Testing out VSCO's Urban Series for Street Photography

Testing out VSCO's Urban Series for Street Photography

It's been a personal journey of mine to document everything that VSCO's doing. I'm not sure where this obsession of mine began, but I'm willing to bet it was shortly after I dropped $20 spontaneously to become a VSCO X member. As I stated in previous articles, I was a bit lofty when I first pulled the trigger, but after about 6 months or so I started to really see the value... You can read more about that here.

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The Best Lens For Street Photography? First Impression of the Sony E 20 f/2.8

The Best Lens For Street Photography? First Impression of the Sony E 20 f/2.8

Pancake lenses are my favorite style lenses. They're small. lightweight and replaceable. I've tested the Canon 40, the Fujifilm and now the Sony 20. Out of the three, the Sony is hands down my favorite... I'll go as far as saying that this lens might be the best out there for street photography... Figure out why after the jump!

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VSCO X Preset of the Month: Kodak Porta 160VC (KP3)

VSCO X Preset of the Month: Kodak Porta 160VC (KP3)

When VSCO launched VSCO X I was unsure about the mobile apps paid program! I wanted to sign up, as I love how these presets allow you to keep a consistent look amongst your images, but VSCO already offered so much for free I didn't quite know if paying for the service was worth it. I did a Google search, couldn't find any information on it myself, so I decided to bite the bullet, subscribe to the service ($19.99/year) and write up a full review of the product.
 

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I'm Not Good At Street Photography, I'm Just Not Scared

I'm Not Good At Street Photography, I'm Just Not Scared

Today I used Lightroom Mobile to capture images on the street for the first time. I recently remembered that you can sync images from Lightroom Mobile right to the Lightroom desktop application. This was huge for me as I'm fucking tired of syncing via Airdrop... It legit takes forever to select which images you want to import.

Anyway, when syncing the images I noticed each one took about 10-20 seconds, quite long, but worth it considering the images were RAW. This also gave me a little bit of time to inspect each image. I had nothing else to do so I looked over them one by one as they dropped in. I didn't make any changes, simply evaluated them based on quality.

In each image (for the most part) I noticed something that I didn't quite see in real time... Now I know, to a certain extent, this is expected, I'm looking at still images of a live moment, surely I couldn't see everything during the time of photographing, but man, some of these things were right in my face and I didn't even notice them

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Camera Therapy: Lens Therapy Photowalk | Belle Isle Conservatory

Camera Therapy: Lens Therapy Photowalk | Belle Isle Conservatory

It's been a while since I've been on a photo walk. In fact, the last one was at Eastern Market with the same group. Every time I go to these type of events I come home with a small amount of photographs, I've finally come to the conclusion that photo walks aren't for me... At least when taking street photographs is the priority.

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