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Taking 30 Street Portraits of Complete Strangers in 2 Hours


In this 4-minute video by Wex Photographic, street photographer Matt Higgs takes up the challenge of capturing 30 street portraits of complete strangers in just 2 hours.

Lots of people find street photography awkward, difficult, and even daunting. But so does Higgs, yet that’s what he spends his days doing.

This video addresses the stigma of street photography, and why you just shouldn’t even care what strangers might think.

Dealing with people that aren’t used to being in front of a camera is a great skill. Delivering clear and concise directions to your subject is something really important to understand, and you can end up with much more powerful images.

Check out the video above for some great tips, and try it out for yourself!