Hit The Streets with Valerie Jardin

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Apr 13, 2017

This week I introduce you Gina Williams. I met Gina last year during a workshop in Paris. A few months later I found out that after her trip she had made the decision to pursue her life long love and talent for writing and combine it with her passion for photography. And she’s been very busy every since. This is one of those stories that shows that with passion, determination and a lot of hard work, you can really make things happen for you!

Apr 6, 2017

This week I'm bringing you a PR guru on the show to help you with branding, using social media better, optimizing your website and much more. 

Mar 30, 2017

This week is a new Photo Faves segment on Hit the Streets. Australian photographer shares his favorite subjects, places to shoots, books, sources of inspiration and more!

Mar 23, 2017

Something very different on Hit The Streets this week: We are talking about gear! And to do so I invited Gordon Laing. Even if you're a non-techies, like me, it's a conversation you will surely enjoy. And you will learn a thing or two!

Mar 16, 2017

This week on Hit The Streets, I am pleased to share a candid conversation with my friend and colleague Ian MacDonald from Vancouver, Canada. We talk about photography, community and the importance of being true to yourself.

Mar 9, 2017

This week is a new Q&A and Photo challenge episode and I invited My friend photographer Marie Laigneau to co-host with me.

Mar 2, 2017

For the past few years Chris Porsz had wandered tirelessly the streets of Peterborough, England to find familiar faces he photographed over 30 years earlier in order to shoot a reunion. Please enjoy my conversation with my good friend Chris about his Reunion project and book. 


Feb 16, 2017

This week my guest is New York photographer David Carol. We talk about his early years on worldwide assignments as a stock photographer, the people he met along the way and how he recently started his own publishing company.

Feb 9, 2017

This week my guest is Canadian Photographer and Fujifilm X-Photographer Patrick La Roque. We talk about the current events' effect on creativity, the X100F, how to stay inspired and much more...


Feb 2, 2017

This week is a new Q&A and Photo challenge episode and I invited the founder of CosySpeed and the acclaimed Camslinger camera bag Thomas Ludwig to co-host with me. We talk about the quest to design the perfect camera bag, the new Fujifilm X100F and more!

Jan 26, 2017

My friend and German street photographer Marco Larousse joins me on this new Photo Faves episode to share his favorite subjects, places to shoot, accessories, photography books, etc. But you'll soon realize that the conversation turned into an inspiration segment... Take a listen and share!


Jan 19, 2017

This week, photographer Bob Soltys is on the show to talk about portfolio reviews, how to prepare for them, how to make a good first impression, how to deal with rejections and how to do better next time. Visit Bob's website: Bob’s website:

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Jan 11, 2017

This week photographer Jens Krauer tells us about his recent experience of spending 6 weeks in NYC for the sole purpose of doing street photography.  

I hope you enjoy this conversation. Visit www.valeriejardinphotography/podcast to learn more and connect with Jens here:


Jan 5, 2017

This week is a new year special episode. I invited my good friend Karen Hutton and we chat about 2016, our successes and struggles and things we want to change in 2017. We talk about projects and so much more.

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.

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 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 18, 2016

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

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