In this episode of Street Focus, my guest co-host, Nicholas Goodden and I answer questions about the social media platforms we use and why, how to deal with coming back empty from a photo walk and more. Questions were sent to us by Jim Lee, Andrew Hyde and @Rockporttwentyseven.


Nicholas Goodden is a London based urban street photographer, founder of the “Street Photography London” blog and whose work is regularly published internationally. His recent clients include Adidas, Peugeot and Amazon among others. His specialist areas are street/urban, cinemagraphs and social media marketing for photographers.
Nicholas picked a portrait by Uri Nizan
©Uri Nizan

©Uri Nizan

Valerie picked a portrait by Keith Johnson

©Keith Johnson

©Keith Johnson

Both winners will receive an ebook of their choice from RockyNook.

NEXT STREET CHALLENGE: HUMOR! Listen to the episode for tips on how to capture humor on the streets and enter your best shot in the comment section below on or before April 28. One entry per person.
Nicholas’ pick: 2 books Don McCullin – Unreasonnable Behaviour  and Rod Judkins – The Art of Creative Thinking
Valerie’s pick: Out of New York photo conference. for a limited time, receive $100 off registration with the code JARDIN100 at check out!
For the first time this year you can meet many other like minded people at the San Francisco Street Photography Festival June 8-12

Also, in case you haven’t listened to Street Focus #80, I am the Juror of an International Call for Entry in Street Photography. The theme is Meet Me Downtown, find the link on the Street Focus show notes and I hope many of you participate! Entries opened March 31 and close May 1.


 Samples of humor on the streets:

About The Author

Host, Street Focus

The day I picked up a camera I became a storyteller. I now live and breathe in pixels! After working as a commercial photographer for several years, I realized that my love for the craft could serve others. Sharing the passion is now where I focus all my energy through teaching international photo workshops, speaking at seminars, writing, blogging and now podcasting. I am also thrilled to be an X Photographer for Fujifilm USA. Although I photograph everything and anything that moves me, my passion for mankind drives me to shoot street photography every day. I thrive on searching the story in a single frame. Find my Street Photograph: First Steps and Beyond on my website!

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