Professional photographers flock to events like Artscape, but you don’t need a $5,000 camera to take some good snaps. Here are some photos from this year’s festival as our staff saw it on Instagram.
Even before smartphones proliferated, for one weekend every mid-July, the blocks of Mount Royal Avenue between North Avenue and Charles Street have become probably the most photographed in Baltimore. And even before Facebook’s “On This Day” feature made it plain to see, many of those photos looked eerily similar to those from the year before. To make your pictures of “America’s largest free arts festival” stand out, both from others’, and from your own archives, we offer these 10 tips.