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School of Photography: Lesson Six

By Lars - 3 min read

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Learn how to interact with and photograph strangers

Welcome to the EyeEm School of Photography. During this course, you’ll learn how to become a better photographer in just ten weeks. This is the sixth lesson in the series of ten.

How does it work?

The EyeEm School of Photography is a collaboration between EyeEm and the online education platform CreativeLive. To participate, all you need is your phone or camera, an EyeEm Account, and our app. Don’t have it? Get it on the App Store or on Google Play.

1. After signing up, you’ll receive an e-mail with a link to the newest lesson each week.
2. Watch the short video clip for each lesson.
3. Try out what you learned in a specially-tailored EyeEm Mission: On iOS, head to the Missions tab in the EyeEm app to find out more. On Android, go to Notifications in the EyeEm app and select the School of Photography Mission.

Photographers who complete all ten missions will receive a special prize. Missed the other lessons? You can find them here.

Lesson Six

Street photographer Ashley Gilbertson talks about how he approaches strangers before taking their picture.

Watch the full class over on CreativeLive

Mission Six: Snap a Stranger

For this Mission, go out and take a photo of a stranger. And be sure you get their permission before!

Submit your photos by tagging them Snap A Stranger. This Mission runs until Sunday, November 13, 2016.

Here are some photos to inspire you during the Mission.

 65-69 Years,  Architecture,  Building,  Building Exterior,  Built Structure

By Miguel Ángel Vilaxa

lifestyles, waist up, communication, leisure activity, rear view

By Barbara

casual clothing, three quarter length, leisure activity, person, lifestyles

By Can Dagarslani

full length, built structure, one person, building exterior, young adult

By wormi

real people, one person, men, standing, outdoors

By Sunny Liu

togetherness, real people, father, day, tree

By PhotographyIsTheMuse

Header image by @wormi