8 reasons to add foregrounds to your street photography

The use of foregrounds is a technique often seen in reportage, yet is somehow left aside in street photography. The reason for that ? It...
The use of foregrounds is a technique often seen in reportage, yet is somehow left aside in street photography. The reason for that ? It adds one more dimension to the already complex process of recording a candid scene (unlike reporters, street photographers have zero control on their subjects and surroundings). It is no more only about a subject and its background, the foreground now needs to be monitored. The decisive moment becomes a function of two planes, both in terms of composition and timing. Putting its complexity aside for a while, let's therefore have a look at how a...