Just Stickin´ Around

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Are you afraid of asking people for a picture?
Well, maybe after reading this article you will become more successful.

Sticker by eyecon

A while ago I wrote about my minicards that I always give to people on the street when I took a picture from them. If you haven’t read the story or you don´t remember, here is your chance again.

Honestly for me I´m not really afraid anymore to asked for a picture. After a while, I am getting used to it.
If we think about it what can go wrong, then it is only that you get denied but this thing happens not that often and if – whatever! Turn around and asked the next person.

But I always like the idea to give something to my “victims” in return.

Besides the minicards I always carry around, now I created some 12cm x 6cm stickers that I will also hand over after taking my shots.

I found out that people always like it very much. Maybe give it a try!

Do you have any other ideas to create little gifts – just let me know!

written by eyecon on 2011-01-15 #gear #tutorials #people #street #portrait #sticker #photography #tipster #eyecon #top-tipster-techniques

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9 Comments

  1. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    brilliant and fun!

  2. stouf
    stouf ·

    Nice one again buddy ! : )

  3. tveden
    tveden ·

    Wow that sticker is so cool. Fantastic idea.

  4. awesomesther
    awesomesther ·

    Lovely, maybe I will give this a shot :D

  5. jeabzz
    jeabzz ·

    excellent :D

  6. mochilis
    mochilis ·

    Fun! I would like to be captured by eyecon and get that cool sticker!!!

  7. wonderdude
    wonderdude ·

    You could also carry along a second, instant camera, and offer to give them a photo of themselves as a thank you. Everyone loves them.

  8. graefin
    graefin ·

    Great idea! "you've been lomographed" :)

  9. susielomovitz
    susielomovitz ·

    great! great! great! thanks fr sharing your ideas, your brilliant ideas!

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