In this video you will learn the basics of Zone Focusing in Street Photography. To capture the "Decisive Moment" you need to be fast; and nothing is faster than not having to focus at all.
3 C's Of Visual Storytelling
In this video you will learn the three basic principles of visual storytelling. Camera, Context, and Character.
Hiding in Plain Sight
In this video you will learn how to "Hide in Plain Sight" in Street Photography. This technique allows you to get very close to your subjects without influencing their behavior.
In this video you will learn all about personal "Safety" in Street Photography. The video covers three techniques (Tape, Strap, and Presentation) that will help you stay safe on the streets.
I have been a photographer in the Bay Area for 20 years and below are some of my favorite spots to photograph (and many more still on my bucket list). Everything on this map is less than 4 hours drive from San Francisco!
Click on the map's colored camera icons to see location descriptions & photos. Or click the legend icon ( ) to explore by category.
Flora & Fauna
Raw Capture, Linear Gamma and Exposure
by Bruce Fraser
By Michael Reichmann
Exposing to the Right Explained
By Spencer Cox
San Francisco's Privately Owned Public Open Spaces (POPOS)
These guides are not intended to be legal advice. I am not a lawyer. I have not had legal training. Readers should seek the advice of a competent attorney when they need legal advice regarding a specific situation.
The Ten Legal Commandments of Photography
Legal Rights of Photographers
By Andrew C. Kantor
The Photographer's Right
By Bert P. Krages II