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Photographers at Work: Essential Business and Production Skills for Photographers in Editorial, Design, and Advertising by Martin Evening

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5. Photographing People

Photographing Models, Celebrities, and People on the Street

Street Photography

There are many approaches to photographing people on the fly. These depend on the environment you are in and what type of photography you are after. The following tips are based on my own experience, plus advice from other photographers. With candid street photography, the goal is to be as unobtrusive as possible. For example, one of the reasons Leica film cameras proved so popular with photojournalists was because they were small, lightweight, and quiet (being range-finder cameras, they have only the sound of the shutter and no mirror). Leica now makes digital cameras, too, and Fuji has come up with the similar-looking X-Pro series, which ...

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