Ami talks about encouraging people to go out, focusing on being self confident in public. Everything that we see on street has potential, as long as we have good observation, and also have fun doing it instead of aiming for perfect every time. Street photography is all about how we combine the light, the subject and the environment around them – that’s the secret of making unique images.
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Ami is an Indonesian living in Scotland. Her passion for Street photography started in 2010 and since then she goes out, practises and spend time outdoor for my own curiosity. She believes everyone has ability to take street photography but there are some key skills that people don’t always have which are being passionate in photography, willing to learn and believing in yourself.
She is a self taught photographer, learning a lot through mistakes and experiments on the street. Bad weather doesn’t stop her going out taking photos, She sees that as a challenge.
Since 2017 she has been running Street Photography workshops, mostly in Edinburgh and Glasgow and most recently in York. She loves to teach street photography, especially seeing her attendees gaining confidence and falling in love with what they do. It’s all very rewarding.