Street Photography Quick Tip (8)

Happy Girl in front of fountain

Happiness | Munich | 2016

Street Photography Quick Tip 8 – Capturing Gesture

Time for another of my Street Photography Quick Tips. One of those short, easy to read and easy to use tips that I think could help you while shooting in the streets. Today’s post is about capturing gesture. Don’t just capture people walking with arms hanging at their sides or with expressionless faces. Gestures can convey strong emotions in your photographs. If you want to find out more, continue reading after the jump…

Ciao

Ciao | Nuremberg | 2016

Gestures can be facial gestures as well as hand gestures. People smiling, frowning, making a funny face. People doing something with their hands, like holding something, pointing, waving, touching parts of their’s or someone else body.

Get out of my way

Get our of my way | 2016

Banana Market Mika Tanzania

Mwika | Tanzania | 2016

Gestures usually carry emotions and give a heart and soul to your photographs. And this is what you want to convey if you want to capture your reader’s interest.

Lost Feet

Lost Feet | Tanzania | 2016

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Guitar Hero

Guitar Hero | 2016

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Singing out loud | Nuremberg | 2016

young boy splashing water on camera

Splash Hero | Nürnberg | 2016

I hope this collection of photos with both facial and body gestures give you an idea of what to look for.

Have a great week!

Marcus

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