Photography is wandering in the Universe"Photography is wandering in the Universe by yourself", Sergio LarrainePhotography is wandering in the Universe by myraincheck
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Following is a beautiful letter written by Sergio Larrain in 1982 to his nephew, who had previously asked Larrain where to begin to become a photographer.
First and foremost, you have to have a camera that fits you well, one that you like, because it’s about feeling comfortable with what you have in your hands: the equipment is key to any profession, and it should have nothing more than the strictly necessary features. Secondly, get yourself an enlarger, the easiest and most useful you can find (the smallest manufactured by LEITZ is the best for the 35mm format, it will last your whole lifetime).
The game is going on an adventure, like a sailor boat: drop the sails. Go to Valparaiso or Chiloè, be in the street all day long, wander and wander in unknown places, sit under a tree when you’re tired, buy a banana
Dubai LandEXTREME STREET PHOTOGRAPHY - VIIIDubai Land by myraincheck
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Are there places were street photography is impossible? Are there countries easier than others, or harder than others? How is it street shooting like in exotic places, or places you never visited, places that are completely different from what you are used to? I asked a few street photographers around the world to share with us their experiences.
The Dubai Street scene, I suppose, is pretty much similar to other über modern cities around the world. Great light, tall buildings, people everywhere, nightlife, etc. This beautiful city most definitely has a lot to offer - but only if you can survive the scorching heat during the day, and the insanely incommodious humidity at night. Our summers, sadly, are anything but pleasant.
The best time for shooting Street here, in my opinion, is during the winter, and you can expect great weather right up till early spring - i.e starting from lat