street photography

"Isla de Taquile - Lake Titicaca, Peru" by Nate Hughes

Street Portraiture – Common Photo Themes

February 25, 2014 / by

Street Portraiture is the subject of this month’s common photographic theme. We explore five great photos from five great street photographers. Read on to see more great photos and to be inspired.

If you have nothing else specific in mind, try taking photos of the other photographers.

Improve Your Photowalk: Think Specific

January 22, 2014 / by

Don’t let the loose framework of a photowalk be cause for uninspired photography. Get the best by setting specific goals. In this article, we’ll talk about the benefits of a focused plan and we’ll share some tips on how you can set some goals and get the most out of your next photowalk.

"Looking Forward" by Lukas Hetzmannseder

“Looking Forward” by Lukas Hetzmannseder (Or A Photo Exists Where You Stand)

August 27, 2013 / by

If you’ve found yourself short on ideas, much can be learned by Lukas Hetzmannseder’s photo, “Looking Forward”, which teaches us that great photos aren’t found, they are created.


Get Pushed Round 25: Featuring Ari Friedman

August 01, 2013 / by

Times Square is perhaps not the easiest location to shoot, especially in the middle of traffic, but Ari Friedman’s contribution for Get Pushed pulled it off quite well. Through Ari’s patience and his work with layering of multiple photos, the finished image is stunning. Rachel Interviews Ari on the photo and his process.

Untitled (2010-07-14) by Carlina (carlina999)

Untitled (2010-7-14) by Carlina

July 16, 2013 / by

A street photographer’s challenge comes down to split seconds – capturing the right ones is the challenge. This week, we highlight a photo from Carlina (carlina999) who squeezed the trigger at just the right time. Read on to hear our thoughts and be inspired.

"Captivity" by Brian Day

The Black & White Explorations of Brian Day

June 11, 2013 / by

Brian Day is a photographer who has inspired us for many years. In this long overdue spotlight, we discuss his brand recognition and the quality of his black & white images.

"Fishing in the Fog" by Diana Susselman

“Fishing In The Fog” by Diana Susselman (Or Using Fog to Focus Attention)

April 09, 2013 / by

Featuring the work of Diana Susselman, we are inspired and learn how fog can be used as a tool to focus the viewer’s attention in your photographs.

"Glow of Old Havana" by Linda Goodhue

“Glow Of Old Havana” by Linda Goodhue (Or Preserving Trips In Style)

March 26, 2013 / by

Photographer Linda Goodhue, and her photograph “Glow of Old Havana”, teaches us that vacation snapshots can still be portfolio-worthy.

"People Climbed Into The Night" by Brian Day

Dark Figures At Night – Common Photo Themes

October 02, 2012 / by

Night has the ability to isolate a figure, paint a scene with fear and generate a scene creepier than any other. This month, we feature five of these great nighttime compositions featuring people moving through the darkness. Read on for five great and inspiring examples of such a setting and scene.

"LaRouche Supporter, Philadelphia" by Dominic Mercier

“LaRouche Supporter, Philadelphia” by Dominic Mercier (Or The Importance of Selection)

August 28, 2012 / by

Photographer Dominic Mercier dons his editing cap to select the photo that helps to tell the story he wants to tell. Featuring his photo, “LaRouche Supporter”, we will discuss the importance of editing and careful selection.