#DoSomethingForNothing Paris

I travel to Paris several times a year and I always go in January, it’s one of my favorite times of the year for street photography. I also combine it with a trip to Normandy to celebrate my mother’s birthday. This year I spent a few...

2017 in 100 Photographs

Wishing you all a beautiful end of 2017 and the most creative 2018! Thank you for your continued support. Valérie Jardin...

A Weekend in November

I had less than 48 hours in Paris earlier this month but they were two very memorable days. I arrived on Saturday morning and took part in the first Paris Hit The Street Worldwide Photowalk which is a new project of mine, aimed at bringing...

2018 Street Photography Workshops

I am pleased to announce new dates in 2018 for my 20 hour street photography workshop! My goal with these 2.5 day workshops is to help you find your own vision as a street photographer,  to enhance your creativity and to give you the...

96 Hours in Paris – Part Four

A few years ago my PTSD raised its ugly head, a hidden scar from years of working as a paramedic that plunged me into darkness.  The long process of healing, of becoming whole again, taught me a lot about mindfulness and purpose.  It led me...

96 Hours in Paris – Part Three

Over two million people live in Paris, a number that swells past twelve million when you include the surrounding areas.  Streets and alleyways are impassible at times, people twisting and turning to fight their way through crowds as they go about their business. Paris, somehow,...

J’aime Paris en couleur aussi

I finally have time, between two trips, to post a few of the color pics I took in Paris last month. As you know, or may have read in my books, I believe that the choice of color or black & white should be part...

96 Hours in Paris – Part Two

“That Paris exists and anyone could choose to live anywhere else in the world will always be a mystery to me.” – Marion Cotillard It is hard to put into words why I love this city so much.  Paris is many things;  beautiful at...

96 Hours in Paris – Part One

I am consumed by the city.  This isn’t my first trip here, nor will it be my last, but the magic, the wonderment, it never goes away.  My mind takes in the people, the sounds, the smells, the architecture, the beauty that lays at...

J’aime Paris en noir et blanc

Bonjour! I’ve been so extremely busy since my trip to Paris last month, that I never found the time to post pics on the blog. I missed the interaction with my blog followers I’m back! Here are a few stolen moments from the streets...