14 street photography tips to use in the city with your camera

Street photography tips
(Image credit: Willem Kuijpers)

Right outside your front door there are many images just waiting to be captured, from the man selling coffee from his portable street stall, to the florist arranging flowers in her shop on the corner. 

Street photography is as it sounds – they are classified as images taken on the street and, in a nutshell, show day-to-day life. 

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Claire Gillo

Claire is a professional photographer and writer, and lives by the the sea with her two young children, husband and cat in the southwest of the UK.

After graduating from The Bournemouth Arts Institute with a first-class degree in photography, Claire worked for a number of years in the publishing industry, including as Technique Editor for Digital Camera magazine.

She loves anything and everything to do with photography, from creating magazine articles to photographing ballerinas on the beach and newborn babies (but not at the same time). She mainly shoots with digital DSLRs, but does dust off her beloved Hasselblad medium-format film camera once in a while…