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An Interview with Street Photographer Valerie Jardin

Valerie Jardin is not only an accomplished street photographer, but also a podcaster, teacher, speaker and writer. Originally from France, Valerie currently lives in the United States. Valerie’s international workshops and speaking engagements often sell out over a year in advance. This is why I feel so lucky to have been able to attend one of her workshops this August in Vancouver, Canada.

After the first day of the workshop, Valerie was gracious enough to sit down with me and answer a few questions for Photography Life readers. Following is our conversation:

Valerie Jardin Self-Portrait

Valerie Jardin – Self-Portrait

I know you first started out photographing your children and this led to your portrait business. How did you move from portraits, to shooting food and interiors for commercial clients?