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Beginners often make these 14 common people photography mistakes. See if you are guilty of any of these, and get tips on how to avoid them by reading this article.

In this next James Maher gives you six steps for tackling street photography - actually getting out and doing it, and doing it well. If you struggle to get meaning and a story in your images, give these tips a try.

6 Street Photography Tips to get you started including: be patient, look for light and shadows, photograph some people, get involved, keep shooting after sunset. Click through to the full article to see some stunning images of Cuba and read the whole story!

Valerie Jardin talks about street photography. Here's a short list of a few of the things you will learn about in this interview:

- how to take storytelling images
- how to get started photographing people if you're nervous about it
- the best lens for street photography
- keeping the photography passion alive
- post processing and black and white
- how to get over that "grass is greener" feeling, and get out shooting in your own area
- what is the "Decisive Moment" and how to use it in your photography
- photographing people on the street: is it okay, what to look for, approach
- when do you need a model release for people photography, what are the rules

Last week I invited you to join me in a Google Plus hangout to answer any of your photography questions. A few of you did and we had some great discussions. If you were not able to join us live, you can watch the recordings below.

Digital photography tip for getting better results when photographing people outdoors.

In an available light workshop held at the Alberta Railway Museum, students learned many digital photography tips including how to make use of available lighting techniques. These photography tips show how to use window lighting, direct sunlight and reflectors to enhance the subject. Understanding how to look for good light and then accentuate your subject or model with natural light techniques.

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