I just recently took a one day street photography workshop from President Donald Trump. Here’s what I learned, let’s make street photography great again!
- Grab the ladies by the ass better yet by the p****! They’ll give off some type of reaction…snap away. USE FLASH ON ITS HIGHEST POWER. If you don’t get a reaction, grab harder!
- Stop photographing homeless people, poverty, all that crap…FAKE NEWS SHIT. Trump mentions they are not worth anyone’s time and make for bad photos. He wanted me to trust him, no one will be liking any homeless photos on facebook and/or instagram. A good start would be to Photograph Trump or images of those associated with Trump…it starts with the letter B…Billionaire(s).
- If any person questions you on what you’re doing, simply slap the son of a bitch!
- Your photos are not good enough not because you aren’t close enough…but rather it’s because your camera sucks, it’s cheap! Buy the most expensive camera on the market, hire someone (but in the end don’t pay them) to drive you around, have a second person to frame the shot for you, and all you need to do is press the shutter button. According to Trump, street photography is easy…
- You will never be as good of a street photographer as Trump. You can try…it will take a lot of time and energy. He reiterated this over and over during the workshop.
- Always overshoot. The more the better.
- Part of Donald Trump’s street photography success is that he’s very rich…so in that case some of us won’t ever experience what it means to be a successful street photographer.
- He often quoted “The harder you work, the luckier you get. When you have the momentum, play the momentum”
- Another saying he drilled into my mind is to “Always make your camera work for you. At all times!”
- He echoed this during the workshop…”People are tired of all these street photographers being all talk and no action….photograph the shit out of everyone (except homeless & mexicans).”
- As you can tell during the workshop, he talked a lot about himself. “Take more street photography workshops from Donald Trump. It doesn’t hurt to get more education”
I hope you can apply these lessons to your own street photography, it is the only way you can get to the next level.