Enjoy the process

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” When you’re in the day-to-day grind, it just seems like it’s another step along the way. But I find joy in the actual process, the journey, the work. It’s not the end. It’s not the end event.” Cal Ripken, Jr. Continue Reading

Your Camera is just a tool…

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Dear Street Photographer,

Are you obsessed on purchasing the latest camera body or lenses? In fact, you can’t stop thinking about it until you make that purchase. Then, when you finally take that leap of fate by purchasing the camera/lenses and have it in the palm of your hands…you’re still not satisfied. Continue Reading

Why I shoot Street Photography

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My last blog I wrote about what I’ve learn from shooting street photography, but today I want to talk about why I personally shoot street photography.

I was first introduced to street photography in 2010. At the time I was living in Chicago with my girlfriend who was in her last year of undergrad. I was fortunate enough to land an internship where a fellow internee introduced me to the works of Vivian Maier. Her photographs blew me away and touched my soul that no other photographer or photograph has ever done. I remember telling myself that I want to produce these same images. Till today I still admire her and her works are one of the reasons why I shoot street photography.

Street photography is my self therapy. It allows me to get away from troubles and stresses of life by allocating a time to myself whether it’s before work, lunch breaks, or on weekends to zone out and capture the every day life.

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Finding my inner Martin Parr

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Your photos should say something about your personality

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I would like to start off by saying that I have a bi-polar personality. Growing up through grade school a lot of my friends and classmates knew me as a class clown, in fact that’s what I won my senior year in high school…The Class Clown. I loved attention as a child not because I had a lack of attention at home but because of the reactions I’ll get, I enjoyed making people laugh whether they’re laughing at me or with me it didn’t matter.

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