street photography

Smartphone pix from meh to WOW, in three easy steps

Apr 6, 2024
David Prochnow

More smartphone manufacturers license iconic camera manufacturer brands to tweak the onboard camera system. Many users miss this golden opportunity to elevate their photographs to…

Stuck in a rut as a street photographer? These seven tips will get you shooting again

Apr 2, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

Hitting a wall is a natural part of the creative process. If you’ve been into photography for a while, I’m sure you’ve been stuck in…

Get the right angle on street photography

Mar 9, 2024
David Prochnow

You’re taking more than a “walk on the wild side” when you use your camera out on the streets today. Pursuing that perfect moment could…

Kyoto to stop tourists from taking geisha photos in public

Mar 5, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

For years, Kyoto’s geisha and maiko (the apprentices training to become geisha) have faced unwanted attention from tourists eager to capture their photos. This behavior,…

This photographer captures the essence of London in a single frame

Feb 14, 2024
Alex Baker

Selaru Ovidiu is an award-winning Romanian photographer based in the UK. Although his genre is primarily street photography, don’t be fooled into thinking that his…

This photographer creates fine art with travel and street photography

Jan 31, 2024
Alex Baker

Nina Papiorek is one of those rare photographers who effortlessly encompasses different genres. You are transported immediately to a moment on the street, Papiorek’s keen…

Cosmin Garlesteanu captures humor and humanity on the streets of Bucharest

Dec 4, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

With each day filled with information and social media content, not many things can catch my eye and make me stop scrolling. However, street photos…

The indecisive moment: Street photography and AI

Nov 15, 2023
Jill Corral

I’ve spent countless hours walking streets both near and far from home with My Precious in my hand and a muscle memory for it in…

Photographer fined for loitering while waiting for the perfect shot

Nov 7, 2023
Alex Baker

A photographer in Quebec City, Canada, was fined and taken away in handcuffs for loitering. The photographer was merely waiting for clouds to move into…

Charming photo of kids escaping the heat wins URBAN Photo Awards 2023

Nov 2, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Street and urban photography fans, we have quite a treat today. The URBAN Photo Awards 2023 winners have been announced, capturing the versatility, beauty, and sometimes melancholy of urban life.