Street photography is about a moment; a slice of unscripted life. It’s about getting in close and getting the shot. Join Zack Arias, an editorial and commercial photographer, on the streets of New York where he shares his tips and techniques for blending into the scene and candidly capturing the people and places around you. Even if street photography is not your thing, you can transfer the techniques and philosophy of street photography into any other genre of photography.
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Zack talks about what street photography means to him and why he is drawn to it. He also discusses his base camera settings and the gear he carries when he heads out into the street.
After a train ride Zack explores the people and places around Coney Island.
Sometimes you need to find your composition and wait for the right subjects to enter the frame.
Whenever you set your camera up for something special, always remember to reset the camera settings back to your normal mode of shooting.
Often, the best experiences come when you don't know where you are, don't know where you are headed, and you are just wandering around.
Times Square is full of people and light 24 hours a day, so there is always something to shoot. Zack shares a cool tip for capturing candid shots on the street.
There are so many people in Times Square it is very easy to blend in and get close to people, which makes it a great place to get started with street photography.
Zack Arias is an editorial and commercial photographer based in Atlanta, GA. Zack has been working in the music industry for the past seven years. He is now branching into…