The 10 Key Features on any Street Photography Camera

By the way:

It’s not just the camera that should be small; you’ll want small lenses, as well. One of the best ways to ensure you have plenty of small lenses to choose from is by working with a Micro-Four-Thirds camera (offered by both Panasonic and Olympus).

These systems have unusually compact lenses, thanks to their smaller sensor size.

A high continuous shooting speed

If you’re planning on doing lots of street photography, then you’re going to need a camera that shoots fast.


Because the best street photos tend to involve a convergence of elements. Three people are perfectly aligned with a building, a person makes a sudden strange expression, or a biker passes in front of an interesting facade.
street photography camera continuous shooting

The ability to shoot frame after frame is key when shooting images like this.
50mm | f/2.8 | 1/200s | ISO 250

And you’re going to miss out on these moments…

…unless your camera can fire off a burst of shots in quick succession.

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