- By Author VALERIE JARDIN
- 204 PAGES
Embark on a journey into the captivating world of street photography with our guide, "Street Photography Assignments: 75 Reasons to Hit the Streets and Learn." This comprehensive resource is designed to help you refine your skills and elevate your craft by capturing the decisive moment in every shot.
The resurgence of street photography in recent years, fueled by the influence of social media and the advent of exceptional rangefinder-style digital cameras, has made it more popular than ever to explore the art of freezing candid, fleeting moments. Whether wandering through the iconic urban landscapes of New York, Paris, or Tokyo, or simply strolling through a tranquil neighborhood, this guide will empower you to transform ordinary scenes into extraordinary photographs.
Photographer, instructor, and author Valerie Jardin, known for her years of teaching photographers how to excel in their craft, presents 75 thought-provoking assignments to hone your skills. Learn to see and capture light, perfect your timing, and make on-the-spot decisions to create stunning compositions.
The assignments cover a diverse range of themes, including street portraits, gesture, shadows, silhouettes, rim light, humor, abstract concepts, tension, motion, reflections, leading lines, creative framing, juxtapositions, double exposures, and much more. Each assignment includes a detailed description of the technique, tips and tricks for practice, technical and compositional considerations, and an inspiring example photo captured by Jardin during the same exercise.
Whether you have 30 minutes or 3 hours, each assignment becomes an invaluable opportunity to take your camera, hit the streets, and refine your street photography skills. Say goodbye to excuses and embrace the challenge of capturing the essence of life through your lens.