After four days of seeing the sights in Manhattan, I decided to cast my net wider and caught the East River Ferry to Brooklyn to see what it had to offer. It didn't take long for my fondness of this area to grow as I marvelled at its architecture, style, pace of life and welcoming vibe. I soon put the camera up to my eye and began to document the scenes that stood out to me the most.
This post looks into just some of the lessons that street photography inevitably teaches you whilst you're out on the street. Lessons that could ultimately benefit other areas of your life. Whatever your definition of street and whatever your definition of a good street picture might be, the way it affects and impacts those that choose to shoot it is universal. And so we should celebrate the lessons that this art form gives us over and over again. Read on for those that I have picked up on, and see if any resonate.
With a camera slung over my shoulder, I hit the streets of Lisbon one January morning to see what I might discover. In this article I detail the things that stood out to me the most that day. And as I went on to discover, it wasn't the famous sites or the top visited attractions that yearned for my attention the most - It was the simple rhythm of life taking part on Lisbon's hidden back streets, telling a story at every corner.
I'm not really one for grand resolutions for the New Year but, if anything, this day is the perfect excuse to look back on these last twelve months in their entirety. And, in general, it's always useful to take stock sometimes and ask ourselves how we are getting on, what's going right in our lives and what needs working on.
When I discovered that an overnight ferry could take me to the heart of France's Brittany region, I knew that I had to do it. Being a city known for its port, I was interested to see what Saint-Malo offered beyond this, and I'm pleased to say that the answer was a lot more! Read on to hear and see my impressions of 12 hours' worth of wandering around this city!