Ep 154: Street Photography tips with world renowned street photographer Valerie Jardin

Street photography is an art unto itself. It’s a lot more than simply sneaking in snaps when people aren’t noticing. If you want to capture a mood or really depict the essence of a place then you should learn from a master.

That’s why we’ve invited world renowned street photographer Valerie Jardin onto the show. Valerie will give you an insight into her secrets to taking great street photography; camera settings; shooting from the hip, how to get really close to strangers to take a shot, the advantages of mirrorless cameras in street photography – and much more.

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Show notes

Above: Valérie Jardin by ©Jayme Halbritter

We chat about:

  • Her secrets to taking great street photography
  • Camera settings
  • Shooting from the hip
  • How she gets really close to strangers to take a shot.
  • How many frames do you really need to shoot
  • The advantages of mirrorless cameras in street photography ( this convinced Gina to buy a mirrorless camera)
  • Valerie Jardins favourite focal length for street photos
  • Why her dream photo doesn’t exist
  • And lots more amazing insights from one of the best street photographers in the world today.

Links

www.valeriejardinphotography.com

Facebook 

Google+ 

Twitter

Instagram

YouTube

iTunes

Workshops

Books

Street Photography: Creative Vision Behind the Lens (2017).

The Art of Seeing Photographically (2017)

Street Photography: First Steps and Beyond (2016).

Photo Blog 

 

Valerie Jardin’s gear

Although Valerie has worked with DSLRs in the past, she now shoots exclusively with mirrorless Fuji

equipment.

 

Cameras

  • Fujifilm X100F
  • Fujifilm X100T
  • Fujifilm XPro2
  • Fujifilm X70

 

Lenses

  • Fujifilm XF 16mm f/1.4 WR
  • Fujifilm Fujinon XF 27mm f/2.8
  • Fujifilm XF 35mm f/1.4
  • Lensbaby Velvet 56

 

Additional Camera Equipment

  • Lensmate thumb grip
  • Lucida strap
  • LF Photo strap
  • Gordy’s camera strap
  • ONA Bowery bag
  • Cosyspeed Camslinger bag

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