Joel's approach is to embrace the genre's unpredictability and respond accordingly. "Usually, street photography is more candid – you don't plan or ask people to pose. I try to feel what's around me and react to it. At the same time, the story starts to develop inside your mind. So, street photography is more free, where you just go with the flow."
So what are the best lenses for street photography? There is debate among photographers over whether to use zoom lenses, which are versatile and more affordable, or prime lenses, which may offer faster apertures and therefore perform better in low light. Street photographers, both professionals and those starting out, need to choose the kit that best suits their personal tastes and needs. Indeed, Joel's kitbag includes a mix of both lens types, for different reasons.