me & street photography

I am a hobby photographer and I also like to write … I was on Internet in the beginning so that’s why I have a lot of blogs … curious and love to learn  … In the “beginning” it was HTML and WYSIWYG and now it is wordpress, blogspot and tumblr ….

Birgitta – blogfia – FOTO chip … that’s me!

blogfia

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My cameras:

I have two Canons –EOS 6D and Power Shot G12.

Sigma EX 105/2,8 DG Macro 1:1 Om objektivet.
Canon EF 24-105mm F/4L IS USM Om objektivet
Canon EF 50mm F/1.4 USM Om objektivet (favorite for street)
Canon EF 100mm f/2,8 L IS USM Macro. Om objektivet.

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I am now totally lost in STREET PHOTOGRAPHING – showing the street life of people.

Thinking a lot of what Street Photographing is to me – reading  articles – getting inspired of other street photographers – take part in many SP groups in Internet …. learning …. enjoying …. living …

I shoot (mostly) in Black & White …. and I go with the flow …

To me it is important  …

  • it’s public urban places
  • it’s people in my pictures
  • it’s (for me) unknown people
  • that anyone can be photographed
  • it’s never arranged pictures
  • to not interfere the situation
  • to always show my camera
  • show the life in streets by photographing people
  • to think twice when taking pictures of children
  • to like people but not always the situation
  • to keep political text away from street photos
    (politics has another arena)
  • to give the viewer opportunity for self-interpretation
  • with a spirit to not humiliate or insult
  • to show any kind of streetlife in my photos

Welcome to my pages!

xpipp.wordpress.com

8 thoughts on “me & street photography

  1. I concurr with all your requirements for street photography. I think this is what should all street photographers think before heading out in the street. Very well written!!!

  2. Thanks Alexander! I am so glad you agree to this and I also think all Street Photographers should write their own declaration. That’s the least they can do to all their motive models 🙂

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