52 Assignments: Street Photography

September 25, 2019 - Comment

52 Assignments Street Photography is a mission brief, a photographic workshop, a personalised journal, and an anarchic guide to putting the creativity back into your photography. It is filled with prompts and projects, nudges and sparks, innovations and inspirations, to help you kick your photographic habits, step out of your comfort zone and add the

52 Assignments Street Photography is a mission brief, a photographic workshop, a personalised journal, and an anarchic guide to putting the creativity back into your photography. It is filled with prompts and projects, nudges and sparks, innovations and inspirations, to help you kick your photographic habits, step out of your comfort zone and add the creativity and character that is the essential feature of professional street photography. The book features 52 colour coded commissions and concepts with alternative ideas for composing, creating and printing eye catching images from the street. You will discover different ways of approaching your subjects, challenges and games that add a level of mischief and play to your work, ideas for using maps, books and signs to unleash your creativity, lists of the best festivals and events to attend, prompts for alternative subjects and themes; guides to removing cliches from your work, radical techniques for pushing your camera beyond its limits or using alternative cameras, and examples from historic masters, along with ideas for innovative approaches to processing and printing. If you have any sort of creative roadblock in your street photography, this is the book to drive you right through it. The rest of the journal s pages are styled for you to add your own thoughts, notes, lists, Top 10s, technical specifications, quotes, and even sketches and doodles, creating a record of your own 52 photographic assignments. These may be completed weekend by weekend over the course of a year, or dipped into every time you need to bring a new concept or creative approach to your street photography.

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  • 52 Assignments Street Photography is a mission brief, a photographic workshop, a personalised journal, and an anarchic guide to putting the creativity back into your photography. It is filled with prompts and projects, nudges and sparks, innovations and inspirations, to help you kick your photographic habits, step out of your comfort zone and add the creativity and character that is the essential feature of professional street photography. The book features 52 colour coded commissions and concep

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Anonymous says:

A day’s read that will keep you busy for a year I bought this book after it was recommended to me by Amazon. To be honest, I didn’t have high expectations as I have a few of these ‘assignment’ style books and they normally state the obvious. Indeed, some of the assignments are a little pedestrian (e.g. shoot with a 50mm lens or shoot with film for a month) but most of the assignments were novel and challenging. I particularly liked the idea of playing street photography Monopoly — shooting in every square on the Monopoly board. The book…

Anonymous says:

Love this book! Love this book, I’ve only done 1 assignment so far which was number 11 Monopoly

Anonymous says:

Recommended If you can’t be inspired by any of these projects and challenges, give your camera away and take up ballroom dancing.

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