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Street photography

Gritty urban scenes, characterful portraits and story-led snapshots of city life can all be captured on the go. Get into street photography with these expert guides and inspiring stories, and see where it takes you!

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Best cameras and lenses for urban photography

There’s beauty in the everyday. From bold adventures to your daily commute, urban photography is the chance to capture candid moments in the mundane and ordinary course of city life. The sound and smell of a market stall or the mist of a fountain are frozen in time with the right camera, lens and timing.

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