Taking a trip? Here are some street photography pro tips for your next session around the city

Street photography
Pictured Cashing in City streets offer a great opportunity to observe people from different backgrounds and learn about their ways of life (Image credit: Jamie Canning)

One of the most intriguing aspects of humans is their natural curiosity, which naturally leads to exploring the diversity of life. The bustling streets of cosmopolitan cities offer a perfect platform for observing people from different parts of the world. Through capturing their visual impressions, we can learn a lot about their cultures, traditions and ways of life.

Although the exceptions may prove the rule, there are still many stereotypes that stand out, especially when we encounter tourists from different cultures. For instance, the cliche is that Germans wear Birkenstock shoes, while the English are known for wearing shorts in cold weather. The rich variety and diversity of people from different backgrounds and cultures make street photography appealing, not only for us as photographers but also for delivering impactful insights. 

Street photography
Jamie Canning

Jamie Canning is a street photographer from South Wales, United Kingdom. His role as a public servant in the UK has finely tuned Jamie’s ability to observe and understand people in various situations. This experience translates seamlessly into his street photography, enabling him to capture genuine and diverse moments that reflect the rich tapestry of human life.


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