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Street Photography Day #1

On this day in class, we went out into the field and took street photos at the park across from school (April 12th). We spent around 45 minutes wandering around taking candid photos of the daily life of the citizens1 across the street.

What is this photo about?

This photo is a woman dancing to a song with a grin on her face. she seems like she is having a good time hanging out with her friends.

Why did I choose this photo? 

the photo is clear and focused mostly on the women dancing. There is very little distraction in this photo.

How did you take this photo?

There were women walking around doing a synchronized dance so I waited on the side for them to pass my frame, then I snapped the shot. what I could have done is to get the women behind out of frame so the main focus is the woman in front.

Photo highlight?

casual and happy

What did you learn from this photo?

I learned that taking a candid photo from the side and a far is easier than taking it right in front of them.

What is this photo about?

This photo is a woman dancing to a song synchronized with her friends. she is using fans as props in the dance

Why did I choose this photo? 

I chose this because the women are in a straight line allowing me to focus on the leader and blur out the back. you are still able to see the people in the back but mainly focused on the women leading.

How did you take this photo?

I took this photo in front of the women dancing, I waited till they lined up and took this photo. I took this photo from an angle so that you are able to see the people in the back.

Photo highlight?

casual and relaxed

What did you learn from this photo?

there are different angles you can take a photo, with this photo I took it from the front/side to that the women in the back are also in the frame.

What is this photo about?

This is a photo of a woman holding a baby in her arm. The baby is staring at something and is concerned about its surrounding.

Why did I choose this photo? 

I chose this photo because the baby’s clothing stands out and attracts the eye.

How did you take this photo?

I stood from afar and used my zoom to take this photo. I made sure the baby’s face was visible to take this photo.

Photo highlight?

casual and concerned

What did you learn from this photo?

using zoom to take candid photos is really useful.

What is this photo about?

This is a photo of a girl playing a Chinese outdoor game

Why did I choose this photo? 

the girl is framed in the middle of the photo and is wearing clothing that stands out.

How did you take this photo?

I stood from afar and used my zoom to take this photo. I made sure the girl’s face was visible to take this photo.

Photo highlight?

casual and happy

What did you learn from this photo?

having the subject focused on something else is an easy way to take a candid photo.

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