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Photographing Street Art

Creative tips for photographing urban art

Cars pass in front of a colorful warehouse in Miami, FL
Cars pass in front of a colorful warehouse in Miami, FL

If you live in or near a major urban area, chances are you will come across interesting street art. I’m not talking about random graffiti, I’m talking about serious art, sometimes offered in areas to create a unique urban setting. Whether you’re on a casual photo walk or planning a comprehensive shoot, the colors and textures of urban art can be a really fun subject to photograph.

I always find it a little bit tricky to take photographs of other people’s artwork. At what point does a photograph of art become art itself? For that reason, I like to employ a variety of creative techniques when I’m out shooting street art. Here are some tips for creating unique photographs of urban art: Continue reading Photographing Street Art

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October Workshops with Jason Odell: Silver Efex Pro; Capture NX2

Luminescence of Nature Photography is pleased to announce its October training webinar series with photographer and author Jason P. Odell, Ph.D.  Participants will be able to view Jason’s computer screen live and answer questions over the telephone.

Join Jason for the following live online workshops:
Black & White Conversions with Nik Silver Efex Pro
  • October 10 12-2pm EDT
  • October 24 12-2pm EDT
Advanced Image Processing with Capture NX2
  • October 17 11-3pm EDT
To enroll in these workshops, click here.
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