5 Street Photography Cliche’s to Avoid Shooting

Over the past several years the popularity for “street photography” has sky rocketed. However, with camera’s more accessible as well as affordable, sharing photos on numerous platforms have never been easier. And with that there has been an influx of the same repeated type of photos. Here are 5 street photography cliche’s to avoid shooting.Continue reading “5 Street Photography Cliche’s to Avoid Shooting”

How to Find Your Style in Photography

Many street photographer’s are trying to find their our own style…their our own unique voice. Personally, I am not sure if I would want my “own style” even though it’ll be nice to claim one. Please keep in mind that everything has been done before…it’s not a matter of copying but rather finding a styleContinue reading “How to Find Your Style in Photography”

What I learned from the Jesse Marlow & Aaron Berger Leica Workshop

This past week I was fortunate to spend 3 days in LA for the Jesse Marlow & Aaron Berger Leica workshop. Two very different styles and approaches to street photography, Jesse’s work in color, shapes, visualization, and leading lines, while Aaron’s work with “people happening”, character driven, action in the streets approach was great toContinue reading “What I learned from the Jesse Marlow & Aaron Berger Leica Workshop”

Why I don’t title my photos

To title or not to title…that is the question. I believe titling a photo works in more of a documentary approach in your photography. Usually when photographing an event or a protest, that culminates a series or body of work. Titling fits best when you want your viewers to understand your weird sense of humor.Continue reading “Why I don’t title my photos”

Hawaii Street Photography – The Future of Street Photography in Hawaii

“There’s only one way to go and that’s up” – Unknown That’s how I feel about street photography in Hawaii. Because there aren’t many street shooters here or to the general consensus much knowledge of the topic, I believe sky’s the limit for street photography in Hawaii (Hawaii in general seems to be a fewContinue reading “Hawaii Street Photography – The Future of Street Photography in Hawaii”

Interview with New York Street Photographer Paul Kessel

Hi Paul thanks for doing this. Can you start off by telling us a (brief) story on your background and how you first picked up a camera? I grew up in New York City and have lived here most of my life.  My father took pictures of me as a baby and up to myContinue reading “Interview with New York Street Photographer Paul Kessel”

10 Female Street Photographers To Follow

Here are some female street photographers you should look to for inspiration. 1. Vivian Maier   2. Suzanne Stein 3. Lauren Welles 4. Jutharat Poupay 5.  Graciela Magnoni 6.  Valerie Jardin 7. Jill Freedman 8. Genevieve Hafner 9. Michelle Rick 10. Kathleen Bridget Austin  

Tim Huynh Contact Sheet Volume II: Red

Aloha Everyone, One of my favorite photo’s from my own collection is RED. This series of photographs were taken in Tenderloin last year (2016) during  Jack Simon‘s workshop in San Francisco. Tenderloin is not a particular area you would typically roam around for street photos but surprisingly there was a block party so we went aheadContinue reading “Tim Huynh Contact Sheet Volume II: Red”

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!”