Camera Therapy: Mexicantown

Camera Therapy: Mexicantown

One of my main goals for the 2nd half of the year is to explore my city more. A lot of my work takes place in Downtown Detroit and quite frankly I'm getting bored of the area. It's the same people, the same shot over and over again. Here's my first attempt photographing outside my comfort zone, here's my recent street session in Mexicantown. I only had a short time to photograph there, but I'm definitely going back.

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Camera Therapy: An Hour A Day

Camera Therapy: An Hour A Day

People often reach out to me and ask me how I'm so productive. How do I balance a blog, a vlog, my personal life and still have time to shoot and edit? The answer, I simply dedicate an hour each day to my craft. I feel like the majority of us have this idea that street photography has to be this long, strenuous process... It doesn't, in fact, if you have that type of mentality chances are you won't even do it.

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Camera Therapy: Pre-Focus

Camera Therapy: Pre-Focus

If you've yet to shoot with a manual lens then it's something I highly recommend! I know to some of you that might seem like odd advice considering today's technology. Everything is automatic, auto-focus is a shit ton faster and you probably dropped 2K on your most recent DSLR to make sure your street kit was the latest and greatest. Trust me, I get it, I too am a believer in taking advantage of toady's technology, however, every know and then it's just therapeutic to take a step back.

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