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Image Composition for Street Photographers

with Dave Krugman

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  •   01 Class Introduction

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Class duration: 1h 25m

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About The Class

Capture street images that tell a story

When it comes to image composition, street photography poses unique challenges. There are usually several things going on at once, and you never know when something or somebody will jump into the frame when you least expect it. Renowned street photographer Dave Krugman will show you to take control of your images and create a well-constructed composition on the fly.

In this class, you’ll learn how to:

  • Understand the basic rules of taking photos on the streets.
  • Create balanced and well-proportioned compositions.
  • Use objects and other elements from the streets to frame and communicate your story.

If you want to become a great street photographer, this class will help you embrace the unexpected and have fun with the unpredictable nature of this liberating art form.


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

    03:23
  2. 02

    Understand Visual Balance

    09:56
  3. 03

    Classic Compositional Rules

    17:47
  4. 04

    Color is a Tool For Balance

    05:14
  5. 05

    Adding Layers

    12:05
  6. 06

    Think Differently

    12:30
  7. 07

    Shoot: Compositional Awareness

    06:44
  8. 08

    Shoot: Layer With a Mirror

    06:27
  9. 09

    Composition Q & A

    11:12

Meet Your Expert

Dave Krugman

Dave Krugman is a freelance photographer and social media consultant based in Brooklyn, New York. His commercial work spans many genres, including fashion, travel, and portraiture.

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  • Margaret Lovell

    Margaret Lovell

    December 2018

    I enjoyed the class. I'm trying to get better with my street photography skills, and this course gave me a few things to think about. I appreciate that Dave added before and after photos for his lessons.

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