People going about their daily lives.
A sense of time and place
The unusual and entertaining.
Seek out amusing and ironic scenes of daily life.
Look for character.
Characters in costume like this carriage drive in NYC.
Daily scenes at night take on a magical quality.
Travel shots of street life. Conch fritters anyone?
People with a message.
Sometimes you need to shoot from the hip and capture the moment regardless of quality.
Artisans at work abound in cities.
Covey the humorous and unusual.
Street fairs and markets are a great opportunity like this crepe stand in Baltimore.
People at work make interesting subjects.
Look for scenes that capture local spirit like this vendor selling crabs in Baltimore.
I like to shoot street performers, buskers, and musicians.
I always tip before I photograph performers.
This guitar players always performs at the Baltimore farmer’s market.
Drummer at the inner harbor.
Busker in Ottawa Canada.
Not everyone likes to have their photo taken. Just move on.
Steve love to shoot in NYC, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Annapolis.
Can you tell this was shot in Annapolis.
One from the US Naval Academy.
Steve has a distinctive style.
Pick a background scene to use as a stage.
Wait for someone interesting to walk through your selected background.
Are you starting to get a Sense for Steve’s style and approach?
Steve actually asked this woman to walk by this wall again to get the shot.
In the last two shots you can see Steve shooting multiple people as they walk in front of this backdrop.