All posts tagged “Street Photography

Photo of an outdoor market in Bahrain.

Missing this

Weaving around plastic baskets, tables piled with kids clothes, and other seemingly random odds and ends. I don’t buy anything. Or very rarely. There’s something about walking around a souk. Even the incredibly quiet Muharraq souq, in Bahrain, on a Sunday afternoon. There isn’t anything […]

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Happy accidents

I wish I was standing a little bit more to the left. I wish there wasn’t such a breeze flapping the balloons around. I wish I’d realised the potential comedy I was capturing rather than the happy accident I came out with. But sometimes happy […]

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Hello there, from Manama souq

Photo 10/52 | Hello there

Waiting in a tiny tailor’s shop in Manama souq. The guy cleaning in the sandwich shop across the way couldn’t help but stare. It’s common for folks to simply stare, in Bahrain. All you can do is look back, smile, pick up your camera, and […]

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Bourbon Street

Photo 9/52 | Bourbon Street

Probably not how I’ll remember the few days I spent in New Orleans, but one of the more memorable images of that trip. Spent a day wandering around the city, pointedly avoiding Bourbon Street. But curiosity got the better of me. Suffice to say, a […]

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The bright side

September 2016 | Lisbon, Portugal

Street photography is not my forte. It’s not something I practice a lot. And I just don’t have the confidence of a street photographer. Once in a while I like to try my hand at street photography. Ignore the self-conscious feeling of a thousand eyes […]

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Film Review: Finding Vivian Maier

Film Review: Finding Vivian Maier

The few times I’ve attempted street photography have gone okay. Not spectacular failures, but I always miss that something that makes street photography what it is – capturing real emotion and seeing what the every day passerby doesn’t see. That takes some amount of time, […]

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Staring back at me

Photo: Staring right through me

Snapping away at the farmers market the other Saturday I took this very accidental shot. Going through the photos in Lightroom a couple of days later I came across this photo. This woman staring right back at me through the lens. I had no idea. […]

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