Chris J Wilson

Krakow Street photographer

Shoot like the masters

One of the best books I’ve read in recent times was “Steal like an artist” by Austin Kleon. In it, he offers different advice on how to stir your creativity and find a unique path by “stealing like an artist” rather than copying like a fraud. The key thesis of this book is that you […]

The Cult of Travel in Street Photography

Jet plane flying travel

If you look at most street photography sites and the work of many photographer’s, you’ll start to notice something. They tend to make a big deal about traveling. I’m not talking about photographers like F.D. Walker who are “travel street photographer’s” (I’m discounting him and those like him as it is part of his thing […]

How to Avoid Making Bad Street Photos

What makes a bad street photo

After my break from taking street photos recently I’ve been a bit hesitant to get back into the action. Partially this was due to the end of term and an increase in work (as well as doing some WordPress development on the side too), but also because I found myself wondering what the point was […]