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Montreal 500px Meetup 2013

Published September 22nd, 2013

On the street with a group of great photographers in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Sept. 21, 2013.

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BETTER LATE THAN NEVER!! Could really use your ...

Published May 31st, 2012

I've hesitated to ask and now there's ONLY ONE DAY LEFT, but would appreciate your VOTE, here:

With Much Gratitude,

Val :-)

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Check out this fine creation by Michiel de Lange. My article is the Cover Feature Article, starting on p. 30. What a thrill! Enjoy! 

It&#39;s Official! I&#39;m a Published Photographer and...

Published April 14th, 2012

Pleased to share that I've been published as Cover Feature in the 1st edition of 18% Grey: A Street Photography Magazine.

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I&#39;ve been Interviewed by Trillium Gallery!

Published March 18th, 2012

Please to share that I've been interviewed by Trillium Gallery, where I've got a few pieces on show in their physical gallery in Catskills, NY, as well as, online.

Check it out!

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&quot;One Step at a Time Charitable Foundation&quot; - Sp...

Published January 5th, 2012

Yesterday, on a leisurely walk down a main road in Pondicherry, Max Chandra walked into my lens' view and I was soon thereafter introduced to "One Step at a Time Charitable Foundation" Please see below for links.

By chance, I was invited to join Max Chandra to document his visit to a couple of small villages, most dramatically victim to Tamil Nadu's recent destructive "Thane" Cyclone. Over 50 lives were lost, many homes were destroyed and basic resources were now completely out of reach for these already "untouchables". Many oak and palm trees were completely uprooted by 170 km/hour winds and a night of unrest filled locals with exhaustion, fear, and a sense of desperation.

We arrived with massive bags of rice and bottles of water for each small village on this rural road on the outskirts of Puducherry/Pondicherry. It was a friendly reception with wide smiles quickly spreading across hungry and tired faces, as the crowd advanced toward Max for an eager share in the donations.

This ...

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