Street photography can be understandably a little intimidating for beginners. You don’t want to be the photographer that goes up to people and sticks a lens in their faces, but equally, you don’t want to always be using a massively long lens on the other side of the street, FBI style.
In this video, photographer Gary Gough gives some excellent tips to help you begin exploring street photography. For me, it’s a genre I’ve typically shied away from as it embodies a couple of elements that I really find difficult. Namely, patience, having less control over the outcome, and photographing strangers. But it’s time to be brave! Here are Gary’s tips.