Janusz Jurek

I have been taking photos since I was a small child, and over my career, I  have dealt with many types of photography, including advertising, fashion, and product. Now I focus on street photography.

I photograph absurdities, interesting scenes, and the world caught in an unusual moment. Street photos are not posed ones and, therefore, authentic.

I limit my equipment to the bare minimum. Most things remain at home. I only wear what I need and what provides me comfort and convenience.

This gives me the pleasure of taking photos in the city space, light and minimalist.

I try to be visually transparent and very close to what I am photographing; I almost participate in the event but remain invisible to its participants.

When I take photos during journeys, I try to keep my appearance modest. I don’t have any objects that might catch any attention: a watch, jewellery, colourful or expensive clothing, intense perfumes.

Even my camera and lens are sealed with black tape, so it looks worn out.

Canon EOS R6 – this camera is very fast, light, even cheap looking and inconspicuous. It has all the features of being a great piece of street photography equipment. I mostly use my program mode at 1/250s, f.8, and auto ISO. I modify these settings depending on the situation.

Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM – I mainly use this lens as I love the 35mm focal length. I know how to stand in the right place and put the camera to the eye in a fraction of a second and take a perfectly framed photo.
This focal length is perfect for me when creating multi-plane compositions.

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM

Canon Adapter Control Ring M-ADAP EF-EOS R – adds a function for fast, intuitive shooting.

As you can see below, I really like Peak Design products as they are so adaptable and versatile. They can be easily expanded, they are interchangeable, and I use a variety of their straps and bags.

Peak Design Handle Capture V3

Peak Design Neck Strap SLIDE V3

Peak Design Wrist Strap CUFF V3

Peak Design Bag Everyday Sling 10L V2 – this works great for travel.

LP-E6N Canon Battery – x 4

Koss Porta Pro Wireless headphones – there is nothing more pleasant than a powerful, strong concert sound in a city space. I am such a fan of these headphones; they have no competition at their price point.

Kambukka Etna Grip thermal mug – street photography is often sitting in one place for long periods of time and just waiting for the perfect frame. Hot coffee at your fingertips is something very important at such moments.

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