Street Skills with Special Guest: Jim Harmer [PS 9]

What's in this episode:

  • Jim's first real taste of Street Photography. – Did he like it?
  • How were Jim & Darin received by the locals?
  • Approaches taken by Darin & Jim to capture the Chinese people in their natural element.
  • Verbal model releases & how they can work when clients may not understand the concept of a written release.
  • Shooting underhanded or being obvious. – Which option feels less creepy & intrusive?
  • Preferred lenses for Street Photography.
  • Implementing a spreadsheet with shoot info & checklists. – (Nicks Lesson Learned)
  • Deciding whether to continue doing photography full-time or to step back & go part-time. – (Darin's Lesson Learned)
  • Being patient with a business as it takes time to grow. – (Erica's Lesson Learned)
  • Being overly excited will help people feel energized about you shooting their photo. – (Jim's Lesson Learned)

Darin Ham Lady Jim Mr. Joe Jim Cormorant Fisherman

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