Contact Sheets: Begin to take & select great street photos

Learn the whole photography process: think through the shots, work the scene, and determine what are the best photos.
Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (129 ratings)
9,460 students
Contact Sheets: Begin to take & select great street photos
Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (129 ratings)
9,460 students
Learn why it makes sense to take more than one shot
Learn how to edit photos based on contact sheets
Learn how to work the scene in street photography
Understand why working the scene helps to improve your photographs
Understand who I approach a scene

Requirements

  • You should know your own camera
  • You should know the basics of street photography
  • You should be interested in improving your approach
  • You should be willing to learn different approaches
Description

This course is about working the scene in street photography. You will learn how I composed some of my best photographs and why I selected the right frame. The course contains several lectures which show the creation and editing of one of my photographs. Sometimes I take 10 shots, sometimes I take over 50 shots. I will explain in full detail why I did what I did and you will learn more about my approach in street photography.

  • Have an insight view on how I approach a scene
  • Learn why it is important to work a scene in street photography
  • See all the frames I took for that final frame
  • Learn why I was doing what I was doing
  • Explore how the final shot was worked out
  • See the before/after post processing version


Who this course is for:
  • Street photographers who want to learn how to approach a scene
  • Street photographers who want to learn about working the scene
  • Street photographers who want to learn about editing
  • Street photographers who want to improve their photographs
Course content
5 sections • 34 lectures • 1h 53m total length
  • Course Introduction
    01:25
  • What Are Contact Sheets?
    01:53
  • Why Are They Important?
    02:01
  • How I Will Work Through Contact Sheets In This Course
    01:24
  • Contact Sheets
    2 questions
  • Introduction: Easy Level Contact Sheets
    00:56
  • The Gray Man
    05:55
  • The Tunnel
    04:11
  • Train Station
    04:52
  • Conclusion: Easy Level Contact Sheets
    00:55
  • Introduction: Medium Level Contact Sheets
    00:57
  • Painting Red
    03:59
  • Checked on Lines
    02:42
  • Let the children play
    04:40
  • Doubtful Business
    04:15
  • Turkish Boy
    04:58
  • Tokyo Subway
    04:27
  • Gun Boy
    04:46
  • Chess
    03:43
  • La Defense
    04:57
  • Big Brother
    04:04
  • Conclusion: Medium Level Contact Sheets
    00:42
  • Introduction: Hard Level Contact Sheets
    00:59
  • Silhouette Biker
    05:13
  • Tessies
    03:50
  • Good Company
    04:45
  • Switch off the light
    03:18
  • Train Window
    03:32
  • Museum of Photography
    05:04
  • Sunday Morning News
    03:45
  • On the Swing
    03:48
  • Crossed out
    03:14
  • Victoria Station
    04:56
  • Conclusion: Hard Level Contact Sheets
    00:54
  • Course Conclusion
    02:04

Instructor
Streetphotography
Thomas Leuthard
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 3,934 Reviews
  • 70,317 Students
  • 6 Courses

Thomas Leuthard ist a street photographer from Switzerland.