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Via DPS: How to take International Street Portraits


Few things are more enjoyable than traveling in a foreign country and using your camera as a bridge to connect with locals. Especially in countries and areas which are under developed, you may find that many people have not had pictures taken of them – and certainly not by one with an SLR camera. With a few things to keep in mind, and a little pro-activism, you may find your international trip to be full of some very special, storytelling images.

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I always struggle with working up the cojones to take “proper” portraits while travelling, especially if I am suffering poverty-related guilt. Not sure it will ever get any easier on that score, but this article has some good tips on getting the shots you’ll wish you’d been bothered to take later on…

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