Always have your camera ready. When I’m on my way home, sitting on the train, I still have my camera to hand. It’s doesn’t get put to bed in my camera bag until I’m home. You never know if a moment is going to play itself out right in front of you, while you are desperately fiddling with the zip on your bag trying to free your camera so you can use it.
Street photography is an emotional rollercoaster. One minute you’re walking the streets, feeling uninspired and frustrated, then suddenly, you’ve seen and taken a shot that completely changes your day, and ignites that creative spark.
Street photography is an incredible challenge. For me, it’s the absolute pinnacle of photography as it requires an in-depth understanding of both camera and exposure. Understanding these will enable you to work quickly and decide on the most effective way to expose a scene.
Scenes from Chinatown on 24th July, as businesses closed for 5 hours, to allow everyone to unite and peacefully protest against the recent fishing raids and police heavy-handedness, that occurred on 5th July.