So, you’re out on the streets with your gear, you're feeling confident and you’re excited about capturing some unique characters. An interesting stranger walks by but then — you freeze! Asking if you could take a photo suddenly feels so daunting.
“Stranger danger” was drummed into us all when we were kids, but the general public (generally) don’t bite! A little shyness shouldn’t stop you from snapping great portraits. We picked out a few of our favorite seasoned-street photographers from the Lomography Community who’ve learnt to overcome the fear of taking photos of strangers.
Horaciorv thinks that the unique charm of a Lomography camera is a conversation starter, but what do you do in places where picture-taking is prohibited? Here, he shares a tip that may convince an unwilling subject for a snap or two. | Read more
Do you have any helpful advice for shy Lomographers? Share your thoughts and tips in the comments section below. We’re also excited to see your amazing street portraits, so post your best shots on your LomoHome!