From ‘The Big Apple’ to ‘The Big Durian’, every city around the world has its own unique personality and character traits. While cityscapes, markets and street signs all play a part in a city’s personality, it is truly defined by its inhabitants. While postcards and tourist videos show off a city’s polished attractions, a street photographer often presents a gritty authentic slice of life. And of course, what might seem a daunting activity to beginners, can be one of the most exhilarating and rewarding ways a photographer can express themselves. Before you dip your toe into the world of street photography, we wrote up a few things we thought you might consider first.