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For the past month, I have been working on my Street photography skills. Before starting this project I had never attempted street photography. I have seen some great examples, not just Henri Cartier-Bresson but also at a number of exhibitions, including the London Street Photography at the Museum of London I visited back in February.

The invisible of London
Lunchtime reading
The red door
My main reason for taking on this project was to, while the wedding season has more or less died down for the year, keep my creative juices flowing. To get me to see pictures in every day life that I would normally miss.

Feeding the birds
Invisible people
London street artists
After a slow start, I was surprised how differently I started seeing things. Ordinary, every day scenes held little snippets of life that some people are too busy rushing from one thing to another to see.

The argument
Bus map
High flying workers
It is amazing how quickly this month has gone, and I have really enjoyed my project. I have included some of my favourite pictures from the month in this post. However, there was one photograph that completely sums up street photography for me. It is about always having your camera handy and ready to shoot. If you are really lucky, an every day activity will be given a new twist!

Wondering if they were heading back to The Death Star.....

Storm troopers catch a cab

To see all the photos I took during the month, please visit my Facebook page.

I would love to hear your feedback on my project and pictures. If you have any suggestions on another project I should try, please leave a comment below or drop me an email.

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Great work...

Maybe they are just going home to see their children after a long day: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalexanderson/6302660289/in/set-72157626416...

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