Guest challenge: Street Photography/Portraits




I am honored that Paula has invited me to host the Thursday challenge this week.  Our theme this week is street photography – and while many people have different takes on approaching street shots – I invite you to share a photo that speaks to you!

Some folks try to photograph that special moment, some look for setting and include a rich backdrop, and then others might want a distant shot with little interaction – but the bottom line is that there is no single formula.

For my featured photo today, I highlighted the artsy expression of a college student.

This is Audrey, a German major at a local college – who also has great interest in art history.  Her tattoos, or body art, spoke to me and when I asked her if I could take her photo, she said, “Absolutely.”

 For this week’s challenge, I invite you to share a street photo that speaks to you.  It can be from a distance, it can include a rich setting, or it can be a posed shot like this featured one with Audrey.

Best Wishes,







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32 Comments on “Guest challenge: Street Photography/Portraits

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  5. I didn’t know you had a new blog, Yvette! You should have given me a poke! This is what you do best. I can never get someone to look relaxed and natural for the camera like this. I’d love to see you ‘at work’. 🙂 Hugs!


    • Yes, to me it seems like a life-long decision and commitment 🙂 Thank you for the entry, Irene. I hope that Yvette will be able to join us soon. She’s having computer problems.

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  11. G’day to both Paula and Yvette. Just come across your challenges Paula and though I am a day late I hope I can join your happy band of bloggers. Love your street portraits Y but am not able to connect with “Highways and Trails” Hope your computer or WP problems are ironed out soon. Will you be discontinuing your Priorhouse blog? Anyway here is my contribution to this weeks challenge, I will try to be on time next week.


    • Thank you very much, Pauline (or you prefer me to call you Pommepal?). I am marveled with the happy faces you have shared with us. What a friendly neighbourhood you live in! I usually get this kind of cooperation only from animals 🙂


      • Had to chuckle about your comment re animals Paula, I get the tail wags from them too… I’m quite happy for you to call me whatever, some say PP, Pomme, Pommepal, or Pauline I will answer to them all (only don’t call me late for dinner!!!)


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