13 Dec A Guide to Flash Street Photography (On Camera)

Source: Street Hunters

Introduction to Flash Street Photography

You will probably have guessed by now that we here at Streethunters.net are big fans of flash street photography. We’ve recorded no less than three Street Hunts dedicated to off-camera flash street photography in Rethymno, Crete, Greece, as well as producing a guide to flash street photography during the day as part of our street talk video series. Spyros Papaspyropoulos regularly runs hands-on flash street photography workshops for intermediate and entry level photographers in Athens, with places still available for the December workshop! Flash street photography was the theme for our March 2017 monthly theme contest too (won by Christoph Wuzella), plus we’ve made an awesome list of top flash street photographers for you to follow on social media. In amongst all this we’ve put together two guides on using off-camera flash in street photography and an explainer for how to rock an off-camera flash setup with the Fujifilm X-Pro1. But we realised that despite all our flash street photography love we’ve never actually put together a basic primer on shooting with a flash the way the majority of you will like to shoot – i.e. on the camera itself. So, we’re now going to rectify that with a simple little guide to flash street photography (on camera).

What is Flash Street Photography (on Camera)? 1/60, f/11, ISO 6400 with external flash mounted on camera.

First things first, what exactly do we mean when we refer to ‘on camera’ flash street photography? Unsurprisingly, the clue is in the title, as we’re describing a way of making street photos where the light provided by the flash is coming from a position on the camera body. This can either be from a small flash built into the camera itself (on the front of the camera body, or as…

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