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Why is the time of day so crucial to street photography?

  For my next street photography exhibit, I’m focusing on downtown Miami – the old, original section of central Miami.  I had been doing most of the photography around lunch hour because that is when the streets are the busiest.  But the problem is the lighting around mid-day is not ideal.  It’s directly overhead.  I […]

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What makes this street photograph interesting?

  The term “street photography” has many different definitions and permutations depending on who you ask. For me there are a variety of styles and techniques which street photographers use. One of my favorite is what I call the “complexity of a photograph” i.e. there’s a lot going on in the photograph which keeps the […]

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Street photography in Bimini’s Alice Town

Last week a client hired me to go to Bimini for 3 days.  In my off time, I wandered the streets of Bimini’s Alice Town – literally a one road town about two miles long.  I had wanted to visit the island for about 20 years, ever since my first-reading of Ernest Hemingway’s “Islands in […]

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How to photograph a missionary on Flagler Street

A missionary on Flagler Street? Another “regular” who I see often on Flagler is this missionary collecting for her cause.  But I couldn’t figure out what composition to do.  And one day last week, this just happened.  People were whizzing in and out of this store and their movement “framed” her perfectly. What do you […]

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Court didn’t go well today – Miami street photography

  When photographing people and events, I tell the photographers who shoot for me, “Look for emotion and capture it.”  The emotion tells the story of people in photographs.  And this photo is no exception. Shown above is the Miami-Dade County Courthouse and, presumably, a lawyer just leaving with his files.  Apparently his case didn’t […]

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Should the homeless be photographed?

Should the homeless be photographed? This is  a common question street photographers debate.  And I ask myself it often when I’m out on the street.  In this case I wanted to see the reaction as people walked by.  And the identity of the person was not clear because just his legs were showing. What is […]

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Photographing tourists in Bayfront Park

One of my favorite subjects for street photography is tourists.  In a way they make easy “targets” because they appear out of place, will pause for long periods of time and usually are doing photography as well. I spotted these two dragging their luggage around Bayfront Park and couldn’t resist.  Tourist #2, on the right, […]

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The pigeon Mexican standoff – street photography in Miami

  The subject of most street photography is people but I like to change it up occasionally.  Walking down Flagler Street all the way to Biscayne Bay I spotted these two pigeons staring at each other just like the movie cliché – a Mexican standoff. All of my photography is available as signed, numbered, limited-edition […]

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Smalls jazz club in Greenwich Village

  Most street photographers can’t resist taking the occasional reflection “selfie.”  And whenever I visit New York, I always try to visit one of the many excellent jazz clubs in the city.  During this last trip, instead of going to one of the “tourist jazz” joints, I decided to try Smalls in Greenwich Village – […]

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Street photography in New York

  Walking down the street in Manhattan you never know what you’ll encounter. What title should we give this?  Monk in the city?  Texting while walking? All of my photography is available as signed, numbered, limited-edition prints.  Learn more by clicking here. Follow all of my street photography here: FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, GOOGLE, PINTEREST, TWITTER, flickr, tumblr, LINKEDIN Liam’s list of street photographers & street […]

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Cute street photography in New York City

  And then there are some street photographs that are so cute, they don’t need an explanation. All of my photography is available as signed, numbered, limited-edition prints.  Learn more by clicking here. Follow all of my street photography here: FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, GOOGLE, PINTEREST, TWITTER, flickr, tumblr, LINKEDIN Liam’s list of street photographers & street photography, click here. #miamistreetphotographer #streetphotography #streetphotographer #streetartistry  #streetogs #miami #photographer

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