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Workshop: Street Photography

With Renowned Street Photographer Matt Stuart

A pigeon and a man's legs walk in sync on a city sidewalk


Join renowned photographer Matt Stuart for a hands-on street photography workshop! Distilled over a period of two intensive days, this workshop is held on the streets of the greatest capital for street photography in the world. You will learn some of the many secrets, habits, techniques, and methods Stuart has acquired and perfected over thousands of hours spent shooting the streets of London and cities worldwide.

The experience will begin on Saturday morning with a walk through New York City, starting in Central Park and continuing down Fifth Avenue. Day 2 will be a comprehensive review of the photographs captured on Day 1, held at the Fotografiska New York corporate offices.


• Having the right mindset
• Choosing the decisive moment
• Learning composition in street photography
• Editing and sequencing
• Discovering and refining your photography style


• Digital camera with plenty of memory cards
• Spare batteries
• Smartphone with WhatsApp installed
• Laptop (for Day 2 only)
• Low-key, weather-appropriate clothing

This workshop is geared to the avid and advanced, but will welcome beginners!


Matt Stuart’s work has been exhibited worldwide. He has been photographing on the street daily for over twenty-five years, and leading workshops all over the globe.

Stuart is the author of books like All That Life Can Afford, his best-selling Think Like a Street Photographer, and more recently, Reclaim the Street, an overview of contemporary street photography published by Thames and Hudson in 2023.

"Street photography is an attitude, a state of mind, a way of being, rather than something that has to be done exclusively on the streets of cities." - Matt Stuart

This workshop is held in support of the exhibition Vivian Maier: Unseen Work.

Photo Credit: Matt Stuart

Matt Stuart Headshot