Friday, July 15

Shooting from the hip - street photography tutorial

My handy, 10-point "power guide" to (literally) shooting from the hip:

(1) Are
(2) You
(3) Crazy?
(4) Use
(5) The
(6) Viewfinder.
(7) (That's
(8) What
(9) It's
(10) For)

Video to follow.

9 comments:

Bernhard said...

... but all the cool kids do it!:-/

moochin photoman said...

cool kids take sh*t photos then

Paul Russell said...

I like your blog, Bernhard

Dan said...

Haha. Good one. I was expecting actual tips. I kinda agree but sometimes from the hip is the only way. Plus sometimes you get quite pleasing results ie compositions you'd not usually consider.

joannacaseyimages said...

When I try shooting from the hip all I get is bum shots ..

I like your post.

Paul Russell said...

Thanks. Tutorials are obviously the way forward for this blog...

Jean Ann Fennell said...

"Viewfinder? What's that?"

Bluegiraffe said...

A viewfinder is someone who scouts ahead looking for the best landscape compositions.

Ale- said...

oh, but my viewfinder IS at hip level... I shoot street with a TLR!
Bad boy...