As I continue to trudge the streets of London practising my street photography skills, I’ve come to realise that images showcasing emotion such as happiness, sadness, humour (and the list could go on), they are the ones that usually stand out the most. In order to capture those types of photos you’ve got to find the emotion and snap it up pretty quickly so you don’t get noticed. Trust me, that’s not always an easy feat.
Canterbury is well known for its huge variety of attractions such as visiting the world famous Cathedral and the historic river tours to name a few. But believe it or not, it’s also home to capturing some of the heart and soul of the area, the people….well on that day I went anyway 🙂
There’s absolutely nothing like heading down to the vibrant and colourful South Bank in London to capture the life and soul of the people that frequent there.
It’s a street photographers paradise – from tourists to locals – it’s always busy with people whether during the summer or the winter months.
I decided to join a street photography workshop as part of my photography meet-up group. We ventured to the world famous Trafalgar Square in Central London recently. This time the focus wasn’t on the statue of Lord Nelson and all the historic splendour that surrounds it, but rather ordinary people like you and me – capturing the unique moments, emotions and personalities….street life. Keep reading….