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Book Review: “Street Photography Assignments: 75 Reasons to Hit the Streets and Learn” by Valerie Jardin

Valerie Jardin’s new book, “Street Photography Assignments: 75 Reasons to Hit the Streets and Learn” will bust your photography rut Continue reading Book Review: “Street Photography Assignments: 75 Reasons to Hit the Streets and Learn” by Valerie Jardin

Wish List! Phoblographer announces Editor’s Choice Awards

“Each year, we round up our favorite products for our Editor’s Choice List specially geared towards photographers. The year 2019 felt almost like a Photokina year when it comes to new products being released. Crazily enough, that festival didn’t happen, however every camera manufacturer is clearly trying harder than ever to get a piece of a market that is becoming more and more niche. And, … Continue reading Wish List! Phoblographer announces Editor’s Choice Awards

Today’s Inspiration

“Photography isn’t looking, it’s feeling. If you can’t feel what you’re looking at, then you’re never going to get others to feel anything when they look at your pictures.” — Don McCullin #WednesdayWisdom https://t.co/vKtzGI1sZH pic.twitter.com/zbSj3ROKA3 — ICP (@ICPhotog) April 18, 2018 Speaking of photography, emotion and the power of the image, check out the new Paris-based book created by French-American street photographer Valerie Jardin and British … Continue reading Today’s Inspiration

Volcano Stomp: Ringing in the New Year Pacific Northwest Style

I didn’t stay up late to watch television so I could see the famous ball drop in New York City’s Times Square. I didn’t get drunk on champagne or stay out all night dancing. I didn’t even stay up late playing Scrabble. Nope, I went to bed around 9 p.m. so I’d be ready to head for the hills & hit the slopes this morning. … Continue reading Volcano Stomp: Ringing in the New Year Pacific Northwest Style

My French nose saved my teeth: Mindfulness, creativity and taking on 2018 with purpose

Take a listen to street photographer Valérie Jardin’s inspiring and sometimes humorous end-of-year podcast with guest Karen Hutton as the pair take on a wide range of topics, from being bold enough to celebrate your own unique style and realistically pacing projects to artistic intent, physical health and avoiding creative burnout. Hit The Streets 67: Wishing You A Creative 2018 Karen Hutton is a professional light … Continue reading My French nose saved my teeth: Mindfulness, creativity and taking on 2018 with purpose

As Simple as a Conversation: #DoSomethingForNothing Today

“He’d chatted with the man before, but this time, as they talked, Coombes noticed his ragged, matted hair and thought a haircut might lift his spirits. ” Continue reading As Simple as a Conversation: #DoSomethingForNothing Today