What is Street Photography?

What is street photography? According to wikipedia…. “Street photography, also sometimes called candid photography, is photography conducted for art or inquiry that features unmediated chance encounters and random incidents within public places. … Street photography does not necessitate the presence of a street or even the urban environment.” My photo photo (above) was selected and featured on instagram account @bcncollective they have a decentContinue reading “What is Street Photography?”

Interview with LA Photographer Austin Alfaro

Austin Alfaro is a young photographer who is fairly new to shooting the streets of Los Angeles. Check out his interview and his photos at the very bottom. Hi Austin thanks for doing this. where do you live and how does this influence your photography? You’re welcome Tim. I live just outside of Los Angeles, California,Continue reading “Interview with LA Photographer Austin Alfaro”

Creative Street Photography Experiments

We all run into a rut in life and yes it happens in our own photography as well. If you’re having a photographer’s block or simply aren’t inspired to shoot here are a four creative street photography experiments worth trying….hopefully at the very minimum it gets you out of the house, burn those calories, getContinue reading “Creative Street Photography Experiments”

What If Your Favorite Street Photos Were Staged…

What if you found out your favorite photo(s) from Alex Webb, Bruce Gilden, Winogrand, Parr, etc were manipulated…staged…almost like shooting a narrative film where they had an opportunity to do retakes…re-position their subjects…or even use unnatural lighting. Does the photo and the photographer lose your respect? The definition of street photography is that the photoContinue reading “What If Your Favorite Street Photos Were Staged…”

Interview with Street Photographer Daniel Huete

Check out this interview with Streetfoto mobile runner up Daniel Huete! It is quite insightful to say the least. Can you start off by telling us a (brief) story on your background and how you first picked up a camera? I was born in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.It wasn’t until 8 years ago (when IContinue reading “Interview with Street Photographer Daniel Huete”

How to Handle Criticism on your Street photography

Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots – Frank Clark Criticism is negative feedback and I’ve had a very small handful of them on my photography through peers and folks on social media. I’m human, sometimes it gets to me but I try my best notContinue reading “How to Handle Criticism on your Street photography”

Tim Huynh Contact Sheet Volume 1: Legs!

Aloha Everyone, I wanted to create a contact sheet to share with you folks on how I capture and process my images. This one titled “Legs” is one of three photos that will be published in this year’s World Street Photography 4 book (you can purchase book here). I saw this giant advertising board atContinue reading “Tim Huynh Contact Sheet Volume 1: Legs!”

Why I will never go back to a Canon or Sony Camera

My first DSLR camera was a Canon 50D (2010). The camera produced great images, a lot of cool features, it was also built as a brick. I sold the camera because my wife bought me a Canon T2i because I was majoring in Film. Same specs for the most part compared to the 50D. NotContinue reading “Why I will never go back to a Canon or Sony Camera”