ technique.
Download now → In this guide, you’ll learn about 4 methods to capture more interesting candid shots of people. While primarily for candid street shots, these methods are equally effective with friends or family members.

Download now → Documentary photography uses images to provide a factual report on a given subject. It’s an incredibly powerful and exciting genre of photography, that shares some similarities with street photography. This guide by photographer Jo Plumridge will help you get started with it.

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About Ritesh Saini

About Ritesh Saini

Ritesh has been photographing since 2010 and his photographic interests have varied from nature and landscapes to street photography. He recommends the Street Photography Guided Resource Kit to those who really want to learn and master street photography.

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