There is no ‘right’ way to go about street photography. There’s the laid-back, voyeuristic style, controversial in-your-face methods, and more personal relationship-building approaches.
Well-known photographer and blogger Steve Huff prefers the last of these. Rather than trying to capture a candid image or the ‘decisive moment,’ Huff takes a more humanistic approach by emphasizing making a connection and not just a picture.
In the interesting 20-minute video above, Huff practically explains every detail that goes into capturing his street photographs.
From striking up a conversation with the subject to bringing that connection to life into the final image, his walkthrough of his process shows us a side of street photography that’s a lot more personal than most.