119 - How to create street photography with YouTuber Josh Katz
Street photography is one of the more accessible yet challenging forms of photography. As long as you have a camera, any camera, it’s available to you.
We’ve been seeing it in some form or another for several decades now. But if you want to be good, you have to work at it. You have to decide which approach you want to take and how you will go about creating. Should you engage or not engage people. And how you will deal with them?
Josh Katz has not only thought about all these issues, he has also been sharing and teaching about them on his popular YouTube channel. He has an earnest charm when he teaches, which probably accounts for his popularity. His YouTube channel has 370,000 subscribers — which is almost the same population of my home town, New Orleans.
He has a lot of great insights for us, too.
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Josh Katz Tutorial - How to Photograph Strangers
About Josh Katz
Josh Katz is a 23-year-old YouTuber, photographer, photography teacher, and sponsored skateboarder living in Brooklyn, NY. He’s been making YouTube videos for over 10 years, ranging from photography to skateboarding, travel, and skits.
Josh's less professional hobbies include talking to strangers, cooking veggie chili, reading American presidential biographies, and trying to visit every U.S. national park.
I shoot with a:
Canon EOS 6D Mark II Digital SLR Camera Body (love the flip out LCD and full frame),
Canon EF 24–105mm f/4L is II USM Lens (solid range for day time shooting),
Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM Telephoto Fixed Lens (lightweight, fast, and fun), and
Canon EF 16–35mm f/2.8L III USM Lens (when I want to get in people's faces).