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Calgary street photography and sharing my experiences

The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) Having been a street photographer for many years I’m often asked to share my experiences when out with other photographers. I have to admit that I’m often guilty of not sharing to much information, recently however I’ve been more forthcoming. The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) based here in Calgary as an…

Calgary Street Photography

Calgary Street Photography. Walking the streets of Calgary always throws up interesting characters as well as interesting juxtapositions, which are the staple of street photographers worldwide. Calgary street photography starts to get more challenging as the end of the year approaches and the first couple of weeks of November has delivered sub zero temperatures as well as a decent amount…

Conflict, colours and meeting more strangers on the streets of Calgary

Nighty nine percent of the time, street photography is a fun past-time and generally devoid of any problems, other than the odd person who refuses to allow me to take their portrait. When people say no, I simply thank them for their time and move on, there’s always another opportunity around the next corner. Sometimes however, on occasion, someone will…

How to shoot stranger portraits

Shooting stranger portraits Photographing a stranger is something that is intimidating to a lot of photographers, and that’s completely understandable. After all we are injecting ourselves into another persons life, and they might or might not be willing to let us photograph them. We might get turned down or forced to be in an awkward situation. But, this struggle is something that is really…

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