7 Helpful Tips for Beginner Street Photographers

If you are new to street photography, it can be quite the intimidating genre, but with a little practice, it can quickly develop your photographic eye and improve your work in many other genres as well. If you are interested in street photography but wondering how to get started, check out this helpful video tutorial that features seven tips sure to set beginners on the right path. 

Coming to you from Gary Gough, this great video tutorial discusses seven tips for new street photographers. While few people practice street photography as their primary genre, doing so on the side can be tremendously beneficial for a range of other genres, particularly those like events or wedding photography. Street photography requires you to be able to read the light quickly and to be able to react to rapidly evolving conditions and interactions, meaning you need to not only be able to create interesting compositions but keep an eye on what is going on outside the frame and anticipate when and how it will enter the frame. This is why it is so beneficial for things like wedding photography. Just be sure to stay safe and ensure both you and your subjects are comfortable! Check out the video above for the full rundown from Gough. 

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