Hit The Streets with Valerie Jardin

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Dec 29, 2016

This week is a new Q&A and Photo challenge episode and I invited another podcaster friend, Sonny Portacio to co-host with me this week. We answer some listener questions and pick the winners of the last photo challenge. This episode is brought to you by WHCC, which has been my print lab of choice for over 15 years.

Dec 22, 2016

Today is a new Photo Faves segment with fashion and street photographer Steve Brokaw. He shares his favorite subjects, locations, piece of gear, photography books, etc. Find all the links in episode 15 on the website

Dec 15, 2016

This week on Hit The Streets, Chicago based photographer Angie McMonigal tells us how she went from being a hobbyist photographer to landing the dream assignment for a big client. 

Dec 8, 2016

This week Tomash, the man behind the Fujilove community, talks about his life as a musician, his passion for photography and so much more!

Dec 1, 2016

Today my guest is German photographer and author Monika Andrae. Monika loves to experiment with all types of vintage cameras and expired rolls of film. We talk about the importance of creativity in camera and in the field versus in the digital darkroom and many other things. Take a listen!

Nov 24, 2016

Today I have my friend and NY photographer Susan Rosenberg Jones on the show. Her latest project titled Second Time Around, has been getting quite a bit of attention lately, I wanted to approach it from a different angle by also inviting the subject of that project, her husband Joel.


Nov 17, 2016

This week is a new Q&A and Photo challenge episode and I invited a former student and one of the admins of the new FB group page, Ryan Katsanes, to co-host with me. Together we answer questions about how to keep our photography fresh day after day, how to handle the social media pressure and we also give our most memorable photography moments. Then we announce the winners of the last photo challenge and announce a new one.

Nov 10, 2016

In this fun Photo Faves segment of Hit The Streets with Valerie Jardin, San Francisco based photographers RE Casper and Jim Watkins share their favorite photography books, sources of inspiration, gear, accessories, etc.

Nov 3, 2016

My friend Chris Marquardt, the guy behind Tips From The Top Floor, joins me this week from Hannover, Germany to talk about the ins and outs of film photography for photographers today.


Oct 27, 2016

In this conversation, Swiss photographer Gabriel Hill tells us about his project ImPORTRAITS. He photographed refugees with the most important possession they took with them when they had to flee their country.

Oct 20, 2016

In this episode of Hit The Streets with Valerie Jardin, business manager Corwin Hiebert and I discuss how to earn a living with your creativity by leveraging your visual story telling skills. I hope you enjoy this conversation and can use some of the valuable tips to live your dream.

Oct 13, 2016

This is the first Q&A and Photo Challenge episode on Hit the Streets with Valerie Jardin. This week my guest co-host this week is Matt Hart from the UK. Together we answer questions about getting close-in shots on the streets, taking care of your camera in extreme weather and tips on how to become a better street photographer. 

Oct 6, 2016

If you've ever wanted to make your photography more YOU... You will love this conversation with my dear friend Karen Hutton about finding your artistic voice.

Sep 29, 2016

In this episode of Hit the Streets with Valerie Jardin, Photographer Levi Sim shares his photo faves. Favorite photography book, source of inspiration, photographic location, subject, gear, accessory and more!

Sep 18, 2016

Belgian photographer Bert Stephani talks about his photographic midlife crisis and the steps he is taking to get over it.