When is a street not a street? When it’s a beach. What’s important here is the candid nature of the photography, so although the shot wasn’t taken on the street, it has the spirit of the street.
This ‘straight-out-of-camera’ jpeg file says a great deal to me about the capabilities of the Ricoh GRII.
18 July, 2017 Picture of the Day A man waits at a pedestrian road crossing in Middlesbrough, UK. Ricoh GRII, … More
In case you’re wondering why my ISO settings are often a little odd, it’s because I shoot on TAv with the GR, which allows me to set shutter speed and aperture, while the camera sets an auto ISO.
It’s amazing how close you can get to someone who is engrossed in what they are doing.
Generally speaking, I prefer it when people don’t spot me shooting them because it immediately changes their behaviour.
I’m planning a series of ‘how-to shoot street photography ‘ articles, and one of the areas I’ll be dealing with is being caught taking pictures of strangers.