Creating a Social Documentary Photo Essay

Don’t Bring “Street Think” Into Your Documentary Work

Don’t Bring “Street Think” Into Your Documentary Work Many people fall short in their documentary work because they are thinking like street photographers. Documentary photography is at a whole different level than street photography, which takes much more work and thought.

Which is Best for Documentary Photography – Mirrorless or DSLR?

Which is Best for Documentary Photography – Mirrorless or DSLR? I haven’t commented on this often mentioned debate, but my position is still the same as it was two years ago.

Video: Documentary Photography – Getting Past Persona

Motto of the streets: Nothing is as it seems, and everything is for sale… Here is an example of why documentary photographers should really get to know their subjects before reporting. Some people who viewed this image and read its caption, came away with the false idea that this person is suffering due to a […]

Documentary Photography – How To Approach Total Strangers

Here’s a short video about how to approach groups and communities of total strangers. With documentary photography, you have to have an “in.”

Creating a Social Documentary Photo Essay: Part Two – Working With Blurb to Create a Magazine

Creating a Social Documentary Photo Essay: Part Two – Working With Blurb to Create a Magazine

Creating a Social Documentary Photo Essay: Part One – Adding Titles and Captions to Single Images

Creating a Social Documentary Photo Essay: Part One – Adding Titles and Captions to Single Images Social Documentary 5 Photo Challenge The first step in moving from a street photography mindset, and into a social documentary outlook, is to start thinking in terms of multiple image storytelling. In any story there is a beginning, a […]