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    • I like taking candid-style photos on the streets; I’m always fascinated by the little moments of raw expression that often go unnoticed. 

      My three favourite lenses for this style of photography are 18mm, 23mm, and 35mm (on a 1.5x cropped sensor). Robert Capa once said:

      "If your pictures aren't good enough, you’re not close enough."

      I like to try and be in the middle of what’s going on and I often felt telephoto lenses detached me from the story—but it’s all relative. I prefer to shoot with prime lenses; they keep me thinking and allow me to shoot with a shallow depth of field. Just like Ernst Haas once said:

      "The best zoom lens is your legs... Best wide-angle lens? Two steps backward and look for the ah-ha."

      Regardless of technique, there’s something amazing about the unfiltered expression of candid portraits, right?

      Your photo is great by the way - love the colours 👌🏼.